Volunteers needed for Earth Day cleanup on April 27

Volunteers needed for Earth Day cleanup on April 27

UXBRIDGE, Mass. - In celebration of Earth Day, the Blackstone River Watershed Association is sponsoring its annual river shoreline cleanup on Sunday, April 27, from 1 to 3 p.m.

BRWA team leaders will work with volunteers in and along waterways in Grafton, Millbury, Northbridge, Uxbridge and Blackstone.

After the cleanup, volunteers will meet at River Bend Farm Visitor Center in Uxbridge at 3 p.m. for pizza and drinks. Alternatives Unlimited will have a Clean and Green Fair from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the visitor center with environmental demonstrations and children's activities. Events will be held rain or shine.

For more information, to let us know of a local site that needs cleaning, or to register for the cleanup, call the BRWA office at 508-278-5200 or email at events@thebrwa.org.