Upcoming Events

Shade Tree Commission's TreeFest '24 - Saturday, April 20, 12:00pm-5:00pm

An Arbor Day Craft & Food Festival celebrating the Borough of Trees at Lincoln Park hosted by the Rutherford Shade Tree Commission.

FEATURING - Food Trucks, Beer Garden, Live Music, Entertainment

Sponsored by BCB Bank

Rain Date Sunday, April 21st

Now seeking vendors - register here

Volunteer Clean-Up Day with the Green Team - Saturday, May 4, 9:00am-11:00am

Join the Green Team & Volunteer Committees to help make Rutherford even MORE beautiful at our annual Clean-Up Day!

Pre-register here

Registration and check-in at Borough Hall, 176 Park Ave, at 9am.

If possible, please bring gloves and rakes. Smiles and a helping hand are always welcome!

Clean up areas include: Train Station, Williams Center Plaza, Ettrick Terrace Parking Lot, Erie Avenue

Green Team Repair Cafe - Saturday, May 18th, 11:30am-3:30pm

At the Rutherford Public Library, 150 Park Ave (please us rear auditorium entrance of library)

Volunteer experts will help you repair

• bicycles • computers • clothing • small appliances • sewing machines

• lamps • electronics • knife sharpening • lamps • furniture & picture frames • jewelry

Volunteers will have the right tools, but if possible, bring any needed parts. One item (or two knives) at a time. Sevice is first-come, first-served.

Visit www.repaircafegs.org for more information

PorchFest 2024 - Saturday, June 15

PorchFest is back for 2024! Now seeking applicants from musicians, porch owners and volunteers!

Originated in Ithaca, NY, in 2007, towns of all sizes throughout the country have recreated this successful music festival in their own ways. The Rutherford Arts Committee is currently seeking homeowners willing to lend their porches and lawn, musicians to lend their talents and volunteers to lend their time to create a fantastic community event.

Deadline to apply is Monday, April 1st

For more information click here

Green Team Paper Shred & Styrofoam Collection - Saturday, June 29, 9:00am-1:00pm

The Green Team & DPW will be holding a foam collection drive collecting clean, rigid, packaging polystyrene (styrofoam) at the the DPW, 220 Highland Cross.

The material collected will be recycled locally, please do not put styrofoam in your blue bins for recycling - it cannot be processed by our recycling vendor, and can only be recycled at specialty events like this one. Can’t make this event? Look out for our next collection in the summer in connection with Shred Day.

See flyer here