Events

Events Calendar for 2015:

Our Spring Events are sponsored by:
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MARCH

58 Gallery

58 Coles Street, Jersey City

Frogs Are Green and 58 Gallery present

Green Dream Jersey City

Featuring original frog/environmental artworks by Jersey City Students.
March 1-21, with JC Fridays Reception at 6-9 pm on March 6.
The gallery will also be open on Saturday, March 7 and 21 from 1-5pm. Please email Susan if you wish to bring a group of your students on one of these Saturdays. (Any school/class that would like to schedule a private visit through March 21, email or call for an appointment.)
 
APRIL

Frogs Are Green and Pershing Field Garden Friends(PFGF)
Present

2nd Annual GREEN DREAM

International Children’s Earth Day Exhibition
April 13-Through May!
Reception, Sunday, April 19, 4-7 pm, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Community Center

Featuring frog/environmental artworks by Jersey City Students, plus a selection of the international winners from the 2014 kids art contest.
Additional Sponsors for this event: Central Avenue Liquors and Remco Press.
2nd Annual Green Dream -Hosted by Frogs are Green and Pershing Field Garden Friends
 
Frogs Are Green hung 19 pictures in Jersey City’s City Hall caucus room as a backdrop to the many meetings during the week that are held in that room. The City Council also records their meetings via JC1TV and shows the meetings on TV and on YouTube. In the video below if you forward it to 34:00, you will see the President of the City Council, Rolando Lavarro, Jr. talks about our cause, the children’s art and the exhibitions around the city to celebrate Earth Day. The art should be up for about a month.

 
Frogs Are Green participated in Jersey City’s Earth Day Celebration in front of City Hall on Sunday, April 26, 2015, 12-6 pm.
Here’s a page with a gallery of images showing many of the children who stopped and drew frog art, and some adults too! We passed out information about the next exhibition at City Hall in May and the new Amphibian + Art Curriculum.

Earth Day at City Hall, Jersey City

 

MAY

Mayor Steven M. Fulop, The Jersey City Municipal Council, the Office of Cultural Affairs and Frogs Are Green

Present

Frogs and their Threatened Environment

This exhibition will showcase artworks by Jersey City students, curated from an extraordinary field of more than 150 Jersey City entries, plus a selection of the international winning artworks submitted into the 5th Annual Frogs Are Green kids art contest. The total global entries submitted this past year were 973 from 32 countries. We were also able to reach 17 states in the USA, 6 cities in NJ, and 17 schools in Jersey City and Hoboken.

Frogs and their Threatened Environment - May 2015 - City Hall Rotunda in Jersey City

The Frogs Are Green mission is to spread awareness and education both locally and globally through annual and independent events, and share the latest news and stories from around the world.

Exhibition: May 7-30, 2015
Reception: Wednesday, May 20, 6-8 PM

John W. Meagher Rotunda Gallery
City Hall – 280 Grove Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday: 8am-8pm / Saturday & Sunday: 11am-4pm
 

JUNE
June 13, 2015

Hamilton Park Festival

Frogs Are Green is tabling at this event. Art supplies available so, bring the children by to draw frogs and parents, check out the new frog education + art book!
 

SUMMER

July

Capital One Bank to display children’s frog artworks

Central Avenue, Jersey City Heights
Winning artworks (from 5th Annual Kids Art Contest) on display inside the bank for the month.

(Being Planned)

Frogs in the City

Rediscover Nature and Wildlife in Jersey City
(Location TBA)
10am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm
Adults – $10
Children – FREE

Join Frogs Are Green and the Jersey City Parks Coalition on a nature walk in Jersey City! Guided by an expert, we will use all our senses as we reconnect with the natural world right here in our community. Bring cameras, notepads and sketching materials to capture the beauty, and together we’ll seek out frogs and other wildlife.

Frogs Are Green is hoping children will send is their photos, drawings and stories, and we will publish them on our website.

SEPTEMBER

Washington Park Live!

Frogs Are Green is tabling at this event. Art supplies available so, bring the children by to draw frogs and parents, check out the new frog education + art book!
 

6th Annual Frogs Are Green Kid’s Art Contest

Age groups: 3-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-17.

(Opens) September 1
Deadline for entries: Dec 15, 2015

7th Annual Frogs Are Green Photography Contests Backyard Frogs
Frogs in the Wild

All details forthcoming.

 

Children admiring the frog art at the Green Dream exhibition in Jersey City on Earth Day. Photo by Danny Chong.

Children admiring the frog art at the Green Dream exhibition in Jersey City on Earth Day. Photo by Danny Chong.

 

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