Party Time At Turtle Back


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Turtle Back Zoo will be marking the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on Sunday, April 24 by joining the Association of Zoos and Aquariums‘ Party for the Planet™ celebration.

More than 130 of the top zoos and aquariums across North America will all be hosting Earth Day-themed events on Sunday, which the AZA says is the largest combined Earth Day celebration in North America.

Turtle Back is promising special activities throughout the day that will be included with the regular price zoo admission. The zoo, which is located at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange, will be open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday and regular admission is $6 for children and senior citizens, $9 for adults and free for children under 2 years. For additional information, please call 973-731-5800.

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Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Now back in Verona, she contributes to a variety of publications and Web sites, and consults on social media. In Verona, she serves on the Verona Environmental Commission and HBW SCA, and has been part of many other civic and religious groups in town. A graduate of Rutgers University’s Environmental Stewards program, she has also run an after-school program on the environment for elementary school children here. You can reach Virginia at [email protected]


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