The Jersey City Parks Coalition, of which the Embankment Preservation Coalition is a member, is launching a partnership with the City of Jersey City and New Jersey City University to plant 2020 trees in Jersey City over the next five years. The launch will be at the closing reception of an art exhibit, appropriately titled "Allegory of Leaves,"at Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery, Hepburn Hall, Room 323, New Jersey City University, 2039 John F. Kennedy Blvd.,Jersey City, NJ 07305. Tel: 201-200-3246.
Tickets for the fund-raiser are $60, $70 at the door. The City of Jersey City is matching donations dollar for dollar. See the Jersey City Parks Coalition website for more information.