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Wild Earth Fest at Trailside features the Grand Falloons, April 27

Mountainside, NJ – “Get Your Green On” at Trailside Nature and Science Center’s annual Wild Earth Fest event on Sunday, April 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visitors will enjoy the antics of The Grand Falloons Earth Science Circus at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. in the auditorium, sponsored by Union County Clean Communities. The Grand Falloons are 20-year veterans of the Big Apple Circus and have appeared on the Letterman Show, Conan and at museums, schools and community centers across the country. Through magic, juggling, stories, songs, contests, plate-spinning and lots of audience participation, families are invited to experience this multi-layered performance designed to take visitors on an exploration of “Our Earth.” Join the fun as the Grand Falloons explore questions such as What is recycling? And, how do we keep the planet healthy? The Wild Earth Fest also features live animals, educational displays, vendors, children’s face painting, Eco-Art, giveaways, live music, food vendors and much more! Admission to the event is $4 per person, ages 6 and under free. Trailside Nature and Science Center is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and is a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. For more information about Wild Earth Fest on April 27, call 908-789-3670 or visit