Ardsley CAN by 2030!

We CAN reduce our carbon emissions 50% by 2030


We have lots of earth-friendly and carbon reducing events planned to celebrate and appreciate our wonderful earth. Why not just hold Ardsley Earth Day? Because our poor earth need more than a day or week - it needs a couple of months!

Here's the schedule to get us, neighbor by neighbor, involved in making easy earth-friendly actions to preserve our wonderful home. All free!

And Earth Month(s) gets even better! We've included events in the Rivertowns too. Let's celebrate (and help) our wonderful earth.

Earth Month(s) Schedule and Registration:

March through May: Clean Heating and Cooling Campaign

As a Clean Energy Community, the Village of Ardsley is teaming with NYSERDA and Sustainable Westchester to provide timely expertise and rebate information to Westchester homeowners about home heating and cooling improvements and upgrades. We kick the campaign off with a Clean Heating and Cooling Webinar On


  • Month of April: Clean Heating and Cooling Campaign

  • April 9: Invasive Vine Removal at Macy Park, 10 am - 1 pm

Let's remove invasive vines at Macy Park. This is a great opportunity to not only save the trees in that area, but to also learn about invasive plant threats that are present in our own yards.

All supplies will be provided but please bring your own water. Volunteers should wear clothes that can get dirty and closed toe shoes. This is not an event appropriate for young children.

Register here. Contact with questions. Hope to see you there!

  • April 22: Special Earth Day and Arbor Day Edition of the Ardsley Cross Pollination News

Learn how you can take simple action in your yards to support pollinators, birds and other wildlife while improving ecosystem diversity and health. The most important thing you can do (and so simple) - plant a native tree and we'll tell you the what, how and why. Look for the special edition in Ardsley Connects.

  • April 23 (rain date April 24): Earth Day Event! Install the Ardsley Library Pollinator Gardens and Prepare Silliman Park for Spring.

Do you love the current butterfly garden at the library? Well, more is to come! We are adding a new pollinator garden featuring native plants. Let’s celebrate Earth Day together installing the new pollinator gardens at the Ardsley Library and preparing Silliman Park for spring.

Saturday, April 23. Two work shifts: 10-12:30 and 1 to 3:30

Rain Date April 24. Two work shifts: 10 - 12:30 and 1 to 3:30

Register here. If you registered through Ardsley Cares you are all set - no need to register again.

Please bring a trowel, drinking water, garden gloves, and wear comfortable work clothes. Other supplies and equipment will be provided. This activity is not suited for very young children. Thank you for registering and joining us in this fun community Earth Month event! Contact us with questions.

  • April 23: Great Saw Mill River Clean-up, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Groundwork Hudson Valley is seeking volunteers to help clean up our beautiful Saw Mill River. There are many nearby locations for the clean-up, including Bridge Street Plaza in Ardsley; Farragut Avenue in Hastings; Lawrence Street in Ardsley; Woodlands Lake/ VE Macy Park in Irvington; Odell & Executive Boulevard in Yonkers; Van Der Donck/Mill Street in Yonkers; Pleasantville ; Chauncy Park in Dobbs Ferry, Saw Mill River Daylighting Parks.

For information: Call or email Oded Holzinger at (914) 375-2151 or Register here for Bridge Street and other locations.


  • Month of May: Clean Heating and Cooling Campaign

  • May 3, 6:30 pm: Film Screening and Discussion on How to Move Westchester to Zero Waste

Where does your garbage go? What is Zero Waste? Environmental groups from across Westchester are meeting to engage in a powerful discussion about environmental justice and zero waste. Westchester County is gathering together to screen the short film, The Sacrifice Zone, and discuss ways to move the county away from trash incineration and towards sustainable, zero waste alternatives. Join Westchester’s environmental experts in a discussion about achieving environmental justice for Peekskill, and cleaner air for everyone.

Where: On Zoom, register at

  • May 7: Ardsley Garden Club Plant Sale, 9:30 am - 1 pm, Ardsley Community Center

Get your annuals, herbs and vegetable plants at this plant sale that provides you with great, healthy plants while helping to fund our wonderful Ardsley Garden Club so they can continue all the wonderful work that they do for the Village of Ardsley. Last year the plants sold out in the first hour! Get there early!

  • May 12, 7 pm – 8 pm: CLEAN HEATING AND COOLING/ ENERGYSMART HOMES – Get Heat Pump Ready

Learn about energy efficient Heat Pump systems for your home. Register here for the webinar or by calling 914-242-4725 EXT. 122.

  • May 14 (rain date, May 15): Planting the AFV Park Pollinator Demonstration Garden

Thanks to the Town of Greenburgh, we are installing a large pollinator demonstration garden right on Ardsley's border at AFV Park.Come help us plant the plants! The garden is next to the food scrap bins. Learn about the native plants and join the fun. Many thanks to Bronx River/Sound Shore Audubon for their generous grant to help with this project. Register here.

  • May 15. Veggie Mania Free Seedling Exchange, 10:30 - noon, Ardsley Community Center

Ready to start growing vegetables and herbs? Come to this event to get seedlings, advice and support. Meet your neighbors and let's get vegetable and herb gardening!

  • May 21 (rain date, May 22): Planting the Hart's Brook Park and Preserve Monarch Butterfly Garden

Thanks to the Town of Greenburgh, Hart's Brook Park and Preserve, and a generous grant from Bronx River/Sound Shore Audubon, we are installing a Monarch Butterfly garden at Hart's Brook - also on Ardsley's border. The native plants will support Monarchs with host plants (Milkweeds!) and their favorite nectar plants. Register here.

For questions or more information, please contact us.