It’s going to busy a busy day in town this Saturday for those who wish to join in with the EGT to green their lifestyles just a bit.   Three events are running which will help you to do so, the Ewing Fall Spin, the final 2015 Shred Day, and the EGT’s 2nd Annual Scarecrow Contest.

fallspinlogo4The Fall Spin, Ewing’s First ever Bike Tour organized to promote  a more bikeable Ewing, will start at the ESCC at 8 a.m. Participants will ride out promptly at 9 to complete an 11 mile journey through the western section of town.  Riders will have a police escort and there will be a number of stops at points of interest as well as a rest stop at the River Horse Brewery.  (So sorry, but you will have to return after the ride for one of their excellent tours and tastings).   The fee is $20.  That covers the cost of tee-shirts (if available).  If there are insufficient tee-shirts left, we will arrange for you to receive one after the day.

Date: Saturday, October 24th
Time: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Location: Ewing Senior and Community Center, 999 Lower Ferry Rd.


You may also dispose of your sensitive documents safely and securely at Ewing’s final Shred Day of the year, Saturday, Oct 24th from 9 – 1 at the municipal building.  Document shredding will be done on site.  This service is for Ewing residents only and proof of residency is required.

Members of the Ewing Green Team will be on hand to assist.

Date: Saturday, October 24th
Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Municipal Building


scarecrow3We will finish up the day with our 2nd Annual Scarecrow Contest.    The Scarecrows will be on display at the Ewing Community Center at 999 Lower Ferry Road starting Friday, October23rd. The judging and awarding of cash prizes of $100, $50 and $25 will be during Ewing’s Fall Festival of Fun which includes, a fun ‘Trunk or Treat’, make your own life-size scarecrows to decorate your yard, pumpkin painting, face painting and refreshments.

The day’s event is a joint collaboration with the Ewing Arts Commission; they organize the popular annual ‘Trunk or Treat’ and help judge the Scarecrow Contest along with Mayor Bert Steinmann.

Members of the Ewing High School Arts Club will offer the pumpkin painting and face painting.

The event is from 2:00-4:00 pm and is a wonderful opportunity for residents of Ewing to get together and celebrate the fall season.

Date: Saturday, October 24th
Time: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m..
Location: Ewing Senior and Community Center [ESCC]

So join us at one or all events – on our Bike Tour, Shred  3 for 2015, and the Festival of Fun/Scarecrow contest and help us to promote healthy lifestyles, a more bikeable Ewing,  as well as furthering both recycling efforts in town and the arts.