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Arbor Day Celebration

Friday, April 28, 2017
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Greens Park
E. Olive St. and N. Douglas Ave.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Arbor-Dayevent
 
The first Arbor Day took place on April 10, 1872 it was the brainchild of Julius Sterling Morton, a Nebraska journalist and politician. Throughout his long and productive career, Morton worked to improve agricultural techniques, but his most important legacy is Arbor Day.
 
Download the Arbor Day Art contest page below and return it to any community center or the admin center before April 21.
 

‚Äč9:30am - Refreshments – 10:00am - Program

Welcome & Introduction of Dignitaries
Rick Hanetho, Executive Director
Arlington Heights Park District
 
Special Performance
Olive-Mary Stitt Elementary School
The Ecology Club will
perform a skit and sing a song.
 
Remarks and Proclamation
Maryfran H. Leno, President
Board of Commissioners
Arlington Heights Park District
Thomas Hayes, Mayor
Village of Arlington Heights
 
Presentation of Tree City USA Plaque
Dru Sabatello, Village Forester
Village of Arlington Heights
 
Presentation of Arbor Day Gift
Benjamin Rea, Director of Parks and Planning
Arlington Heights Park District
Becky FitzPatrick, Principal
Olive-Mary Stitt Elementary School
 
Announcement of Arlington Arbor Day Artists, Tree Drawing Contest Winner
Benjamin Rea, Director of Parks & Planning
Arlington Heights Park District
 

Tree Planting Ceremony

 
 

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