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Arbor Day Celebration

Friday, April 27, 2018
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ravens Park
2913 N. Mitchell Ave.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

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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 and return it to any community center or the admin center before April 19.
 

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

Welcome & Introduction of Dignitaries
Randall Recklaus, Village Manager
 
Special Performance
Edgar Allan Poe School
5th Grade Chorus will perform
 
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
Christy Campbell, Principal
Edgar Allan Poe 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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