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Arbor Day Celebration

Friday, April 26, 2019
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Greenbrier Park
Verde and Roanoke
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

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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.
 
»Arbor Day Art contest; check back here to download the contest page.
 

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

Welcome & Introduction of Dignitaries
Ben Rea, Director of Parks and Planning, Arlington Heights Park District
 
Special Performance
Greenbrier Students
 
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
 
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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