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Arbor Day Celebration

Friday, April 29, 2022
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Pioneer Park
500 S. Fernandez 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.
 
 

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

Welcome & Introduction of Dignitaries
Ben Rea, Director of Parks and Planning, Arlington Heights Park District
 
Special Performance
Westgate Elementary School- Second Grade Students
 
Remarks and Proclamation
Timothy A. Gelinas, Vice President
Board of Commissioners
Arlington Heights Park District
 
Thomas Hayes, Mayor
Village of Arlington Heights
 
Presentation of Tree City USA Plaque
Ashley Karr, 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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