Arbor Day Celebrations

2015 State Arbor Month Celebration
Event Title: State of Minnesota and the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board's Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Stewart Park, 2700 S 12th Ave., Minneapolis 55407
Date: May 14, 2015
Time: 8 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. tree planting with Andersen United Community School students, ceremony at 12:45 ?p.m.
Website: www.minneapolisparks.org/activities__events/events/arbor_day/
Additional Information: about 1,300 school children will help plant over 150 trees, appearance by Elmer, performance by In the Hearth of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre

City: St. Louis Park
Event Title: Arbor Day & Community Tree Planting Celebration
Location: Bass Lake Preserve, 3535 Beltline Blvd., St. Louis Park, 55416
Date: Sat., May 9, 2015
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Website: www.stlouispark.org/westwood-programs/earth-day-and-arbor-day-celebration.html
Additional Information: Westwood Hills Nature Center and special guest, music at 10 a.m. featuring KidPower with Rachel, tree planting with Tree Trust

City: Faribault
Event Title: Tree Planting
Location: Central Park
Date: Sat., May 2
Time: 10 a.m.
Website: www.faribault.org
Additional Information: Trees donated by GROWS.

City: Maple Grove
Event Title: Arbor Day Festival
Location: Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Road, Maple Grove 55369
Date: Sat., April 25
Time: Noon to 4 p.m.
Website: www.maplegrovemn.gov
Additional Information: Questions contact 763-494-6365

City: Savage
Event Title: NatureFest/Arbor Day
Location: McColl Pond ELC, 13550 Dakota Avenue, Savage 55378
Date: Sat., May 9
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Website: www.cityofsavage.com
Additional Information: Events ? Carver-Scott Master Naturalists, U of M Bee Squad, Three Rivers Raptors, bird and/or bee house assembly, other activities.

City: East Bethel
Event Title: Arbor Day
Location: Booster Park
Date: Sat., April 25
Time: 10 a.m.
Website: www.ci.east-bethel.mn.us/
Additional Information:

City: Northfield
Event Title: Northfield's Annual 6th EARTH DAY Celebration
Location: Carleton's Weitz Center
Date: Sat., April 18
Time: 11 a.m.to 7:30 p.m.
Website:
Additional Information:  Plant seedlings in the Carleton Arboretum and attend a tree trimming session.

City: Worthington
Event Title: MN West Community & Technical College Arbor Day & Tree Campus USA Celebration
Location: MN West Community & Technical College-Worthington Campus,1450 Collegeway, Softball field parking lot at the corner of Lexington Ave. and Sundowner Drive.
Date: Fri., April 24
Time: 10 a.m.
Website: www.mnwest.edu
Additional Information: In case of bad weather, the event will be held in the Commons at MN West Worthington Campus.

City: Winona,
Event Title: WSU Arts and Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Winona State University
Date: Fri., April 24
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Website: www.winona.edu/outdoored/arboretum.asp
Additional Information: Activities for adults and kids.

City: Andover
Event Title:Tree Time
Location:Andover City Complex
Date: Sat., April 25
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Website: andovermn.gov
Additional Information: City staff and master gardeners will be on hand to answer questions about trees and shrub care, insect and disease control, pollinators, and more. Free seedlings. Enter a drawing to win a tree.

City: Waconia
Event Title: Arbor Day Tree Planting
Location: Interlaken Park, 1270 Interlaken Parkway
Date: Thur., April 16
Time: 6 p.m.
Website:
Additional Information: Two fruit trees will be planted at the community garden site.

City: City of Chanhassen
Event Title: Chanhassen Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Chanhassen Hills Park, 8579 Chanhassen Hills Drive South
Date: Sat., May 2
Time: 9 a.m.
Website: www.ci.chanhassen.mn.us
Additional Information: Community tree planting event with live music from MacPhail Center for Music

City: Saint Paul
Event Title: Celebrate Arbor Month & The Legacy of the American Elm
Location: Linwood Recreation Center ? 860 Saint Clair Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Date: Sat., May 30th
Time: 10 a.m. ? 2 p.m.
Website: www.stpaul.gov/forestry
Additional Information: The celebration will include information tables on the story of the elms, other tree-related activities and demonstrations, activities for kids including tree climbing, climbing wall, nature play area, a bounce house, and planting a variety of disease-tolerant elm trees in the park.

City: Cottage Grove           
Event Title: Arbor Day 2015

Location: Sunny Hill Park, 6201 Ideal Ave S.
Date: Sat., April, 25
Time: 9 a.m. to11 a.m.
Website: www.cottage-grove.org
Additional Information: Park grand opening

City: Rochester
Event Title: 13th Annual Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Three Links-Silver Lake Park, 840 7th St. NE
Date: Fri, April 24
Time: 11 a.m. to1 p.m.
Website: www.rpu.org/environment/conservation/arbor-day.html
Additional Information: Free tree give away, live music, free lunch, tree experts on hand, and fun activities for the family

City: Farmington
Event Title: Earth & Arbor Day Celebration 2015
Location: Rambling River Center, 325 Oak Street
Date: Sat., April 25
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Website: http://www.ci.farmington.mn.us/
Additional Information: Science and art activities, animals, educational exhibit, and more

City: Maplewood
Event Title: 2015 Arbor Day
Location: Keller Regional Park, Golfview Picnic Shelter #4, on Highway 61, ½ mile north of Frost Avenue
Date: Sat., May 16
Time: 11 a.m. to noon
Website: www.ci.maplewood.mn.us/index.aspx?NID=1196
Additional Information:

Come try solving the mystery of "The Case of the Missing Elm Grove." Start at Golfview Picnic Shelter and walk the trail (about 1/3 mile) to the location of the long-gone grove.

Brief 11:30 a.m. ceremony at the old grove site. Stay after for educational opportunities.

City: Chaska
Event Title: Arbor Day 2015: Scavenger Hunt in the Arboretum's Tree Collections
Location: MN Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Drive
Date: Wed., April 22-Sun., April 26
Time:
Website: www.arboretum.umn.edu/earthandarbordays2015.aspx
Additional Info:
Pick up a Scavenger Hunt map at the Membership desk in the Great Hall of the Oswald Visitor Center, then find 20 varieties of marked trees on the grounds. Bring your completed map to the Gift Store for a souvenir button.

City: Woodbury
Event Title: Arbor Day Tree Planting
Location: South Washington Conservation Corridor, 5900 Woodbury Drive
Date: Fri., April 24
Time: noon to 4 p.m.
Website: www.greatrivergreening.org/events/arbor-day-2015/
Additional Information: Pre-registration required. Plant trees with Great River Greening in the South Washington Conservation Corridor!

City: Brainerd
Event Title: Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Lum Park, 1619 NE Washington Street
Date: Thur., April 24
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Website: www.ci.brainerd.mn.us/parks/events_arborday.htm
Additional Information: Area elementary schools participate in educational stations designed to teach children the importance of trees. Anyone is welcome to come join in the activities.

City: White Bear Lake
Event Title: Celebrate Arbor Day
Location: Various Parks in WBL
Date: Sat., May 2
Time: 8 a.m. to noon
Website: www.whitebearlake.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7B8BE7CD8D-0559-4716-BD35-F96AC6197DF6%7D

 

City: New Brighton
Event Title: Arbor Day Tree Planting
Location: Driftwood Park
Date: Fri., April 24
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Website: www.ci.new-brighton.mn.us/index.asp?SEC=A644EBA6-E6E6-4224-A9DF-20E0E9F01AAD&DE=D5D8E89B-B8B7-467F-8433-E19EA3F84509&Type=B_BASIC

City: Staples
Event Title: Arbor Day Tree Planting
Location: Staples Community Center, 425 4th ST NE, Staples, MN 56479
Date: Fri., April 24
Time: 3:30 pm
Website: www.staples.govoffice.com
Additional Information: Contact Kevin Grondahl, kgrondahl@ci.staples.mn.us 218-894-2553

Event Title: Reforest the Red
Location: Bridgeview Park, 1002 7th St N, Moorhead, MN 56560
Date: Fri., May 22
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Website: http://goo.gl/LdeuEJ
Additional Information: Volunteers needed to help middle school students plant, mulch, and water trees along the Red River. Dress for the weather and wear long pants, closed toed shoes, and gloves that can get muddy. Contact Jessica of River Keepers at jessica@riverkeepers.org to participate.

Event Title: Reforest the Red
Location: Bridgeview Park, 1002 7th St N, Moorhead, MN 56560
Date: Fri., June 5
Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Website: http://goo.gl/LdeuEJ
Additional Information: Volunteers needed to help plant, mulch and water trees along the Red River. Dress for the weather and wear long pants, closed toed shoes, and gloves that can get muddy. Contact Jessica of River Keepers at jessica@riverkeepers.org to participate.