Arbor Month


Arbor Day Celebrations

2016 State Arbor Month Celebration
Event Title: State of Minnesota and Rochester Public Utilities Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Three Links—Silver Lake Park, 840 7th St. NE, Rochester, MN 55906
Date: Friday, April 29
Time: 11 a.m-1 p.m.
Website: www.rpu.org/environment/conservation/arbor-day.html

Additional Information: Open to the public. Free food, trees, and giveaways while supplies last. Live music, family activities, tree information, and Arbor Day poster contest winner awards.


Other Arbor Month Celebrations across the state

City: Ada
Event Title: Arbor Day Celebration and Community Forest Kick Off
Location: MN Railway Bed
Date: Friday, April 29
Time: Noon
Website: adamn.gov
Additional Information: Groundbreaking ceremony for new Ada Community Forest.

City: Andover
Event Title: Tree Time
Location: Andover City Hall Complex
Date: Saturday, April 23
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Website: andovermn.gov
Additional Information: Free seedlings. City staff and master gardeners on hand to answer questions. Learn about eco-friendly landscapes for pollinators.

City: Austin
Event Title: Honoring Hormel Company's 125 Year Anniversary
Location: Hormel Historic Home
Date: Friday, April 29
Time: 4 p.m.
Website: www.ci.austin.mn.us
Additional Information: Two trees will be planted in honor of George Hormel family and the Hormel Company's 125th Anniversary.

City: Austin
Event Title: Wescott Field Celebration
Location: Wescott Field
Date: Friday, April 29
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Website: www.ci.austin.mn.us
Additional Information: Three spruce trees will be planted to celebrate Arbor Day.

City: Bell Plaine
Event Title: Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony
Location: Heritage Square, 500 East Orchard
Date: Monday, April 18
Time: 5 p.m.
Website: www.belleplainemn.com
Additional Information: Three spruce trees will be planted to celebrate Arbor Day.

City: Chanhassen
Event Title: Chanhassen Arbor Day Event
Location: Roundhouse Park
Date: Saturday, May 7
Time: 9 a.m.
Website: www.ci.chanhassen.mn.us
Additional Information: Contact Jill Sinclair, jsinclair@ci.chanhassen.mn.us

City: Chatfield
Event Title: Earth Day/Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Chatfield Elementary School
Date: Friday, April 29
Time: 2:15 p.m
Website: www.ci.chatfield.mn.us
Additional Information: DNR Forester Jim Edgar will be available to discuss rural and urban forestry issues. Demonstration on how to correctly plant trees to 4th grade class.

City: Cottage Grove
Event Title: Arbor Day-Arbor Meadows
Location: Arbor Meadows Park, 8505 Johansen Ave
Date: Saturday, April 30
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Website: www.cottage-grove.org
Additional Information: Mayor's opening message. Tree and flower planting demonstration by city forester. Review planting plants. Plant and mulch. Kid activities.

City: Detroit Lakes
Event Title: 2016 Lakes Country Water Festival
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Website: www.cityofdetroitlakes.com
Additional Information: Arbor Day Celebration will be part of our 2nd Annual Lakes Country Water Festival

City: Eagan
Event Title: City of Eagan Arbor Day
Location: Moonshine Retreat Center, 1317 Jurdy Road, Eagan, MN 55121
Date: Saturday, May 14
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Website: www.cityofeagan.com
Additional Information: Free seedlings. Announcement of Arbor Day 3rd grade poster contest and recognition of current and next year's winners.

City: East Bethel
Event Title: 2016 Arbor Day
Location: Booster Park
Date: Saturday, April 23
Time: 10 a.m.
Website: www.ci.east-bethel.mn.us

City: Eden Prairie
Event Title: 16691 Valley View Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Location: Booster Park
Date:Saturday, May 7
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Website: edenprairie.org
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City: Farmington
Event Title: Arbor Day Event
Location: Jim Bell Park & Preserve
Date: Friday, April 29
Time: 10 a.m.
Website: www.ci.farmington.mn.us

City: Ham Lake
Event Title: Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Lions Park
Date: Saturday, May 7
Time: 10 a.m.
Website: www.ci.ham-lake.mn.us

City: Hinckley
Event Title: East Central Energy's Arbor Day Celebration 2016
Location: Hinckley Elementary School (4th grade classes)
Date: Friday, April 29
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Website: hinckley.govoffice2.com
Additional Information: Students will help plant a flowering crab tree and discuss "right tree in the right place", tree benefits, and proper planting. Students will take home a seedling.

City: Hutchinson
Event Title: Arbor Day at Park Elementary
Location: South Park, Hutchinson, MN
Date: Tuesday, May 31
Time: Noon
Website: www.cityofkasson.com
Additional Information: Lion Club members will be planting 2 trees next to our new skateboard park located in Lions Park.

City: Kasson
Event Title: 2016 Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Lion Park ? 610 Veterans Memorial Hwy West
Date: Friday, April 29
Time: 10 a.m.
Website: www.cityofkasson.com
Additional Information: Lion Club members will be planting 2 trees next to our new skateboard park located in Lions Park.

City: Le Sueur
Event Title: Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Legion Park
Date: Friday, April 29
Time: 11 a.m.
Website: cityoflesueur.com?
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City: Maple Grove
Event Title: Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Maple Grove Community Center
Date: Saturday, April 30
Time: 12-4 p.m
Website: www.maplegrovemn.gov
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City: Maplewood
Event Title: Trees for the Bees Girl Scout Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Maplewood Nature Center, 2659 7th ST. E., Maplewood, MN 55119
Date: Saturday, May 7
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Website: www.girlscoutsrv.org/events
Additional Information: Schedule your troop to help fulfill requirements for the Cadette Tree Badge. Fee: $10/child.

City: New Brighton          
Event Title: Arbor Day
Location: Hansen Park
Date: Friday, April 29
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Website: www.ci.new-brighton.mn.us
Additional Information: Park grand opening

City: New Ulm
Event Title: Arbor Day
Location: German Park, 200 N. German St.
Date: Friday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.
Website: www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us
Additional Information: Join the Mayor, public library, Parks & Rec, and local students for a morning Arbor Day celebration. Learn about trees and plant a tree in the park.

City: Rochester
Event Title: State of Minnesota and Rochester Public Utilities Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Three Links—Silver Lake Park, 840 7th St. NE, Rochester, MN 55906
Date: Friday, April 29
Time: 11 a.m-1 p.m.
Website: www.rpu.org/environment/conservation/arbor-day.html
Additional Information: Open to the public. Free food, trees, and giveaways while supplies last. Live music, family activities, tree information, and Arbor Day poster contest winner awards.

City: Robbinsdale
Event Title: Robbinsdale's 2016 Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Norma DuBois Kelly Park, 4100 Xenia Ave N
Date: Saturday, April 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Website: www.robbinsdalemn.com
Additional Information: Tree planting followed by a park cleanup. Receive a free tree seedling. Meet the Mayor and members of the Robbinsdale Park, Recreation & Forestry Board.

City: Side Lake
Event Title: Arbor Day Planting
Location: Side Lake Recreation Site, Hwy 5
Date: Saturday, April 30
Time: 8 a.m.
Website:www.sidelake.org
Additional Information: Volunteers needed-bring family and friends. Help plant 2,000 seedlings. Wear boots and long sleeve shirts. Equipment provided.

City: Staples
Event Title: Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Northern Pacific Park
Date: Friday, April 29
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Website:www.staples.govoffice.com
Additional Information: Bring your gloves, shovels, and wateringe can to help plant some trees.

City: Shakopee
Event Title: Arbor Day Tree Sale
Location: 500 Gorman St., Shakopee
Date: Saturday, April 30
Time: 1-4:30 p.m.
Website: shakopeemn.gov
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City: Sleepy Eye
Event Title: Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Eagles Park
Date: Thursday, May 5
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Website: www.sleepyeye-mn.com
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City: St. Louis Park
Event Title: Arbor Day and Community Tree Planting Celebration
Location: Bass Lake Preserve, 3515 Beltline Boulevard, SLP 55416
Date: Saturday, May 14
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Website: www.stlouispark.org/special-events/community-tree-planting-in-edgebrook-park.html
Additional Information: Pre-registration required. Plant trees with Great River Greening in the South Washington Conservation Corridor!

City: St. Paul
Event Title: Green Great River Arbor Day Tree Planting
Location: Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary
Date: Friday, April 29
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Website: www.greatrivergreening.org/vol-events
Additional Information: Assist in the third year of restoration by planting trees and shrubs along Trout Brook.

City: St. Paul
Event Title: EcoArts Fest: Of Roots and Wings
Location: Harriet Island Regional Park
Date: Saturday, May 14
Time: 10 a.m-3 p.m.
Website: www.artstart.org/ecoarts-fest
Additional Information: This year the city's Arbor Month Celebration will be held in conjunction with the EcoArts Fest. A celebration of creativity, culture, and conservation at the Mississippi River.

City: Waconia
Event Title: Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Waterford Park
Date: Thursday, April 21
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Website: www.waconia.org
Additional Information:Help complete train clean-ups as part of our adopted portion of the Dakota Regional Trail.