Arbor Month


Local celebrations

Celebrate Arbor Month 2017

City: Farmington
Event Tile: Earth & Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Rambling River Center, 325 Oak Street, Farmington, MN 55024
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
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Additional Information: Free science and art activities, animals, educational exhibits and more!

City: Winona
Event Tile: WSU Arbor Day/Earth Day Program
Location: Winona State University, 175 West Mark Street, Winona, MN 55987
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: Noon–2:30 p.m.
Website: https://www.winona.edu/outdoored/activities.asp (To be updated soon)
Additional Information: Will follow up with our event flyer

 

City: Winona (WSU)
Event Title: Combined Earth Day/Arbor Day
Location: East End Recreation Center, 210 Zumbro St, Winona, MN 55987
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Website: www.winona.edu/arboretum
Additional Information: Tree planting, free tree give-away, food and craft vendors, original poetry, advice on gardening and tree selection to support pollinators, displays, and activities for children and adults alike.

City: St. Louis Park
Event Title: 2017 Arbor Day and Community Tree Planting
Location: Rec Center, 3700 Montery Drive, St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Date: Saturday, May 6
Time: 9 a.m.–Noon
Website:
Additional Information: The City of St. Louis Park and Tree Trust, a St. Louis Park non-profit, have partnered to plant 60 trees at the St. Louis Park Rec Center.

City: Shakopee
Event Title: Shakopee Tree Planting
Location: TBD
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 9 a.m.–Noon
Website: http://treetrust.org/programs/community-forestry/volunteer/
Additional Information: A community tree planting in Shakopee.

City: St. Paul
Event Title: St. Paul Community Tree Planting
Location: TBD
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 9.am.–Noon
Website: http://treetrust.org/programs/community-forestry/volunteer/
Additional Information: A community tree planting in St. Paul

City: Rochester
Event Tile: Spring Community Tree Planting
Location: West Quarry Hill Park 2100-9 Street NE., Rochester, MN 55904
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 9 a.m.
Website: www.Rochestermn.gov
Additional Information: 250 trees will be planted in the surrounding neighborhoods on the boulevards.

City:  Edina         
Event Tile:  City of Edina Arbor Day Celebration                  
Location:  Sherwood Park, 5241 Eden Cir, Edina, MN 55436
Date: Friday, April 28
Time:  10 a.m.
Website:  www.edinamn.gov

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City: Chanhassen
Event Tile: 2017 Arbor Day Tree Planting
Location: North Lotus Lake Park, 295 Pleasant View Road, Chanhassen, MN 55317
Date: Saturday, May 6
Time: 9 a.m.
Website: www.ci.chanhassen.mn.us
Additional Information: Meet at park shelter at 9 am for tree planting in the park.  Volunteers take home free seedlings.

City:  Ham Lake
Event Tile: Arbor Day Tree Planting
Location:  Lions Park, 1220 157th Avenue NE, Ham Lake, MN 55304
Date:  Saturday, May 6
Time:  10 a.m.
Website: http://ci.ham-lake.mn.us/
Additional Information:  The public is welcome!   A notice about the tree planting will be published in the April Ham Laker (the City's monthly newsletter). 

City: Shakopee
Event Tile: Volunteer Tree Planting
Location: Intersection of Independence Drive & Valley View Road East (park on Independence Drive)
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 9 a.m.-noon 
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City: Minneapolis, MN
Event Tile:  Arbor Day Celebration & Festival
Location:  Lake Hiawatha Park, 2701 E 44th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Date:  Friday, April 28
Time:  4–8 p.m.
Website:www.minneapolisparks.org/arborday
Additional Information:  Volunteers will help plant over 200 new trees.  There will be a nature climb for children and a beer garden for adults.  Brewing a Better Forest is partnering on this event.

City:  Arlington
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Location:  204 Shamrock Drive, Arlington MN  55307        
Date:  Saturday, May 13
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City: Arlington
Event Title: Tree Inventory Training
Date: Saturday, May 13
Time: TBA
Location: Arlington Community Center, 204 Shamrock Dr, Arlington, MN 55307
Website: http://www.mntreesource.com/arlington-mn.html
Additional Information: Free training for anyone curious to learn more about trees and how they can help their community. Bring a jacket and walking shoes.

City: Staples
Event Title: Arbor Day 2017
Location: Pine Grove Park, 1012 Pine Grove Rd, Staples, MN 5674
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 3:30 p.m.
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Additional Information: Learn how to transplant seedlings. Participants will receive 1 free seedling to take home. Don't forget your shovel and shoes.

City: Robbinsdale
Event Title: Robbinsdale Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Triangle Park, 4001 Noble Ave N, Robbinsdale, MN 55422
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 10 a.m.
Website:
Additional Information: Tree planting near the new playground adjacent to Orchard Ave, tree seedling give away, park cleanup.

City: Rochester, MN
Event Tile: RPU's 15th Annual Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Three Links-Silver Lake Park, located at 840 7th St NE, Rochester, MN 55906. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to RCTC's Field House located at 851 30th Ave SE in Rochester.
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Website: https://www.rpu.org/education-environment/annual-arbor-day-celebration.php
Additional Information: Rochester Public Utilities, with partners Maier Tree & Lawn and Rochester Park & Recreation, will hold their 15th Annual Arbor Day Celebration with live music by Paul Mayasich and his band, Real American Made Music, free trees, and free lunch! Smokey Bear, clowns, balloonists, magician, games, scavenger hunt, and information on tree planting, and many more family activities will be will be taking place.

City: Cottage Grove
Event Title: Arbor Day
Location: Highlands Park, 6975 Idsen Ave S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 9–11 a.m.
Website: https://www.cottage-grove.org/administration/communication/news/1337-arbor-day-event-at-highlands-park-april-29-9-to-11-a-m
Additional Information: Help install a tree plantation. Crews will also be planting 135 plants around the pond. Bring shovels, work gloves, and mud boots. You are also encouraged to remove buckthorn from your property. Call 651-458-2844 but 3 p.m. on April 28 to schedule a curbside pickup.

City: Maple Grove
Event Title:  Arbor Day Celebration
Location:  Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Rd, Maple Grove, MN 55369
Date:  Saturday, April 29
Time: 12–3 p.m.
Website: http://www.maplegrovemn.gov/about/boards-and-commissions/arbor-committee/resources/arbor-day/
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City: Worthington MN
Event Title: MN West Worthington Campus Arbor Day Celebration
Location: 1450 College Way, Worthington, MN 56187, Storm water Retention Pond Site
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Website: www.mnwest.edu
Additional Information: Snacks & refreshments after the Tree Planting Ceremony

City: Foley
Event Title: 2017 ECE Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Foley Elementary School, 840 Norman Ave N, Foley, MN 56329
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 9:30–11:00 a.m.
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City: New Ulm
Event Title: Celebrate Arbor Day
Location: German Park, 200 N German St, New Ulm, MN 56073
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 10 a.m.
Website: http://www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us/index.asp
Additional Information: Join the Mayor and staff from the Park & Recreation department and Public Library for a morning celebrating Arbor Day! Learn about trees and witness planting a tree in German Park!

City: Fosston
Event Title: Arbor Day Tree Sale
Location: City Shed, 226 Johnson Ave S, Fosston, MN 56542
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 1–6 p.m.
Website:
Additional Information: Hardwoods, fruit trees, and shrubs at special Arbor Day prices. Your trees will be planted free of charge if you live in Fosston city limits.

City: Hill City
Event Title: Hill City Arbor Day
Location: City Hall, 111 SW Henrietta Ave, Hill City, MN 55748
Date: Wednesday, May 17
Time: 5 p.m.
Website:
Additional Information: Community wide event. Dinner will be served.

City: New Brighton                        
Event Title: Arbor Day
Location:  Hansen Park, 1555 5th St NW, New Brighton, MN 55112
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 9:30 a.m.
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City: Waconia
Event Title: Arbor Day Celebration
Location: Fountain Park, 200 West Second Street, Waconia, MN 55387
Date: Thursday, April 20
Time: 6–7 p.m.
Website: www.waconia.org
Additional Information:  We will be reforesting Fountain Park where storm water improvements were completed in 2015, completing a local Regional Trail Garbage collection, and conducting a short Park Board update

City: Plymouth
Event Title: A Forest for the Future
Location: Northwest Greenway, Plymouth, MN 55446
Date: Sunday, June 4
Time: 8 a.m. - Noon
Website:
Additional Information: 1,500 trees & 150 volunteers plus the Vicksburg Bridge Grand Opening Ceremony at Noon. Contact Jackie Maas, Volunteer Coordinator, at 763-509-5230 or jmaas@plymouth.gov to sign up.

City: Worthington
Event Title: Arbor Day
Location: Minnesota West Community and Technical College, 1450 Collegeway, Worthington, MN 56187
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: 10 a.m.
Website:
Additional Information: This event is in cooperation with the City of Worthington and MN West Community and Technical College

City: Mahtomedi
Event Title: 11th Annual RITE of Spring
Location: Mahtomedi School District Education Center, 1520 Mahtomedi Ave, Mahtomedi, MN 55115
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 9 a.m.
Website:
Additional Information: This free family friendly event is a great opportunity to connect with others in the community to explore "Earth Friendly" ideas. This year we will have many recycling opportunities as well as hands-on workshops and information stations.

City: White Bear Lake
Event Title: Arbor Day
Location: Rotary Park, 4840 White Bear Pkwy, White Bear Lake, MN 55110, Veterans Memorial Park, 4980 Lake Ave, White Bear Lake, MN 55110, and Lakewood Hills Park, 2110 Orchard Ln, White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Date: Saturday, May 6
Time: 8 ? 11 a.m.
Website: www.whitebearlake.org
Additional Information: The Park Commission is planning to celebrate Arbor Day in White Bear Lake with a variety of tree planting and environmental projects on Saturday, May 6, 2017, beginning at 8:00 a.m. and concluding around 11:00 am. Please join us for this, fun-filled community event.

City: Park Rapids, MN
Event Title: Arbor Day in the City of Park Rapids
Location: Konshok Field Airport, Park Rapids, MN 56470
Date: Friday, April 28
Time: After School
Website: http://ci.park-rapids.mn.us/
Additional Information: Planting depends on weather. Boy Scout Troop will meet at airport for tree planting demo and then go to various locations to plant trees.

City: St. Paul
Event Title: Arbor Day Tree Planting
Location: Marydale Park, 542 Maryland Ave W, St Paul, MN 55117
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 9 a.m. - noon
Website: https://www.stpaul.gov/departments/parks-recreation/natural-resources/forestry
Additional Information: In partnership with Tree Trust, over 60 trees will be planted in the south end of Marydale Park. Learn how to plant a tree, tree climbing with rope and saddle, tree-related arts and crafts, ask the arborist, and meet Burly Oak! Join us to help plant, celebrate, and learn about trees!