Palm Coast's love of trees and commitment to environmental sustainability will be celebrated at Arbor Day 2016 on Saturday, May 6 - a day-long event featuring a tree give-away, butterfly release and tent, food/pet food drive, run/walk, exhibits and fun activities for all ages.
Arbor Day 2017 will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast. Admission and parking are free.
Just before the celebration will be the Arbor Day 5K Root Run/Walk, beginning at 8 a.m. Register at: www.palmcoastgov.com/ArborDay.
At the main event, themed "Feed a Mouth, Get a Tree, Grow a Community," attendees can exchange canned food or pet food items for a free three-gallon native hardwood tree (one tree per household, while quantities last).
The Native Butterfly Release will be at 11 a.m. at center stage. Other fun activities are planned for all ages, including a butterfly tent, bird and snake exhibits, green vendors, a fire prevention activity, and a kite exhibit. There will be yummy food and entertainment featuring DJ Vern. The giant Kids Zone with tons of fun for children. The Kids Zone will include Home Depot flower pots activity, chalk art, balloon maker, face-painting, and build-a-birdhouse.
For more information,visit www.palmcoastgov.com/ArborDay
Always verify event information before going. Event information is subject to change.