Apr 25 2022

Arbor Day Week in Piedmont: Movie, Tree Raffle, Art, Heritage Trees

Piedmont events to celebrate Arbor Day, some lasting through the week of April 25 – 29th.

Chalk Art:

April 25-29 –  Select your favorite street tree or tree in a park next to a sidewalk, decorate the sidewalk with Chalk Art celebrating the tree. Take a photo of yourself celebrating the tree and your chalk art. Submit to nkent@piedmont.ca.gov. Fenton Gift certificates will be awarded to the  most creative art.

Gratitude Trees:

April 25 – 29 – In honor of Arbor Day, there will (4) trees designated in our parks as Gratitude Trees. During the week of April 25-29th, park visitors, students, schoolmates and pre-school classes  are invited to stop by and write their messages on tags provided at each tree. The trees will be in Piedmont Park, Dracena, Crocker and Linda Park. They will be identified  by barricades and Gratitude Tree signage.

Piedmont Community Hall, Main Park, Highland Avenue

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Heritage Tree Winners Announced:

 8pm on April 28th at Community Hall in Piedmont Main Park, Highland Avenue,  the winners of the Heritage Trees for 2022 will be acknowledge and “pinned” with the special Heritage Tree lapel pin.

Public Work Trucks, plus Ask Your Public Works Staff Questions:

8 p.m. April 28 – Public Works Department will have at the Community Hall their big trucks on display- their Sweeper, Camera Truck and Dump Truck. Come at 8 pm and see the trucks, a gator watering bag installation for your street tree, and  a chance to meet, greet and ask your Public Works staff questions about street trees, street sweeping, parks, storm and sanitary sewers, maintenance, sidewalks, and road questions!

Free Popcorn and bring your water bottle:

April 28th fill your water bottle at the Community Hall before the movie: donated by Piedmont Garden Club

Tree Raffle before the Movie: 

Cub Scout volunteers will be passing out raffle tickets in the Piedmont Main Park and the Cubs will select two lucky winners that will win  a 15 gallon  tree to take home  to plant in their garden. Devil Mountain Nursery has donated (2) Cercis Redbuds for the raffle and the Cubs will also present the winners with a handmade plaque offering to help plant the tree in the homeowner’s  garden.

Free Movie in the Park:

Starting at 8:30 p.m. -A showing of the documentary Intelligent Trees a 45 minute movie about how trees communicate with each other! Made possible by a generous donation by Tree Sculpture and Terra Landscape.

Posters and maps for Arbor Day Celebration

>Posters for Arbor Day 2022

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