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Neighbors of Kane County

Celebration of Arbor Day coming to St. Charles

Mar 22, 2016 09:18AM ● By Neighbors Magazines

The St. Charles Tree Commission invites you to join in the celebration of Arbor Day on Friday, April 29, at 4 p.m. in Lincoln Park on Main Street, west of Route 31. This annual event features something for everyone – music, art, a tree raffle, tree care demonstrations, free perennial giveaways, educational materials for homeowners and a special program written and presented by the 4th graders from Munhall Elementary School.

Tribute to Trees Art Installation

All are invited to participate in the City’s Tribute to Trees as part of the celebration. Using the medium of your choice - photography, sculpture, watercolor, music, dance, computer or pencil and paper - create an expression of your appreciation of trees. Your work will be displayed at the St. Charles Municipal Building, 2 E. Main Street, from April 15-28. Works also will be on display at the Arbor Day celebration, where participants will receive special recognition. All ages are welcome to join in.

Submit your artwork by April 11, 2016 and be sure to include your name, address, and phone number. How to submit:

•     Email to Subject Line: Arbor Day 2016 Tribute to Trees

•     Mail to City of St. Charles

Attn: Public Works

Arbor Day 2016 Tribute to Trees

2 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174

•     Drop Off  at the Municipal Building, 2 E. Main St., St. Charles

For more information, contact Public Works at 630.377.4405 or