Who loves live music, fun activities, and is in need of a free tree?  The 17th Annual Arbor Day Celebration is Friday, April 26th and everyone is invited!

Watching my kids grown up the last few years, one of their favorite memories is when they came home with a tree.  They took so much care in this little tree, found the perfect spot to plant it, made sure it had enough water, and they have watched their little tree grow bigger and bigger each year.

Everyone is invited for this fun day!  The free trees can be found this Friday, April 26th, from 11 am until 1 pm at Three Links - Silver Lake Park at 840 7th Street NE in Rochester.  If there is severe weather, don't worry, the event will still go on at the Rochester Community and Technical College's Field House.

According to the RPU.org website, here is a list of all the fun things happening at this free event:

  • Free Admission
  • Free Food – Hot Dogs, Chips, Corn on the Cob, Cookies, and Soda
  • Presentation of the 2019 Poster Contest Winners
  • Live Music from PK MAYO TRIO (formerly known as Paul Mayasich and his band, American Made Music)
  • Smokey the Bear
  • Free Trees
  • Chainsaw Carving by Steve Elliott
  • Giveaways
  • Family Activities including:
    • Magic by Terry Lee
    • Go! Play! Explore! Mobile Rec trailer by Rochester Parks & Recreation
    • Bean Bag Toss Game
    • BookBike and ArtCart by Rochester Public Library
    • Temporary Tattoos
    • Bird Wheel of Fortune Game by Zumbro Valley Audubon
    • Tree Medallion Necklaces
    • Give Recycling A Shot by Olmsted County Environmental Resources
    • Apple Toss Game
    • Meet "The Clog" by Rochester Water Reclamation Plant
    • And much more!

Need more info?  Check out the RPU.org website!

Do you have an event coming up for families?  I'd love to hear about it!  Send me a message on my Facebook page (click here) or DM me on Instagram.

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