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Ottawa Hills tree planting

October 5, 2016 | Ottawa Hills Neighborhood | 3:00 PM

Join us for the first tree planting of the 2016 fall season on October 6th in the Ottawa Hills Neighborhood!

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Michigan Streetscape Tree Planting!

October 9, 2016 | Flatlanders | 2:00 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join us for a tree planting on Sunday October 9th throughout the Michigan street corridor!

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PAL class: Park Planning

October 10, 2016 | GMB Architecture + Engineering | 6:30 PM | Parks Alive Leaders

Join Friends of Grand Rapids Parks for our Park Planning: Designing a Park PAL class on October 10th at 6:30pm!

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Citizen Forester Tree Planting Class

October 11, 2016 | Cook Library Center | 6:00 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join Friends of Grand Rapids Parks for a workshop on tree planting. Participants of this workshop will learn the ins and outs of tree plantings.

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Brewers Grove Planting & Party in the Park!

October 14, 2016 | Riverside Park | 1:00 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Come out and hang with our local brewers as we plant trees and celebrate the Brewers Grove!

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The Other Way Ministries Fruit Orchard Planting!

October 16, 2016 | Servants Reformed Church | 1:00 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join us for the first ever fruit tree planting on the West side on Sunday October 16th at 1pm!

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Planting for Our Future- City High

October 17, 2016 | 1720 Plainfield Ave NE | 8:00 AM | Urban Forest Project Event

On Monday October 17th, join FGRP staff and volunteers for a tree planting at City High Middle School.

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Planting For Our Future- Early Learning Center Tree Planting

October 20, 2016 | Early Learning Center | 8:30 AM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join FGRP and the Urban Forest Project for a morning planting at the Early Learning Center on October 20th!

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East Hills Tree Planting

October 22, 2016 | Corner of Fuller & Hermitage | 9:00 AM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join Margaret, Daria, and our Citizen Foresters for an East Hills tree planting on October 22nd at 9am!

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Planting For Our Future- Museum School

October 26, 2016 | Museum School | 10:00 AM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join the Urban Forest Project for a planting at the Museum School on October 26th at 10am!

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