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Mayor’s Greening Initiative Arbor Day Planting

April 28, 2017 | Martin Luther King Park | 8:00 AM | Urban Forest Project Event

The 2017 MAYOR’S GREENING INITIATIVE ARBOR DAY PLANTING will take place on Arbor Day, April 28th! We will plant over 350 trees in and around Martin Luther King Park.

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Residential Tree Giveaway

April 29, 2017 | Martin Luther King Park | 9:00 AM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join FGRP for our first ever residential tree giveaway on Saturday April 29th, as a part of our Arbor Day celebrations!

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St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School Planting

May 5, 2017 | Saint Thomas the Apostle Catholic School | 12:30 PM

Join the students and faculty of Saint Thomas the Apostle Catholic School on Friday, May 5th starting at 12:30 PM as they celebrate spring with a tree planting at their school campus on Wilcox Park Drive!

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Seeds of Promise Community Green Up

May 6, 2017 | Seeds of Promise | 9:00 AM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join SEEDS OF PROMISE and FRIENDS OF GRAND RAPIDS PARKS‘ Urban Forest Project for a spring tree planting, neighborhood cleanup, and community fun!

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Bridge Street Tree Planting

May 7, 2017 | Meet outside of Harmony Hall | 1:00 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join FGRP for a community tree planting along Bridge Street!

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Palmer Elementary School tree planting

May 10, 2017 | Palmer Elementary School | 8:15 AM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join FGRP for a Planting for Our Future tree planting at Palmer Elementary School!

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PAL Green Thumb class

May 18, 2017 | Lincoln Park | 6:00 PM | Parks Alive Leaders

Join FGRP for its spring Green Thumb class and learn all about proper gardening techniques, plant types, and park beautification efforts in Grand Rapids in this free Parks Alive Leaders class.

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PAL & CF Branching Out Class

June 6, 2017 | Baxter Community Center | 6:00 PM | Parks Alive Leaders,Urban Forest Project Event

Join us on June 6th, 2017 from 6-8pm for Friends of Grand Rapids Parks’ class on advocacy!

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