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BBQ & Beautify at Campau Park

July 25, 2017 | Campau Park | 5:00 PM | Special Event

Join Friends of Grand Rapids Parks for the second year of the BBQ & Beautify series. Head out to Campau Park on July 25th for an evening of park projects and a free community BBQ.

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After Work Tree Time: Riverside Park

July 27, 2017 | Riverside Park- MEET AT THE BAND SHELL | 5:30 AM

Join the Urban Forest Project and Citizen Foresters in helping to maintain trees across the City. We’ll meet up at the park at 5:30pm but you’re welcome to show up late or leave early.

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2017 Mayor’s Tree of the Year

August 1, 2017 | 8:00 AM

Nominate a tree for Mayor’s Tree of the Year now through August 1st via email, Facebook, or Instagram!

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After Work Tree Time: Lafayette & Fairbanks

August 1, 2017 | Corner of Lafayette & Fairbanks | 5:30 PM

Join the Urban Forest Project and Citizen Foresters in helping to maintain trees across the City. We’ll meet up at the corner of Lafayette & Fairbanks at 5:30pm.

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BBQ & Beautify at Lincoln Park

August 8, 2017 | Lincoln Park | 5:00 PM | Special Event

Join Friends of Grand Rapids Parks for the second year of the BBQ & Beautify series. Head out to Lincoln Park on August 8th for an evening of park projects and a free community BBQ.

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Citizen Forester Tree ID class

August 15, 2017 | Blandford Nature Center | 5:45 PM | Urban Forest Project Event

Join us for an opportunity to learn to identify that tree in your backyard. We’ll go over basic tenets of tree identification and practice your skills outside.

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BBQ & Beautify at Mulick Park

September 12, 2017 | Mulick Park | 5:00 PM | Special Event

The date and time for the Mulick Park BBQ are TBD! Check back soon for more information!

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