Earth Day/Arbor Day In The Park

The City of Winter Park will proudly host “Earth Day/Arbor Day in the Park” Sunday, April 9. This fun-filled event, presented by the City of Winter Park’s Sustainability Program and Keep Winter Park Beautiful (KWPB), will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Central Park. Ceremonial events from the main stage will include a mayor’s welcome and Earth Day proclamation, Winter Park Green School Grant award presentations, and KWPB sponsor recognitions.

Earth Day/Arbor Day in the Park will provide fun for all ages including a kid’s zone with games, art projects and tie-dye t-shirts; live music all day long; art contest; child and adult yoga; recycling information with a coupon for a free composter to the first 100 Winter Park residents (ID required); bike rodeo with helmet fitting, safety checks and obstacle course for ages 5 years old and up; food & beverage vendors; electric car show and much more!

In celebration of Arbor Day, certified arborists from the city’s Urban Forestry Division will be on site to answer questions and give away an assortment of one-gallon containerized trees for city residents to plant at home.

Founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970, Earth Day is designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the earth’s environment. This celebration will showcase how the City of Winter Park and KWPB are working to make the city more sustainable.

To promote creative and sustainable transportation modes, the Transportation Advisory Board will host the City of Winter Park Bike Valet. Patrons of the event will be able to check their bike free of charge at Morse Boulevard between Park and New York avenues.

For a complete schedule and more information regarding “Earth Day/Arbor Day in the Park,” please visit cityofwinterpark.org/earthday or call 407-599-3364.

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