Join Arbour Day 2018 for family fun!

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Arbour Day festivities in Leduc involve a little work and a lot of fun for every member of the family.

The action is set to begin at 11 a.m. northwest of Fred Johns Park ball diamonds and south of 50 Avenue when volunteers will be put to work planting trees in the park while they visit with old friends and meet new ones. Participants are reminded to wear old clothes and bring a shovel and a water bottle.

Parking is available along Reservoir Road.

From 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., a face painter will be on site to make the day special for the younger members of the tree planting brigade.

Arbour Day volunteers are also welcome to a free hot dog and pop from The Hop Food Truck during the event.

Volunteers do not have to register before Arbour Day. Participating residents can simply show up at the park and sign a liability waiver in order to participate. Minors are required to have a parent or guardian sign the waiver to allow participation.

Last year, volunteers planted over 800 trees in Caledonia Park during the 2017 Arbour Day. Over the past three years, 450 volunteers planted a total of 2,250 trees in various public parks, contributing to a greener and more attractive city.

For information about Leduc’s environmental initiatives, including Arbour Day, check out, call the Eco-smart Hotline at 780-980-7107 or e-mail

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Lauren Wozny, Communications Officer