Niagara Falls, ON, Thursday, April 21st, 2016 – Each Spring, the Park in the City Committee organizes various green events to encourage residents to think about how they can contribute to a healthier environment. The following events provide residents with the opportunity to participate and to make a difference within our community:
Arbour Day – Friday, April 29, 2016
On Friday, April 29, 2016, students from across the City will work alongside volunteers and members from the Niagara Falls Horticultural Society and the Niagara Falls Rotary Club Sunrise to plant fifty (50) new native trees. This Arbour Day, the trees will be planted on the Millennium Recreation Trail and will enhance the trail setting of the Niagara Falls Lions Legacy Pathway section (located at the corner of Thorold Stone Road and Stanley Avenue). This event is supported by Land Care Niagara and Williams Fresh Café.
Tree Seedling Sales – Saturday, April 30, 2016
The Tree Seedling Sale is a one day only promotion, presented by the Park in the City
Committee. On this day, native seedlings are sold for $5.00 each to the community. Over the last four (4) years, more than 1,000 seedlings have been sold. This year, seedlings can be purchased at the MacBain Community Centre from 9am until 12pm on Saturday, April 30th. Tree species selected for sale are White Spruce, White Oak and Yellow Birch. Seedlings are sold on a first come – first serve basis with limited quantities available.
Community Clean Sweep Day on Saturday May 7th, 2016.
The event is generously sponsored by community minded businesses such as Mick & Angelo’s Eatery & Bar, Mike Piccirillo and Family, and Re/Max Niagara Realty Ltd Brokerage agents Daniela Mitrovic and Kathy Tsiantoulas. Participants are requested to clean debris from boulevards, parks, trails and walkways. Once the clean-up is completed, volunteers will enjoy a complimentary lunch from the event sponsors back at Mick & Angelo’s Eatery and Bar. To participate, volunteers are to register online at www.niagarafalls.ca/cleansweep
This event is held two times a year annually. The next Community Clean Sweep event will take place on Saturday, October 15th, 2016. Once available, details will be posted online at www.niagarafalls.ca
For more information, contact:
Jeff Guarasci, Community Development Coordinator, City of Niagara Falls
P: 905 356 7521 ext.3341