The Arbor Day celebration will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave. Palm Coast's love of trees and commitment to environmental sustainability will be celebrated at the day-long event featuring a tree give-away, butterfly release and tent, entertainment and fun activities for all ages. Admission is free, and all activities are free. Food and beverage and products from vendors will be available for purchase.
Attendees can exchange canned food or pet food items for a free three-gallon native hardwood tree (while supplies last). Boy Scouts will be in attendance to help you get your tree to your vehicle.
The Native Butterfly Release will be at 11 a.m. at center stage. Other fun activities are planned for all ages, including entertainment by VertiFit Aerial Arts, DJ Vern, a bigger-than-ever butterfly tent, petting zoo, crafts, free professional paper-shredding, "green" vendors and expert advice from a Master Certified Arborist. The Avian Reconditioning Center for Birds of Prey will offer shows and have an exhibit.