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Arbor Day Family Festival

  • Dates: April 25, 2020 - April 26, 2020
  • Location: Coe Hall at Planting Fields Arboretum
  • Address: 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: $20 per car (cash only); free for members
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Since 1987, Planting Fields has commemorated national Arbor Day with a weekend of family-friendly activities to celebrate the importance of trees and educate on tree care and conservation. The Festival is a collaborative effort between Planting Fields Foundation and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Activities will include: Tree planting ceremonies with Smokey Bear; Live music with Peat Moss & the Fertilizers and Johnny Herbert; Tree seedling giveaways provided by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation; Tree climbing for children with a safety harness, supervised by trained professionals from Wonderland Tree Care, Inc.; Children’s scavenger hunt; Face painting; Crafts, watercolors, and book readings; Guided garden tours at historic Coe Hall; Long Island Railway Garden Train Display.