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Winter Park Earth Day Event!

The City of Winter Park in Central Florida announces - Earth Day 2010!

When: Thursday, April 22, 2010
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Where: Central Park Main Stage
Cost: FREE
Contact: 407-599-3325

The stage at Central Park, Winter Park

The City of Winter Park will proudly celebrate Earth Day 2010 and the city’s Forestry Division will give away 3-gallon containerized trees to city residents until 2 p.m. or as supplies last. Residents will be able to choose from 5 different species of trees including maple, magnolia, cedar, live oaks and redbud live oak. The Forestry Division will perform tree climbing and aerial truck demonstrations. Event patrons will be offered the opportunity to ascend a tree with ropes and rigging or go for a ride in a 50-foot aerial truck. (Some restrictions will apply). Keep Winter Park Beautiful will also join the festivities by giving away free flower and vegetable seeds and sharing information on how residents can maintain a healthy garden and home through environmentally healthy products. Orange County’s Environmental protection Department will also be informing residents about Orange County’s new energy efficiency programs that are rolling out thanks to stimulus dollars. The Kilowatt Crackdown will help businesses save energy and money while OCHEEP! will be geared towards helping the homeowners of Orange County.

Winter Park is just minutes away from the beautiful City of Maitland and Thurston House Bed & Breakfast.

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