An Evening Under The Trees In Lakewood Park And The Friday Night Flick: The Lorax, Friday, July 26

Come learn about what is happening with the City of Lakewood’s trees from some resident experts and the new City of Lakewood’s Tree Task Force. We will begin with a short family friendly tour and hands on learning of some interesting trees right in Lakewood Park. Then get settled in your lawn chair or blanket and be ready to learn about why we want and need trees in our city from our local experts: John Palmer, Certified Arborist, and Bob Rensel, Horticulturist at Cleveland Botanical Garden. Bring your tree questions! For the Friday Night Flick, the tree theme continues with the popular movie from Dr. Seuss, "The Lorax" that both children and adults can enjoy. Bring the whole family and enjoy this evening under some of our grand trees in Lakewood Park!

8:00 pm: Tree Tour-Meet at the north end of the Veteran’s Park.

8:30 pm: “Tree Talk-At bandstand area by members of the City of Lakewood Tree Task Force:"Why Are Trees Important to Lakewood and How to Successfully Care for a Tree on Your Property.”*

Friday Night Flick: "The Lorax" begins once it's dark (8:51pm is sunset).

Come enjoy this “tree-ific” evening under some of our magnificent trees in Lakewood Park!

Some benches near the bandstand are available for this outdoor event or bring your own chairs, blankets, and popcorn for the evening.

*In the event of rain, the tour is cancelled and the tree talk will be held at 8:00 pm in the City Hall Auditorium and will be followed by the movie at approximately 8:30 pm.

Marianne Quasebarth Usiak

Lakewood Citizen and Volunteer Board member of Keep Lakewood Beautiful

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