Goshen hosting Arbor Day Celebration and tree seedling giveaway

GOSHEN, Ind. -- The city of Goshen will be hosting an Arbor Day celebration on Friday evening on the Goshen courthouse lawn.

The event will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. and will have tree-themed education and activities, food trucks, music, art, face painting, a tree seedling giveaway and a tree raffle for Trees for Goshen.

The city will be giving away 100 sweet gum, 100 pecan and 100 silky dogwood seedlings.

The Goshen High School Youth Caucus will be hosting the tree raffle of 18 older trees. Three of these species will be smaller than 4 feet tall this spring, and tickets will be sold for $10 per tree; the remaining species will be 4-6 feet tall, and tickets will be sold for $15 per tree.

The raffle will happen between 6 and 7 p.m.

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If you plan to support #ArborDay by planting a tree, please contact 811 at least 2 business days before digging.

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