Australia’s largest community tree planting and nature care event is back this year with National Tree Day being held on Sunday 31st July.
The City of Sydney, Planet Ark and Toyota Australia are inviting all Sydneysiders to come green and revitalise Jubilee Park in Glebe.
Celebrating 21 years of Planet Ark’s National Tree Day, National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day have been responsible for planting well over 23 million trees, plants and edibles with 3.8 million Australians donating their time throughout the years. In 2015 alone, more than 300,000 Australians pitched in across some 3,600 sites with more than 1.2 million plants added to local communities.
When Sunday, 31 July 2016 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Where Jubilee Park, Glebe – Northcote Road Glebe NSW 2037
Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm
Free activities include
– Tree planting: help plant 2,000 seedlings
– Plant giveaway: leave with an espresso-to-grow cup or a plantable ice cream cone
– Petting zoo with native animals
– Nature crafts – grass heads
– Tree-mendous family yoga sessions
– Face painting for the kids
– Special appearances and photo opportunities with children’s TV sensation, dirtgirl and Toyota’s tree people
– Edible garden patch
– Urban ecology and CityFarm stalls
– Indigenous dance performance from the Yamma Boys
– Sausage sizzle or veggie pattie for participants
– Have a slice of our 21st birthday cake
The following will be provided on the day:
Gloves, tools and equipment for planting, watering cans, drinking water, snacks, refreshments and a BBQ
Anyone and everyone can get involved in National Tree Day through Treeday.planetark.org or by contacting their local participating Toyota dealership. To get the latest tips, news and information on the initiative, visit Toyota.com.au/tree-day or via Twitter.com/toyota_aus and Facebook.com/toyota.ausWHAT: Dig into National Tree Day on Sunday 31st July at Jubilee Park
WHEN: 31/07/2016 (10:00 am - 1:00 pm)
WHERE: Jubilee Park
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