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Elk Grove celebrates Arbor Day Friday

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Daily Herald report

The annual Arbor Day celebration hosted by the Elk Grove Park District is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday.

A new tree is planted every Arbor Day, and this year organizers are planning to plant a Quaking Aspen Tree. The ceremony also will feature the reading of an Arbor Day proclamation, a story about the importance of trees, and children singing about planting a tree, officials said.

The ceremony will be held at the Al Hattendorf Center, 225 E. Elk Grove Blvd. For more information, contact (847) 437-9494.

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