Saturday, April 20, 10am-1pm
Crossing Paths Park
(Blythe Drive, Indian Trail - across from Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center)
The Indian Trail will partner with the Town of Stallings for the third year to present both communities with a stellar Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration. Come join us as we celebrate our natural environment through volunteering and by visiting the many educational booths, activities, live music, and classes! The family-friendly festival will include a bounce house and tree seedling giveaway for the children, food, crafts and more!
10am - Event opens
10:15am - National Anthem by Virginia Gutierrez, Tree City Presentation
11am - Poetry Contest Winners Announced
11:30am - How Trees Grow Class with UC Forrester Bill Smith
Noon - Spring Walk Class with UC Forrester Bill Smith, FREE Craft at the Cultural Arts Center
1pm - Event Ends
Town Awarded Tree City USA Certification- The Town is proud to be a member of the Tree City USA Program. This will be the fifth year in a row that Indian Trail has been named a Tree City! A representative from the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources will attend the festival and will present this award to the Town.
6th Annual Elementary School Poetry Contest - The 2013 poem theme is "What makes me a superhero of the earth?" The poems will be judged by Indian Trail's Parks, Tree and Greenway Committee and Stalling's Parks and Recreation Committee. The winning poems will be read by the students at the Earth Day Arbor Day Celebration.
Click here for a poem participation form: Elementary School Poem Contest
2nd Annual High School Essay Contest - As a part of the Arbor Day celebration, the Towns are holding an essay contest for high school students in Indian Trail and Stallings.
The 2013 essay topics are:
- Topic Option #1: An environmental issue in Union County - Describe an environmental issue that affects a natural resource in Union County. Propose a solution that would address this issue and/or describe activities in which you have been involved that have worked towards solving this particular problem.
- Topic Option #2: Sustainable living in Union County and beyond - Discuss ways that you and others of your generation could live more sustainably on Earth. If applicable, include a description of changes you have made in your own life that have enabled you or your family to live more sustainably.
- Topic Option #3: Protection of Union County natural heritage and special places - Describe a place in Union County that you think is especially important to protect, and explain why. Discuss what you have done or propose ways that you could help to protect Union County natural heritage.
For a complete list of essay contest rules and how to participate follow the link: High School Essay Contest
FREE Craft: Nothing ARTificial about it! Come learn how to make this awesome mask created from items found in your backyard. Local Artist, Ryan Mundy, will share his time and talents and show us how to transform dirt into ART. Don’t miss out on creating a mask of your own. All materials supplied, just bring your imagination! FREE Ages 6-106!
Vendor Information: All applications should be submitted to Rebecca Carter, Town of Indian Trail. There is no vendor fee. All vendors MUST BE related to Earth Day/Arbor Day to participate. Click HERE to download an application. Application Deadline: Monday, April 8, 5p.m.
|Start time||: 2013-12-10 (18:30:00)|
|End time||: 2013-12-10 (20:30:00)|
|Where||: Indian Trail Civic Building, 100 Navajo Trail, Indian Trail 28079|
|Calendar||: Town Council Meetings|
|Start time||: 2013-12-12 (18:00:00)|
|End time||: 2013-12-12 (20:30:00)|
|Where||: Administration Building|
|Calendar||: Town Meetings|
|Start time||: 2013-12-17 (18:30:00)|
|End time||: 2013-12-17 (22:00:00)|
|Where||: Indian Trail Civic Building, 100 Navajo Trail, Indian Trail, 28079|
|Calendar||: Town Meetings|
|Description||: The Planning Board meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month. The public is welcome to attend.|