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Tamarac, Fla. (April 20, 2022) – In celebration of Earth Day, Tamarac’s Vice Mayor, Mike Gelin, is partnering with Walmart Neighborhood Marketplace to host a tree planting event, Friday, April 22, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Tamarac’s Swim Central Annex Park, 5800 NW 94th Ave.
Gelin, with the help of City of Tamarac staff, will plant a Mahogany tree, a species native to South Florida. Immediately following the tree planting, local children will participate in a special flowerpot-painting activity. Kids in attendance will also receive seedlings to take home, giving them an opportunity to learn about seed germination through hands-on exploration. The event also includes, Earth Day education, music by DJ Danny and an appearance by Tamarac Fire Rescue.
For more information, please contact Tamarac’s Parks and Recreation Department at (954) 597-3620.
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ABOUT THE CITY OF TAMARAC
Tamarac covers a 12-square mile area in western Broward County and is home to nearly 72,000 residents, according to the 2020 U.S. Census, and approximately 2,000 businesses. Ideally situated, Tamarac provides easy access to highways, railways, airports and waterways, and a wealth of cultural and sports activities. Tamarac’s median age continues to grow younger and the population more diverse, as people recognize the City as a great place to spend their lives. For more information, visit www.Tamarac.org.