Hey Surrey, go plant a tree (on Saturday)

Everyone's invited to help plant 500 trees and shrubs at Surrey's National Tree Day Planting Party at Clayton Park this Saturday,

Who knows? Maybe the tree you plant on Saturday might look like this one day...

SURREY — Everyone’s invited to help plant 500 trees and shrubs at Surrey’s National Tree Day Planting Party at Clayton Park this Saturday,

The planting, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., begins a month-long series of free programs and events being held to celebrate nature in Surrey.

Clayton Park is at 18513 70th Avenue. National Tree Day is part of National Forest Week, which is the last week of September.

The tree planting event at Clayton Park Saturday (Sept. 24) will also feature live music, free refreshment, bucket truck rides with arborists, face painting and more while programs over the next month include guided nature walks, “drop-in fun” at the Surrey Nature Centre and community tree plantings with Releaf, according to a City of Surrey press release.

tom.zytaruk@thenownewspaper.com

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