To kick off National Arbor Day the Edgewater Historical Society (EHS) along with the Edgewater Glen Association (EGA) and Alderman Osterman, have collaborated and sponsored 3 Arbor Day events:
Friday, April 28th, 2023, at 6 pm at the Edgewater Historical Society (1926 firehouse), at 5358 North Ashland, the opening exhibit Edgewater’s Historical Heritage Trees. EHS & EGA have partnered to launch the 1st block club guided tree survey campaign to protect and celebrate our community’s vulnerable and valuable parkway heritages trees.
Saturday, April 29th, 2023 at 11 am at the Edgewater Park Plaza adjacent to the Chicago Filmmakers (1929 firehouse) at 5720 N Ridge, will be dedicated to the Alderwoman Marion Volini (1978 -1987) with the planting of a tree with the Volini family and friends.
Saturday, April 29th, 2023 at 2 PM at the Edgewater Library, 6000 N Broadway. Julia Bachrach, award-winning author, historian, preservationist, and local parks expert, explains how parkway trees started 100 years ago.