Join us for a Florida Arbor Day Celebration


The City Beautification Board, the City of Gainesville Department of Doing, and the City of Gainesville - Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs (PRCA), together with the Matheson History Museum and the Gainesville Garden Club cordially invite the community to celebrate Florida Arbor Day Friday, Jan. 19 from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Matheson History Museum, which is located at 513 E. University Ave.

Celebrate with us as the City of Gainesville celebrates its 34th year as a Tree City USA. Commissioner Harvey Budd will be reading the proclamation at the event. We will plant 68 shade trees to honor these 34 years.

Music and a light lunch will be provided. For planning purposes, please RSVP to Ella Brooks at 352-393-8181 or email at For additional information and to RSVP so we can plan ahead, please contact Ella Brooks at 352-393-8181 or email at

Additional parking is available at the Alachua County Public Schools administration building, which is located at 620 E. University Ave.