The Bethalto Arboretum is celebrating its 50th anniversary Sunday, and you are invited to celebrate. A brief history of the Arboretum will be shared and a commemorative shrub will be unveiled. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 3pm.
Community volunteer Jane Ahasay tells The Big Z the Arboretum was created in 1966.
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The Meadowbrook Intermediate School will lead the Pledge of Allegiance and a musical group from CM High School will perform the National Anthem and other special music. Local plant expert Gail Hummeston will deliver a short keynote address.