Arbor Day is coming to Godfrey. The annual celebration at Glazebrook Park is set for this Saturday with a free tree giveaway, food and drink, games and entertainment. A fishing derby will kick off the event at 8:30am, followed by the main event from nine to one.
Godfrey Park and Recreation Department Administrative Assistant Angela Bosoluke says this is the 14th year Godfrey has recognized Arbor Day.
Free activities include a bounce house, face painting, arts and crafts, a petting zoo, the zip line, cow train (pictured), and a climbing wall. There will be a contest called "Tree-vial Pursuit." Free hot dogs and soda will be handed out beginning at 11am, with a memorial tree dedication set for Noon.