Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Sunday, November 22nd - Fort Lauderdale Residential Tree Giveaway

As part of Open Streets | Fort Lauderdale, there will be a Tree Giveaway for Fort Lauderdale Residents on SE 2nd Avenue just north of East Las Olas Boulevard on Sunday, November 22nd from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  All City of Fort Lauderdale residents are eligible for two free trees per household.  At least 11 species of trees will be available, including fruit trees.  Tree species include: Bulnesia, Gumbo Limbo, Pigeon Plum, Silver Buttonwood, White Geiger, Live Oak, Jamaican Caper, Lychee, Edible Fig, Avocado and Dwarf Mango.  The trees are 3-gallon nursery stock and are from two to four feet tall.  The streets will be closed to vehicles and the nearest parking to the tree giveaway will be at the City Park Garage at 150 SE 2nd Street.  There is a $5 flat rate parking fee due to the event. 
Bike away with your tree! 
Plan to stay and Discover! Engage! Play! Celebrate! all on one of Fort Lauderdale’s most popular thoroughfares, but without cars. Open Streets Fort Lauderdale and Winterfest Family Fun Day will transform East Las Olas Boulevard into a fun, activity filled "playground" for recreational activities, such as walking, skating, bicycling, dancing, rollerblading, and more.  Check out everything that is going on at