Arbor Day Celebration – Free Community Event

March 30, 2023 | Statesville, North Carolina

The Statesville Recreation & Parks Department, in partnership with the City of Statesville, is set to host its annual Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday, April 15 at the Statesville Soccer Complex located at 2012 Simonton Road!  This is a FREE event for the whole family and features include tree giveaways, inflatables, kid friendly activities, local healthy vendors, farmers market booths, arts & crafts merchants, non-profit merchants, food vendors, entertainment, and more!

Touch-A-Truck will be located near the first shelter of the Soccer Complex from 10am – 2pm and will include vehicles from the City of Statesville and Iredell County Sheriff’s Office.  Kids can explore a variety of City vehicles including fire trucks, special police vehicles, recycling truck, bucket trucks and many more. Iredell County Sheriff's Office will have the Bearcat SERT team truck, MRAP large military vehicle, and K-9's! City and County employees will assist children as they sit behind the wheel, climb up in the cabs, try on equipment, and even blow a few horns! 

There will be a free Fun-K starting at 10am from the Oak Shelter (middle shelter) of the Soccer Complex.    Runners, walkers, dogs, strollers, and everyone else is welcome to participate in this fun event to get people moving!  Pre-register by visiting the Statesville Recreation & Parks Facebook page or at the event beginning at 9am.

A Shred Truck Event will be held at the Statesville Fitness & Activity Center, located at 1875 Simonton Road from 10am – 1pm.  This free event is hosted by the Statesville Civic Center and Civic & Local Government Federal Credit Unions.  There is a limit of three boxes, or 75 pounds of paper per attendee. 

About the City Of Statesville:

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Originally posted by City of Statesville via Locable