City tree giveaway is April 28 at Civic

The LaPorte City Tree Commission will celebrate Arbor Day with its annual Tree Giveaway Saturday, April 28. The Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge St., will be the location for this year’s event.  

Distribution of free saplings to interested LaPorte residents will begin at 8 a.m., rain or shine, and continue while supplies last. Varieties available will include Paw Paw, American Plum, Ninebark, Blackgum, Scarlet Oak, Red Oak, Norway Spruce, and White Pine.

Representatives from NIPSCO will be on hand to provide tree-planting demonstrations to the public. Additionally, NIPSCO will plant three street trees at the Civic Auditorium as a gift to the City of LaPorte.

Free-will donations will be accepted and appreciated.

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