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October is Oak Awareness Month, and Oaktober, the City’s annual fall celebration of trees is set for 1-4 p.m. on Oct. 6 at the Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Blvd. This celebration is part of a statewide celebration of the mighty oak.

There will be a tree walk, an opportunity to talk with the city forester, and activities for children. Participants can also help plant a grove of serviceberries, a project initiated by a 13-year-old volunteer during the summer.