Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Tree Pittsburgh Hosts First Pittsburgh Ginkgo Fest Nov. 7

Join Tree Pittsburgh for its first ever Pittsburgh Ginkgo Fest to celebrate the oldest species of tree in the world and the beautiful fall colors of Highland Park on November 7 starting at 1:00.
The festival will feature a performance by Pittsburgh Taiko (Japanese group taiko drumming), crafts and origami activities, children's story time, face painting, tree ID walks, and photos in front of Pittsburgh's largest ginkgo tree.
Ginkgo trees are renowned for their medicinal properties, their outstanding urban tolerance, and their edible nuts. The ginkgo tree species dates back to over 200 million years.
For more information on programs, initiatives and special events, visit the Tree Pittsburgh website.  Click Here to sign up for updates from Tree Pittsburgh.

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