Wellington Marks Earth Day, Arbor Day At Amphitheater

Village officials join kids to plant a “Shady Lady” black olive tree.

On Saturday, April 27, the Village of Wellington hosted its annual Earth Day and Arbor Day celebration at the Wellington Amphitheater. Games and coloring activities were available for kids to enjoy, as well as food trucks and vendors. Mayor Anne Gerwig joined other village officials to plant a “Shady Lady” black olive tree. A special guest at the event was Smokey Bear, who this year marks his 75th birthday. PHOTOS BY ERIN DAVISSON