Arbor day is coming Friday, April 26th and Amarillo Parks & Rec has plans for the day.

The celebration will be at Forest Hill Elementary on the corner of NE 10th and Grand at 2pm on the 26th.

20 new trees will be planted at Forest Hill School Park.  The ceremony will include a short recognition ceremony by Mayor Harpole.

Amarillo has also been named a 'Tree City' recipient from the Arbor Day Foundation the past 17 years.  Amarillo Parks Department will plant over 400 new trees in the city this summer.