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Arbor Day art exhibit opens April 12 at Windsor Art and Heritage Center

Arbor Day art exhibit opens April 12 at Windsor Art and Heritage Center

The Windsor Art and Heritage Center will feature the work of Windsor kindergarten though eighth grade students in the exhibition "Trees Color Our Town" April 12-29, at 116 5th Street.

An opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 14 at the Art and Heritage Center.

In conjunction with Town of Windsor Arbor Day events — including elementary school celebrations and the annual Arbor Day 5K Run/Walk — this special exhibit showcases the importance of trees in the Windsor community, according to a news release from the town of Windsor.

Windsor-Severance Re-4 School District students were asked to submit poster and poetry submissions on the theme "Trees Color Our Town," according to the release. Submissions will be featured in the exhibit and select winning pieces will be showcased in the town's annual Arbor Day calendar.

The exhibit is free and open to the public from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays at the Art & Heritage Center, 116 5th Street. The exhibit will hold extended hours during the Arbor Day 5K — from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22.

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Call Museum Curator Caitlin Heusser at (970) 674-3524 for exhibit information. For Arbor Day event details, visit http://windsorgov.com.

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