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Wishing Tree Planting Ceremony
September 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fairvilla Boutique invites Community members to attend the planting and dedication of their Wishing Tree, featured at the Space Coast Pride Festival, at Manatee Sanctuary Park, 701 Thurm Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, Florida, 32920, on Monday, September 30, 2019, at 2:00 p.m.
The installation of the Wishing Tree is a joint effort between Fairvilla Boutique, Keep Brevard Beautiful and the City of Cape Canaveral. The tree will be a rainbow eucalyptus, and is intended to provide future generations with a place where dreams and hope can flourish, as well as a pleasing and striking addition to the existing beauty of Manatee Sanctuary Park. Fairvilla Boutique is grateful for the support of the City of Cape Canaveral and of Keep Brevard Beautiful in facilitating a moment of peace and wonder for all to enjoy.
Wishing tree concepts appear in many cultures throughout the world, and Fairvilla Boutique is proud to bring this concept to the 2019 Space Coast Pride Festival (September 28, Eau Gallie Arts District) and then to Manatee Sanctuary Park. At the festival, attendees will write wishes on slips of paper, which will be tied to the tree and displayed as a symbol of hope and unity for Brevard’s LGBTQ community. Afterwards, the wishes will be sustainably recycled, and the tree will be transported to Manatee Sanctuary Park in advance of the dedication ceremony. After a short comment from each of the three partners making the tree planting possible, the tree will be situated in the prepared spot, and a representative from each partner will symbolically shovel earth to cover the roots, at which point the City of Cape Canaveral’s beautification specialists will finalize the planting and ensure the tree’s placement.