It may be the time of the year when we lament the end of summer, but Fall presents a new opportunity for us to enjoy the outdoors. This is the best time of the year to set roots for plants, trees, flowers, and shrubs that we want to see bloom in our gardens in the coming years. As Zoroastrians, an important aspect of our identity is our oneness with nature, and Persian gardens, or “pardis”, since the time of Cyrus the Great, have embodied our physical connection with the world. Keeping with this tradition, let us take the opportunity to improve ZAC’s connection with nature by celebrating “ZAC Arbor Day” on Saturday, September 8th.
This Arbor Day event is an opportunity for families – parents, children, grandparents, cousins, uncles, aunts, and friends, to work together towards a common goal. Needless to say, this has the potential to strengthen friendships, deepen family connections, and help our younger generations see that as adults, we don’t only talk about being ecological scientists, but follow through on that promise with action. So please, let us come together on this day to plant, laugh, and grow!
Event: ZAC Arbor Day
Date: Saturday, September 8th
Time: 10:00am till work gets done.
RSVP: Persis Driver (email or 630-453-7837) or Zenobia Damania (email or 630-697-8947)
Nourishment: Tea, coffee, lunch, and snacks will be organized for all participants