Around the Tree, a “nature” festival in the 18th arrondissement

Characterized by many activities, the first edition of this meeting will be held until 6 July.

The town hall of the 18th arrondissement of Paris and the association la Ville a des arts created the first edition of the festival around the tree. Here is the program.
Exhibitions
Around the tree, from June 20 to July 6. Opening June 23 at 6.30 pm. Experience the work of Pascal Lemaitre, David Bordes, Jacques Torregano, Gisèle Reverdit, photographers, Aurélie Capéran, painter, video by Louis Renaudin.
FREE ENTRY. Kunstbyen – 15, rue Hégésippe Moreau
Citizen trees
From July 4th to 6th, artistic creations by students from Coysevox College. FREE ENTRY.
Kunstbyen – 15, rue Hégésippe Moreau
Animation
Discovery of the profession of pruners and lumberjacks. Wednesday, June 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pruning, planting, sanitary felling, organizing construction sites, the lumberjacks take care of the 500,000 trees in Paris. They show you and tell you about their outdoor work, in all seasons! A beautiful meeting that must not be missed under any circumstances.
Free admission, Charles Hermite Square – 40, rue Charles Hermite
Shared reading
Thursday, June 23 at 18:00, Wednesday 29 June at 18.30. Say or listen to shots of poetry around the tree: Brassens, Saint Exupéry, Jakez Hélias, Péguy, Siméon, proverbs. Why not you?
Free admission, Kunstbyen – 15, rue Hégésippe Moreau
Gourmet aperitif under the trees
Sunday, June 26 at An experience not to be missed: a gourmet aperitif based on fruits, leaves or bark of plant essences! For your taste buds.
Kunstbyen – 15 Rue Hégésippe Moreau
Concert: laugh and sing together “L’arbre à palabres”
Saturday, July 1 at 8 p.m. Near my tree, like a tree in the city, under my tree, everything ends with songs, this joyful art of living together.
Kunstbyen – 15 Rue Hégésippe Moreau
Shared reading
Wednesday, June 29 at 4 p.m. A joint reading on the theme “Around the Tree” is offered by volunteer readers from the association “Lire et Faire lire” in Paris.
Free admission, bookstore “La Régulière” – 43, rue Myrha

Conference
Trees in the streets of Paris, Saturday, July 2 at. 10:30.
Paris is 110,000 trees planted along the streets, a variety of foliage and flowers! This plant heritage is enriched every year with new plantations that pay attention to the special conditions of the localities and the ecological continuity in the city.
City Hall 18th arrondissement – 1, Jules Joffrin square
Square des Batignolles
Tuesday, June 28 from 3pm to 4.30pm. A course decorated with readings in this English garden, slightly hilly, with magnificent trees: plane trees among the largest in Paris, honey grasshoppers, a twisted arrow …
Meet at the entrance to Square des Batignolles – 144bis rue Cardinet
The trees on the Montmartre hill
Wednesday, June 22 at 10:30 p.m. Take an idyllic walk, from alleys to shady squares to Saint Vincent Cemetery, to discover about fifteen species: maples, linden trees, sophoras, locusts … and trees adapted to climate change and the limitations of this unknown cemetery.
Meet at the foot of the courtyard of the Saint-Pierre de Montmartre church – 2, rue du Mont-Cenis
From Rachmaninoff Garden to Charcoal Chapel Park
Thursday, June 23 at 10:30 p.m. A set of perspectives, curved paths and gentle slopes give this park, designed in 1991, sobriety and natural. A variety of vegetation, mainly from Ile-de-France, forming meadows, orchards or gardens, promotes biodiversity.
Naturalistic visit to the Montmartre Cemetery
Sunday, July 3 at 10:30 p.m. Discover the eleven hectares, 800 trees and 38 species in this large park, in shade, where maple, chestnut trees, linden trees, ash trees stand side by side with elm, caramel trees, Himalayan pine, cypresses in Provence.
Meet at the foot of the courtyard of the Saint-Pierre de Montmartre church – 2, rue du Mont-Cenis
Visit Saint Vincent’s Wild Garden and the Renoir Gardens at the Montmartre Museum
Wednesday, July 6 at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. A poetic walk from the gardens inspired by the painter Renoir’s palette to the steep enclosure of the Saint Vincent garden, where biodiversity thrives: ponds, trees, shrubs, wild grasses …

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