The City of Mount Vernon will conduct an Arbor Day celebration from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Friday, April 24. The event will be centered around the pavilion at Little Creek Park, located off Jackson St. Parking is available along the street as well as parking areas inside the park. Attendees will be treated to hot dogs, chips and drinks at the pavilion. For more information, see the April 23 edition of the Optic-Herald.