Sweet-N-Green event in San Antonio on Saturday canceled due to weather forecast

850 fruit trees will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis at both events

Jammin' Jams Tree Event (San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department)

SAN ANTONIOUpdated March 17 at 3 p.m.:

The event has been canceled due to inclement weather in the forecast, the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department said in an email Friday.

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It’s that time of year again to grab a friend and plant some roots! The San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department is giving away hundreds of fruit trees on Saturday morning.

What was once known as the annual “Jammin Jams” event is now being named “Sweet-N-Green,” according to the SAPRD’s Facebook page.

This is the second free tree event put on by SAPRD this year and its Urban Forestry Division will be handing out 850 trees.

The schedule for the event is as follows:

Saturday, March 18:
  • Drive-thru event at Nelson Wolff Stadium
  • Begins at 8 a.m. while supplies last
  • Each household is limited to one tree

The fruit trees that will be available include lemon, grapefruit, avocado, lime, key lime, satsuma orange, pink lemon, pomegranate, mango and fig.

To learn more about the event, visit SAPRD’s Facebook page here.

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