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Community Events

  1. Annual Tree Sale

    April 6, 2021, 8:00 AM - May 6, 2021

    The City of Johnston is selling trees to residents for $30 per tree. A sale begins on Tuesday, Apr. 6 at 8 a.m. Trees can be purchased online only. Trees will be available for pickup at Crown Point Community Center, located at 6300 Pioneer Parkway, on Saturday, May 1, from 8 to 10 a.m. Five trees for sale include Scarlet Oak, Ginkgo Autumn Gold, Serviceberry Autumn Brilliance, Magnolia Ann, and Columnar Norway Spruce. To order your tree, visit Link will be LIVE on Tuesday, Apr. 6 at 8 a.m.

    Property owners are allowed to purchase one tree and are encouraged to purchase their tree during the sale, as the supply is limited. Residents who have pre-ordered a tree will be required to show their receipt as proof of payment. Any trees not picked up will be considered a donation to the City's tree-planting program.

    This year's sale is made possible thanks to the Johnston Lions Club and Johnston Farmers Market.

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  2. Free Tree Branch and Tire Disposal

    April 23, 2021, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM @ Johnston Public Works

    Johnston residents can drop off branches, limbs and passenger vehicle tires at the Public Works Facility, located at 6400 NW Beaver Drive, at no cost. Please bring your ID for proof of residency.

    Branches cannot be larger than 18 inches in diameter. Tree debris will be turned into mulch.

    Tires must be off the rim; limit four tires per household.

    Tires from businesses are not accepted.

    Drop-off Hours:
    • Thursday, Apr. 22 - 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.
    • Friday, Apr. 23 - 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, Apr. 24 - 8 a.m. to noon

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  3. Earth Day Trash Bash (Invasive Species Removal and Litter Cleanup)

    April 23, 2021, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Terra Park

    Mark your calendars for Friday, Apr. 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. for the Earth Day Trash Bash! This event is part of a large effort covering project locations throughout Greater Des Moines.

    We will pick up trash and pull invasive species at Terra Park! Those interested in participating will meet at Crown Point Community Center, 6300 Pioneer Pkwy.

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