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Don’t forget to check out our Programs page for ongoing opportunities that help us keep Broken Arrow beautiful, including the annual Trash Bash, Adopt-A-Mile, Adopt-A- Corner, and more.

Keeping Broken Arrow Clean

Keeping Broken Arrow Clean

Cool weather is here!  Time to gather your family, group or co-workers, choose a mile and clean up liter in Broken Arrow.  Your Adopt-A-Mile sign shows everyone that you care about our city!     Star Civitans Sharon Conley, Ed Carlton, Dale and Linda...

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Creating The Rose District…Click here for full article

Creating The Rose District…Click here for full article

We owe so much to the many groups that created The Rose District: The City of Broken Arrow and `City Council, The Downtown Advisory Board, Economic Development Corp, the Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce, Broken Arrow School District and the Broken Arrow business community.

Bring Back the Roses and Downtown Advisory Board
Both groups working at same time.
Early 2011, with TIF funding available, Downtown Advisory Board moves forward with revitalization planning. Bring Back the Roses Project begins
2012 Bring Back the Roses joins Keep Broken Arrow Beautiful and adds voice to naming of The Rose District. City Council choose the name Rose District
2013 Work begins on Rose District, BBTR plants 13 roses at Centennial Park, first roses in Rose District
2014 May 2014, Bring Back the Roses holds first Rose Festival and Rose Gala
Nov, 2014 First Roses in Streetscape planted
2015 Jill Norman and Beverly Forester, Chair BBTR, meet with Jim Nelson leading to the donation of $10,000 honoring his parents Jim and Peggy Nelson. This provided funds for the

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September Rose Care

September Rose Care

September Featured Rose: Bordeaux Bordeaux is an Heirloom Rose, a hardy scrub floribunda loved for its light fragrance and amazing     3 1/2 - 4” red wine blossoms. The picture is from the garden of Sammy Stevens, Rose Committee secretary and member of Tulsa Rose...

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Rose Care – August 2020

Rose Care – August 2020

What unusually cool weather we’re having this month!  We normally are discussing how to take care of roses during drought conditions. But, instead, we started with a lot of rain and cooler temperatures. Though the break in heat may not last, it’s still important to...

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Rose Journal – Welcome

Rose Journal – Welcome

Welcome! We are the Rose Committee and we want to share our love of everything roses with you. Feel free to comment with any information or inspiration you may have. We are here for everyone from the novice rose grower to the pros. How it all started and how “almost...

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Festival Cancelled

Festival Cancelled

It’s official. The 2020 Broken Arrow Rose Festival & Chalk It Up! An Art Festival is being cancelled. This sad and difficult decision has been made based on the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases & the uncertainty of our ability to provide a safe environment for...

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Beautification Grant

Beautification Grant

Keep Broken Arrow Beautiful has been awarded a Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Environmental Beautification Grant! An ornamental Pollinator/Monarch Garden will be built west of the Children’s playground in Central Park. The project will be a combined effort of Broken Arrow’s...

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Rose Festival Artist Booths Available!

Rose Festival Artist Booths Available!

Picture the Rose District Friday evening October 9th & Saturday October 10th, filled with Roses, Art, Music & Activities.  Be a part with your own Artist Booth! Only $60 to reserve a 10x10’ space.  All items must be handmade.  You can share your booth with...

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