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PSAs for weeks of March 22 – April 1


March 26, 2012 by wcobserver

FREE CLASS Second Class for “Whittlin’ in Winslow” will occur at the Ozark Folkways Center in Winslow on Hwy. 71 on Sunday, March 25, from 3 – 4 p.m. Mr. Don Brotherton will be leading the class. Please bring a knife for carving, if you do not have one Mr. Brotherton has them available for $10.00. You may also bring your own wood to carve, however there are ‘cut outs’ available for $15.00. Ages for carvers must be at least 13 years old. Anyone between 13 and 17 years old must have a parent accompany them and stay for class. For more information call 479-634-3151.

STRIDES FOR SLIDES West Fork High School EAST is sponsoring a 5K Race to help raise money for the elementary school playground equipment. Also, a Fun Run only a mile long. The entry fee includes a t-shirt and refreshments at the end of the race. The race will be held May 5, 2012. It will start at 8 a.m and end around noon.​

COUNTRY STORE Bake and Rummage Sale at First Presbyterian Church located at the four-way stop in West Fork. Saturday, March 10, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Clothes $1 a bag. Lots of homemade pies, breads, etc. Breakfast of sausage gravy/biscuits. Lunch of sloppy joes, sandwiches, brown beans/cornbread. Best coffee and conversation in town! Come Visit!

EASTER EGG HUNT Easter Festival on April 1 from 1:30-4 p.m. at Carter Park, West Fork.

BIRD LOVERS On Saturday, March 24, at the West Fork Library to learn more about attracting birds to your garden and to make a simple bird house. This free event begins at 11 a.m. and is the first of the library’s “Six Saturdays of Spring Training” speaker series. For more information, call 839-2626.​​

BUTTERFLY GARDEN Learn to create a garden that butterflies will love on Saturday, March 31, at the West Fork Public Library. Joyce Mendenhall from the Washington County Extension Office will talk about specific host plants, teach you how to adopt a caterpillar, and create a Monarch Waystation. This free event begins at 11 a.m. For more information, call 839-2626.​

HISTORICAL OZARK LIFE Join Susan Young from the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History on Saturday, April 7, at 11 a.m. to get a historic peek into rural life in the Ozarks. Plowing with mules, butchering hogs, quilting, attending one-room schools, and river baptisms are just a few of the topics she’ll cover. For more information, call 839-2626.

SPRING GARDEN Get tips for a successful Ozark spring garden Saturday, April 14, at the at the West Fork Public Library. James Maginot, owner of Beyond Organics, will talk about early season starters and give tips on planning your garden, seed selection, and early pest control to maximize vegetable production. This free event begins at 11 a.m. For more information, call 839-2626.

​A PLACE FOR EVERYTHING Are you looking for some practical ways to organize your home and your schedule? Join the mother-daughter team of Simple Spaces, a full-service company that specializes in professional organizing on Saturday, April 21, at the West Fork Public Library at 11 a.m. For more information, call 839-2626.



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