Winter’s hard knocksPublished 1:40pm Sunday, March 10, 2013
Saluda Community Land Trust meets at 3 p.m. at Saluda Presbyterian Church on March 6 and 5 p.m. on March 20. Annual meeting is April 3 at the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, April 3, 6:30 p.m.
Saluda Center events: Saluda School Children’s artwork show featured March 5-15, with reception March 14, 5:30-6:30 pm. Brown bag gardening with John Vining from the Cooperative Extension on Wednesday, March 6, noon. Bring a lunch; beverage provided. Polk County Red Cross blood drive, March 27, 1-7 p.m.
Saluda Welcome Table is every Tuesday, dinner will be served from 5:30 -7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Saluda United Methodist Church. All welcomed; donations appreciated.
Blue Ridge Contra dances at The Party Place (right off I-26/Ozone Drive) March 17. For info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art Notes: Calling all artists: applications must be post-marked by March 15 for the 10th annual Saluda Arts Festival on May 18; visit Saluda.com for details. Artists wanting to participate in late-April Art Trek Tryon need to contact Upstairs Artspace at 828-859-2828 before March 11.
Saluda artist Bill Ryan was remembered with love by friends, family, and partner Jim Boyle at a celebration of life on March 2. Bill’s paintings along with many special photos were on display: a loving tribute to a special artist and fine gentleman. There was such a deep sense of community and the great love we have for each other in this little town called Saluda.
“Sound Investment” will play at The Party Place & Event Center on March 23 for “50 Concerts in 50 States”; this is to help awareness about epilepsy with information available.
Start shopping for your Easter bonnet. Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Bonnet Contest for kids – March 30 at 2 p.m. in the grassy area across from McCreery Park at Greenville/Irwin Streets.
Congratulations to Business Person of the Year: Shelley Dekay from Heartwood Gallery.
Random notes: it’s a good time to turn over compost heaps, get early gardens started, and combat dry winter skin and hair with a little olive oil. Crisco is nice for chapped lips: medicated balms make matters worse it seems like.
Happy March Birthday to: Faye Chandler, Genell Jespersen, Charlene Pace, Valerie Mintz, Sheldon Mintz, Curtis Pace, Anita Odgen Moore, Lloyd Thompson, Charles Weinhagen, Kevin Kerr, Dorrie McKinley, Catherine Ross and Jane Fox.
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