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City Hall Closed Wednesday, April 24, for Move

City Hall Closed Wednesday, April 24, for Move

City Hall will be closed on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, so staff can move from the current, leased offices to the new, permanent building.

The final day of operations at 3 Quail Creek Center will be Tuesday, April 23.

City Hall will reopen at 360 N. Main St. at 7 a.m. on Thursday, April 25.

A ribbon cutting and open house is planned for Tuesday, May 14, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

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Get Ready to Garden with a Pair of Free Workshops

Get ready for growing season with a pair of free workshops in March and April at the Community Center. The workshops, taught by the folks from Forever Green Garden Center, are free and open to the public, but require registration.

Container Gardening 101

6:30 p.m. March 28 in the Gerdin Conference Center

Don’t have enough space for a garden? No time to spend weeding? Just want to have some fun planting flowers without too much work? Container gardening might be the answer. Join us for this free seminar so you can enjoy gardening with less effort and more impact, save time and space without giving up color or style. Discover how you can create and grow amazing container gardens.

Highlights include

  • Fun unique ways to use containers in your yard.
  • Design: form, color & texture
  • Planting & care tips.
  • Selecting the right container.
  • Soils & fertilizers for best results.
  • Secrets for great year-round containers.
Register

Veggie Gardening 101

6:30 p.m. April 4 in the Gerdin Conference Center

Tired of grocery store produce prices? Want to grow your own produce but don’t know where to start? Have you been gardening without much success? This free class is for you.

Highlights include:

  • Prepare your garden for success; soil, sun & water.
  • Choosing what to grow in your garden.
  • Raised beds, containers or traditional gardens?
  • Protect your garden from our furry friends
  • Watering & reducing weed & insect problems.
  • Plus get answers to your questions.
Register

Community Garden Plots

Looking for a place to garden? We have community plots available at the Meade Barn on the east side of Penn Meadows Park. A hydrant is available, but no hose hookups are allowed, and plot holders must bring buckets to carry water. Planting may begin May 1 and must be cleared by Nov. 1. Plots are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis at time of registration with payment and a completed lease agreement. Returning plot holders can register in-person at the Community Center starting on Friday, April 12, at 6 a.m., with open registration beginning in-person on Friday, April 19, at 6 a.m. Plots are $30 for residents or $35 for non-residents.

 

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