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April 15 – May 27

FEATURED ARTIST: Artist's Reception featuring Lewallace (Rip) Howard - En Plein Aire, Thursday, April 15, 6:00 - 8:00pm. Light refreshments provided. Recent works are mostly landscapes, capturing farm life, lake scenes and trees through the seasons. Over two dozen pieces available for sale thru May 27 at Slanted Art Co-Op, 180 Church Street, Montrose.

April 24

TAKE-OUT ROAST BEEF SUPPER: Saturday, 4:30 to 6:00pm at the Thompson United Methodist Church, 586 Main Street. Please Pre-Order by calling Marge at 570-442-1208 by Thursday, April 22. Due to CDC Regulations Face Masks and Social Distancing will be observed. All are welcome!

April 24 – May 8

COLOR BASICS IN OILS: Walter Ball teaches how to blend colors, shade, create contour, develop the background and more techniques. Saturdays, April 24, May 1 and May 8, from 11:00am - 1:00pm. All materials included. Beginners welcome. To reserve your space, call 570-243-1075, stop in Slanted Art Co-Op, 180 Church Street, Montrose, or visit:

May 1

CEMETERY MEETING: The Lyon Street Cemetery Association annual meeting, 1:00pm, Saturday at the home of Nancy Harvatine. All lot owners and family of ones buried there are encouraged to attend. There are offices to fill and we are in need of people to take an interest in the care and operating of the cemetery. For more information contact Susan F. Harvatine at 570-679-2386.

SPRING SPORTSMAN'S RAFFLE: Doors open 4:00pm, Saturday, at the Thompson Hose Co. Don't need to be present to win. See Facebook for additional event details. Purchase tickets or questions call 570-442-1038, see a member or PM us on FB.

May 6

PRAYER SERVICE: 12:00pm, Thursday, at the Harford Volunteer Fire Hall Gazebo. Come pray on behalf of the United States and its people, and thank the Lord for His many blessings. You will not be called upon to pray without prior assignment, only join in when we sing. Light refreshments available. Please bring a chair. No cancellation due to inclement weather. For information, contact Lillie Thomas at 570-434-2507.

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Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale

Submitted by Kimberly Grace, Master Gardener Co-Coordinator

There's still time to order plants for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners annual plant sale. Deadline is May 7th and sale pickup day is Saturday, May 15th.

A carefully selected offering of quality perennials, shrubs, hanging baskets, hanging patio tomato baskets and house plants will be available. Simply request and browse our catalog, place an order, and join us for the pre-arranged drive through pick up on Saturday, May 15 between 9:00am and 3:00pm at the Penn State Extension Office parking lot, 88 Chenango Street in Montrose. Once we have your order and your contact information, we will arrange a specific pickup time for you. We will be offering horticultural handouts on the plant sale offerings as well as container gardening instructions. Links to free webinars, Learn Now videos and Hotline contact information will also be provided. COVID-19 precautions will be strictly adhered to.

To request a catalog, contact the Penn State Master Gardeners at 570-666-9003, email: or message us on Facebook at Penn State Ext Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County, PA (while there 'like us!') Then mail in your order, and we'll see you on Saturday, May 15th!

Proceeds help us fund educational gardening programs to residents throughout the county. Programs are held at Salt Springs, Harford Fair, countywide Senior Centers, Montrose Area Adult School, local Garden Clubs presentations and at our array of demonstration gardens, to name a few.

Your local Master Gardeners are busy planning for the season! We are happy to announce our podcast series in partnership with the Susquehanna County Free Library Association called 'Digging for Answers.' This podcast answers gardener's questions taken from our Hotline service (570-666-9003) or and answers them on air. It also features informational how-tos, interviews and other garden related topics and stories. To sign up go to the library's website at:

We will also be offering the Junior Master Gardener program to kids ages 8-13 through the Susquehanna County 4-H program. Participants will receive basic instruction in botany, insects, berries, trees, soils, vegetables, flowers, fruits, a pumpkin harvest plus much more. The Junior Master Gardener program is full of experiments and growing challenges. The deadline to sign up this year for new 4-H members is May 1st. Deadline for returning members to re-register was March 31st. For more detailed information call the Susquehanna County 4-H program at 570-666-9006 or email SarahRae Sisson, 4-H Educator at:

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Mt. View Garden Club Plant Exchange

The Mountain View Garden Club will be hosting its annual Plant Exchange & Marketplace on Sunday, June 6 at the Clifford Township Community Center. We are looking for additional vendors for the event. The majority of the vendors will be outdoors and are asked to supply their own pop-up tent. The Marketplace will be open from 11 until 3.

Perennials will be sold from 1 until 3 or you may bring two potted plants from your own garden to exchange for two plants of same size or value.

For more information about the event or to request a vendor application form please contact JoAnn at or 570-222-3591.

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Women's Group Meeting In-Person

Stronger Together – Women Supporting Each Other Across the Lifespan, will hold an in-person meeting on Thursday, April 29th, at 6pm in Wayne Memorial Hospital's David Katz Conference Room. The meeting can also be attended virtually. Attendance is free. However, registration is required by emailing Masking and social distancing will be observed. Those wishing to attend virtually should email at least one day in advance to be given Web Ex log-in information. For more information, call the Women's Health Center at 570-253-3005.

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