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PANCAKE BREAKFAST: All you can eat, $10.00 first Saturday of every month, 7:00 - 11:00am at East Ararat Methodist Church, 210 Crosstown Hwy., Union Dale.

Now - March 29

LENTON PIZZA SALES: Take and bake pizzas every Friday, 3:00 to 6:00pm at Christ Episcopal Church, 700 Delaware Street, Forest City. Pagash Pizza (potato, onion, cheese), $16; 12 cut red pizza, $14. Homemade soups, $6/frozen pint; cabbage & noodles, $7/frozen pint.

February 29

ALZHEIMER'S PROGRAM: Educational program for family members and care partners of people living with dementia. Thursday, 5:00-6:00pm at WMH David Katz Conference Center, 601 Park Street, Honesdale. Trained educator from the Alzheimer's Association of Greater PA. Registration not required, but recommended 800-272-3900.

March 9

ART CLASS: Saturday, from 10:00am-12:00pm. Creative Memories Card and Paper Album class with guest instructor Esther Hulshizer. Visit: slantedartcooperative.square.site/classes-events or stop in at Slanted Art to secure your spot.

March 14

BLOOD DRIVE: Thursday, from 1:30pm to 6:30pm at St. Marks Church, New Milford. Call 1-800-Red-Cross to make an appointment.

March 15

ART EXHIBIT: Friday, from 5:00-8:00pm at Slanted Art Coop. 2nd Annual Susquehanna County High School Student Art Exhibit Opening Reception. Music provided by area music students and food provided by high school food classes.

March 16

GOOD NEWS LUNCH: Drive by pick-up Saturday, 12:00pm to 1:00pm at St. Marks Church, New Milford. Please call Lorraine 570-465-3393, or Joan 570-498-7297 to reserve your meal by Monday, March 11.

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FC OTAT Meeting

Submitted by Juliann Doyle, Marketing and Board Member

The Outdoor Town Action Team (OTAT) as a committee to assist the Borough of Forest City with various community projects will meet on Thursday, March 7, 2024, beginning at 6:00pm. Dr. Katie Zefran, Chair, will preside over the meeting. Topics to discuss include the progress of the building façade program, the second mural, Center Street Pocket Park, Trailhead to Main Street improvements, Trailhead Sculpture, marketing and more. Minutes of the meeting can be found on the Borough's website a week prior to the meeting.

The Outdoor Town Action Team conducts its meetings the first Thursday of each month at the Forest City Borough Building, second floor, starting at 6:00pm. The next meeting will be Thursday, March 7 2024. We invite interested members of the community to attend. For further information or questions please contact Juliann Doyle, Board Member at 570-499-4908 or jdoyle@nep.net. All are welcome!

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Master Gardeners Plant Sale

Submitted by Kimberly Grace

Get the jump on your planting season by requesting a pre-order plant sale catalog from the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County. Deadline to order is May 1. Pick up your order and browse the additional selections at their fundraising Plant Sale on Saturday, May 11 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the Penn State Extension Office parking lot. Carefully selected offerings of quality perennials, annuals, herbs, vegetables, hanging baskets and house plants will be available the day of the sale. Diverse varieties offer something for every gardener. Whether your area is full sun, shade, dry or wet, we have beautiful selections that best suit your gardening area!

Master Gardeners will be on site offering gardening advice, answering your gardening questions and giving garden tours at the many demonstration gardens on the property. There is an expansive house plant sale in the Penn State Extension office, as well as a diverse selection of educational handouts and Penn State for-sale publications. While browsing enjoy a cup of coffee. Join us and help support your local Penn State Extension Master Gardeners! Simply request a catalog, place an order by May 1, pick up your order and browse the selections at 88 Chenango Street in Montrose. You may pay by credit card on sale day. *Pre-orders are cash or check.

Visit: www.extension.psu.edu/programs/master-gardener/counties/susquehanna for a catalog and order form. You may also request a catalog by contacting the Penn State Master Gardeners at 570-666-9003, email: susquehannamg@psu.edu or message us on Facebook at Penn State Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County (while there 'like us!') or stop by the Penn State Extension office. You may mail, email, or drop off your order at the office by May 1.

Proceeds from the sale help fund educational gardening programs to residents county-wide. One such program is Seed to Supper. A wide variety of programs are held at Salt Springs Park, Harford Fair, Susquehanna County Ag Day, Montrose Area Adult School, area Senior Centers, local Garden Club presentations and at demonstration gardens throughout the county.

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Save The Date For County Ag Day

Save the date for a celebrated annual event in Susquehanna County – Ag Day returns for the 34th year on Monday, April 1, 2024, from 10:00am to 3:00pm, held at Elk Lake High School. The event is free and open to the public. Hosted by Penn State Extension, Ag Day provides an opportunity for farmers, homeowners and landowners to grow and share during a day of social connectivity, educational presentations, and a vendor expo.

Over 75 agriculture-related businesses and organizations will be on hand, as well as Penn State Extension program staff and volunteers. Visit the "health alley", bid on locally baked pies, and save room for ice cream! Lunch is included for those who pre-register. Registration will open next month. For additional information or to learn how your business can become a vendor, please contact the Penn State Extension office in Susquehanna County at 570-278-1158; or tmm7135@psu.edu.

Penn State Extension Susquehanna County is located at 88 Chenango Street, Montrose, PA 18801.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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Spring Garden Day Returns To Montrose

Join the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County and guest presenters at the annual Spring Garden Day. The program includes six educational sessions designed to provide inspiration and instructional how-to for home gardeners. Presented in partnership with the Montrose Area Adult School, the program takes place at the Montrose Bible Conference, on Saturday, April 13, from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Advanced registration is recommended, as space may be limited.

Come grow and share with fellow gardeners on topics including edible landscaping, no-till raised bed vegetable gardening, topiaries and native plants. You'll get your hands a little dirty creating seed tapes and seed bombs to take home! The $35 registration fee includes morning refreshments and a light lunch. A door prize drawing and silent auction complete the day. Attendees will receive a folder of horticulture information to take home and a variety of garden seed packs. This event is for gardeners of all experience levels, including those new to gardening.

To register, visit the Montrose Area Adult School website at www.montroseadultschool.org to print a registration form to mail with payment. Alternatively, look for copies of the Montrose Area Adult School spring class booklet at area community locations for a registration form. For additional information on Spring Garden Day or for assistance registering, contact the Master Gardeners at 570-666-9003 or susquehannamg@psu.edu.

Visit the Susquehanna County Library and enter a chance to win a portable, walk-in greenhouse. Tickets are $5 each or three for $10 and are on sale now through April 6. The greenhouse features 2'x4' wire shelving and a solar waterproof sheathing. Proceeds benefit both the Susquehanna County Library and Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County.

Penn State Extension Susquehanna County is located at 88 Chenango Street, Montrose, PA 18801.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

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