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Family Programs to Celebrate Earth

Your Garden and Your Table

Don’t miss these two fun programs at the Westover Branch Library in April:


Make Your Yard Their Home: Migration and Bird Feeders

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Wednesday, April 23, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Learn what draws various birds to your yard, how different feeders attract different birds, and then make a wooden feeder to take home! Two Master Gardeners will talk about migration patterns and introduce the basics of bird feeders, and then the owner of Wild Birds Unlimited will help guide the construction of your very own bird feeder to take home.

Space is limited, so registration is required: call 703-228-5260
For elementary age children through adults; elementary age children must be accompanied by adult. One bird feeder per family.


Learn to Eat Local

How Shopping Close to Home Strengthens You, Your Kids, and Your Community

Tuesday, April 29, 7:00 p.m. - Rob Swennes, president of Food to Table, Inc. (Westover Farmers’ Market), will talk about the health benefits of eating locally, why sustainability is important to all of us, and give you the inside scoop on the Westover Farmers’ Market. Come for the great information, door prizes, and recipes! We’ll draw for two copies each of Williams-Sonoma’s Cooking from the Farmers’ Market and Novella Carpenter’s Farm City.

Registration suggested: call 703-228-5260
All ages. The first 24 attendees receive a Fruit and Veggie passport designed for children to guide their farmers’ market shopping experience and encourage good food choices at home. Completed passports can be turned in at the library for great prizes!


Learn more about Garden Talks at the Library.


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