Saturday, March 31, 2012

See Me Today at the Forklift!

Join Community Forklift in Edmonston, MD, (DC area's thrift store for building materials) to celebrate spring at their Annual Garden Party and Spring Sale, its official kick-off for the spring home and garden season!

They’ll have lots of low-cost used & new lawn & garden tools & supplies for sale while supplies last! Arrive early for the best selection. The party includes a DJ, live music, 2 free gardening workshops, a free seed give-away, costume contest (for people and dogs!), and much more! The party runs all day from 9am to 6pm, see schedule below for more details. Hope to see you there!

Door Prizes: 10 AM – 5 PM

Free Workshop: 10:30am - Getting Your Garden Ready for Spring's Growing Season, by Kathy Jentz, Washington Gardener Magazine

Lemonade Lunchtime Potluck: Noon – 3 PM - Bring a dish to share! Or, buy fresh-grilled hot dogs & burgers (both meat & veggie options) to support CF!

DJ One Heart Muzik: Afternoon - DJ One Heart Muzik will play your favorite tunes
Live Music

Michael Sevener will be playing his guitar and harmonica starting at 2pm

At 4pm, the M.R. Jam Band will be playing "geriatric hippie rock and roll!"
Juggling Lessons: Two Afternoon Sessions (weather-dependent) - Local juggler and artisan “Deciduous Dave” will be teaching basic juggling!
FREE Seeds & Planting Advice: 2 PM – 5 PM - The Neighborhood Farm Initiative (NFI) will be distributing vegetable & flower seed packets courtesy of America the Beautiful Fund
Free Workshop: 5pm - Free Urban Orchards from Casey Trees by Josh Singer, Casey Trees

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