Strawberry social planned Saturday
SALEM - The public is invited to a strawberry social from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Ruth Smucker House, 271 S. Broadway Ave.
This event is sponsored by the Smucker House Herb Guild. Cost is $10 which includes strawberries, cake, ice cream and beverage. For tickets and information call 330-332-1632.
Winona Strawberry Festival is Sunday
WINONA - Barbecued chicken dinners will be served along with strawberry shortcake, pies and ice cream at the Winona Strawberry Festival on Sunday at the Winona Playground.
The public is invited from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event also features entertainment and the Kiko auction which begins at 2 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Meeting House restoration.
Nature photography workshop offered
SALEM - Rich Stelts of Swan Lake Photography will teach, demonstrate and explain basic techniques required and equipment needed to take nature photos at 6:30 p.m. Monday in pavilion #2 at Centennial Park.
The Salem Public Library and Salem Parks Department is offering this nature photography class as part of this year's "Go Wild at the Parks" programming, free of charge.
Participants will take nature photos at any of the six locations in the Salem Parks system and enter their favorite photo in a contest at 6:30 p.m. July 7 in pavilion #2.
The contest is open to all local amateur photographers. Winning photos will be selected by a panel of judges and published in the Salem News. Prizes will be awarded on July 7.
Registration for the class is required at salem.lib.oh.us. For assistance with registration call the library at 330-332-0042 or Shane Franks at the Memorial Building at 330-332-5512.
Red Cross blood drive is Monday
COLUMBIANA - An American Red Cross blood drive is slated from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday in the main banquet hall at Dutch Village Inn, 150 E. State Route 14. All donors receive a free T-shirt and refreshments.
Donors may sign up to win a free overnight dinner theater package for two which includes dinner and show tickets for one of the inn's upcoming productions, a free overnight stay, and a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast.
Registration is not required. Advance appointments are available at redcrossblood.org.
Presentation on herbs planned July 2
SALEM - "The Wonderful World of Herbs," presented by Pat Fuller, begins at 7 p.m. July 2 at the Ruth Smucker House, 271 S. Broadway Ave.
Fuller is a certified Ohio State master gardener volunteer and director of Friends of the Greenhouse Consortium at Packard Park.
She will tell the history, myths and lore of herbs, discuss how to grow and use herbs, and touch on their culinary uses and medicinal history. Fuller planted thousands of herbs this year and sold 25 different types.
She lives and gardens in Warren where she has been given the honorary title city of Warren master gardener. This free program is sponsored by the Smucker House Herb Guild. For more information to to join call 330-332-1632.