WHO: Catawba Science Center - Science After Dark series for adults
WHAT: Organic Gardening Workshop
WHERE: Planetarium Building at Catawba Science Center
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 16 7:30 p.m.
HOW MUCH: $8 CSC members and $10 nonmembers
It may be cold, but it's not too soon to start planning this summer's vegetable garden.
As part of its Science After Dark series for adults, in Hickory will present an Organic Gardening Workshop at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16 in the planetarium building.
Learn the basics of organic gardening - benefits, myths and helpful products. Plan a garden veggie patch and make a starter vermicompost bin to use at home.
The interactive and informative workshop will be led by Judy Sigmon, CSC educator, and Kelly Groves, environment and natural resources agent with NC Cooperative Extension.
Cost to attend the Organic Gardening Workshop is $8 CSC members and $10 nonmembers. Includes hors d'oeuvres. Beer and wine available by donation.
Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Call (828) 322-8169 to reserve your space today.
More information at www.CatawbaScience.org.
Science After Dark, a series of social and educational programs for adults, is sponsored by 95.7 The Ride, Focus Newspaper and The Best of Beers, LLC.
CSC admission is $6 for adults, $4 for youth (3 to 18), seniors (62+), active military and college students with current ID. Admission is free for CSC members and children under 3. Planetarium show tickets are $2 for members and $3 for nonmembers. Combo admission and planetarium tickets are available.
More information at (828) 322-8169 or www.CatawbaScience.org Catawba Science Center is a nonprofit science and technology museum in the Western Piedmont with traveling exhibits, a digital planetarium theater and North Carolina's only marine touch pool with live sharks and stingrays.
CSC is funded in part by the United Arts Fund of Catawba County and is located in the Arts and Science Center of Catawba Valley, on the SALT Block, 243 3rd Avenue NE, Hickory.