HOWARD — The anticipation of spring is in the air. Region 7 of The Ohio Association of Garden Clubs will hold its annual Spring Meeting April 24, at Floral Valley Community Center in Apple Valley. The theme is, “Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.”
The morning program will be given by beekeepers Jerry and Gayle Paul. In addition to a fun and informative program, they will have honey, coffee, and bath and body selections for sale. A luncheon will be prepared by “The Pink Ladies” of Apple Valley.
The afternoon program will be presented by Patricia Hasser, herbalist. Her program titled, “Mad about Herbs” will give ideas for the many uses of herbs. She will prepare herbal tea and attendees will enjoy a tea party with all the goodies associated with such an event.
There will be a silent auction of gift baskets donated by the garden clubs of Region 7.
A flower show with the same theme, “ Mad Hatter’s Tea Party” is also part of the day’s events. Arrangers can enter in many categories using the spring flowers that are sure to be blooming by the end of April.
There will be a display of hats of a local hat collector and an invitational flower design by Sally Wright of Flowers for You.
The public is invited. For information or reservations contact jgebhardt @oagc.org before April 15.
Published on April 8, 2013