American Cancer Society seeks volunteers

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR CANCER RESOURCE CENTER The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to provide information to cancer patients and families, through its Resource Center at the Mission SECU Cancer Center. Hours are weekdays, 9 AM to 1 PM. Because the Resource Center is a collaboration with Mission Hospitals, volunteers must complete […]

Asheville Wild Birds Unlimited hosts hummingbird presentation

From Asheville Wild Birds Unlimited: On Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 3 p.m. at the Asheville Wild Birds Unlimited Store, renowned ornithologist Simon Thompson will give a talk on the “World of Hummingbirds”. In addition to sharing hummingbird facts, he will show photographs of wonderfully colorful species and give advice on how to attract and […]

Fred Bahnson presents a celebration of food and faith

From City Lights Bookstore: St John’s Episcopal Church and City Lights Bookstore will host Fred Bahnson as he presents his memoir, Soil and Sacrament on Monday, August 26th at 6:30 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church.  Soil and Sacrament is a profound and personal exploration of how cultivating a garden can root one’s individual spirituality and also give […]

Hops class at Falderal Winery

From Environmental and Conservation Organization (ECO) and Falderal Winery: Falderal Winery will be the location for the next Sustainable Living Workshop sponsored by the Environmental and Conservation Organization (ECO) on Tuesday, August 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m.. The topic, “Growing Organic Hops,” will be presented by Lisa Schacht, who grows hops organically on her family farm near […]

Hendersonville Sister Cities presents Alaska

From Hendersonville Sister Cities “NORTHERN EXPOSURE:  ALASKA’S PEOPLE AND PLEASURES,” PRESENTED BY HENDERSONVILLE SISTER CITIES AUGUST 28   (HENDERSONVILLE, NC, August 14, 2013) – On Wednesday, August 28, a program on Alaska will be hosted by Hendersonville Sister Cities at the Henderson County Public Library auditorium, 301 N. Washington St., 6 to 7:30 p.m.  “Northern […]

Master Gardener to speak on climbing roses

Press release from Buncombe County Extension Master Gardeners: MASTER GARDENER TO SPEAK ON CLIMBING ROSES Asheville – The Buncombe County Extension Master Gardener volunteers (EMGs) announced the next lecture in their popular “Gardening in the Mountains” series will be on ‘Climbing Roses.’ The talk will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 10 to 11 a.m. […]