Weekly Picks

Find the beauty and usefulness in worms at a vermiculture and composting class at the Haywood County Library, 678 S. Haywood St. in Waynesville on Wednesday, March 28 at 2 p.m.. Info: http://bit.ly/z72DVR. 

Sign up for a summer of farm fresh food at a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) fair on Thursday, March 29 from 3-6 p.m. Meet farmers and sample products at the The Grove Arcade, 1 Page Ave. Info: http://www.asapconnections.org.

Study the environmental effects of the natural gas drilling technique known as hydraulic fracking at a fracking awareness program. The event will feature presentations, live music and the documentary Gasland. Held at White Horse Black Mountain, 105C Montreat Road on Friday, March 30 at 7 p.m. $5. Info: http://www.whitehorseblackmountain.com or 669-0816.

Children with a basket and a keen eye are invited celebrate spring at a variety of Easter egg hunts held throughout the region on Saturday, March 31. For a full list go to http://avl.mx/cf.

St. Matthias Episcopal Church, 1 Dundee St., continues its ongoing chamber music series with Franklin Keel and Dara Poorbough, members of the Opal String Quartet, on Sunday, April 1 at 3 p.m. Donations appreciated. Info: http://stmatthiasepiscopal.com. 

The public is invited to share stories, laugh, learn and build a stronger community at the Synergy Story Slam open mic storytelling event. Hosted by The Magnetic Field, 372 Depot St., on Monday, April 2 at 7 p.m. Theme of the night: Fools and Fooling. $5-$10 suggested donation benefits the WNC Alliance. Info: http://www.themagneticfield.com or 257-4003.

Learn how to bring extra color to your lawn this spring at a presentation on attracting bluebrids, presented by Simon Thompson at the Fairview Library, 1 Taylor Road, Fairview, on Tuesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. Info: fairview.library@buncombecounty.org or 250-6484.

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