Plant lovers among us in Louisiana may be interested in this. Thank you, Dr. Allen for this info about Crosby Arboretum’s SPRING PROGRAM SCHEDULE. Their Round Robin says:
"We are offering four pages jam-packed with programs and events this season! Come pay us a visit soon and see what’s in bloom (currently the pink honeysuckle azaleas).
Please join us this weekend for a nature sketching program and gallery opening by Robin Veerkamp:
INTRODUCTION TO NATURE SKETCHING
Saturday, March 7, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of nature sketching and how to get started in a fun and rewarding pastime in this introductory class with artist Robin Veerkamp. Members free, non-members $5. Call 601-799-2311. Gallery opening follows.
SPRING GALLERY EXHIBIT OPENING: DRAWINGS BY ROBIN VEERKAMP
Saturday, March 7, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. On Display June 8 - August 31
Picayune fine artist Robin Veerkamp works in colored pencils and chalk pastels, and specializes in drawing architecture, plants, animals and landscapes from original photography. Much of her work has been inspired by the beauty of the Crosby Arboretum, where she worked for over a decade. Robin teaches nature sketching throughout the year at the Arboretum. The opening event is free to all. Light refreshments will be served.
Patricia R. Drackett
Director, The Crosby Arboretum, Mississippi State University
Assistant Extension Professor of Landscape Architecture
The Crosby Arboretum/MSU Extension Service
P.O. Box 1639, 370 Ridge Road, Picayune, MS 39466
Ph. (601) 799-2311 Ext. 102 Fax (601) 799-2372"
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