Looking for something to do this holiday weekend? See our picks for some fun local events.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
— sunday —
l Gardening for the Birds
Bill Leaning, a retired veterinarian and active nature photographer and gardener, will discuss planting and landscaping to attract birds.
When: 3 p.m.
Where: Discovery Center, Smith Mountain Lake State Park
— wednesday —
l New River Valley Bird Club
Jerry Via and Bill Akers will explore the relationship between coffee and birds who often spend winter in coffee plantations. The duo will discuss the different levels of shade-grown coffee endorsements, and which is the best for the birds. Samples of shade-grown coffee will be available.
When: 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Where: Warm Hearth Karr Activity Center, Blacksburg
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