The Rosebud Garden Club met at the Dillonvale Presbyterian Church with members answering roll call by giving a woman's name that is a flower.
Dorothy Molnar read the garden tip. Gloria Bartyzel presided, sharing photos from the December Christmas meeting held at the Farm Restaurant in Adena.
Jodi Russell, Caroline Williams and Bartyzel presented the program on decorating for the holidays the natural way by creating centerpieces using pine, berries, flowers, pine cones and branches.
Upcoming spring events were discussed. Darwin Burge, master gardener, reminded members to save plastic jugs and paper cylinders for planting as part of a project scheduled for March.
The club will co-host a flower show with the Mount Pleasant Garden Club on May 18. Nina Cleaver, Williams and Bartyzel will serve on the planning committee with Linda Kovach handling publicity.
Dawna Kale, master gardener, distributed fliers on the upcoming Tri-State Area Master Gardeners Round Robin presentations to be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The topics include herbs, perennials, veggie gardens, annuals, lawns, butterfly and bird gardens, trees and shrubs, deer and other pests, shade or sun gardens and ponds and water features.
The program was "Armchair Gardening." Members shared their favorite gardening books and magazines, as well as seed catalogs.
Mary Jane Westling and Bartyzel were hostesses.
Debbie Finney will present a program on aromatherapy at the club's Feb. 20 meeting.
For information on the club, call Bartyzel at (740) 769-2263.
Dance to feature
Sands of Time
A dance at the East Springfield Community Center located on county Road 39, East Springfield, next to the East Springfield Volunteer Fire Department will feature the Sands of Time country classic band on Saturday. The dance will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is $5. Refreshments will be available.
seniors to meet
Wells Township senior citizens will hold their first meeting of the new year on Friday beginning at 1 p.m. at the Wells Township Community Center on Steuben Street, Brilliant.
The meeting is open to Wells Township senior citizens. The annual membership fee is $5.
The meetings include a lunch, 50-50 drawing, door prizes and an occasional guest speaker with an estimated 15-minute message to share.
Lunch will include Capri sausage sandwiches and salad with participants at liberty to bring a dessert.
Questions can be directed to Liz Cook, Wells Township recreation director, at (740) 598-3967 or (740) 632-6253.
Art Beal band at
Country Friends will host Art Beal and the Country Tradition band on Saturday at the Memorial Hall located at 402 Old Police Lodge road, Colliers.
Country Friends has events every Monday, Friday and Saturday at the hall. The doors open at 6 p.m. each Saturday, and the dance starts at 7 p.m. On Monday and Friday nights, the doors open at 4 p.m., and open mic begins at 6 p.m. Participants can bring a covered dish if they so desire for the meal that begins at 5 p.m.
Country Friends Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Christian friendship and brotherly love through music. All proceeds go to charity. For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 479-1270.
The website is www.countryfriendsfoundation.com.