Sue Abernathy, President of Red River Rose Society, presented a program on 'Butterfly Basics.' Members were reminded of the Spring Plant Sale of the Grayson County Master Gardeners and the Red River Rose Society April 23 in Sherman.
Grayson College is hosting four different family issues seminars, one each in February, March, April and May. Hosted by GC's Center for Workplace Learning in partnership with the Child and Family Guidance Center of Texoma, the free seminars are open to the public and meet in the CWL on the college's Main Campus in Denison.
Mike Shoup, owner of The Rose Emporium in Brenham, Texas, will be the featured speaker. His business features old roses, including varieties found through rose rustling, and also native plants, perennials, herbs and wildflowers.
On April 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and April 17 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will host its annual Spring Plant Sale Fundraising event which will feature an extensive variety of native plants, hard-to-find herbs and well-adapted plants. A new highlight for this year’s fundraising event will be the opportunity for North Texans to purchase one or more of over six hundred native milkweeds (this collection is comprised of seven species).
Grayson College is offering two recurring gun courses: Basic Handgun Training and License to Carry a Gun (LTC) Training. Both courses are scheduled for April 16 and May 21 in Seminar Room A in the college’s Center for Workplace Learning on its Main Campus in Denison.
The Reverend Dr. Whitney Bodman, associate professor of comparative religion at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, will present the annual Cunningham Lectures at Austin College on Wednesday, April 13, and Thursday, April 14.
The mystique of Big Bend National Park is alive and well in the 21st century. People who have camped and hiked there – once or dozens of times – rave about the park’s remote location, the rugged countryside, the colorful canyons along the river and the park’s massive size. But before it was a national park, this isolated land in the Chihuahuan Desert was home to ranchers. The late Patricia Wilson Clothier spent the first 14 years of her life on a ranch there, and told her story in Beneath the Window: Early Ranch Life in the Big Bend Country.