Friday, April 27, 2012

What's Happening in May

Mother’s Day Plant Sale
Friday, May 11, 4 -7 pm
Saturday, May 12, 10 am -
Sunday, May 13, 12 -
McMillen Ice Arena, 3901 Abbott Street
We had such a great time last year, we’re doing it again! Come down to the McMillen Ice Arena over the Mother’s Day weekend to get your garden started. The Botanical Conservatory is offering around 600 kinds of plants for purchase at a three-day plant extravaganza. You’ll find herbs, tomatoes, and other vegetable plants along with annual and perennial flowers and foliage plants, tropical plants for indoors or out, color bowls, mixed containers, and hanging baskets. New this year, we’ll have a special line-up on Saturday of speakers and displays to help answer questions for beginners and do-it-yourself gardeners. The plant sale is a fundraiser for the Botanical Conservatory to support its public programs. Come early for the best selection because it won’t last forever. Volunteers will be on hand to assist you in plant selection and loading. Plenty of free parking! Are you a Conservatory member? If so you can enjoy the preview sale on Thursday, May 5, 4 - . Memberships will be available for purchase that evening if you want to beat the crowd and get the best selection. Please check our website for a plant list. For more information, call (260) 427-6440. Sponsored by WAJI Majic 95.1 FM.

4th Annual Games! Dogs! Play!
Saturday, May 12,
Franke Park Pavilion #2, 3411 Sherman Blvd.
Don’t let your dog miss this fun event, doggone- it! It will be the most fun you and your
canine companion have all year, paws down! It’s a dog’s day with vendors, adoptable dogs, rescue groups and the opportunity to participate in fun and goofy canine challenges. Food will be available for purchase during the event, too! Registration is required to participate in the games but the event is open to the public and free of charge. Call Renee Sinacola at 427-6005 for more information. Sponsored by My Best Friend Dog Training.

City Golf Courses
To check on course availability, call the golf course where you plan to play:

McMillen Park Golf Course: 427-6710
Shoaff Park Golf Course: 427-6745
Foster Park Golf Course: 427-6735

To download and print coupons for daily specials, visit the golf course Web sites:

Tee times can be reserved on line at

Weekday Special
Men and women of all ages are invited to play 18 holes with a cart at Foster Golf Course for just $20 and at McMillen and Shoaff golf courses for $18 weekdays until .

Ladies Day
Ladies, if you like to play with a friend, women play pm on Mondays at Foster Golf Course and Fridays at Shoaff and McMillen golf courses.

Senior Ladies Golf League
Women 55 years of age by July 1 are invited to play 9 holes in the Senior Women’s League Thursdays at Shoaff Golf Course starting at . If your Thursdays are already full, we have many more league opportunities for you at all of our golf courses. Please call Shoaff Clubhouse at 427-6745 to sign up for the Ladies Golf League, or to find out about one of our other golf leagues.

Senior Men’s Golf League
Men 55 years of age by July 1 are invited to play 18 holes in the Senior Men’s League on Mondays at McMillen and Shoaff golf courses, or 9 holes at Foster Golf Course. Benefits of membership include reduced golf fees, gift certificates, special events and scrambles. For more information, please contact Harold Lowder at 483-5109.

Have fun!

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