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Fair Meeting – Wed @ 7:30pm and items needed

The Spring Fair orientation meeting is this Wednesday night at 7:30pm at the RCE office in Westfield.
Everyone volunteering at the Fair is encouraged to attend. We will review everything from soup to nuts and this is a great time to ask questions.
Refreshments will be served (iced tea and cookies)
We will be open these days and can use help continuing the set-up and getting the gardens ready:
Thursday, 9am – until 12pm
Friday, 8:30am to approx. 2:00pm (if you are coming later than 11am, call or text my cell to see if we are finishing early)
Saturday, 8:30am – 5pm
The MG member plant pre-sale is Saturday from 1pm- 3pm
Sunday the Garden will be open by 7am

Items needed for the Fair:
Gardening Odds and Ends needed – Please bring your donations this Thursday, May 16 to the Demo Garden. We will be open at 9:00am and closing at 12pm. We appreciate everyone’s donations, but all items must be clean, new or gently used and received by Saturday, May 18 – the day before the Fair.

House plants accepted until Saturday, May 18. Please label them. We have labels in the greenhouse for your use.

Boxes – all types-bring the weekend of the Fair – WE NEED 400 BOXES – If everyone just brought 4 boxes with them on Sunday we would have all the boxes we need. (Boxes should be stored in clear plastic bags and stored next to the building under the overhang- we have plastic bags at the demo garden on the kitchen counter for the boxes)

Baked goodies for our Cupcake cafe
Coolers with ice for our MG coffee break refreshments and the Cupcake Café
Pump pots or thermal carafes for the MG break and Cupcake Café
Shepherd Hooks for hanging baskets (mark with your name or tape)

Thanks so much for your help in keeping our gardens beautiful and making the Spring Garden Fair a huge success!
Joanne Krueger
908-313-2734 – cell