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Fragments from Floyd

It’s A Date!

The Language and Art of Earthcare.
Please help me spread the word so as to have an actual audience on April 21 at the Blacksburg Library. I’m expecting a good crowd, actually, and looking forward to the opportunity to share the multimedia program with a new group of reader-viewers. Please pass along this link with any in the Blacksburg-Christiansburg area, won’t you?

An Evening of Cabaret

The National Music Festival will present “An Evening of Cabaret” ~ Classical and Comical Songs from the Golden Age of Cinema, Broadway and Television. Location: Natasha’s Market Café. Ann and I gave each other tickets for our birthdays–which we will otherwise deny having. If you haven’t heard about this musical organization’s new relationship with Floyd, you WILL!

Benefit for Local Youth Music Program
What: Traditional Music Concert with Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle, plus Mac and Jenny Traynham
When: Saturday, March 26, 2011 – Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
Who: Public welcome. Tickets: $10 general and $5 students
Where: Floyd Country Store

Movie: Bag It! Is Your Life Too Plastic?
Floyd Country Store at 7:00

According to SustainFloyd Director Mike Burton, “This is part of our initiative to bring films on important issues to Floyd. Without this initiative, people would have little or no opportunity to see these documentaries.”

“Floyd is scenically beautiful and its environment is fragile,” Burton continued. “We hope the film and discussion will bring a greater understanding of our own waste disposal picture here and what we can do to reduce our use of plastic bags. It doesn’t seem many of us have a real sense of it.”

2 thoughts on “It’s A Date!”

  1. From what I’ve read, local governments that have set a 5 cent a bag charge on plastic bags have seen a 90% drop in usage. Living in the city, I use my plastic bags to pick up my dog’s poop, and any extras I put in recycling bins at the grocery.

  2. just so you know Fred – it is extremely easy to read from a smart phone and i’ve done it on many an occasion! Thanks!

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