Preston Footnotes 6/3/18

Strawberry dinner

The Gladesville Community Association  annual strawberry dinner will begin at 11 a.m. today  at the community center. The menu will include   a variety of meats, side dishes, salads, breads and beverages, and for dessert homemade cakes, fresh strawberries, ice cream and whipped topping.

The cost is $10 for  adults, $5 for children 6 and older. Children  under 6 will  eat free. Take outs will be available. The proceeds go toward the upkeep of the building,  park and playground area.

Book sale

The Friends of the Kingwood Public Library’s 44th Annual Spring Used Book Sale will be 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, in the library activity room.

Thousands of books, magazines, DVDs, puzzles and other items will be offered at reasonable prices. For more information call the library at 304-329-1499. The library is located beside McDonald’s, at 205 W. Main St.

Learn tree grafting

Do you have an old apple tree that produces delicious apples, but you don’t know the variety of the tree? The only way to propagate  such a tree is by grafting.

The Preston County Extension Office is offering a workshop by Scott Burnworth, who will teach one of the methods of grafting. The class will be 6 p.m. Wednesday at Brown’s Park, on W.Va. 7 in west Kingwood.

The cost is $15 per person, which will include the root stock, scion wood and a handout. The class is limited to 15 people. RSVP to 304-329-1391.

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