Briefly 4/18

Thursday, April 18, 2002

Flower arrangement lesson part of luncheon

Spring flowers are in full bloom, and area gardeners can learn how to make arrangements with cut flowers during an upcoming luncheon.

The Council of Garden Clubs will hold a luncheon at noon Saturday in the lobby of the Family Life Center at Centenary United Methodist Church. A pianist will provide music during the meal. Following the luncheon, Judy Sheets will give a lecture and demonstration about flower arranging.

Tickets for the event are $6, and club members and the general public are invited to attend. For information or tickets, call Barbara Blanchard at 334-5659.

The luncheon is only one of several events sponsored by the Council of Garden Clubs. The council maintains the rose garden at Capaha Park. An annual flower show will be held in October.

Pre-jazz festival concert tonight at 9

The Studio Jazz Ensemble will perform a pre-jazz festival concert tonight at the River City Yacht Club.

The show will begin at 9 p.m. A $3 cover will be charged.

The ensemble directed by Barry Bernhardt will also perform at the Clark Terry Jazz Festival Saturday in "An Evening of Jazz" with trumpet legend Clark Terry.

The festival will be held a 7 p.m. at Academic Auditorium. Tickets are $5.

-- From staff reports

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