Garden work day at Lillian Larsen

Special to The TribuneMarch 20, 2014 

Lynne Schmitz

Friends of the Garden will have a work day at Lillian Larsen School Community Garden on Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m.

Ag teacher Christina Wilkinson oversees the extensive garden where students learn to grow and harvest their own food. Along with learning to garden, the children learn to appreciate and enjoy fresh, healthful eating.

Friends of the Garden was formed to give the extra help needed to keep things growing, especially in the summer when school is out. Garden enthusiasts are welcome to bring gloves and tools and play in the dirt.

For more information, call Wilkinson at 467-3216, ext. 124.

Bradley fun run

Bradley School will host its annual Bradley Bulldog 5K and 10K Fun Run/Walks on Saturday, March 29, starting at 10:30 a.m.

The course begins and ends at the school, which is located one block west of the main street at 224 Dixie St. This year, the event honors Bud and Sheila Riewerts. For information, call race director Meth Vicente at 835-2487 or the school at 472-2310. Preregistrations are due by March 28. Race Day registrations will be taken from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. at the Community Hall. Proceeds benefit the Marjorie Vicente Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Bradley is about 10 miles north of San Miguel in southern Monterey County.

For information on San Miguel events, history and opportunities to volunteer, visit http://www.discoversanmiguel.com.

Lynne Schmitz’s column is special to The Tribune. She is a longtime resident of San Miguel, and her column appears here weekly. Reach her at Lynne_Schmitz@yahoo.com (with “San Miguel News” in the subject line) or at 467-3565.

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