Front Porch: Garden club talks bees on Camano

Garden club talks bees on Camano

The Camano Garden Club is starting its 2016 season with a presentation about orchard mason bees led by Mary Archambault, a master gardener with decades of experience as a nursery owner. The presentation is at p.m. Thursday in the Camano Country Club, 1243 Beach Dr. on Camano Island. There is a $5 charge for people who are not in the garden club. The presentation includes information on how to attract bees to your garden for better pollination and fruit production.

‘Happy Days’ at the Ford: The Stanwood Area Historical Society presents “Let’s Go To The Hop,” a night of nostalgic fun from the 1950s and ’60s, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center, 27130 102nd Ave. NW in Stanwood.

There will be dancing, games and contests, as well as black and white films of the Stanwood area and its sports teams from the Historical Society’s archives.

The cost is $20 per person or $35 per couple, with Ovenell’s burgers and drinks available for purchase. For more information, call 360-629-0562.

Runes: The Daughters of Norway invite anyone interested in learning about runes or the runic alphabet to attend its next meeting, 10 a.m. March 19 at Normanna Lodge, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett. Runes were characters in the alphabets used in ancient times by people of Northern Europe. The program will talk about how runes were more than just letters, when “to write a rune was to invoke and direct the force for which it stood.” For more information, call 425-355-9066.

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