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Morris Minnesota 607 Pacific Avenue 56267

Correction: There is not a surplus food distribution event planned for Friday, Aug. 16. The final distribution for the summer is planned for Tuesday, Aug. 20 at Morris Area High School. 

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 13

"ARGENTINA:  TOURISM, CULTURE AND CROP PRODUCTION" will be presented by Dr. Julio Scursoni at 10 a.m..  The presentation will be in the conference room of  the USDA-ARS (also known as the “Soils Lab”), 803 Iowa Ave., Morris.  Dr. Scursoni is a professor at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.  His research specialty is weed science.  He is visiting the Soils Lab for one month.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15

FIBER ARTIST Sharon Marquardt will be at the PRCA Art Gallery in the afternoon for a demonstration. The traveling exhibit will be open from Aug. 14 to Sept. 30. This project is a collaboration between four local fiber artists, Marquardt, Karen Aakre, Katy Olson and  Joan Ellison.    s32

STEVENS COUNTY FARM BUREAU ANNUAL MEETING will be held at Pomme de Terre Park near Morris.  Dinner is at 6 p.m. with the meeting at 7 p.m.  The guest speaker will be Doug Berven, from the biorefining company, POET.    s32

MONDAY, AUGUST 19

THE ANNUAL MORRIS B-SQUARES potluck will be held at 6 p.m at the American Legion on W. 5th Street. Bring a dish to share and own table service. Jim Jirak will call. Casual dress.    s33

TUESDAY, AUGUST 20

SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION, at the Morris Area High School Cafeteria from 5:30 p.m. until food is gone.    s32

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21

BRINGING PLANTS IN FOR WINTER-August Come Grow with Us class Join Dr. Carrie Eberle, Research Agronomist with the USDA Soils Lab, Morris, as she shares tips for keeping your outdoor plants alive through the winter months at 5:15 p.m. at the West Central Research and Outreach Center Horticulture Display Garden, 46352 State Hwy 329, Morris.  Admission is free.  Donations accepted.  In the event of inclement weather, class will be held in AgCountry Auditorium at the WCROC.    s33

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29

STATE FAIR BUS TRIP, sponsored by the Morris Senior Center, will leave the Morris Area High School at 6:30 a.m. Call 589-2951 for information and reservations.    s31

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