Morris Area Farmers Market
The Morris Healthy Eating Initiative encourages you to check out the wide selection of fresh produce and homegrown items available Tuesdays from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m., June through September, in the Aaron Carlson Parking Lot at 801 Atlantic Avenue.
Summer Fun in the Garden
The West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) Horticulture Garden in Morris will host its final Summer Fun in the Garden program of the season on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 6 p.m. with a light optional supper followed by a presentation by Donna Ogelsby, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, speaking on Feeding Birds. The Friends of the Wetlands will also demonstrate bird feeder building. Added bonus: a garden activity conducted by 4-H for children! The program is free, but there is a small fee for the grilled light supper. Contact Adele Raymond at raymonda@ morris.umn.edu for more information.
Opening Faculty/Staff Convocation
Chancellor Johnson opens the 2011-2012 academic year with a presentation and introduction of new faculty and staff on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 3 p.m. in HFA 160.
A guest speaker will discuss Asperger syndrome and college students on Thursday, Aug. 18, at 8 a.m. in Imholte 109.