May 17, 2012 in Washington Voices

In brief: Bring food donations to benefit walk Sunday

From Local Reports

WEST CENTRAL – Off-Broadway Family Outreach and Family of Faith Community Church will have the Children of the Sun benefit walk/run on Sunday at 2 p.m., starting at the corner of Broadway Avenue and Nettleton Street.

There is no cost to participate in the event, but nonperishable food donations are requested to help feed those in need who visit The Lighthouse Ministry at Off-Broadway. Off-Broadway Family Outreach has served weekly meals, along with food baskets, to hungry families for the past 11 years.

Hot dogs and beverages will be given to all racers. For more information, call Jan Foland at (509) 998-2630.

Course offered on pruning techniques Friday

WEST HILLS – The Spokane Urban Forestry and the Spokane Conservation District will hold a free course on Friday at Finch Arboretum, 3404 W. Woodland Blvd., from 9 a.m. to noon, teaching the ins and outs of pruning.

The program will teach participants pruning objectives, tree biology, proper pruning cuts and types of pruning. The class will focus on training young trees for form and structure and will include classroom learning followed by an outdoor hands-on training.

Registration is required. To register and for more information visit event/248575.

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