The Shelby Chamber of Commerce Bloomin on the Square is set for this Saturday on the downtown Center Square. It will offer residents an opportunity to learn about landscaping, buy Native Texas plants, roses, Shelby County day lilies, view lawn equipment and demonstrations.
The event runs Saturday from 9 AM to 1 PM.
Horticulture students from Center High School will offer plants and terrariums to purchase. Wal-Mart Super Center will have information on fungicides, patio stones and bedding plants. General Shelters of Texas will display a garden tool sheds. The Center Garden Club will have a demonstration exhibit, Delbert Beckham will feature metal art, Mark Carpenter of The Lily Farm of Shelby County will share expert advice for the care of day lilies, as well as a selection for purchase. Ace Hardware of East Texas will have plants and landscaping materials. Texas Forest Service will have a booth and offer information on having a “firewise landscape”.
In commemoration of Child Abuse Awareness Month the Shelby County Community Partners Rainbow Room will have a Kid’s Corner with games, prizes, balloons, face-painting, stickers, and stuffed animals. CASA of Deep East Texas will have an exhibit of the children’s poster contest at the Historic Courthouse.
The Shelby County Children’s Advocacy Center will host a “Butterfly Release” at 11:00 a.m. and the “Tea with Teddy Tea Party” will start at 11:30 with multiple seatings.
KQBB 100.5 will be broadcasting a live remote from the park from 11 AM to 1 PM.