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Activities set for May 9th Moscow Farmers Market

Activities set for May 9th Moscow Farmers Market

 

Activities are set for this week's Moscow Farmers Market. The market, which will be held Saturday May 9th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. will include live music at Friendship Square by Shimmy Mob at 9:30 a.m. followed by Saxophonists from the University of Idaho at 11:30 a.m.

 

This week's Market will celebrate International Migratory Bird day with the WSU Raptor Club from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. next to the City Tent, by the block in Friendship Square. Additionally, Canine Companions for Independence will be by the fountain in Friendship Square from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

This week's Vendor of the Week is Orchard Farm of Moscow Idaho. Their products include candles, lip balm, lotion, salve, soap, and more. Orchard Farm has been a vendor in the Moscow Farmers Market for 14 years.

 

City of Moscow and Safe Routes to School celebrate National Bike Day with Fill the Racks

City of Moscow and Safe Routes to School celebrate National Bike Day with Fill the Racks

 

The City of Moscow and the Safe Routes to School (SR2S) program are encouraging students to bike or roll to school on Wednesday, May 6th 2015 for Fill the Racks! a celebration of National Bike to School Day.

 

Moscow Farmers Market back for the season May 2

Moscow Farmers Market back for the season May 2

 

 

The Moscow Farmers Market will officially open for the season on Saturday May 2nd. The market takes place on Main Street and in Friendship Square in Downtown Moscow.

 

The market runs from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. May through October and features live music, fresh local produce, homemade baked goods, specialty food items, nursery plants, flowers, and handmade crafts.

 

This Saturday the Market will feature local artist Rob McPherson. McPherson was the winner of the 2015 Moscow Farmers poser contest, and will be at the city tent (located by the clock tower in friendship square) from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to sign posters.

 

The Moscow Tree Commission will be located next to the City tent from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to hand out free tree seedlings and information related to the Tree Commission.

 

Early risers can also enjoy a Tai Chi warm up from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. by the play structure in Friendship Square.

 

WSU Grad students to host community outdoor science day April 25

WSU Grad students to host community outdoor science day April 25

 

Washington State University's Department of Entomology and Biology Graduate Student Association will co-host a free science education event for all ages on Saturday April 25 at Virgil Phillips Farm Park north of Moscow Idaho.

 

The free event will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event will include bird, mammal, and insect displays, nature themed crafts, catch and release for birds and amphibians, and wild yeast collection for brewers and bakers.

 

Hikes will also be led around the park, where participants will have the opportunity to identify local plants and collect insects. Everyone is welcome to join, and more information can be found on the event's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1643062295923157/.

Area restauranteur will discuss food waste challenges and solutions in April 14 free lecture

Area restauranteur will discuss food waste challenges and solutions in April 14 free lecture

 

Issues about food waste will be addressed by area restaurateur Jim Harbour at the free, public Washington State University common reading lecture at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, in Todd Hall 130.

 

The presentation is tied to issues in this year’s common reading book, “Garbology: American’s Love Affair with Trash,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward Humes.

 

Harbour, owner of Pullman’s Porch Light Pizza and co-owner of Southfork Public House, plans to touch on the challenges of waste in the food industry as well as innovations for addressing such waste.

 

“Jim brings insight into issues of food waste from his business experience as well as from his experience as a faculty member in the School of Hospitality Business Management in the WSU Carson College of Business,” said Karen Weathermon, co-director of the common reading program.  

 

Registration open for August 1 golf tournament that funds WSU scholarships

Registration open for August 1 golf tournament that funds WSU scholarships

Registration is now open for the annual Jess Ford of Pullman Hardhat Classic Golf tournament hosted by the Palouse Ridge Golf Club. The tournament will take place Saturday, August 1st to benefit Washington State University's Facilities Services Scholarship Fund.

Each participant will pay a $135 fee that includes 18 holes, golf cart rental, hat, a small bucket of practice balls and barbecue lunch provided by Banyan's the golf club restaurant.

Hole-in-one prizes include a new 2015 Ford F-150 XLT Super Cab Pickup. Additionally, the putting contest winner will get to attempt a putt to win $10,000.

To register, visit http://www.hardhatclassic.com/application.htm. More information can also be found at http://www.hardhatclassic.com/.

Master's students exhibit work at WSU art museum April 10 - May 9

Master's students exhibit work at WSU art museum April 10 - May 9

 

Thesis works by master of fine arts graduate candidates at Washington State University will be on exhibit April 10-May 9 at the Museum of Art/WSU. A free public gallery opening reception for WSU Mom's Weekend will take place Friday April 10th at 6:00 p.m.

 

"Our overarching goal is to support creativity and innovation in students who seek out divergent opinions and examine complex issues from a variety of perspectives," said Chris Bruce, director of the museum. "Exposing our audience to the culmination of two or more years of work from our graduate candidates enriches community life by providing meaningful encounters with this creativity and innovation."

 

The museum is located on Wilson Road across from Martin Stadium in the Fine Arts Center on the WSU Pullman campus. Gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday - Saturday, open until 7:00 p.m. Thursday. More information can be found at http://museum.wsu.edu.