See&Do Briefs

Posted: August 21, 2014

Arboretum To Host Lecture

The Edith J. Carrier arboretum will be hosting a summer “Wine and Cheese” lecture from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 29 on the Ernst Terrace.

The event will include two beverages of choice — wine or Starr Hill brews — bruschetta, and a pickling demonstration of root vegetables, according to the arboretum web site.

Brined salmon and local chicken will also be available.

Mark Thompson, Starr Hill’s master brewer, will discuss craft brewing.

Tickets cost $15; participants must pre-register at

Matt Gonzales

Meditation Workshop Slated

Amy Xue will conduct a Falun Gong workshop from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 24 in the New Market Area Library conference room, 160 E. Lee St., New Market.

Xue will discuss the practice, as well as the meditations and exercises used in Falun Gong.

The workshop is free. Those interested in attending should RSVP to Lily at

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