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Festive “Party in the Garden” benefits arboretum


10351749_1429704690630070_2411550609465630841_nGather among the trees and flowers for a gala event, the Wilbur D. May Arboretum’s third annual “Party in the Garden,” to enjoy live jazz performed by the Scott Marshall Quartet, hors d’oeuvres from Little House Restaurant, Rounds Bakery desserts, beer from Silver Peak Brewery and wine from Whispering Vine.

Set in the beautiful English cottage-style Burke Garden, this special summer evening event benefits the May Arboretum Endowment Fund. The fund will help protect, preserve, and support the operations of the Arboretum and Botanical Garden for future generations.

The 3rd annual “Party in the Garden” is Saturday, August 16, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event’s location is at Burke Garden, Wilbur D. May Arboretum, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park 1595 N. Sierra Street, Reno. Admission is $50.00 before August 14, or $60.00 after August 14 and at the door.

Contact 775-785-4153 for more information, or visit www.mayarboretumsociety.org.

Tickets can be purchased online or by sending a check to: May Arboretum Society, PO Box 6225, Reno, Nevada, 89513.

Located within Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, the Wilbur D. May Center is managed by the Washoe County Community Services Department and continues to receive generous support from the Wilbur May Foundation.

Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman is originally from San Francisco. She previously was the communications coordinator for the largest hunger-relief organization in Sonoma County, California. She has a bachelor’s degree in American history, with a minor in American Indian studies, from San Francisco State University, and has a master’s degree in public administration from Sonoma State University. She enjoys training a variety of martial arts.