Invitation to Feb. 11 Showing of Hometown Habitat

A Message from Liz Carter with the Rivanna Garden Club:
Good Morning, Presidents and Corresponding Secretaries of area clubs,
Attached is a flier for an event the Rivanna Garden Club is hosting on February 11th (snow date February 18th), at the Dickenson Theater of the Piedmont Community College campus, (Exit 121 on I-64).  The film is based on the work of  Doug Tallemy and we are hoping to fill the theater with interested people.  Please let your club members, Homeowner Associations, etc. know of the event.  We are hoping to see some garden club friends at the event.
Liz Carter
See flier here
HOMETOWN HABITAT: STORIES OF BRINGING NATURE HOME, a book by Dr. Doug Tallemay, is an environmental film by Catherine Zimmerman, an award-winning director of photography and independent documentary filmmaker.  This movie, produced through her company The Meadow Project (, features community habitat landscaping projects that use NATIVE PLANTS to support the survival and vitality of local ecosystems.
SUNDAY February 11, 2018
(Snow Date Sunday, February 18)
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
DOORS OPEN at 1:30 p.m.
V. Earl Dickinson Theater
444 College Drive
Piedmont Virginia Community College
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Free event and screening
* Introduction by Catherine Zimmerman
* Screening of selected segments
* PANEL DISCUSSION and Q/A with these invited guests:
• Kennon Williams, Landscape Architect
• Gem Bingol, Piedmont Environmental Council
• Devin Floyd, Center for Urban Habitats
* EXHIBITS by local organizations with information about native plants and habitat.
The first 50 people in line will receive a FREE tree seedling!



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