Willow Ridge Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Zion United Church of Christ, Parker Boulevard and Koenig Circle, Town of Tonawanda. Gerri Hens, of Hens Honeybee Farm, will discuss the importance of insects in our environment. Guests welcome.


Williamsville Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday in the home of Gloria Gannon, 110 Fruitwood Terrace, Amherst. Her husband’s award-winning wood carvings will be used for a bird-identification study. Business meeting to follow.


Orchard Park Garden Club will hold its regular membership meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, 4369 S. Buffalo St. Sign-ups and refreshments will be followed by a program at 12:30 p.m. – “Gardening & Designing,” a “Treasurers” auction with Janet Schram and a business meeting.

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