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Mill Creek MetroParks presents annual Twice-Loved Book Sale

Mill Creek MetroParks will hold its annual Twice Loved Book Sale on Saturday, February 15 through Sunday, February 23. Peruse the tables for much-loved books about gardening, cooking, and nature. Check out the selection of magazines about gardening, cooking, and other hobbies as well. The sale will be held at the D. D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center at Fellows Riverside Gardens. Proceeds from this sale benefit the Maxcine Antonucci Horticulture Library.

While shopping the Twice Loved Book Sale, be sure to check out The Seed Library, new to the Maxcine Antonucci Horticulture Library this year. Through this program, aspiring gardeners can “check out” free donated seed for planting in their garden. In the fall after the harvest, gardeners can “return” newly collected seed to restock the Seed Library for next year.

Please call 330.740.7116 for more information. The D. D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center at the Gardens is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Fellows Riverside Gardens is open daily dawn to dusk.

Mill Creek MetroParks seeks public comment for roadway resurfacing project

Mill Creek MetroParks is soliciting public comment for an upcoming roadway resurfacing project. The area to be addressed by the project is West Golf Drive in Mill Creek Park, between the Mill Creek Golf Course and Shields Road. This portion of West Golf Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic during project construction, which is anticipated to commence in late summer or early fall 2014. The project is substantially funded by the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Public comment will be received by the MetroParks through 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014. Please submit comments to: Mill Creek MetroParks, RE: West Golf Drive, PO Box 596, Canfield, OH 44406. Call 330.702.3000 with questions.