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Get a free fruit or nut tree at “Green Saturday” event

Posted Nov 20, 2012 by Janine Dorsey

Updated Nov 20, 2012 at 11:53 AM

A “Green Saturday” day of events will be held at the Catherine Hickman Theater in Gulfport at 4 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 24).

Events include a fruit and nut tree sale, a workshop on planting and caring for Florida fruit trees, a community food table, and a showing of the film “Grow!”

A suggested donation of $5 is requested.

From 4 to 6 p.m., a fruit and nut tree sale will be held, with free trees being offered to the first 33 film ticket holders. Other activities include a tree care seminar and a community food table, including foods prepared and donated by Park Shore Grill, Meze 119, Peaceful Plate and T and Me Tea Co.

The film “Grow!” will be screened at the theater from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. “Grow!” is a documentary which chronicles 20 young, college-educated Americans, each pursuing a life more meaningful for themselves outside of corporate America by finding land and growing food using sustainable methods.

The Catherine Hickman Theater is located at 5501 27th Ave. S. in Gulfport.

For more information, call (541) 227-6655.

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