You are the owner of this article.

Decorating with nature demonstration at Woodbine branch of county library

WOODBINE —  Local holiday prep is in full swing as the borough's branch of the Cape May County Library holds the annual Decorating with Natural Materials demonstration 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, Mayor William Pikolycky announced

Native gardening has enjoyed an increase in popularity recently, but natural decorations have been a tradition for many years. Discover the joy of decorating with nature and learn how to create a work of holiday art.

Joseph Alvarez, who has a bachelor of science degree in biology and a minor in environmental science, is a founding member of the Cape May County Beach Plum Association, a member of the state Beekeepers Association, and is active in many county and agricultural programs in South Jersey. He is a frequent presenter at county library programs on a wide range of gardening topics.

“We are excited to once again share this holiday tradition at our local library branch. Based on the enthusiasm shown by in those who have participated in past years, I encourage everyone to consider attending this very conveniently located and timely opportunity to learn new sustainably green ways of decorating for the winter holidays (and making gifts for friends and family), as presented by the ever-creative Joe Alvarez right here in Woodbine on a Saturday afternoon,” Pikolycky said.

For more information about the program, call the Adult Programming Department at the main library at 463-6386. Registration is not required for this program.

Editorial Administrative Assistant

Started working with the Press in the Circulation Department in 2006 and moved to Editorial in 2008. Previously worked in Circulation and Advertising at the Asbury Park Press.

Load comments

HOW TO SUBMIT TO OUR WEEKLIES

HOW TO SUBMIT TO OUR WEEKLIES

Submit all material to current@shorenewstoday.com.

COMMUNITY NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Include the complete name of the group, school or other organization; where it’s located and what area it serves; the name and title, if applicable, of the person submitting the information; a person to contact with questions and whether the contact is only for us or for the public as well.
  • Information should be formatted as little as possible, without tabs or tables.
  • Photos should be high-resolution and emailed as an attachment. Include the names of the people in the photos and, if applicable, any relevant titles or relationships. Indicate how to determine who is who, such as “front row, from left.”

TRAVELS WITH …

  • Take a picture when you travel of you or your group with one of our weeklies. Send us the picture with names, hometowns and the name of the place you visited.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • Letters must be fewer than 400 words and received by 9 a.m. Monday for publication the same week.

EVENT AND TRIP LISTINGS

  • Information to be included in event or trip listings must be submitted online at pressofac.com/calendar. Scroll down to where it says “Submit an event.” Click on “Go to Form.”
  • You are required to sign in using a username and password. If you have previously made an account, log in using the username and password you created. If you have NOT previously made an account with us, click on “Register Here” (under the Sign In button).
  • Once you have created a username and password, you will be taken to the calendar form. Fill out the form with the relevant information. Please remember that less is best for calendar listings. Note: If you include a website, it must be the full address. For example, http://www.pressofac.com, not pressofac.com.