TheCommercialAppeal S u n d ay ,November 14 ,2010
The Green Page
Ev e n t s
America Recycle Day:
Get rid ofunused electronics responsibly at theCenter City Commission’s E-Recycle Day.Bring items to the Central Station Pavilionfrom 3 to 6:30 p.m. Monday. There’s a $5processing fee for CRT items up to 32inches; $15 for CRT items larger than 32inches. For a complete list of acceptableitems, go to 5p rocess o r s .co m/
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Pr o g r a m s
There will be adiscussion about a new public healthinitiative from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.Tuesday at the Gale Community Center inHernando. The focus of the program willbe on eliminating exposure to secondhandsmoke in all public places, includingworkplaces. For details, or to RSVP, sendan e-mail to signe.shackelford@msd h .s ta t e. m s .u s .
Botany of Design:
The Dixon Galleryand Gardens, 4339 Park, will host WilliamCullina on Thursday at 11 a.m., for hispresentation of “The Botany of Design.”Cullina, director of horticulture and plantcurator at the Coastal Maine BotanicalGardens in Boothbay, Maine, will discussbeneficial organic practices involvingplants. The program is co-sponsored bythe Memphis Garden Club and the Dixon
Just do one thing
When cooking a casserole or a yummy chocolate souffle, use ceramic or glassbaking dishes; these materials outperform metal and will allow you to lower thetemperature of the oven by 25 degrees Fahrenheit. Lower heat means lessenergy.
Countertop convection ovens save even more energy —thesmaller the oven, the faster it’ll heat up.
Gallery and Gardens, and is included withregular admission. It is free to Dixonmembers. For more information, call 761-5250 or visit d i x o n .o r g .
Vo l u n t e e r s
Volunteers are needed onNov. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon, to help theLichterman Nature Center maintain 3miles of trail by fixing edge boards,spreading gravel and clearing overgrowthon the trails. Call 523-2425 to volunteer, orsign up at v o l u n t e e r m i d s o u t h .o r g .