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Garden nursery tour planned for senior citizens

Woodbury senior citizens will find out what goes on in their own backyard during a bus tour of Bailey Nursery facilities on Wednesday, April 22 at 9:30 a.m. The $20 cost includes lunch.

Participants will meet at Newport United Methodist Church (Newport UMC) 1596 Eleventh Avenue, Newport or carpool from the south parking lot of Woodbury United Methodist Church (Woodbury UMC), 7465 Steepleview Road, and proceed to Newport UMC, to board a 57-passenger motor coach at 10 a.m.

A Bailey Nursery guide will lead the trip to the Bailey Nursery greenhouses on Grey Cloud Island. The group will return to Newport UMC for a meatloaf lunch around 11:30 a.m.

After lunch the tour will continue with a visit to Bailey Nursery cold storage (bare root facility) and then the Bailey container field in east Woodbury. The coach will return to Newport UMC around 2 p.m.

The reservation deadline is Friday, March 27.

When making your reservation you must indicate whether you plan to meet at Woodbury UMC or Newport UMC. To make a reservation, mail your check for $20 per person, payable to Woodbury Senior Citizens, to Della Pribnow, 2290 Mailand Road, Maplewood, MN 55119.

Call Della at (651) 739-7515 for further information.