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State Fair of Texas – “The One & Only”

BigTexThe State Fair of Texas is scheduled to open Friday, Sept. 27, with the return of  “Big Tex”,  and runs through Oct. 20. This year’s theme is “The One & Only!”.  Visit the Fair’s website at for more information.

In addition to the great food and fun activities, you might also enjoy the Garden Show and informative gardening sessions from the experts during one of the Southern Living Speaker Series sessions.

General admission to the 2013 State Fair of Texas is $17. It’s $13 for Seniors ages 60 and up. Admission for children age 3 up to 48” in height is $13. Children age 2 and under are free.  Senior Citizens 60 years and older get in to the State Fair FREE each Thursday.  For more information on discounted admission, please see Discounts and Deals.

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Sunnyvale Garden Club Meeting – 09/10/13

Date/Time:  Tuesday, September 10, 2013 – 10AM

Location:  (NEW)

  • Sunnyvale Community Center (formerly the old Sunnyvale Elementary School)
  • Board Room
  • 417 E. Tripp Road
  • Sunnyvale, Texas 75182

The SGC has a new home at the old Sunnyvale Elementary School.  There are three entrances to the building.  The west one is through a covered walkway.  That’s not it.  Go to the next entrance to the east – the middle entrance.  Sallyann will erect a “Home of Sunnyvale Garden Club” sign by the sidewalk at this entrance.  She plans to  be there to greet you.  The “Board Room” is immediately to your right as you come in this entrance.

Program:     “Container Herb Gardening”herbs kitchen3

Program Speaker:

Marian Buchanan* Dallas County Master Gardner

North Texas Unit of Herb Society of America,  past Chair

Herbs that  thrive in N. Texas

*authoritative Speaker

Business:  Call to Order, President’s Welcome, Inspirational, Pledge of Allegiance, Officer and Committee Reports, Old and New Business, Announcements, Invocation.


  • We  **NEED MORE RECIPES** for the  SGC Cookbook.
    Members may submit up to 10 recipes.   Please add your name, phone
    number to the recipe along with a short history of where it came from, helpful
    hints, how old, etc.    Deadline for submitting recipes is September 10th.  You can hand them in at the meeting.

Submitted by Martha Billman – SGC Communications Committee