At a Glance for Feb. 13

Bartlett residents will meet Feb. 13

The American Legion Elvis Presley Post 249 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 249 will meet on Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bartlett Station Municipal Center located at 5868 Stage Road.

The featured speakers will be Nancy A. Withers and Wynetta Noland from the VA Medical Center. Nancy is Program Manager for Operations Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraq Freedom/Operation New Dawn. She will speak about these programs and benefits available to veterans of this era. Wynetta is the Women’s Health Program Specialist and will speak on the services available for female veterans.

The meeting is open to the public. Veterans from all branches of the Armed Forces are invited to attend.

Fellowship and dessert at 6:30, meeting starts at 7 p.m.

For more information contact: Steve Sims, Post Commander at 305-1150.

Bolton High will host Preview Night

Bolton High School will host Preview Night from 6-8 p.m. on Feb. 20 in the varsity gymnasium.

The event will offer information on advanced placement and honors classes, dual enrollment, athletics, academics, student organizations and more.

For more information, call 873-8150, Ext. 221.

Gardening talk on trees to be Feb. 15

The anchor of any landscape plan is its trees. On Feb. 15, come to the third in a six-lecture series, “Bartlett Gardening University,” and hear from certified arborist and urban forester Jim Volgas.

Volgas will share pointers on how to choose the best tree as well as tips on planting, pruning and maintenance of these plants that provide several lifetimes of enjoyment. The talk will be at 2:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Bartlett Library, 5884 Stage Road.

The event will be sponsored by Bartlett City Beautiful in conjunction with the Memphis Area Master Gardeners and Bartlett Library. Future lectures include March 1, Herbs; March 15, Hydrangeas; and March 29, Create a Backyard Habitat.