RAAI March Update


An update from Andy Lynn, horticulture program manager for Rappahannock Adult Activities

 

What’s happening at the RAAI greenhouses?

This February we engaged in our first Valentine’s Day flower sale.  The individuals, staff and customers loved the project.  Thanks for your support!

RAAI staff and participants arranging flowers

E-X-P-A-N-D-E-D SPRING SALE: Our greenhouses are fully planted as we prepare for our annual spring plant sale at 750 Kings Highway.  This year we have expanded the sale days from 17 days to 31 days.  We will be open and stocked for Mother’s Day weekend.

SPRING Garden Party:  The annual kick off RAAI Garden Party will be Thursday, April 16th from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M.  The event will feature the music of Karen Jonas; seafood from Denson’s of Colonial Beach; and spirits from Spencer Devon Brewing and Ingleside WineryGet “first dibs” on the spring crop.  Eat, drink and be first in line to purchase!  TICKETS ARE $40.

  • SPRING DATES & HOURS: The garden area at 750 Kings Highway will be open:
    • Sale starts Friday, April 17th – Last day is Saturday, May 16th
      • Avoid planting too early. Wait & buy your plants from RAAI.
      • Tell all of your friends. 
      • We will try to accommodate special requests.  We grow most of our plants, but we also know whom to call to meet your needs.
    •  Monday through Friday 8 A.M. to 6 P.M.
    • Saturday 8 A.M. to 4 P.M.
    • Sunday NOON to 4 P.M.

Call us anytime at 540-226-2949 OR email us at RAAIHORT@rappahannockareacsb.org

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Emergency Services are still available. Please call 540-373-6876 if you or a loved one are experiencing a crisis.

We encourage our community to stay home (whenever possible) and stay safe throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. We now offer most of our outpatient, early intervention, and case management services via telemedicine so you can receive the support you need from the safety of your home.

Our committee and board meetings and facilities tour for April have been canceled. Our day support programs are suspended temporarily.

Our popular plant sale is continuing but with some changes to ensure everyone's safety. Please order ahead and your plants will be waiting for you when you drive up.

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