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    Hi Friends of Sausal Creek,<br>
    <br>
    We are looking forward to seeing you at the nursery this Sunday for
    the annual Native Plant Sale and Open House.  Please come join the
    fun and invite a friend.  If you have time this afternoon, Friday,
    or Saturday, stop by the nursery to help with the finishing touches
    (workday details at
    <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.sausalcreek.org/volunteer/calendar.html">http://www.sausalcreek.org/volunteer/calendar.html</a>).<br>
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        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:Arial">The Friends
            of Sausal Creek's <b>Native Plant Sale and Open House</b>
            is coming up on <b>Sunday, October 21</b>, <b>10:00 a.m.
              to 3:00 p.m.</b> at the Joaquin Miller Native Plant
            Nursery.<br>
            <br>
            Check out the list of available plants: <a
              class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
              href="http://www.sausalcreek.org/pdf/FOSC_Plant_Sale_Avail_2012.pdf">http://www.sausalcreek.org/pdf/FOSC_Plant_Sale_Avail_2012.pdf</a><br>
            <br>
            Share the flyer with your friends:  <a
              class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
              href="http://www.sausalcreek.org/pdf/FOSC_Plant-Sale.pdf">http://www.sausalcreek.org/pdf/FOSC_Plant-Sale.pdf</a><br>
          </span></p>
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            Here's the line-up for the day:<br>
            <br>
            <b>Workshops</b> <o:p></o:p></span></p>
        <ul type="disc">
          <li class="MsoNormal"
            style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
            mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in"><span
              style="font-family: Arial">10 a.m.: Native Bees by Jen
              Smith <o:p></o:p></span></li>
          <li class="MsoNormal"
            style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
            mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in"><span
              style="font-family: Arial">11 a.m.: Gardening with Natives
              by The Naturals Landscaping <o:p></o:p></span></li>
          <li class="MsoNormal"
            style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
            mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in"><span
              style="font-family: Arial">12:30 p.m.: Raptors of the
              Watershed by Jenny Papka of Native Bird Connections <o:p></o:p></span></li>
          <li class="MsoNormal"
            style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
            mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in"><span
              style="font-family: Arial">1 p.m.: Propagating Natives by
              Karen Paulsell <o:p></o:p></span></li>
          <li class="MsoNormal"
            style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
            mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in"><span
              style="font-family: Arial">2 p.m.: Harlan James Bluegrass
              Band (Michael Thilgen and Friends)</span></li>
        </ul>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-family:Arial">All Day</span></b><span
            style="font-family:Arial"> <o:p></o:p></span></p>
        <ul type="disc">
          <li class="MsoNormal"
            style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
            mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2;tab-stops:list .5in"><span
              style="font-family: Arial">The Spider Chick and Her Live
              Arachnids <o:p></o:p></span></li>
          <li class="MsoNormal"
            style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
            mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2;tab-stops:list .5in"><span
              style="font-family: Arial">Urban Chickens <o:p></o:p></span></li>
          <li class="MsoNormal"
            style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
            mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2;tab-stops:list .5in"><st1:place
              w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on"><span
                  style="font-family:Arial">Alameda</span></st1:placename><span
                style="font-family:Arial"> <st1:placetype w:st="on">County</st1:placetype></span></st1:place><span
              style="font-family:Arial"> Master Gardeners <o:p></o:p></span></li>
          <li class="MsoNormal"
            style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
            mso-list:l1 level1 lfo2;tab-stops:list .5in"><span
              style="font-family: Arial">Face Painting for Future
              Gardeners<o:p></o:p></span></li>
        </ul>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:Arial">Native
            plant experts will be available all day to help shoppers
            pick appropriate plants for their specific planting areas. 
            Be sure to arrive early for the best selection.<br>
            <br>
            Plant chauffeurs will be available to help you get your
            purchases to your car.  We'll have as many boxes as
            possible, but please feel free to bring your own boxes or
            crates for your purchases.<br>
            <br>
            <b>Directions:</b> The nursery is located in Joaquin Miller
            Park on Sanborn Road.  If driving, take the Joaquin Miller
            Drive exit off of Highway 13 and head uphill.  Turn left
            onto Sanborn (there are lots of signs, including one in the
            median that says "Native Plant Nursery").  To reach the
            nursery, park near the Ranger Station and walk past the
            yellow gate across Sanborn; the nursery is about 1/4 mile on
            your left.  On the day of the plant sale, there will be
            greeters to assist you. <o:p></o:p></span></p>
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        Kimra McAfee, Executive Director <br>
        Friends of Sausal Creek <br>
        P.O. Box 2737 <br>
        Oakland, CA 94602 <br>
        <br>
        ph:  510.501.FOSC (3672) <br>
        e-mail:  <a href="mailto:coordinator@sausalcreek.org">coordinator@sausalcreek.org</a>
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        web:  <a href="http://www.sausalcreek.org">www.sausalcreek.org</a><br>
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          Read the October-November FOSC newsletter on plant communities
          and more:<br>
          <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
href="http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs145/1106683795891/archive/1111211266070.html">http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs145/1106683795891/archive/1111211266070.html</a><br>
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