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Friends of the Kansas State University Gardens event to feature talk by author Kathryn Aalto

Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

 

MANHATTAN — Join the Friends of the Kansas State University Gardens and journey through the landscapes of Ashdown Forest, the inspiration for A.A. Milne's "Hundred Acre Wood," with author Kathryn Aalto for the Gardens' next Luncheon Series event on Friday, Sept. 16.

Brunch will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Manhattan Country Club, 1531 N. 10th St.

Aalto, a landscape designer, historian and author of the 2016 New York Times best-seller, "The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: A Walk Through the Forest that Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood," will highlight her research with a presentation of pictures, narrative and light-hearted humor.

Admission is $40 per person for the brunch and lecture. Net proceeds benefit the Kansas State University Gardens.

This event is open to the public, but advance paid registration is required by Sept. 9. Contact Anne Springer to register at 785-532-1442 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, or email spr@k-state.edu. Please make payment in advance to Friends of the KSU Gardens, 2021 Throckmorton Hall, 1712 Claflin Road, Manhattan, KS 66506.



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The next Friends of the Kansas State University Gardens Luncheon Series event will feature a presentation by Kathryn Aalto, landscape designer, historian and author of the New York Times best-seller, "The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: A Walk Through the Forest that Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood."