Arbor Day Celebration

Amber Dennison reads to Scarlet Alexander, the daughter of Bob and Margaret Alexander of New Market, as part of the Town of New Market and New Market Area Library’s Arbor Day celebration on April 29 at the library. The theme was Johnny Appleseed. Guest speaker was Jamie Williams from Turkey Knob Orchards. Mayor Doug Bradley read a proclamation, Town Manager Mike Ritchie talked about the history of Arbor Day and library volunteer Cathy Stuter shared a book on famous trees in Virginia. Photo courtesy of Karen Whetzel