September 19, 2009 For More Information Contact:
For Immediate Release Ruth Anglin @ 248-7160
FAIR UNIVERSITY OFFERS COURSES ON A VARIETY OF SUBJECTS
Ever wondered how to make laundry detergent, or grow bigger tomatoes, or how to reduce your energy consumption? Even if you haven’t, you might want to take in one of the many classes to be held during the Central Washington State Fair.
Called Fair University, and located in the Washington State Building, classes will be held each day teaching folks the ins and outs of a variety of different subjects. Some of the interesting course titles include: “An Experiment in Stone-Raised Beds” and “Sustainable Life through Organic Gardening.”
Other courses will teach how to deal with pests like aphids and fruit flies, how to do it yourself upholstery, how to care and prepare wild game, as well as how to avoid theft and fraud, how to prune trees, how to make compost and how to grow edible flowers.
The courses run each afternoon throughout the ten day fair. Course titles, times and instructors are available on the Fair website at www.fairfun.com under general info.
The courses are all free to fair goers. The Central Washington State Fair begins Friday runs through October 4 in Yakima.
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