Community Events

2016 Koppel Farm Spring Fair and
Open House

By Tim Paulitz, Koppel Farm

Come to the Spring Fair and Open House for the Pullman Community Gardens at Koppel Farm, on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the corner of Derby Street and Professional Mall Boulevard.

We will have a plant sale for bedding and vegetable plants. Get advice on gardening from the Latah Master Gardeners. Enjoy food from the Fork in the Road Catering truck. Learn about worm composting with a workshop from 10 a.m. - noon.

A number of other community groups will be there, including the Washington State University Raptor Club, the Palouse Astronomy Club (with a solar telescope), Palouse Audubon Society, WSU Entomology Club, Backyard Harvest, and Community Action Center Edible Landscape program. We will have a raffle for gardening supplies and a gift certificate to Sun Rental.

We also have some plots available; the fee is $65 for a 20 x 20 plot. You can email us at or visit our website at Or visit us on Facebook.

Night of Magic to Benefit Library

The Friends of Neill Public Library and the BellTower Event Venue will host an evening of magic on Wednesday, June 8, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., to raise funds to benefit Neill Public Library.

This evening event for adults will include hearty hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, silent auction and raffle items, and a magic show by acclaimed Seattle magician G. G. Green. Doors will open at 6:45 p.m. Proceeds from the benefit will support literacy programming, material acquisition, and facility improvements. Green will also put on a free magic show for youth at 4 p.m. on June 8 at Neill Public Library.

Tickets for the evening magic show benefit are $35 per person, and will be on sale from April 15-May 27. Tickets may be purchased through, or by check or exact cash at Neill Public Library and the BellTower Event Venue office.

The mission of FNPL is to supplement library materials, programs, professional development and special needs not covered by the library's regular budget.