The free trees are part of the nonprofit foundation's Trees for America campaign.
The 10 trees are two white flowering dogwoods, two flowering crabapples, two Washington hawthorns, two American redbuds and two goldenrain trees.
The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting between Feb. 1 and May 31 with enclosed planting instructions. The six- to 12-inch trees are guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge.
Members also receive a subscription to the foundation's bimonthly publication, Arbor Day, and The Tree Book with information about tree planting and care.
To become a member of the foundation and to receive the free trees, send a $10 contribution to Ten Free Flowering Trees, National Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by Jan. 31. Or go online to arborday.org.
Magic show is Jan. 25 and 26
Greenbo Lake State Resort Park in Greenup County, Ky., is offering a “Great Escape Package” for Jan. 26 and 27. Don Hudson will be performing his magic show at 8 p.m. at the conference center. Hudson also will entertain dinner guests from 5 to 7 p.m. in the restaurant.
Tickets for the 8 p.m. show will be $5 for those not using the weekend package.
For reservations and more information, call the park at (800) 325-0083 or (606) 473-7324.
Phil Osborne performs Thursday
Phil Osborne, a local guitarist who has performed throughout the United States and Canada with a variety of well-known artists, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Riffe Center Rotunda at Ohio University Southern, 1804 Liberty Ave., Ironton.
The theme of his program, “All Strung Out,” reflects a musical history of the guitar and related string instruments through his first-hand musical experiences with these instruments. Osborne will perform and discuss how instruments helped popularize rock, pop, country, blues and other related musical styles.
Admission is free and open to the public.
Habitat for Humanity open house is planned
The Scioto County Habitat for Humanity chapter is holding an open house celebration at the newly finished Habitat House located at 694 Glenwood Ave., in New Boston.
The dedication ceremony is set for Saturday at 2 p.m.
Mayor James Warren will be giving a proclamation declaring Jan. 20, 2007, as Habitat Day in New Boston.
Other guests will include Mr. Stephen Caraway, representative for the Honorable Jean Schmidt, State Rep. Todd Book and Scioto County Commissioner Skip Riffe.
So that all interested persons have the opportunity to walk through the Habitat House, there will be two additional open houses as follows: Friday will be Glenwood Day from 1-4 p.m. for the New Boston High School students and neighbors to get a sneak preview before the dedication.
The house also will be open on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. for those who are unable to attend the dedication.