Paynetown SRA hosts flowerpot painting workshop March 14

Create beautiful flowerpots for your spring patio on Sunday, March 14 at 2 p.m. at Paynetown State Recreation Area, 4850 S. State Road 446 in Bloomington.

The two-hour workshop will be led by Monroe Lake interpretive naturalist Jill Vance. Registration is required by March 10 at and is limited to 10 people. The fee is $10 per person.

Each participant will be able to decorate two 5-inch terra cotta pots (saucers included) using acrylic paints and decorative tiles. Vance will discuss plants with aromas that encourage mosquitoes to stay away and are also suitable for a patio planting.

Masks are required for all participants, and the workshop will be set up to allow for social distancing between groups and individuals.

Questions about this workshop should be directed to or 812-837-9967.

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