History of pawpaw to be explained Oct. 7

Diners can learn about the history of the pawpaw at the monthly Salamonie Senior Luncheon Monday, Oct 7, at the Salamonie Lake Interpretive Center.

The program begins with a carry-in meal at noon.

Simon Brainerd, UWIS volunteer, will present “The Incredible Edible Pawpaw.” He will introduce the history of the pawpaw, how it was used and how it can be used today.

Bean soup will be provided. Guests should bring a side dish to share, a beverage and their own table service. A small donation will be accepted.

Reservations may be made by calling 468-2127.

Upper Wabash Interpretive Services (dnr.IN.gov/ uwis) is at 3691 S. New Holland Rd., Andrews.