Friends of Hope Valley will host its annual workday on June 11 at 9 a.m. Participants will meet at Pickett’s Junction — State Route 88 and State Route 89 — in Hope Valley. Participants can join in a work party. Projects include watershed habitat improvement, general cleanup and fence repair. Members can attend the general membership meeting at noon. Bring work gloves, shovels and fencing pliers.
On June 12, The Back Forty bluegrass band will return for a benefit concert at Sorensen’s Resort from 1 to 4 p.m. Also playing will be Ten Dollar Pony: Larry Nair and Liza Beth Oliveto. Sorensen’s Resort will host the event and match the funds raised. There will be a no-host barbecue. A $10 donation is requested. | friendsofhopevalley.org