Thursday May 12 2011 comments Colfax 2011 Spring Green Festival By: Photos by Michael Kirby/Colfax Record -A +A Michael Kirby/Colfax RecordColfax Girl Scouts Samantha Karp, left, and Willow Preston sponsored the Bicycle Safety Course for children Saturday, May 7, at the Sierra Vista Community Center. Both girls were earning their Girl Scout Silver Award y helping others learn about the importance of bicycle safety. Michael Kirby/Colfax RecordHarrison McDonnell of Dutch Flat participated in the Saftey Bike Course Saturday, May 7, at the Sierra Vista Community Center. The safety clinic was put on by Girl Scouts Samantha Karp and Willow Preston in their effort to earn the Girl Scout Silver Award, the second-highest Scout award. Michael Kirby/Colfax RecordNational Garden Club certified judges, from left, Shirley Anderson, Nina Blonski and Mary Arakelian judge a succulent container plant Saturday morning, May 7, at the Colfax Garden Club Flower Show at the Sierra Vista Community Center. The show included entries from Colfax Elementary School students and design entries from club members. Horticulture entries were open to club members and the public. Michael Kirby/Colfax RecordDon Davis, left, and Jack Wilbourn load a television during the Soroptimist Club e-waste collection Saturday, May 7, at Roy Toms Plaza. MIchael Kirby/Colfax RecordJeff Tremoureux, left, and his son Thomas Tremoureuxpay garden club treasurer Ann Martin for plants they purchased at the Colfax Garden Club plant sale May 7 at Roy Toms Plaza. "Funds raised from the garden club sale go to the club; some of the money is used by the garden club to maintain the five flower plots in downtown Colfax," said garden club member Jewell DeLapp. Michael Kirby/Colfax RecordColfax residents Kris Johnston, left, and her mother, Valerie Curl, buy vegetables plants for their shared garden. The women purchased the plants at the annual Colfax Garden Club plant sale on Saturday, May 7, during the Colfax Green Festival. "It's a gardening thing; we share a vegetable garden here in town at mom's house," Johnston said.