Local events


What: Solar NV. Monthly meeting for those interested in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Where: Desert Living Center at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

When: 6-7:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Aug. 7

What: Square Foot Gardening. Participants will learn how to grow a vegetable garden in up to 80 percent less space, with less water and less work.

Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

When: 8:30-10 a.m.

Cost: $10 adults, $8 for children 5-17; members receive $2 discount

Info: 822-7786; advanced registration required

What: Defining Your Style workshop. Part one of a two-part workshop, the session will help participants identify their design style using a rug or piece of art as a starting point. Members of the design team will then assist with the development of a design plan based on participants' personal style.

Where: Robb and Stucky, 6521 Las Vegas Blvd. South, at the north end of Town Square Las Vegas.

When: 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 531-0531 or www.robbstucky.com; reservations requested

What: Upgrade to Water Smart Landscaping. This class, taught by the expert from the Southern Nevada Water Authority Conservation District, provides a step-by-step process for converting from grass to Water Smart landscaping and how to earn a rebate.

Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

When: 10 a.m. - noon

Cost: Free

Info: 822-7786; advanced registration required

Aug. 12

What: Go solar. Find out what it takes to go solar and how to reduce your carbon footprint and become energy independent. Bring your power bill for a free analysis.

Where: Desert Living Center at Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

When: 6-7:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 822-7700

Aug. 14

What: Fall into Gardening. Fall is an ideal time to garden and grow vegetables in the Las Vegas Valley. Participants will learn what to plant and how.

Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

When: 8:30-10 a.m.

Cost: $10 adults, $8 for children 5-17; members receive $2 discount

Info: 822-7786; advanced registration required

What: Drip irrigation; learn complete system installation from the street to the plants, including how to select and assemble components. Build a drip system in class.

Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

When: 2-5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 822-7786; advance registration requested

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