Local events


May 1

What: Country Fresh farmers market

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Downtown Events Plaza, 240 Water St., Henderson

Cost: Varies by product

Info: Dave Star at 702-579-9661 or bob.drabicki@winderfarms.com

What: Carnation Garden Club meeting

When: Meet at 9:30-9:45 a.m. Tour will begin at 10 a.m. Please be prompt.

Where: The Springs Preserve for a guided tour — remember, walking shoes, hat and water.

Cost: Cost is $12 per person, includes fee for guide. Reservations are required.

Info: Call 702-233-3321 or 702-778-3396 for information or to make reservations. Luncheon meeting will follow at Lucille’s in The District.

May 2

What: Country Fresh farmers market

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson

Cost: Varies by product

Info: Dave Star at 702-579-9661 or bob.drabicki@winderfarms.com

What: Fresh52 farmers market

When: 3-7 p.m.

Where: Town Square Las Vegas, 6689 Las Vegas Blvd. South

Cost: Varies by product

Info: fresh52.com or 702-900-2552

May 3

What: Safe and Sound Insect Control — A University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners class

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego (Intersection of 215 &515) in Henderson

Cost: Free

Info: Registration is requested by going online cityofhenderson.com/parks and clicking “Online Registration.”

What: Fresh52 farmers market

When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: fresh52.com or 702-900-2552

What: Gardens guided walk. Join Springs Preserve experts for a guided walk through the botanical gardens.

When: 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.; also Sunday

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

Cost: Free for members; included with general admission

Info: 702-822-7700

May 9

What: Container Gardening for Las Vegas

When: 2-4 p.m.

Where: UNLV Paradise Campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave.

Cost: $35

Info: 702-895-3394 or ced.unlv.edu/cat2014

May 10

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension master gardeners’ guided tour of desert-adapted plants.

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road (215 Beltway and Windmill Lane).

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Info: For more information call the help desk at 702-257-5555.

What: Ikenobo Ikebana workshop; Shinputai Rikka

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: JACL Community Center, 1401 S. Arville St.

Info: Call Sensei Muriel at 702-496-3763 for more information and to make a reservation.

What: Container Gardening and Raised Beds — A University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners class

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Acacia Park, 50 Casa Del Fuego (Intersection of 215 &515) in Henderson

Cost: Free

Info: Preregistration is requested by going online cityofhenderson.com/parks and clicking “Online Registration.”

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s one-day workshop, Gardening in Small Places: What’s Bugging Your Garden, taught by Dr. Angela O’Callaghan.

When: 8 a.m. to noon.

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

Cost: $25 fee covers class materials.

Info: Class space is limited to 25 and registration is required. To register, email Elaine Fagin at fagine@unce.unr. edu or call 702-257-5573.

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener workshop for Girl Scouts: Topics include various types of seeds and how to tell the difference

When: 1-3 p.m.

Where: Cooperative Extension’s Lifelong Learning Center’s Children’s Demonstration Garden, 8050 Paradise Road

Cost: Free, but registration required at 702-385-3677 or girlscoutsnv.org.

Info: Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener program, Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523; Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada, contact Renee Guglielmetti at 702-932-7378 or 702-236-5600.

May 12

What: Ikenobo Ikebana workshop; Shinputai Rikka

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: JACL Community Center, 1401 S. Arville St.

Info: Call Sensei Muriel at 702-496-3763 for more information and to make a reservation.

May 15

What: Urban Gardening: Patio Farming

When: 5:30-7 p.m.

Where: The Ogden, 150 Las Vegas Blvd. North

Cost: $15

Info: 702-895-3394 or ced.unlv.edu/cat2014

May 16

What: Enjoy Four Seasons of Color &Fragrance Right Outside Your Door

When: 2-4 p.m.

Where: UNLV Paradise Campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave.

Cost: $35

Info: 702-895-3394 or ced.unlv.edu/cat2014

May 22

What: South Valley Rose Society and Cooperative Extension workshop: Desert Summer Heat and Wind presented by Judith Kafantaris, master gardener and consulting rosarian

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Lifelong Learning Center, 8050 Paradise Road

Info: Free and open to the public. For more information, call the Master Gardener Help Desk at 702-257-5555 or email lvmastergardners@unce.unr.edu.

May 24

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener workshop for Girl Scouts: Topics include replanting and pollination

When: 1-3 p.m.

Where: Cooperative Extension’s Lifelong Learning Center’s Children’s Demonstration Garden, 8050 Paradise Road

Cost: Free, but registration required at 702-385-3677 or girlscoutsnv.org.

Info: Cooperative Extension’s Junior Master Gardener program, Karyn Johnson at 702-257-5523; Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada, contact Renee Guglielmetti at 702-932-7378 or 702-236-5600.

May 31

What: Club Heads 4 Garden Beds Golf Tournament to benefit Desert Oasis High School Garden

When: Registration begins at noon. Shotgun start at 1:30 p.m.

Where: Silverstone Golf Course, 8600 Cupp Drive

Cost: Varies

Info: Register at ecoinsurancegroup.com or contact Jennifer Davis at 702-799-6881, ext. 4010.

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