Local events


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.

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

May 23

What: Downtown3rd farmers market

Where: Off U.S. Highway 95 and Casino Center Drive

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product; cash only

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

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 preregistration 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.

What: Fresh52 farmers market

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

Where: Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: www.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 25

What: Fresh 52 Farmers Market

When: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: Sansone Park, 9480 S. Eastern Ave.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: www.fresh52.com or 702-900-2552

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 Now at www.ecoinsurancegroup.com or contact Jennifer Davis at 702-799-6881, ext. 4010.

What: Two Shoka Betsuden style workshops with professor Kimiko Ebihara of the Ikenobo Institute in Kyoto, Japan.

When: 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.

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

Info: Living, fresh floral materials will be furnished. There is a fee for each workshop and for lunch. Call sensei Muriel at 702-496-3763 for more information and to make a reservation.

June 1

What: All-day workshop in Shimputai Rikka style with professor Kimiko Ebihara of the Ikenobo Institute in Kyoto, Japan.

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

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

Info: Living, fresh floral materials will be furnished. There is a fee for the workshop and for lunch. Call sensei Muriel at 702-496-3763 for more information and to make a reservation.

June 5

What: Carnation Garden Club June meeting, followed by potluck salad luncheon

When: 9:30 a.m.

Where: Nevada Garden Club facility at Lorenzi Park, 3333 Washington Ave.

Info: Contact Jackie Pucci or Carol Wright

June 16

What: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s “Growing Herbs Inside and Out,” taught by master gardener Helen Brown

When: 10-11 a.m.

Where: University Medical Center’s Family Resource Center, 1120 Shadow Lane

Info: To reserve a space, call Amy Runge at 702-383-2229

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