Local events


Oct. 6

What: Country Fresh farmers market .

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

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

Cost: Varies by product

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

What: Fremont East Entertainment District farmers market.

Where: Azul nightclub, 115 N. Seventh St.

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: 672-0222

Oct. 8

What: Design Center 101: How to Shop the Las Vegas Design Center. This workshop will offer an overview and tour of the downtown facility along with information about how to shop and make purchases.

Where: Las Vegas Design Center, 495 S. Grand Central Parkway, Suite C176

When: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: www.lvdesigncenter.com; reservations requested

What: Composting with worms workshop. Participants will learn how to use compost and earthworms to create a lush, healthy garden.

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

When: 8:30-10:30 a.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $10 members; $15 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Composting. Participants will learn all about composting and how it can help with home landscapes.

Where: Acacia Demonstration Gardens, 50 Casa Del Fuego St., Henderson

When: 9-10 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 267-4000

What: Ikenobo Ikebana Society, Nevada Chapter, flower arranging workshop. Fresh flowers will be used. Advanced students will do a double shin, modern rikka, while Monday's session for beginners will be nagerie style.

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

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Also offered Oct. 10 and 11.

Info: 496-3763 for more information

What: Plant markers. Stop by the Gardens to create tags for your plants that will add pizzazz to your garden.

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

When: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $2 members; general admission plus $3 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Tree Care 101. Learn how to take care of your trees. Topics will include watering, pruning, fertilizing and common pests.

Where: Acacia Demonstration Gardens, 50 Casa Del Fuego St., Henderson

When: 10-11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 267-4000

What: Heritage tree tour. Participants will tour the Gardens, learning about the planting history, highlights and adventures of the heritage trees on site.

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

When: 10:30 a.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; general admission plus $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

What: Tree pruning. Learn basic pruning techniques, along with how to select the proper equipment.

Where: Acacia Demonstration Gardens, 50 Casa Del Fuego St., Henderson

When: 11 a.m.-noon

Cost: Free

Info: 267-4000

What: Basics of composting. Learn how to turn kitchen waste into compost along with techniques for creating a green garden.

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

When: 1:30 p.m.; also Sunday

Cost: $3 members; general admission plus $5 nonmembers

Info: 822-7700

Oct. 11

What: Las Vegas farmers market .

Where: Garden Park, 10401 Garden Park Drive

When: 4-8 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: 562-2676, www.lasvegasfarmersmarket.com

What: Sunset Garden Club. The monthly meeting will feature "Taste, Touch and Grow Herbs with a Master Gardener" presented by Jeanne Marie Toscano and Lisa Mosbey, master gardeners. They will discuss growing herbs and touch on soil preparation, proper care, harvesting methods and usage.

Where: Paseo Verde Library, 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson.

When: Noon

Cost: Free

Info: President Melva Hildt, 616-35891

Oct. 12

What: Las Vegas farmers market .

Where: Bruce Trent Park, 1600 N. Rampart Blvd.

When: 4-8 p.m.

Cost: Varies by product

Info: 562-2676, www.lasvegasfarmersmarket.com

n Please email calendar events to hsaylor@reviewjournal.com

 

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