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Local events

Dec. 9

What: Molto Vegas Farmers Market. Fresh, locally grown vegetables and fruit are featured. Also, area master gardeners staff a question and answer booth.

Where: 7485 Dean Martin Drive, suite 106

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

Cost: Varies by product

Info: Bob Morris at 257-5509 or e-mail morrisr@unce.unr.edu. Or Doug Taylor at dtaylor@moltovegas.com

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

Dec. 11

What: Gardening with the Family. Participants will learn how to keep the entire family interested in gardening with a planting schedule that ranges from the season’s first radish to holiday pumpkins.

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

When: 10:30 a.m.-noon

Cost: $9 adults, $5 children 5-17; members receive a $2 discount

Info: 822-7786; advanced registration required

What: Fruit-tree pruning class. The session will focus on apricot and plum.

Where: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Garden Orchard, 4600 Horse Drive, North Las Vegas

When: 10 a.m.-noon

Cost: Free

Info: 257-555 or e-mail morrisr@unce.unr.edu

Dec. 16

What: Molto Vegas Farmers Market. Fresh, locally grown vegetables and fruit are featured. Also, area master gardeners staff a question and answer booth.

Where: 7485 Dean Martin Drive, suite 106

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

Cost: Varies by product

Info: Bob Morris at 257-5509 or e-mail morrisr@unce.unr.edu. Or Doug Taylor at dtaylor@moltovegas.com

What: Plant Introduction Tour. Experts will highlight new and unusual Mojave native and desert Southwest plants for your landscape. After the tour, participants will have the opportunity to purchase starter versions of these plants.

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

When: 10-11 a.m.

Cost: Free for members or included with general admission

Info: 822-7700

Dec. 18

What: Fruit-tree pruning class. The session will focus on apple, pear and quince.

Where: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Master Garden Orchard, 4600 Horse Drive, North Las Vegas

When: 10 a.m.-noon

Cost: Free

Info: 257-555 or e-mail morrisr@unce.unr.edu

n Please e-mail calendar events to hsaylor@reviewjournal.com

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