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Dec. 2

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

Info: Visit www.solarnv.org

Dec. 3

What: Spaces That Tell a Story. Grant Kirkpatrick, CEO and principal of KAA Design Group in Marina Del Rey, Calif., will discuss how he works to integrate the way we live and work with his architectural design projects .

Where: Las Vegas Design Center, 495 S. Grand Central Parkway, suite C-176

When: 10 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 599-3093 or e-mail lvdc@lvdesign
center.com; reservations requested

What: Fruit-tree pruning class. The session will focus on peach, nectarine and miniature peach trees.

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.

Dec. 4

What: Garden-Inspired Gifts. Participants will create a handmade holiday gift inspired by nature and learn how to make other do-it-yourself gifts.

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

When: 10:30 a.m.-noon

Cost: $12 adults, $10 children 12-17; members receive a $2 discount

Info: 822-7786; advanced registration required

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