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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

What: Ikenobo Ikebana Society, Nevada Chapter, flower arranging workshop. Fresh flowers will be arranged in vases to create traditional rikkas for the holidays.

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

Info: 655-2447 or 496-3763 for location and more information

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

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