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Local events

July 1

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

July 8

What: Drip irrigation; learn complete system installation from the street to the plants, including how to select and assemble components. Build a drip system in class.

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

When: 6-9 p.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 822-7786; advance registration requested

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

July 10

What: Designing with Fabrics workshop. From slipcovers to accent pillows, staff design team members will explore the world of home interiors fabrics, showing how colors, trims, textures and patterns work together. Participants will learn about material types, color trends and how fabrics enhance a space.

Where: Robb and Stucky, 6521 Las Vegas Blvd. South, at the north end of Town Square Las Vegas.

When: 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Info: 531-0531 or www.robbstucky.com; reservations requested

What: Garden tour; Principles of Landscape. Learn the basic principles of landscape while touring the gardens.

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

When: 8:30-10 a.m.

Cost: Free with general admission

Info: 822-7700

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