Places to go: Quilts, soap creation and some-more this weekend

September 19, 2014 - garden totes

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• The Trinity Valley Quilters’ Guild of Fort Worth’s 32nd annual uncover continues 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, in a Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall in a Will Rogers complex, 3401 W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth. More than 200 quilts will be shown, and there will be a businessman mall, coverlet auction and drawing.

•  Enjoy a soap-making pronounce by Kathleen Ezeh of Kith-Kath Bath House during a assembly of a Greater Fort Worth Herb Society during 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, in Redbud Hall of a Fort Worth Botanic Garden Center, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. For some-more information, hit Stacey Moore, 817-781-0478 or email

• Bring a kids to a story time presented by a librarian from Arlington Public Libraries during 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, during River Legacy Living Science Center. Stay for a associated activity afterward. 703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington.

• Weekend classes during a Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge embody a “Marvelous Mammals” module for kids, 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 ($10 per child, including admission), and a reptile hike, 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 21. The travel is giveaway with paid acknowledgment ($2-$5). At 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26, join a Preschool Discovery Club (ages 3-5) in a birds class. It’s $10 for one child and an adult messenger and includes admission. Registration is required. 9601 Fossil Ridge Road, Fort Worth. 817-392-7410;

• Listen to organic landscape consultant and author Lucy Harrell explain how to get started on an organic module for your garden. She will yield a elementary report to follow during classes during 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, during Marshall Grain, 2224 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, and 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, during a Grapevine store, 3525 William D. Tate Ave. 817-416-6600;

• Find uninformed colors and textures for your garden beds during a giveaway tumble flowers hospital during 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, during all Calloway’s stores.

• Kevin Mitchell, Grapevine Parks Recreation director, will give a pronounce patrician “Trees 101” during a Grapevine Garden Club meeting, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, in a Community Room during Stacy’s Furniture, 1900 S. Main St., Grapevine. Social time starts during 9:30.

• “Farm Girls” radio uncover hosts Donelle Simmons and her mother, Marilyn Simmons, will share organic gardening tips during a assembly of a Organic Garden Club of Fort Worth during 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, in Redbud Hall of a Fort Worth Botanic Garden Center, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. For some-more information, revisit and/or email Esther Chambliss during

• Master naturalist Bill Colllins will pronounce about “A Passion for Trees” during a assembly of a Arlington Organic Garden Club, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, during a Bob Duncan Center, 2800 S. Center St., Arlington. Social time starts during 7. For some-more information, hit Bob Ressl, 817-265-0696.

• Take a kids to a Little Sprouts activity in a Backyard Vegetable Garden during a Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 1-1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23. Kids contingency be between a ages of 18 months and 3 years old. One child per caregiver please. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. 817-392-5510;

• The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) continues a vaunt by Texas artist Billy Hassell, “Ephemera: Winged Creatures of Texas,” by Nov. 13. BRIT is during 1700 University Drive, Fort Worth. 817-332-4441;

• Get your gardening questions answered with a call to a Tarrant County Master Gardener Association assistance desk, 817-884-1944. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

• Johnson County Master Gardeners answer gardening questions and give horticultural recommendation 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays. Simply call a Johnson County Extension Office during 817-556-6370 and ask to pronounce to a master gardener.

Mark your calendar …

• For a North Texas Daylily Society’s tumble sale, 9 a.m. compartment sell out, Saturday, Sept. 27, in a Camellia Room of a Fort Worth Botanic Garden Center. Daylilies embody doubles, spiders, unclothed base and potted. Bring boxes and totes. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. 817-392-5510; and

• For an “Invaders of Texas” workshop, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 27 during a River Legacy Living Science Center in Arlington. Training will concede we to attend in a citizen-based invasive class showing system. Bring a camera or smartphone, if possible, and lunch. The seminar is giveaway though space is limited. RSVP to 817-860-6752.

Send announcements of internal home and garden happenings (including sell news) during slightest dual weeks in allege to Places to Go, Features Department, Star-Telegram, Box 1870, Fort Worth, TX 76101, or send an email to with “Places to Go” in a theme line.

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