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Oct. 25

Gourd-geous Gourds:

Members of the N.C. Gourd Society to demonstrate how to grow, clean and prepare gourds for crafts. 9 a.m. Oct. 25. Free with garden admission; $10 adults; $9 seniors ages 60-plus; $5 ages 4-12; members free. 704-825-4490. www.DSBG.org. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont.

Nov. 4

Reedy Creek Pre-K Garden Club:

Come exercise your green thumb and let your little ones help our naturalist make our gardens look great. Activities may include mulching, deadheading, watering, or transplanting. Long pants and closed toed shoes are strongly encouraged. Club will meet every first Tuesday of the month. Weather depending. 1:30 p.m. Nov. 4; 1:30 p.m. Dec. 2; 1:30 p.m. Jan. 6; 1:30 p.m. Feb. 3. Free. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857. www.parkandrec.com

Reedy Creek Junior Garden Club:

Come exercise your green thumb and let your little one explore Reedy Creek's gardens with our naturalist. Activities include mulching, watering, or transplanting. Club will meet every first Tuesday of the month. For ages 6-12. Register for classes 3 p.m. Nov. 4; 3 p.m. Dec. 2; 3 p.m. Jan. 6; 3 p.m. Feb. 3. Free. 704-336-7600. www.charmeck.org/Departments/Park+and+Rec/Inside+The+Department/Divisions/Stewardship+Services/Nature+Preserves/Reedy.htm. Reedy Creek Park, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857.

Reedy Creek Teen Garden Club:

Need to earn community service learning hours? Come earn school credit while exercising your green thumb. Help our naturalist make Reedy Creek's gardens look great. Activities may include mulching, watering, or transplanting. Club will meet every second Tuesday of the month. Close toed shoes, long pants and a water bottle are highly recommended. 3 p.m. Nov. 4; 3 p.m. Dec. 2; 3 p.m. Jan. 6; 3 p.m. Feb. 3. Free. 704-336-7600. www.charmeck.org/Departments/Park+and+Rec/Inside+The+Department/Divisions/Stewardship+Services/Nature+Preserves/Reedy.htm. Reedy Creek Park, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857.

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