University City

Get up and go

Don't miss these coming events close to home.

1 Birds vs. bugs

Help moderate garden pests naturally with bug-eating birds with a free seminar at Reedy Creek Nature Center. Must register.

When: 2-3:30 p.m. Feb. 5.

Where: Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road.

Info: 704-598-8857.

2 Valentine's orchid sale

Blooming orchids, cyclamen and indoor plants. Orchids from $15 to $40, plants $5- $20. Proceeds support UNCC greenhouse and gardens.

When: 10 a.m. Feb. 10, 11, 13 and 14; also 1 p.m. Feb. 12.

Where: UNCC Charlotte Botanical Gardens, 9090 Craver Road.