Wednesday, October 22, 2014


Group Free

October 1-30
Garden Workshops
This month's programs focus on selection and care of fruit trees, importance of soils, caring for your desert garden, cooking with fish, pine-needle coiling on gourds, irrigation system maintenance, herbs and spices, cultivating desert roses, home landscape design basics, seed germination and planting, vegetable gardening for beginners, digital photography, berry gardening, vertical vegetable gardening, saguaro rib walking sticks, birds of prey, pumpkin arrangements, and best bulbs for desert gardens. Call for times, dates and registration fees. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix,, 480-481-8146.

October 3
Tango Night in Phoenix
Guests enjoy basic tango classes and partner dance lessons, followed by a dance to practice and show off their moves. Lessons are provided by Forever Tango. 8 p.m.-10 p.m. $10. Fifth Row Dance Studio, 513 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix,, 801-548-1347.

October 8, 29
Spectacular Nature
Discover the world we share with nature as Spectacular Nature: The Natural World Illuminated Through Unique Specimens continues with programs focusing on dinosaurs, Oct. 8; and meteorites, Oct. 29. 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Free. Tempe Public Library, 3500 E. Rural Rd., Tempe,, 480-350-5500.