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April 2-28, Garden Workshops

WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

Group Free

Cooking Class
June 18
Italian with a Twist is the theme as guests enjoy a hands-on cooking demonstration that culminates with a three-course meal and glass of wine. 10 a.m.-noon. $55. LDV Wine Gallery, 6951 E. First St., Scottsdale, ldvwinegallery.com, 480-664-4822.

June 1-28
Career Connectors 

This nonprofit organization connects professionals to high-quality resources and hiring companies, with information provided on networking, résumé help, career coaches and business portraits. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. June 1, North Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 N. Central Ave., Phoenix; June 9, Highlands Church, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Scottsdale; and June 28, Central Christian Church, 965 E. Germann Rd., Gilbert, careerconnectors.org, 480-442-5806.  

June 2
Green-Building Lecture  

Participants learn about successes with innovative residential and commercial projects that exemplify principles of resource conservation, energy independence and healthy living in this program hosted by the City of Scottsdale. 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Free. Granite Reef Senior Center, 1700 N. Granite Reef Rd., Scottsdale, scottsdaleaz.gov, 480-312-3111.  

June 2-30
Garden Workshops 

This month’s programs focus on plants for shady areas, astronomy at the garden, summer tree care, Arizona’s owls, companion planting, cooking with summer vegetables, summertime salsas, sustainable edible gardens, replacing grass with a desert-friendly landscape, storm-chasing photography, and pollinator gardens. Call for times, dates and registration fees. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, dbg.org, 480-481-8146. 

June 7, 21
Yoga in the Rainforest  

Participants enjoy the beauty of butterflies while being guided through a series of yoga poses that help build strength and flexibility. 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. $20. Butterfly Wonderland, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale, butterflywonderland.com, 480-800-3000.

June 15
Think Global – Eat Local

Vegetables from Peddler’s Son Produce are in the spotlight as this series of quarterly cooking classes for kids continues. Executive chef Rick Moses teaches the hands-on class for youth ages 6 to 16, who must be accompanied by an adult. 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. $25. Scramble – A Breakfast Joint, 6590 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, azscramble.com, 480-404-7264.

June 18
Cooking Class 

Italian with a Twist is the theme as guests enjoy a hands-on cooking demonstration that culminates with a three-course meal and glass of wine. 10 a.m.-noon. $55. LDV Wine Gallery, 6951 E. First St., Scottsdale, ldvwinegallery.com, 480-664-4822.  

June 25
Waking Up with Butterflies  

Novice and professional photographers are invited to spend a quiet hour photographing awakening butterflies and new species in a tropical rainforest setting. 8:30 a.m. $30. Butterfly Wonderland, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale, butterflywonderland.com, 480-800-3000.