Group Free

March 7-April 12
Cooking Classes
This month’s classes are led by Barbara Fenzl, March 7-28; Joanne Weir, March 13-14; and Michael Rusconi, March 21-22. Call for times. $90. Les Gourmettes Cooking School, 6610 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 602-240-6767.

March 10
Garden Seminar
JoAnn Sanchez, an herbalist and educator of botanical medicine at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, leads a participatory demonstration about desert medicinal plants. Samples to see, touch, taste and take home are included, as well as ideas for recipes and procedures to try at home. 9:30 a.m.-noon. $5. Town Council Chambers, 33 Easy St., Carefree, 480-488-3686.

March 10
Mimosas & Monet
Artist Carrie Curran guides guests on an artistic journey as they enjoy mimosas and pastries while creating their own masterpiece. Designed for enthusiastic beginners to emerging professionals, this month’s class focuses on palo verdes in acrylic on canvas. 9:30-11:30 a.m. $75. Hermosa Inn, 5532 N. Palo Cristi Rd., Paradise Valley,, 602-955-7878.