This month’s classes are taught by Joanne Weir, April 4-5; Barbara Fenzl, April 10-12; Aaron Chamberlin, April 17-18; and Rochelle Daniel, April 24-25. Call for times. $80. Les Gourmettes Cooking School, 6610 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 602-240-6767.
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. April 4, 13, 18 and 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m. $20. Butterfly Wonderland, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale, butterflywonderland.com, 480-800-3000.
April 5-25 (FREE)
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. April 5, North Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 N. Central Ave., Phoenix; April 13, Highlands Church, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Scottsdale; and April 25, Central Christian Church, 965 E. Germann Rd., Gilbert, careerconnectors.org, 480-442-5806.
April 6 (FREE)
Participants learn about getting fresh air ventilation while keeping their homes airtight and energy efficient in this program hosted by the City of Scottsdale. 7-8:30 p.m. Granite Reef Senior Center, 1700 N. Granite Reef Rd., Scottsdale, scottsdaleaz.gov, 480-312-7080.
Scott McMahon, manager of the cactus collection at Desert Botanical Garden, shares tips on species selection, horticulture and proper site placement in Cacti for the Desert Foothills. The program includes a walking tour through Carefree Desert Gardens. 9:30 a.m.-noon. $5. The Speakeasy on Easy Street, U.S. Post Office Building, 100 Easy St., Carefree, 480-488-3686.
April 22 (FREE)
Spring Gardening Series
Dig It Urban Gardens + Nursery hosts this monthly event, which takes place in conjunction with the Open Air Market. This month’s topic is Water Usage. 9-11 a.m. Phoenix Public Market, 721 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, phxpublicmarket.com, 602-625-6736.
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. 8:30-9:30 a.m. $30. Butterfly Wonderland, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale, butterflywonderland.com, 480-800-3000.