Lots of gardening opportunities this weekend as well as some ongoing and recurring events.*
Gardening, workshops and hands-on. On Saturday morning the Arroyo Seco Foundation will host a workshop on native plant propagation. (This is learning by doing!) Also on Saturday morning, the Arboretum (Arcadia) will host a workshop on natural food gardening. On Saturday afternoon, there will be a Free-Food Garden work party at the Arroyo Food Co-op. On Sunday morning, the Eaton Canyon Gardening Group will meet at the Nature Center to do some maintenance work on the gardens and the native vegetation. Transition Pasadena's Throop Learning Garden (usually) meets on Sunday mornings.
Climate Change. The Pasadena-Foothills chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday morning.
Bicycling. On Sunday morning the Pasadena Cyclery will host a ride and clinic for beginner riders just starting out or for riders wanting to cycle more effectively.
Got kids? On Saturday morning, the Eaton Canyon Nature Center is hosting a family nature walk. Bring your small children, walking shoes, sunscreen, water and a hat. Also on Saturday morning at the Nature Center: the weekly Nature Tails Story Hour which includes stories, nature walks and puppet shows for children ages 3-5.
Walks, docent-led. For Sunday morning, the California Native Plant Society has put its monthly plant walk at the Eaton Canyon Nature Center on the calendar. Descanso Gardens (La Canada) is holding docent-guided seasonal walks on Saturday and Sunday morning. On Friday and Saturday morning, the Arboretum (Arcadia) will host docent-led walking tours.
Petition, survey. Change.org's petition for a ban of styrofoam containers in Pasadena is still up and active. Pasadena Water and Power is conducting a survey on the city's energy future. (Note: PWP has not posted any information on when the survey period ends, but as of this printing the link was still up.)
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*An earlier version of this post led with a template summary of events. Apologies for the confusion.