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Saturday, June 13, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Choosing the Right Plant

Learn essential gardening skills this summer at Garden in the Woods. Join the New England Wild Flower Society in the Garden to learn about Choosing the Right Plant. In this instructor-led demonstration, our horticultural professionals will show you how to get beautiful results in your garden using native plants. This session will take place Saturday, June 13, from 2 – 3, and is $16 for NEWFS members, $20 for nonmembers. Register online at http://www.newfs.org/learn/our-programs/weekend-gardening-series-choosing-the-right-plant. Rosa rugosa image from www.gobotany.newenglandwild.org.

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June through September – Earthwatch Urban Forest Program

The Earthwatch Urban Forest Program is now recruiting. With summer time approaching, come join us as a scientist for a day and help improve the sustainability of your city. Get experience conducting local field research alongside your community and enhance your understanding of the environment around you.

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Book Club with AFTER ALL THE TERRIBLE THINGS I DO

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Boston Public Library's Concerts in the Courtyard

...3 Sudacas, July 29. Every W at 6 pm, F at 12:30 pm. Free. 700 Boylston St., www.bpl.org/concerts

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We Are One: Mapping America's Road From Revolution to Independence

...See an early template for American currency, designed by Benjamin Franklin and gorgeous illustrated cartography. 700 Boylston St., 617.536.5400, www.maps.bpl.org/WeAreOne

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Sunday, June 28, 5:00 pm – Summer Solstice Farm2Fork Dinner

Join The Fruitlands Museum Board and staff in the field at Fruitlands for our 3rd annual Farm2Fork Dinner on Sunday, June 28, beginning at 5 pm. We’ll say adieu to our centennial year and celebrate the beginning of our 101st while supporting Fruitlands Museum’s educational programs.

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Friday, June 5, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm – Sustainable Sites Tour of Rhode Island

Visit two notable sustainable landscapes in Rhode Island with the Ecological Landscape Alliance. The first is Kent Hospital, where an award-winning landscape design transformed the 40-acre campus into a showcase for sustainable design practices; we will see rain gardens and healing gardens. The second site is a small urban lot that was redesigned to reflect Rhode Island native plant communities, demonstrate enhanced storm water management, and promote biodiversity. Bring a bag lunch.  $68 for ELA members, $85 for nonmembers. Register and see more at: http://www.ecolandscaping.org/event/sustainable-sites-tour-rhode-island/#sthash.ode0GjV8.dpuf

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