ROSE PRUNING CLINIC
Where: Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson
When: 10 a.m.-noon today
Details: www.motherloderose.org, (209) 256-4636
Join the Mother Lode Rose Society for this hands-on clinic and demonstration as these volunteers prune the center's rose garden. Consulting rosarians will share tips on how to get more roses out of your bushes with less work. Bring gloves and shears.
TREE PRUNING CLINIC
Where: Belle Cooledge Library, 5600 South Land Park Drive, Sacramento
When: 11 a.m. today
Details: www.sactree.com/events, (916) 974-4333
The Sacramento Tree Foundation hosts this workshop to promote proper pruning in the City of Trees and everywhere else. Learn how to help your trees develop good structure and form. Get a grip on various pruning tools, then take a guided walkabout to study trees on the library grounds.
AUDACIOUS AUSSIES AND CURIOUS KIWIS
Where: UC Davis Arboretum; meet at the Wyatt Deck
When: 1 p.m. today
Details:http://arboretum.ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-4880
Discover the unusual features of plants from Australia and New Zealand during this guided tour of the arboretum's Australian collection. Many of these unusual plants are well adapted to California.
NATOMAS ROSE PRUNING
Where: Natomas Rose Garden, 2921 Truxel Road, Sacramento
When: 1-3 p.m. Sunday
Details: (916) 359-7411
Learn by doing while helping this new rose garden look great. Bring pruners and gloves.
42nd ANNIVERSARY GLASS, CHINA AND POTTERY SHOW AND SALE
Where: Scottish Rite Temple, 6151 H St., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. next Saturday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 3
Details: (916) 456-2280
The Sacramento International Depression Glass Club presents this huge show and sale. Find scores of experts and vendors. Some proceeds will benefit the Sacramento Alzheimer's Association and the Sacramento Public Libraries.