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Master Gardeners of Erie County Cooperative Extension and Buffalo in Bloom will present a free basic gardening class from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the community room at the Broadway Market. For information, call 877-8989.

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East Park Garden Club will hold its installation dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Holiday Inn, 100 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island.

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Eden Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Eden Junior-Senior High School, 3150 Schoolview Road, Eden. Joe Manuel will present “Organic Gardening.”

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Evans Garden Club will install officers Tuesday in O’Brien’s Pub, 8557 N. Main St., Eden. Cocktails at 6 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. For information, call 947-4571 or 549-6385.

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Amana Garden Club will hold a coffee social at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Burchfield Nature & Art Center, 2001 Union Road, West Seneca. Each member will present a flowering spring bulb. During the afternoon workshop, members will create items for the spring festival May 5 at the nature center. All welcome. For information, call 875-5563.

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Hamburg Garden Club will meet at noon Wednesday in Brierwood Country Club, 5324 Rogers Road, Hamburg, for its 89th birthday and installation party. The themed event, “April Showers Bring May Flowers,” will focus on planting perennials for a cutting garden.

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Lancaster Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in St. John’s Lutheran Hall, 55 Pleasant Ave., Lancaster. Carol Ann Harlos, master gardener, will present “Powdery and Downy Mildew” and how it affects impatiens and other flowers.

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Garden Friends of Clarence will install officers at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Brookfield Country Club, 5120 Shimerville Road, Clarence. For information, email gardenfriendsofclarence@hotmail.com.

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Alden Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Alden Community Center, 13116 Main St. Peter Diachun, master gardener, will present “Roses: Pruning, Pest Control and Soil.” Guests and new members welcome. For information, call 937-7055.

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The Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens committee will host Lyn Chimera, author and master gardener, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Northwest Buffalo Community Center, 155 Lawn Ave., off Military Road. She will discuss soil, choosing appropriate plants and basic planting techniques. All welcome. For information, call 877-2740.

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Western New York Herb Study Group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave. Kathy Lourence Spider will speak on herbal remedies and beauty products.

South Town Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. next Friday in the Burchfield Nature & Art Center, 2001 Union Road, West Seneca. New members welcome; no gardening experience necessary. For information, call 668-0209.

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Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses will present a free garden series from 6 to 7 p.m. on the following dates at the Eggertsville-Snyder Branch Library, 4622 Main St., Snyder: Fairy Gardens (Wednesday), Perennials (April 17) and Frost Tolerant Plants (April 24). Call 839-0700 or stop by the library to register.

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Arbordale Nurseries and Landscaping will present a free garden series from 7 to 8 p.m. on the following dates at the Amherst Main Library at Audubon, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst: Landscape Designing and Renovations (Tuesday), Spring Pond Care (April 23), Living with Deer in the Landscape (May 14) and Grow Your Own Vegetables and Herbs Anywhere! (May 21). Call 689-4922 or stop by the library to register.

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