Home improvement

New Orleans home and garden calendar, June 10, 2017

 

RIVER RIDGE BROMELIAD SHOW: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Clearview Mall, Metairie. The 35th annual show offers bromeliads and cryptanthus for sale. Free. (504) 495-0371

SATURDAY

PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St. Free. (504) 505-4113, [email protected]

BASICS IN BEEKEEPING: 10:30 a.m. to noon, New Orleans Botanical Garden, Garden Study Center. Russell Harris explains how to start a hive. $12. (504) 300-6580, [email protected]

URBAN COMPOSTING: 1 p.m., Hollygrove Market and farm, 8301 Olive St. Southbound Gardens presents a workshop that covers a variety of composting techniques, including using worms and making compost tea. $10-$15 suggested donation, Free to Hollygrove residents. southboundgardens.com

GUERRILLA GARDEN CELEBRATION: 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Guerrilla Garden, 600 Charbonnet St. Join Holy Cross and Lower Ninth ward residents in celebrating the end of the spring programming season. (504) 875-2948, [email protected]Bromeliads of every stripe in collector’s garden _lowres (copy)

WEDNESDAY

HARRISON AVENUE MARKETPLACE: 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Lakeview Grocery parking lot, 801 Harrison Ave. Free. (504) 535-4486, harrisonavenuemarketplace.org

JUNE 17

USING NEWSPAPER ARCHIVES: 10 a.m. to noon, Algiers Regional Library, 3014 Holiday Drive. Christina Bryant, of the New Orleans Public Library, explains how to access family and home research records in the Louisiana Division/City Archives and Special Collections. Free. (504) 596-2641, algiershistoricalsociety.org

WHAT’S YOUR HOME’S STORY?: 9 a.m. to noon, Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave. Learn from architect and historian Robert Cangelosi how to research the history of your home. $25. (504) 523-3939, friendsofthecabildo.org

BUILD A RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP: 10 a.m., New Orleans Botanical Garden. Hilairie Schackai leads a workshop that explains rainwater harvesting and how to build your own rain barrel. $10 to $20 with preregistration. (504) 483-9473, [email protected],

RAISING URBAN CHICKENS: 1 p.m., Hollygrove Market and Farm, 8301 Olive St. Learn about coops and runs, raising chicks, egg production and more at this Southbound Gardens sponsored event. $10-$15. [email protected]

JUNE 19

BRANCHING INTO OLIVES: 6:30 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, Metairie. Eileen Hollander and Melissa Luer discuss growing olives in New Orleans. Free. mggno.org

JUNE 22

SUPERDOME ARCHITECTURAL TOUR: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Mercedes-Benz Superdome, 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive. Learn from the architects of Eskew+Dumez+Ripple about the design of New Orleans’ most identifiable downtown structure. $25, preregistration required. prcno.org/event/mid-mod-nola-private-tour-superdome/

JUNE 24

PALMER PARK ART MARKET: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park, South Carrollton at South Claiborne avenues. Free. artsneworleans.org

WOOD WINDOW REPAIR: 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. Learn to repair your historic wood windows at this hands-on workshop with Bill Robinson of Train2Rebuild. $25. prcno.org

VEGGIE GROWING BASICS: 1 p.m., Hollygrove Market and Farm, 8301 Olive St. Learn about bed building, soil preparation, watering, plant selection and more at this Southbound Gardens sponsored event. $10-$15, FREE to Hollygrove residents. [email protected]

JUNE 25

FLOWER INFUSED OILS WORKSHOP: 10:30 a.m. to noon, Longue Vue, 7 Bamboo Road. Learn to make flower-infused oils and combine them with beeswax to make soaps in this workshop taught by Monica Clark. $35. (504) 293-4724, longuevue.com

JUNE 29

LOWER GARDEN DISTRICT RENOVATOR EVENT: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., 1824 Sophie Wright Place. Visit with Wes Michaels and Elizabeth Mossop, owners of the building under renovation, to learn about the challenges they faced in the course of the project. $10. prcno.org

JULY 1

PELICAN GREENHOUSE PLANT SALE: 9 a.m. to noon, City Park, Pelican Greenhouse, off Henry Thomas (Golf Drive) south of I-610 underpass. Annuals, perennials, tropicals, vegetables, succulents, herbs, roses and more can be found at the sale. Free. (504) 483-9464, [email protected]

ORGANIC BUG MANAGEMENT: 1 p.m., Hollygrove Market and Farm, 8301 Olive St. Learn pests and how to manage them organically at this Southbound Gardens sponsored event. $10-$15, free for Hollygrove residents. [email protected]

JULY 6

MID MOD PANEL DISCUSSION: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Main Library, 219 Loyola Ave. A panel of experts, moderated by architect Wayne Troyer, discusses the midcentury modern movement in New Orleans. (504) 581-7032, prcno.org

JULY 9

WILD EDIBLE PLANT LECTURE: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Longue Vue, 7 Bamboo Road. Charles Allen presents a talk on easily found wild plants suitable for eating. $5 with preregistration. (504) 488-5488, longuevue.com

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12

LONGUE VUE AFTER HOURS: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Longue Vue, 7 Bamboo Road. Brings blankets, picnic baskets and folding chairs to this family oriented event. Free members, $8.50 nonmembers. longuevue.com

THURSDAY JULY 20

DOMINICAN STREET HOUSE TOUR: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., 7515 Dominican St. The tour visits 3 midcentury modern homes in the Black Pearl neighborhood, accompanied by a talk by architect Lee Ledbetter. $25. prcno.org

 

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