May 11, 2019

16th Annual Plant Sale
Saturday & Sunday, May 11 & 12, 2019 • 9:00am-5:00pm
Milwaukie Floral & Garden, Milwaukie, OR

The Friends of the Ledding Library are having their 16th annual plant sale May 11th and 12th from 9 am to 5 pm. Community members donate plants from their gardens, new plant starts, garden art and more for the sale. All proceeds go to the Ledding Library in Milwaukie for programs. Milwaukie Floral & Garden, 3306 SE Lake Rd., Milwaukie, OR.

2019 Mother's Day Rhododendron Show & Sale
Saturday & Sunday, May 11 & 12, 2019 • 9:00am-5:00pm
Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Portland, OR

Rhododendrons will be at peak bloom time. Come and join us to view the garden. The sale will be in the front parking lot. Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, 5801 SE 28th Avenue, Portland, OR. or 503 771-8386. Presented by The Portland Chapter of The American Rhododendron Society. All proceeds benefit the garden.

Family Bird Walk
Saturday, May 11, 2019 • 10:00am-11:30am
Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, OR

Join us for a birding hike for the whole family! These guided walks provide opportunities for parents and children to learn a new outdoor skill together. Each session covers a new topic and includes activities to strengthen your birding skills. Binoculars and field guides will be available, or participants are welcome to bring their own. What better way to spend your family time then learning together in nature? Cost: $7/attendee.

Beginning Backyard Beekeeping*
Saturday, May 11, 2019 • 10:00am-12:00pm
PCC Rock Creek, Portland, OR

Presenter: Anne LeSenne. Interested in learning about beekeeping? Learn about the Best Management Practices for Backyard Beekeeping, how to site your hives, how to be a good neighbor, resources in the community and more.

In the Garden Series - WCMGA Education Garden at PCC Rock Creek, 17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229. Enter campus from Springville Rd, follow road past Building 9 and Past Parking Lot E. At stop sign turn left into gravel lot and follow to the garden site. Parking is free campus-wide on Saturdays. Free event, no registration needed. Event is held rain or shine, under cover, if needed. *Class approved for one-hour MG Education Credit.

Hoyt Arboretum Guided Tours
Saturdays & Sundays, April 6-October 27, 2019 • 12:00pm-2:00pm
Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, OR

Guided tours of the Hoyt Arboretum every Saturday and Sunday at 12 noon - 2:00pm. Free to Hoyt Arboretum Friends (HAF), donations appreciated from non-members.

Native Bee Workshop
Saturday, May 11th, 2019 • 1:00–4:00pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR

Native bees pollinate 85% of the world’s flowering plants, so their conservation is vital to environmental and human health. They’re also fascinating and beautiful – well worth an up-close look. Join us for an overview of Oregon’s native bees, followed by a bee survey in the Garden. We’ll record our finds on iNaturalist, and will teach you how to do that so you can contribute your own observations in the future. Instructor Jess Tyler holds an MS degree in environmental Science from PSU and currently works on insect conservation with the Center for Biological Conservation. He surveys for Oregon Bee Project, with an emphasis on Leach Garden. $20 general/$15 Leach Garden Friend. Limit 12. Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97236. 503-823-1671.

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