Labyrinth Day

Learn about the physical, emotional and spiritual benefits of walking a labyrinth on World Labyrinth Day, an annual event by the Labyrinth Society, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

The program at Calvin Presbyterian Church includes a presentation by labyrinth designer Marilyn Larson and making a labyrinth pizza. Everyone is invited to "Walk as One" at 1 p.m. along the path of the church's labyrinth to create a wave of peaceful energy across the world.

Food shelf donations are welcome. Calvin Presbyterian is at 177 Glendale Dr., Long Lake. Call 952-473-5419.

Get growing

Metro Blooms Day kicks off the gardening season with workshops, plant sale, garden expos and a Minneapolis garden awards presentation, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Kenny Elementary School, 5720 Emerson Av. S., Mpls. Call 651-699-2426 or visit

Yellow daffodils and more

The Daffodil Society of Minnesota will display more than 600 daffodil blooms in all sizes, shapes and colors at a judged spring show. Free. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Bachman's Heritage Room, 6010 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls. Call 612-861-7311.

Chemical-free lawn

Get tips on how to have a beautiful lawn without toxic chemicals at "Organic Lawn Care." The free class is from 6 to 7 p.m. May 10 at Natural Built Home, 4020 Minnehaha Av. S., Mpls. Topics include battling weeds, lawn renovation and replacement methods, and building a patio. To register, e-mail classes@natural or call 612-605-7999.


Garden happy hour

Discounts on plants, shrubs and garden goods, snacks and free consultations with landscape designers are part of Uncommon Gardens' happy hour, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in May, 5750 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls. Call 612-866-3033.

Paver basics

Want an outdoor retreat but not sure how to design it? Gertens will hold three free workshops on building a retaining wall and a paver patio at 10 a.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. May 12, 5500 Blaine Av., Inver Grove Heights. Call 651-450-1501.