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March 28, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

April 4, 2017

MedStar Citizens Academy

Medstar Training Academy, 2900 Alta Mere Drive

6 p.m.

April 6, 2017

Native and Adaptive Plants for North Texas Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Are you a “Native Texan” or a transplant? Plants are native or transplants too!! This program covers a large selection of minimal water use plants that are native and adaptive, ideal for a sustainable landscape or garden. You will learn proper soil preparation, proper planting and native and adaptive plant selection. Plant list provided.

6 p.m.

April 8, 2017

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

9 a.m.

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

9 a.m.

April 11, 2017

Business Planning Basics

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

A good business plan is the roadmap to success. This session helps business owners learn how to gather the required elements of a plan and arrange ideas and research professionally.

11 a.m.

April 13, 2017

Compost 101

Compost Outpost, 3408 W. Freeway

Learn the basics of backyard composting with this free program, offered at the Compost Outpost.

5 p.m.

April 18, 2017

Strategizing Your Marketing Plan

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Whether you are selling a service, a product or idea, you have to have a marketing plan to reach your target market. Kenn Scott and Bruce Raben have consulting firms that work with clients to identify their best selling points, their markets and the avenues to reach those targets. Bring your questions and get professional, real-experience answers during this interactive session.

11:30 a.m.

April 19, 2017

Interview Skill Workshop at Worth Heights

Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave.

8:30 a.m.

April 20, 2017

Breakfast at the BAC

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

All day ... and all of the night ... we're together. Maybe not all day and night, but multi-generational businesses might be more dependent on getting along because of their intersection of business and personal relationships. Stevie Dawn brings her doctorate in emotional intelligence to Breakfast at the BAC as moderator of a panel discussion of family businesses, including Empire Roofing/Disposal, Dalworth Cleaning and QCS Unlimited.

7:30 a.m.

April 21, 2017

Interview Skill Workshop at Southside

Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale

8:30 a.m.

April 25, 2017

Step One: Starting A Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

May 4, 2017

Water Efficient Landscape Plants and Maintenance Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Now that you have been to the “design” portion, learn to install and maintain your water efficient landscape design. Learn proper soil preparation, plant installation, hardscape installation and the maintenance of your landscape or garden.

6 p.m.

May 11, 2017

Compost 101

Compost Outpost, 3408 W. Freeway

Learn the basics of backyard composting with this free program, offered at the Compost Outpost.

5 p.m.

May 13, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

9 a.m.

May 17, 2017

Funding Your Small Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Small business is big business in Texas. Over 90 percent of businesses in Texas have five employees or fewer. Even though small business is such a huge economic driver in the Texas economy, most business owners state that finding the funds they need for their business remains their biggest challenge. This session will outline the different ways to access resources outside of traditional bank loans.

11 a.m.

May 23, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

June 1, 2017

On the Wild Side: Gardening for Wildlife Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Native and adaptive plants are not only beautiful water efficient additions to your landscape but they can be useful tools to attract beneficial wildlife as well. If you like to keep your landscape well-manicured, take a more naturalistic approach, or even have an interest in native perennials, wild-flower gardens, and/or rain gardens come on out!

6 p.m.

June 10, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

9 a.m.

June 13, 2017

Business Planning Basics

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

A good business plan is the roadmap to success. This session helps business owners learn how to gather the required elements of a plan and arrange ideas and research professionally.

11 a.m.

June 22, 2017

Master Composter

Tarrant Area Food Bank, 2525 Cullen St.

The Master Composter class is a three-day course, including two evenings and a full day Saturday.

6 p.m.

June 24, 2017

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

9 a.m.

June 27, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

July 6, 2017

Drip Irrigation DIY Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Water slower, deeper and more efficient with every drop. Convert your spray heads and watch your sprinkler system save you money from our hands on drip conversion class. Your will learn how to install drip irrigation tubing from your faucet or how to convert an existing zone to drip. Drip irrigation is the most efficient irrigation method and essential to sustainable landscapes. Drip irrigation for foundation watering will also be covered.

6 p.m.

July 8, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

9 a.m.

July 25, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

Aug. 3, 2017

Water-Saving Seminar: Water Efficient Irrigation

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Learn how to make very basic hands on repairs & maintenance to home automatic sprinkler systems, how your sprinkler system operates and its components as well as how to program and reprogram your sprinkler controller utilizing the best and most efficient ways to water your landscape like, the soak and cycle method and other water efficiency practices.

6 p.m.

Aug. 4, 2017

Business Planning Clinic

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Create a business plan that leaves readers understanding the business' purpose and what separates it from competitors. During this clinic the instructor will take participants through business plans step by step, from crafting an executive summary to the structure of a final plan. Lunch provided.

9 a.m.

Aug. 8, 2017

Business Planning Basics

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

A good business plan is the roadmap to success. This session helps business owners learn how to gather the required elements of a plan and arrange ideas and research professionally.

11 a.m.

Aug. 12, 2017

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

9 a.m.

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

9 a.m.

Aug. 22, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

Sept. 7, 2017

Lawn Care Maintenance Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Proper lawn care maintenance is a key component to a healthy lawn. This program covers basic lawn maintenance practices and selecting the right turf grass to improve the health and longevity of your landscape. You will learn how to maintain your landscape using less water, fertilizers and pesticides

6 p.m.

Sept. 9, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

9 a.m.

Sept. 20, 2017

Funding Your Small Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Small business is big business in Texas. Over 90 percent of businesses in Texas have five employees or fewer. Even though small business is such a huge economic driver in the Texas economy, most business owners state that finding the funds they need for their business remains their biggest challenge. This session will outline the different ways to access resources outside of traditional bank loans.

11 a.m.

Sept. 25, 2017

Registration opens for Adult Basketball

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

Sept. 26, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

Sept. 30, 2017

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

9 a.m.

Oct. 5, 2017

Composting Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

This program teaches the composting process, the different types and methods of composting, as well as how to compost and its importance.

6 p.m.

Oct. 10, 2017

Business Planning Basics

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

A good business plan is the roadmap to success. This session helps business owners learn how to gather the required elements of a plan and arrange ideas and research professionally.

11 a.m.

Oct. 14, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

9 a.m.

Oct. 24, 2017

Step One: Starting a Business

James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

This seminar helps future entrepreneurs understand many of the steps and requirements of starting a small business. This course covers a variety of topics, including business structure, taxes, insurance and writing a business plan.

11 a.m.

Nov. 2, 2017

The Edible Landscape Water-Saving Seminar

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Why water and mow what you can’t eat? Utilizing areas in your landscape to grow edibles is a way to add food on your table and reduce your grocery bill. This program teaches you how to incorporate edible plants into your home garden and landscape. You will learn how herbs, fruits and vegetables can add to the colors and textures of your permanent landscape combining both aesthetics’ and functionality.

6 p.m.