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Aug. 31, 2017

Brunch at the BAC

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

Mayor Betsy Price returns for her fourth annual Q&A session at the BAC ... just a little later in the day. Bring your questions - personal or professional - on everything from the city budget to bike lanes for a "Price" check.

10 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. 14, 2017

Backyard Composting 101

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3400 Rock Springs Road

Learn the basics of backyard composting with this free program, offered at the Compost Outpost. Register for the 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. class.

5 p.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. 21, 2017

Master Composter Class

Tarrant Area Food Bank Learning Garden At Ridglea Christian Church, 6720 W. Elizabeth Lane

The Master Composter class is a three-day class that teaches participants the principles of backyard composting. Cost: $40.

6 p.m.

Sept. 22, 2017

Master Composter Class

Tarrant Area Food Bank Learning Garden At Ridglea Christian Church, 6720 W. Elizabeth Lane

The Master Composter class is a three-day class that teaches participants the principles of backyard composting. Cost: $40.

6 p.m.

Sept. 23, 2017

Master Composter Class

Tarrant Area Food Bank Learning Garden At Ridglea Christian Church, 6720 W. Elizabeth Lane

The Master Composter class is a three-day class that teaches participants the principles of backyard composting. Cost: $40.

8:30 a.m.

Sept. 25, 2017

Registration opens for Adult Basketball

Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

8 a.m.

Oct. 12, 2017

Backyard Composting 101

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3400 Rock Springs Road

Learn the basics of backyard composting with this free program, offered at the Compost Outpost. Register for the 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. class.

5 p.m.

Oct. 14, 2017

Worm Workshop

Botanic Garden Center Trellis Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. Fort Worth Tx, 76107

Come learn the basics of worm composting from entomologist Gail Manning! Register early, space is limited. If you would like to take home worms following the workshop, please make sure to bring a small, dark plastic container (like a butter container). Worms like the dark!

10 a.m.

Oct. 19, 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. 21, 2017

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave, Fort Worth, Tx 76104

Code Rangers seek to promote healthy neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between citizens’ organizations and the Fort Worth Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

Southeast Landfill Tour

Fort Worth Southeast Landfill, 6288 Salt Road, Fort Worth, Tx 76140

Join us for a tour of the City of Fort Worth's Southeast Landfill! Attendees will meet at the landfill and hear about its operations from landfill manager Jane Berry (Republic Services) while viewing different areas from the City's van. Please note that the tour may also be cancelled in the event of inclement weather.

9 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.

Nov. 9, 2017

Backyard Composting 101

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3400 Rock Springs Road

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

5 p.m.

Dec. 2, 2017

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave, Fort Worth, Tx 76104

Code Rangers seek to promote healthy neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between citizens’ organizations and the Fort Worth Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

Feb. 3, 2018

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave, Fort Worth, Tx 76104

Code Rangers seek to promote healthy neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between citizens’ organizations and the Fort Worth Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

March 31, 2018

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave, Fort Worth, Tx 76104

Code Rangers seek to promote healthy neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between citizens’ organizations and the Fort Worth Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

May 19, 2018

Code Rangers (Spanish)

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave, Fort Worth, Tx 76104

El programa de Código Rangers busca promover barrios saludables a través de la capacitación y la acción comunitaria mediante el establecimiento y el mantenimiento de una fuerte relación entre las organizaciones de ciudadanos y el Departamento de Cumplimiento de Códigos de Fort Worth.

9 a.m.

July 21, 2018

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave, Fort Worth, Tx 76104

Code Rangers seek to promote healthy neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between citizens’ organizations and the Fort Worth Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

Sept. 29, 2018

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave, Fort Worth, Tx 76104

Code Rangers seek to promote healthy neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between citizens’ organizations and the Fort Worth Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

Sept. 19, 2019

Let's Talk Marketing Series - Building Sales Strategy & Structure

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

Develop a sales culture by learning how to do a better job at selling in order to deal with increasing competition. Bring your questions.

11:30 a.m.