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June 27, 2019

City of Fort Worth Workshops - RFP, RFQ, ITB and Best Value Solicitations

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

8:30 a.m.

July 9, 2019

6 p.m.

July 11, 2019

Drip Irrigation DIY

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, Tx 76107

Make every drop count! Whether you have an existing sprinkler system or just an outdoor faucet, learn how to install, convert and maintain a drip irrigation system. Drip irrigation is the most efficient irrigation method for landscape beds, potted plants, vegetable gardens or home foundations. The flow of information from our experts will make “do it yourself” drip irrigation seem easy!

6 p.m.

July 13, 2019

Community Engagement Summer Workshop

Northwest Library, 6228 Crystal Lake Drive

9:30 a.m.

July 20, 2019

Community Engagement Summer Workshop

The University Of Texas At Arlington Research Institute (Utari), 7300 Jack Newell Blvd. S.

9:30 a.m.

Compost 101

Sycamore Community Center, 2525 E. Rosedale St.

This event is free, but requires registration. To get notified of new class dates and composting events, sign up for the newsletter. composting@fortworthtexas.gov To learn more, email composting@fortworthtexas.gov or call 817-392-1234.

1 p.m.

July 27, 2019

Community Engagement Summer Workshop

Hallmark Baptist Church, 4201 W. Risinger Road

9:30 a.m.

Aug. 3, 2019

Community Engagement Summer Workshop

Ridglea Christian Church, 6720 W. Elizabeth Lane

9:30 a.m.

Aug. 8, 2019

Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

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

11:30 a.m.

Aug. 10, 2019

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

Aug. 15, 2019

U Landscape It: Water Efficient Landscape Design

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, Tx 76107

Do you want to have the yard people envy on your street? Come and learn basic design principles, plant placement, and all about the newest hardscape trends so you can 'do it yourself' and save big! Learn tips on how to use the ULandscapeIT tool on the website (wateruniversity.tamu.edu) to become your own landscape designer!

6 p.m.

Aug. 17, 2019

Community Engagement Summer Workshop (SPANISH)

Polytechnic United Methodist Church, 1310 Collard St.

These workshops will be presented in Spanish.

9:30 a.m.

Aug. 24, 2019

Community Engagement Summer Workshop

Harvest Assembly Of God, 7501 Crowley Road

9:30 a.m.

Community Engagement Summer Workshop (SPANISH)

Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 Ne 36th St.

These workshops will be presented in Spanish.

10:30 a.m.

Sept. 7, 2019

Community Engagement Summer Workshop

The Villages Of Woodland Springs Amenities Center, 12209 Timberland Blvd.

9 a.m.

Sept. 11, 2019

Fort Worth Brownfields Program and Environmental Cleanup Resources Workshop

Stockyards, 2501 Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth, Tx 76164

This workshop will include information about the re-launch of the Environmental Division's Brownfields Program as well as host several guest speakers regarding additional Brownfields resources.

9 a.m.

Sept. 12, 2019

Weed ‘Em and Reap: Weeds and Watering

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, Tx 76107

This class makes sense of two of the most challenging issues many homeowners face. If you’re having trouble controlling unwanted plants in your lawn and landscape or if you’re confused about when to water and when to wait, we’re here to help. Learn the best approach to managing weeds effectively without over use of chemicals and your time so you can reap the rewards of a green environment.

6 p.m.

Sept. 26, 2019

City of Fort Worth Workshops - RFP, RFQ, ITB and Best Value Solicitations

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

8:30 a.m.

Sept. 28, 2019

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods , 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

Oct. 8, 2019

6 p.m.

Oct. 10, 2019

Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

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

11:30 a.m.

Composting

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, Tx 76107

Compost is absolutely one of the best soil amendments money can buy, but you don’t have to! Learn how to make high-quality compost at home using materials most folks throw away. This class gives you the “dirt” on the most effective composting methods with a focus on practical techniques and “piles” of problem-solving tips to get your compost system back to its peak.

6 p.m.

Nov. 14, 2019

Herb Your Enthusiasm: Herb Gardening

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive, Fort Worth, Tx 76107

Get the most out of your landscape or kitchen garden by choosing from the assortment of tasty and beautiful herbs adapted to Texas. We’ll talk about everything from design and plant selection, proper soil prep and planting techniques, to the many uses of our favorite herbs inside and outside the home. This class is sure to be a great thyme!

6 p.m.