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Posted Aug. 22, 2019

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Don’t miss the upcoming YardSmart seminar on Sept. 7 at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden’s Lecture Hall. Doors open at 8 a.m.; the program begins at 8:30 a.m.

The semiannual seminar is free and open to the public. Register online.

Attendees will hear from well-known local experts on topics such as rainwater harvesting, butterfly gardening, composting and more. Attendees can question a panel of experts about gardening issues during the Ask the Experts session.

Sponsored by the Fort Worth Water Department, YardSmart provides environmentally-friendly and water-efficient information that can lead to healthy, beautiful lawns and gardens.

Yardsmart en español

A separate slate of courses will be offered in Spanish:

YardSmart es un taller informativo y gratuito, diseñado para ayudarle a utilizar el agua de forma más eficiente en su jardín. Los temas varían por temporada y estos incluyen jardines de mariposas, irrigación de jardines, jardines en contenedores, plantas perennes, árboles y mucho más. El taller ocurre dos veces por año dentro del Salón Redbud del Jardín Botánico de Fort Worth. El taller del otoño está programado para el sábado, 7 de septiembre, 2019 de 8:30 a.m. al mediodía.

Programación:
8:30 – Laura Veloz – Polinizadores Nativos
9:30 – Laura Miller – Jardines de Lluvia y la Captación de Agua de Lluvia
10:30-11 Descanso
11 – Claudia Montoya –Riego a Gota
Noon – Pregúntale al Experto

Para más información llame al 817-392-8740 o visite FortWorthTexas.gov/water.

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Canceled Fort Worth Local Development Corporation: 2 p.m. Jan. 21, 2020; City COuncil COnference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled Central City Local Government Corporation: 2 p.m. Jan. 21, 2020; City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Canceled AllianceAirport Authority, Inc.: 2 p.m. Jan. 21, 2020; City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Canceled Lone Star Local Government Corporation Meeting: 2 p.m. Jan. 21, 2020; City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. Jan. 21, 2020; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. Jan. 21, 2020; City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Fort Worth Public Improvement District No. 1 Advisory Board Meeting: 9 a.m. Jan. 22, 2020; Downtown Fort Worth Inc., Suite 100, 777 Taylor St.
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Metropolitan Area EMS Authority D/B/A MedStar Mobile Healthcare Board of Directors Meeting: 10 a.m. Jan. 22, 2020; MedStar Mobile Healthcare, 2900 Alta Mere Drive.
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City Plan Commission Work Session: noon Jan. 22, 2020; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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City Plan Commission Public Hearing: 1:30 p.m. Jan. 22, 2020; City Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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Park & Recreation Advisory Board: 4 p.m. Jan. 22, 2020; Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill St.
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City of Fort Worth Art Commission Special Called Meeting: 5 p.m. Jan. 22, 2020; Fort Worth Botanic Garden Center, Iris Room, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
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Family Game Night at Southwest Community Center: 6 p.m. Jan. 22, 2020; Southwest Community Center, 6300 Welch Ave.

Sendera Ranch Intersection Improvements Project Meeting: 7 p.m. Jan. 22, 2020; Sendera Ranch Elementary School, 1216 Diamondback Lane.

Emergency Physicians Advisory Board : 12:30 p.m. Jan. 23, 2020; TCMS Building, 3rd Floor, 555 Hemphill.
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Lake Arlington Lift Station Force Main Project Meeting: 6 p.m. Jan. 23, 2020; Tarrant County College Opportunity Center, 5901 Fitzhugh Ave.

Municipal Court Hearing: 8:30 a.m. Jan. 24, 2020; Municipal Court, Court No. 9, 3741 Southwest Loop 820.
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Federal Contracting and Certification Workshop: 9 a.m. Jan. 25, 2020; Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway, Fort Worth Texas, 76104.
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Presentations and Pitches Bootcamp: 9 a.m. Jan. 25, 2020; Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Freeway, Fort Worth Texas, 76104.
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Opening Doors to Homeownership: 10 a.m. Jan. 25, 2020; Sweet Home Baptist Church, 5225 Ramey Ave.

Chinese New Year Celebration at Fire Station Community Center: 11 a.m. Jan. 25, 2020; Fire Station Community Center, 1601 Lipscomb.

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