Urban chicken farming is focus of classes
Black Sheep Farms, 6516 Emmet St., will teach classes on urban chicken farming Saturday and Sunday. Attendees will learn how to care for chickens in the city, including selecting birds, preventing predators, working with neighbors and obtaining permits.
Classes will begin at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. both days and will run about 90 minutes each. Tuition is $15 a person or $25 a couple. For more information or to register, visit blacksheepfarms.com.
Plant sale supports Nebraska arboretum
The Spring Affair gardening event will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Pavilion I on the northeast edge of the Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln.
More than 500 different varieties of plants will be offered for sale, with educational talks and garden merchandise vendors under the same roof.
Plants are selected for their regional suitability, unique qualities and past demand and are provided by Bluebird Nursery Inc. of Clarkson, Neb. Admission to the sale is free.
The Spring Affair is sponsored by the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln department of agronomy and horticulture, UNL Extension and Extension Master Gardeners.
Proceeds from Spring Affair help sustain the arboretum’s mission and fund programs and services.
Are your items rubbish or worth riches?
What secrets do your items hold? Bring your stuff to find out if they will bring you riches or are just rubbish.
The Sarpy County Museum, 2402 Clay St. in Bellevue, will offer a 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday program similar to “Antiques Roadshow.”
Experts will look at the items and give their assessment. The program is free, but donations are appreciated.
No more than two items per person are allowed.
Compiled by Sue Story Truax with World-Herald News Service