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DIGGING IN

Household Hazardous Waste Day. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 1. Former Old Frankfort Pike landfill, 1631 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington. Dispose of hazardous materials such as weed killer, kerosene, etc.

Wildlife of McConnell Springs. 10 a.m. Nov. 1. McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Ln., Lexington. Free. (859) 225-4073.

Heritage Makers Digital Storybooking Workshop. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Nov. 1. Joseph Beth Café Conference Room, 161 Lexington Green Cir., Lexington. www.myelementofstory.com. (859) 269-3443.

At the Arboretum. 500 Alumni Dr., Lexington. (859) 257-9339. Advance registration required unless noted. www.ca.uky.edu/Arboretum.

■ Nature Weaving. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 1. $18 for Friends of the Arboretum, $20 for others.

■ Environmental Tree Extravaganza registration Nov. 1-25. Register to decorate an evergreen using environmentally and bird-friendly decorations. Call or e-mail rburnes@uky.edu for a registration form.

■ Little Sprouts: Fall Fruits and Nuts (pre-kindergarten). 10-11 a.m. Nov. 5. $1.

■ Little Sprouts: Treats for the Tweets (pre-kindergarten). 10-11 a.m. Nov. 12. $1.

■ The Edible Garden: Reflections on a Year of Gardening. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Free; donations accepted.

■ Home-made Holiday Gifts: Forced Bulbs. 10-11 a.m. Nov. 13. Learn to coax bulbs to grow when you want them to. $27 Friends; $30 others (includes bulbs, containers and soil-less mix).

■ Little Sprouts: Getting Ready for Winter (pre-kindergarten). 10-11 a.m. Nov. 19. $1.

■ Little Sprouts: Nature Ornaments (all ages). 10-11 a.m. Nov. 26. $1.

At Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. Clermont. Advance registration required unless noted. (502) 955-8512. www.bernheim.org.

■ ECO Kids First Saturday Nature Discovery Days: The Nature of November. 1-4 p.m. Nov. 1. Free. Advance registration not required.

■ O.W.L.S.: Seed and Stalk Discovery Walk. 10:30 a.m.-noon Nov. 5. $5 members; $7.50 others.

■ Gardening Group. 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 6. Free

■ Bernheim at Night: Full "Frost" Moon Night Hike. 5:30-7 p.m. $7 members; $10 non-members.

■ Natural Areas Weed Police. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 13. Free.

Diggin' in the Dirt with the Cats and the Dawgs. 7 p.m. Nov. 6. Former University of Georgia head football coach and avid gardener Vince Dooley speaks. Ag North-Seay Auditorium, S. Limestone and Cooper Dr., Lexington. $20. (859) 338-1838, 257-6955.

Plant Pioneers of Kentucky Speakers Series. The Arboretum on Alumni Drive, Lexington. Each program $7 for Friends, $8 for others. Call (859) 257-9339 to pre-register.

■ The Plant Life of Kentucky: Past, Present and Future in the Age of Global Warming. 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 7.

■ E. Lucy Braun: Pioneer Forest Ecologist. 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 21.

Audubon Bird Walk. 8 a.m. Nov. 15. Spindletop Farm, 3250 Iron Works Pike, Lexington. Free. (502) 867-1118. http://audubonsocietyofky.home.insightbb.com.

Homemakers Bazaar. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 15. Free. Montgomery County Health & Civic Center, 106 E. Locust St., Mount Sterling. Features homemade crafts, baked goods, raffles, door prizes, breakfast, lunch and pictures with Santa.

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