May 7 Crop Swap, 9.30am-10.30am, 45 Beach Rd, Katikati. Ph 07 549 2337.
May 7 Home Worm Composting Workshop, 1-3pm, Community Centre, Waihi Beach, $50. WBOP District residents only. See tinyurl.com/5e32yucx
May 7 Full Monty Gardening Workshop, 9.30am-3pm, The Falls Retreat, Karangahake Gorge, $150. See fallsretreat.co.nz
May 8 Gisborne-Muriwai Steam Train, 1-3pm, $35 adult, $80 family. See gcvr.org.nz/bookings
May 10 Bee-keeping, 7-9pm for 8 weeks, Fraser High School, Hamilton, $79. See tinyurl.com/54vw6545
May 11 Beekeeping Online, 7-9pm for 8 weeks, $79 (run through Fraser High School, Hamilton). See tinyurl.com/3mftymdm
May 12 Contemporary Korowai Weaving, 6-9pm for 8 weeks, Fraser High School Hamilton, $110. See tinyurl.com/ywtzmscm
May 13-22 After Dark Urban Light Festival, Tauranga. See afterdarkfestival.com
May 14 Flower Family Day, 9am-3pm, Fraser High School, Hamilton, $45. Floral arranging techniques. See tinyurl.com/27kbvwns
May 15 Edible Weeds & Green Smoothies, Wainui, Eastern Bay of Plenty, $85. See juliasedibleweeds.com
May 16-20 Fungal Foray, Rotorua. For anyone interested in fungus. See funnz.org.nz
May 19 Tauranga Herb Society AGM, 7pm, Wesley Church Hall, 13th Ave, Tauranga. Guest speaker.
May 21 Garden Design, 9am-3pm for 2 weeks, Fraser High School, Hamilton, $95. See tinyurl.com/493u5v7a
May 21 Soap Making, 3 days over 2 weeks, Fraser High School, Hamilton, $250. See tinyurl.com/2p8nrbxb
May 21 Floristry Introduction, 9am-3pm for 6 weeks, Fraser High School, Hamilton, $450. See tinyurl.com/4cwavpe7
May 22 Plant Sale, 10am-1pm, Te Puna Quarry Park, near Tauranga. Cash only. See quarrypark.org.nz
May 22 Pūkorokoro Miranda Shorebird Centre AGM, Miranda. See shorebirds.org.nz.
May 22 Friends of Eastwoodhill Arboretum AGM, near Gisborne. See eastwoodhill.org.nz
May 26 The Lettuce Man, 7.30pm, Waikato Horticultural Society talk, Gate 2, Hamilton Gardens. All welcome, $5 non-members. Ph Carmel 07 855 3404.
May 26-29 The Chardonnay Affair, food and wine event, Gisborne. See thechardonnayaffair.co.nz
May 28 Home Composting Workshop, 1.30pm, Turangi & Taupo, free. See tinyurl.com/yygxfnju
May 29 Tree Planting Day, 10.30am-12.30pm, Minogue Park, Hamilton, free. See tinyurl.com/4mr3upy9
June 4 Crop Swap, 9.30am-10.30am, 45 Beach Rd, Katikati. Ph 07 549 2337.
June 12 Edible Weeds & Green Smoothies, 10am-2pm, Greerton, Tauranga, $85. See juliasedibleweeds.com
June 12 Hamilton Bonsai Club AGM & Sale, 2-4pm, St Francis Church Hall, Hillcrest, Hamilton. See hamiltonbonsai.co.nz