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In brief: End of season for Heritage Gardens

CLIFF/CANNON – The Friends of the Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens, located in Edwidge Woldson Park, 507 W. Seventh Ave., will “Put the Gardens to Bed” on Oct. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m.

The event will feature “The Neighborhood in the Time,” a historic overview of Seventh Avenue at the turn of the 20th century, a presentation by Linda Yeomans. The program will be held at the Corbin Art Center.

Cost is $20 per person, which includes a $10 Friends membership.

To reserve a spot at Yeomans’ presentation or for more information, call the Corbin Art Center at (509) 625-6677.

Workshop teaches conservation skills

EAST CENTRAL – Spokane Urban Forestry will have a NeighborWoods program for local residents looking to conserve water, manage stormwater, enhance developments and/or residential lots and learn about low-impact development.

The workshop will be Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Spokane Conservation District, 210 N. Havana St. The event is free and open to the public, but preregistration is required, as space is limited to 35 people. To register and for more information, call Beth Mort at Urban Forestry at (509) 363-5495, email or visit www.spokaneurban

Event focuses on aging safely

SPOKANE COUNTY – Fairwood Retirement Village, 312 W. Hastings Road, Family Home Care and the Spokane Health District Fall Prevention Committee will host a Stay on Your Feet information event on Oct. 11 at 2 p.m.

The presentation is designed to provide information on aging safely in one’s home.

The event is free, but reservations are requested.

To reserve a space and for more information, call (509) 467-2365.

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