▪ Celebrate National Trails Day by going on a guided hike at 10 a.m. Saturday at the River Legacy Living Science Center, 703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington. Participants can choose between a shorter or longer hike. RSVP to 817-860-6752. Other events this week include: River Legacy Nature Day and Bookfair, 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Barnes & Noble at The Parks mall in Arlington, and the sixth annual Sporting Clay Shoot, beginning at 8 a.m. June 12 at the Ellis County Sportsman’s Club in Waxahachie. For more information, contact Kristi Payne, 817-860-6752, ext. 107 or email email@example.com. www.riverlegacy.org.
▪ Birds love plants, too. Learn which ones during a free clinic at 10:15 a.m. Saturday at all area Calloway’s stores. www.calloways.com.
▪ Learn about the largest, historical trees in the area at a program called “Heritage Trees of Lake Worth,” with author Wes Culwell (a master arborist) and Corky James, 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. Then, at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, learn about grasshoppers, locusts and katydids during a short presentation and hike. Both activities are free with paid admission ($2-$5). 9601 Fossil Ridge Road, Fort Worth. 817-392-7410; www.fwnaturecenter.org.
▪ Get your gardening questions answered with a call to the Tarrant County Master Gardener Association help desk, 817-884-1944. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
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▪ Johnson County Master Gardeners also answer gardening questions and give advice from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays. Call the Johnson County Extension Office at 817-556-6370 and ask to speak to a master gardener.
Mark your calendar …
▪ For the community work day at the O.S. Gray Natural Area, 9 a.m.-noon June 13. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
▪ For the Arlington Gem and Mineral Club’s 58th annual show, June 13 and 14, at the Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S. Main St. Admission is $3-$6. Information: www.agemclub.com