▪ Join a free children’s story time at 11 a.m. Saturday at the River Legacy Living Science Center. RSVP to 817-860-6752. The center, 703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd. in Arlington, will be closed Thursday and Friday. 817-860-6752; www.riverlegacy.org
<z_sym_square_bullet>Learn all about wild turkeys, 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. From noon-4 p.m. Sunday, join the monthly Canoe Fest. It’s $5 per person and first come, first served. Participants meet in the Big River parking lot. Canoes, paddles and lifejackets are provided.
Thanksgiving week activities include bison-feeding hayrides at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. The rides are $15 per person, free for kids age 3 and younger. A children’s turkey craft activity will be available 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday. The refuge will be closed Thanksgiving Day.
Most nature center programs are free with paid admission ($2-$5). You may register online. The refuge is at 9601 Fossil Ridge Road, Fort Worth. 817-392-7410; www.fwnaturecenter.org.
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▪ Tickets for the 32nd annual Colleyville Woman’s Club Holiday Home Tour are on sale at various restaurants and businesses in Colleyville, Grapevine, North Richland Hills and Southlake. The tickets are $25 in advance, $30 on day of tour. The tour will be 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 4 and will feature five decorated homes, along with Santa’s Sweet Stop. For more information, including ticket sale locations, visit c-w-c.org or call 817-358-1805.
▪ 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.
▪ Johnson County Master Gardeners also answer gardening questions and give advice 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.
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▪ For the Teddy Bear Picnic at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden on Nov. 29. For more information, call 817-392-5548. 3200 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth. fwbg.org
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