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HOME & GARDEN CALENDAR

Events

Home and Garden Tour: Today. Sponsored by the YWCA of North Orange County, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring three Fullerton homes. $20. For information, call (714) 871-4488.

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Student Plant Sale: Today. The Fullerton College Horticulture Department is holding a plant sale featuring student-grown vegetables, herbs, annual bedding plants, perennials, shrubs, trees and houseplants. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fullerton College is at 321 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton. The Horticulture Department is south of Berkeley Avenue, one block east of Lemon Street. (714) 992-7381.

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Philharmonic House of Design: Today through May 29. Benefiting the Orange County Philharmonic Society Women’s Committees’ music education programs for youth, featuring an estate in the Peralta Hills area of Anaheim Hills. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., except Thursday to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; docent-guided tours will be held on Fridays for groups of 20 or more by reservation. Admission: $17. For location and information, call (714) 840-7542.

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‘Violets Around the World’: Today and Sunday. Violet show and sale hosted by the Tustana African Violet Society, Westminster Mall, lower level of JC Penney Court, 400 Westminster Mall, Westminster. The show will display many unusual and rare varieties of violets. Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (714) 544-2349.

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Mansions & Masterpieces: Friday. Home tour and spring boutique sponsored by the Tres Osos Guild of Children’s Hospital of Orange County, featuring four custom homes in the Nellie Gail Ranch community of Laguna Hills. The boutique will be held at Carl’s Fine Furniture, 23401 Avenue de la Carlota, Laguna Hills. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, call (714) 496-4894.

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Home Show. Friday through May 15. Hosted by the Mall of Orange featuring custom room designs and cabinetry, silk plants and home products and services. 2208 N. Orange Mall, Orange. (714) 998-1521.

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Craft Sale: May 7. Sponsored by the Women Manufacturers Network benefiting Human Options, 8 a.m. to noon, 18435 Bandilier Circle, Fountain Valley. The sale will feature craft seconds, discontinued items, surplus and seasonal floral stock, fabrics and trims, jewelry, ceramics and clothes. $1.

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Capistrano Antiques and Garden Show: May 13-15. Three-day event featuring more than 40 exhibitors with English, French, American and Asian antiques and nursery and garden shop vendors will be at the Decorative Arts Study Center, 31431 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano. Accompanying lectures will take place at La Sala, San Juan Capistrano Regional Library. Center hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $10. For information, call (714) 496-2132.

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Charm House Tour: May 15. Sponsored by Village Laguna, featuring five homes ranging from historic charm cottages to a veritable castle. Trams will pick up passengers for the tour at the Festival of the Arts grounds beginning at noon, with the last tram departing at 3:30 p.m. Trams will transport home tour participants to each home. Home viewing will conclude at 5:30 p.m. Comfortable shoes are recommended. $25. For ticket information, call (714) 455-3852.

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Interior Design & Home Furnishings Show: June 11, 12. Hosted by Design Center South, featuring 100 exhibitors displaying home and garden accessories, furniture, home improvement, kitchen and bath products, lighting, floor and window coverings, designer showcase rooms and lectures and seminars. Admission: $6 general; $5 seniors; children under 12 years, free. (714) 643-2929.

Classes

Floral Arranging Workshop: Tuesday Orange Coast College’s Community Services Office, 6 to 8 p.m., Room 101 of the Art Center at Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. Learn to make original arrangements using seasonal flowers, foliage, baskets and vases. Registration, $55; materials fee, $55. (714) 432-5880.

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Basic Gardening Seminar: May 7. Sherman Library and Gardens, 9:30 a.m., 2647 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar. Sherman Library and Gardens director Wade Roberts will discuss soils, fertilizers and watering. Free. (714) 673-2261.

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Design House Lectures: May 7-28. Sponsored by the Orange County Philharmonic Society and American Society of Interior Designers, Orange County chapter, 2 p.m., 1994 Philharmonic House of Design, Peralta Hills, Anaheim Hills; Lectures are included with ticket purchase to view the design house, $17. (714) 840-7542.

May 7, Kathryn Rue will speak on “How to Bring Your Personality to the Garden”;

May 11 and 14, Karen Myers-Ziccardi will speak on “Interior Designer Interface With Client, Architect, Landscape Architect and Contractor”;

May 18, Leslie Harrington will speak on “Fantasy Finishes and Beyond”;

May 21, Lana Barth will speak on “Fabrics Used in Interiors”;

May 25, Nancy Daniels will speak on “Antiques,” and

May 28, Shirley Kerins will speak on “Landscape Architecture.”

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Window Trimming Seminar: May 11. Window Trimmers will present a seminar on new trends, colors and designs for window, bed and custom furniture fashions, 6:30 to 8 p.m., 4879 E. La Palma Ave., Suite 209, Anaheim. Reservations are required. (714) 779-5941.

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Garden History: May 12. Orange County Historical Society, 7:30 p.m., Room 4 of the Education Center at Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana. Historian Kathie Matsuyama will speak on “Arden--Modjeska House and Garden: A Project in Process.” (714) 871-2935.

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Antique and Garden Show Lectures: May 13-15. A series of lectures will be presented in conjunction with the three-day Decorative Arts Study Center’s Antique & Garden Show. The lectures will be at La Sala, San Juan Capistrano Regional Library, San Juan Capistrano. Reservations are required for the lectures; admission is $15. (714) 496-2132.

May 13. Elizabeth Murray will present a slide presentation, “Monet’s Passion: Ideas, Inspirations & Insights From the Painter’s Garden,” 10 a.m.

May 13. Gep Durenberger, founding director of the arts center, will speak on “Confessions of a Dealer,” 1:15 p.m.

May 14 . Wendell Garrett, author and American historian and former editor of Antiques magazine, will speak on “Victorian America,” featuring descriptions of Victorian houses, interiors and their furnishings, 10 a.m.

May 14. Sharon Lovejoy, author of the book “Sunflower Houses: Garden Discoveries for Children of All Ages,” will speak on “Sunflower Houses, Hollyhock Days,” 1 p.m.

May 14. Historian Ellen Samuels will present “Designs for Ornament From the California Archives of Beatrix Farrand,” 3 p.m.

May 15. Jean Stern, director of the Irvine Museum, will present a slide lecture on painting, “California: The Land of Sunshine and Flowers,” 10 a.m.

May 15. Topiary specialist and author Pat Hammer will speak on “The New Topiary: Imaginative Techniques From Longwood Gardens,” 1 p.m.

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Floral Decorating Lecture: May 16, 17. Dorothy Temple, chief floral decorator for the Reagan White House and floral consultant for the Nixons, Fords and Carters, will present a lecture and slide show on how floral presentations are created for the White House family quarters and state celebrations. Lectures are May 16 at 7 p.m. and May 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace, 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda. $9.50. A VIP luncheon with Dorothy Temple will be held on May 17 at 12:30 p.m. in the library’s Presidential Reception Room. $45-$50. (714) 993-3393.

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Hanging Basket Demonstration: Saturdays and Sunday s. Learn how to assemble hanging baskets at Roger’s Gardens, 2301 San Joaquin Hills Road, Corona del Mar. The demonstrations are at 1 and 3 p.m. (714) 640-5800.

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Orchid Repotting Seminar: Saturdays. Green Systems International, 2 p.m., 20362 S.W. Birch St., Santa Ana Heights. Free. (714) 756-1211.

Ongoing

Nixon Garden Tours: Saturdays. Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Docent Guild is hosting garden tours every Saturday at 11 a.m. through June featuring 50 varieties of roses, including roses named for First Ladies Lady Bird Johnson, Rosalynn Carter, Barbara Bush and Pat Nixon. 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda. Tours are included in the museum’s admission fee, $2.95 seniors; $4.95 general. (714) 993-5075.

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Hortense Miller Garden. Weekly. Docent-led tours are held Tuesday through Saturday at the Hortense Miller Garden, Laguna Beach. For reservations and information, call (714) 497-3311, Ext. 426

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Plant Sale. Saturdays. Friends of the Fullerton Arboretum is host of a plant sale Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. The arboretum is at the northeast corner of Cal State Fullerton. The sale features drought-tolerant and California native plants, succulents, ferns, orchids and bromeliads. (714) 773-3579.

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Contemporary Crafts: Through June 5. Newport Harbor Art Museum is hosting “Contemporary Crafts and the Saxe Collection,” featuring 122 contemporary craft objects using various materials by emerging and internationally recognized artists. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach. Admission: $4 general; $2 students and seniors; free to members and children under 12; Tuesdays, free. (714) 759-1122.

Garden Clubs

Flower Show and Plant Sale: Today. Anaheim Garden Club, 1 to 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 1000 S. State College Blvd., Anaheim. The show will feature artistic arrangements, capsule table settings and horticultural exhibits. Free. (714) 870-1527.

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San Juan Capistrano Meeting: Thursday. San Juan Capistrano Garden Club, 10 a.m., Mulberry Castle, 30532 Hill Top Way, San Juan Capistrano. (714) 496-2141.

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Rose Society of Orange County: Thursday. Meets at 7:30 p.m., Westminster Civic Center, 8200 Westminster Ave. Kitty Belendez, president of the Los Angeles Rose Society, consulting rosarian and hybridizer, will speak on hybridizing. Free. (714) 650-0946.

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Floral Arranging Program: May 9. Orange County Floral Arts Guild, 10 a.m., Woman’s Club of Santa Ana. Florist Osamu Honjo will present the floral-arranging program. $4. (714) 544-1617.

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Rambling Gardeners: May 16. Rambling Gardeners Garden Club, 1 p.m., 12860 Euclid Ave., Garden Grove. Louise Stout will present a design program. (714) 544-1617.

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California Organic Gardening Club: Third Thursday. Monthly at 7:30 p.m. at the Faith United Church of Christ, 9621 Bixby Ave., Garden Grove. (714) 525-5713.

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Garden Grove Begonia Society: First Wednesday . Monthly at 7:30 p.m. at 12860 Euclid St., Garden Grove.

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Geranium Society of Orange County: Second Saturday. Monthly at 11:30 a.m. at Fullerton Savings & Loan, 2400 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton. (714) 871-7691.

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Horticultural Society of Orange County: Third Tuesday. Monthly at 7:30 p.m. at the East Anaheim Christian Church, 2216 E. South St., Anaheim. (714) 646-2635.

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Newport Harbor Orchid Society: Third Tuesday. Monthly at 8 p.m. at the Neighborhood Community Center, 1845 Park Ave., Costa Mesa.

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Begonia Society of Orange County: Second Thursday. Monthly at 7:30 p.m. at 2310 E. Lincoln Ave., Anaheim. (714) 525-7061.

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Fuchsia Society: First Tuesday. Orange County branch of the National Fuchsia Society meets monthly at 7:30 p.m. at the Women’s Club, 9501 Chapman Ave., Garden Grove. (714) 846-7186.

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Herb Society of Orange County: First Sunday. Monthly at 1 p.m. at the Irvine Marketplace, 4255 Campus Drive, Irvine. (714) 997-5449.

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Orchid Society of Orange County: Fourth Wednesday. Monthly at 7:30 p.m. at the Yorba Linda Public Library, Community Room, 18181 Imperial Highway, Yorba Linda. (714) 497-6167.

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Organic Gardening Club of Orange County: Second Tuesday . Monthly at 7:30 p.m. at MacArthur Intermediate School, 600 W. Alton Parkway, Santa Ana. (714) 543-7467.

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Saddleback Bromeliad Society: Third Wednesday. Monthly at 7 p.m. at Glendale Federal Bank, 24221 Calle de la Louisa, Laguna Hills. (714) 494-2051.

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Santa Ana Garden Club: Second Thursday. Monthly at 9:30 a.m. at Western Federal Savings & Loan, 2233 N. Tustin Ave., Orange. (714) 669-8901.

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South Coast Orchid Society Inc.: Fourth Monday . Monthly at 8 p.m. at the Whaley Park Club House, 5620 Atherton St., Long Beach.

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If you have items you would like to have considered for the Home and Garden Calendar, send or fax complete information including your name and phone number. Notice of events or classes must be received at least two weeks ahead of time.

Photos that accompany information about upcoming events will be considered for publication, however, The Times cannot guarantee their return.

Send to: Cindy Murphy, Home Design, The Times, 1375 Sunflower Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92626.

Fax: (714) 966-7790.


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