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Horticulture expert Wendy Wilber is holding a series of spring gardening classes through the Alachua County Extension Office. Learn how to grow your own veggies in “Vegetable Gardening Basics” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Feb. 10 at the Newberry Branch Library. In other classes, learn how to grow your own fruit and attract caterpillars and butterflies to your garden.

Help restore beautiful Newnan’s Lake — and all the living creatures inside it — to health again at a free restoration workshop designed to improve the lake’s water quality. Get educated about water in Florida in general and why it’s so important. 1-2 Saturday (Feb. 7) at Kate’s Fish Camp at 6518 SE Hawthorne Road.

Finally, the Florida Museum of Natural History opens its new double feature exhibit on the fragile Everglades this Saturday (Feb. 7) at 10 a.m. Explore the intricate ecosystem that supports one of the most biodiverse areas in the world in “ForEverglades”, a photography exhibit by Clyde Butcher and Jeff Ripple (they’ll be there to talk about their experiences). Meet the top 10 invasive species threatening the Everglades in the exhibit “Alien Attack: Target Everglades.” At noon and 2:30, the museum will discuss invasive species in Florida and how they’ve affected native wildlife in their live animal demonstration “Native or Invasive?”

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