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2015 Trial Garden Awards Tea/From Here to There

Discussion on the successes of this year's trial garden plots and a program on transplanting. Hosted by the Grosse Pointe Garden Center. 1 p.m. Fri. Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lakshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. Reservations required. (313) 881-7511, ext. 206.

Landscape Design Workshop

Learn the tricks of the trade. We provide the supplies and suggestions you need to plot an area and create a successful design. 10 a.m. Sat. Free. English Gardens stores. EnglishGardens.com.

Adult Botany Program Series 2015: Fern and Flora Fall Hike

Meet at the small parking area at the trail off Koppernick Road. 1-4 p.m. Sat. $2 Wayne County residents; $3 nonresidents. Holiday Nature Preserve-Koppernick Section, Hix between Joy and Warren, Canton. Preregistration required. (734) 261-1850.

Building Houses Building Hope Benefit Concert

Featuring the 10-time Grammy-award-winning TAKE 6. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. Proceeds to benefit Habitat for Humanity Western Wayne County. 7 p.m. Sat. VIP, $75 (includes afterglow meet & greet); General admission, $60-$25 (excluding service fee). Heinz C. Prechter Educational & Performing Arts Center, 21000 Northline, Taylor. (734) 374-3200.

Gardening for Pollinators

Presented by the Grosse Pointe Garden Center. 1 p.m. Wed. $5 nonmembers. Services for Older Citizens, 158 Ridge, Grosse Pointe Farms. Reservations required. (313) 881-7511, ext. 206.

Flower Arrangements for the First Families

A behind-the-scenes look and presentation on how flowers are creatively used to complement the historic home and enhance the experience for White House entertaining. 7 p.m. Wed. $20. Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lakshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. (313) 881-7511.

28th annual Birmingham House Tour

Proceeds to benefit TCH outreach programs. Sponsored by Hall & Hunter Realtors. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Thurs. $40 advance ($55 including luncheon); $45 tour day ($60 including luncheon). Luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Community House, 380 S. Bates, Birmingham. (248) 644-5832.

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