Home and Garden calendar
The Home Depot schedule of free home improvement clinics for April: "Ceramic Tile," 10:30 a.m. Saturdays; "Design and Install Closet Organizers," 2 p.m. Saturdays; "Install Kitchen Cabinets," 3 p.m. Saturdays; "Install Retrofit Windows," 4 p.m. Saturdays; "Install A Ceiling Fan," 10:30 a.m. Sundays; "Install and Decorate with Moulding," 2 p.m. Sundays; "Install Sheet Vinyl Flooring," 3 p.m. Sundays; "Making Your Home Energy Efficient," 4 p.m. Sundays. Clinics will be held at Home Depot stores in Honolulu, Pearl City and Maui: 521-7355, 455-1200, (808) 893-7800.
Pacific Orchid Society of Hawai'i, meeting, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Gallery on the Pali, First Unitarian Church of Honolulu; free. 395-0838.
Lei Making, learn how to make a wili or haku lei, 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Wahiawa Botanical Garden; also, 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Foster Botanical Garden; bring flowers, raffia and clippers; $7. Register: 522-7064.
Lei Plants for O'ahu Gardens, how to grow pikake, pua-kenikeni and others, 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesday, Urban Garden Center, Pearl City; no phone registration; $5. 453-6050.
Holoholo to WaimAnalo, tour a native plant nursery, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dennis Kim's nursery; presented by Lyon Arboretum; $8 general, $7 members. For registration or directions: 988-0456.
Plumeria Tour, with Jim Little, 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Koko Crater Botanical Garden; bring water, sunscreen and hat. Preregistration before Saturday: $5 Honolulu Botanical Garden members, $10 nonmembers. Registration on Saturday: $10 members, $15 nonmembers. 522-7064.