• Green Thumbs of Green Plant Swap, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, John Torok Community Center pavilion, 4224 Massillon Road, Green. Bring your perennial divisions and castoffs. Swap starts at 10 a.m. Open to the public.

• Kinderealm: Hummingbirds, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Advance registration is required, call 330-865-8065.

• Cleveland Botanical Garden Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks, through Aug. 27 at Cleveland Botanical Garden, 11030 East Blvd., Cleveland. Visitors can discover the interconnectedness of nature through displays built with LEGO bricks. Admission is $12, $8 ages 3-12. 216-721-1600, ext. 100.

• Gardening for Wildlife, 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Seneca Deck, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Attract birds, bees and wildlife to your yard. 330-865-8065.

• Spring Cleaners, 1-3 p.m. Monday, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Seneca Deck, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Drop in and discover ways to clean without chemicals. Bring an 8-ounce jar to take a sample home. 330-865-8065.

• Pond School, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Medina County Park District’s Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Medina. Information on pond management. $30 per family, includes take-home resources. Deadline to register Wednesday. Call Ashley Kulhanek at 330-725-4911, ext. 106, or go to www.go.osu.edu/pond.

• Spring Planting Ideas & Plant Swap, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Learn new ways to garden around your home. Please bring plants and seeds in a container to swap. 330-865-8065.

•?Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center, opens on Thursday and will be open from 2-7 p.m. every Thursday through Sept. 28, 1201 Graham Road, Stow. For Summit County residents only. Waste accepted includes antifreeze, gas, used motor oil, acids, batteries, bleach, fertilizer, fluorescent bulbs, fungicides, household cleaners, lighter fluid, and pesticides. For a list of accepted items, go to www.summitreworks.com/hhw.

•?Gardening in the Shade, 10 a.m. Friday, Medina County Extension Office, 120 W. Washington St., Medina. Cost is $5 per person. For registration, go to www.go.osu.edu/CHATS.

•?Peninsula Flea at Heritage Farms, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 3, Heritage Farms, 6050 Riverview Road, Peninsula. Featuring handmade, repurposed and vintage items. 330-657-2330 or www.heritagefarms.com.

•?Summit County Master Gardener Volunteers Spring Garden Talk, 7 p.m. June 7, Lakefront Center, 2491 Canfield Road, Akron. “Growing Peppers” presented by Pat Ungashick. Free. Call Doug Foltz at 33-733-2556.

•?Emerald Necklace Garden Club Lakeview Cemetery Tour, 9:15 a.m. June 8. Board Lolly the Trolley at Brecksville Shopping Center, Brecksville and Chippewa Roads, Brecksville. Guide will point out trees and garden areas of special interest. $10 members, $15 nonmembers. For reservations, call 216-410-1081 by June 2.

•?Heritage Home Program Info Session, 6:30 p.m. June 8, Barlow Community Center, 41 S. Oviatt St., Hudson. Information about the Heritage Home Program and how it has helped homeowners with projects ranging from routine repair to full-house renovation. www.heritagehomeprogram.org.

•?Guided Bird Walk, 9-11 a.m. June 10, Secrest Arboretum, Seaman Orientation Plaza, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster. Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society guide birders of all skill levels. Spot birds, learn calls, and discover habitats in the arboretum. Parking and admission are free. http://secrest.osu.edu/calendar.asp.

•?Quailcrest Farm Spring Garden Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 10 and 11, Quailcrest Farm, 2810 Armstrong Road, Wooster. Garden related crafters, food wagon and Quailcrest Plants. $2 per car. 330-345-6722.

•?Hale Farm & Village’s Sow & Grow Festival & Plant Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 10 and 11, Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath. Citizens of Hale Plant Sale with heirloom plant and herb varieties with significance to Northeast Ohio, unusual perennials. Admission is $10 adults, $5 ages 3-12. For more information, go to www.halefarm.org.

•?Richfield Town Trust’s Historic Home & Garden Tour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 10. The tour will begin at the Richfield Fellowship Hall, 3903 Broadview Road, Richfield. Three homes and a separate garden. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Box lunch may be purchased in advance for $7. 330-659-4750.

Send information on home and garden events to lsherwin@thebeaconjournal.com.