Ohio State University Extension Master Gardeners Coffee Chats: 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, OSU Extension Office, Medina, 120 W. Washington St., Medina. Marilyn Fellenstein presents "Herbs for the Holiday." $5. For more information, go to www.go.osu.edu/chats.

Quail Hollow Herbal Society: 2-4 p.m. Nov. 4, Quail Hollow State Park, Manor House, 13480 Congress Lake Road, Lake Township. Master Gardener Keith Barton will discuss "The Good and Bad of Genetically Modified Foods." Call Pat Kaiser at 330-877-2873.

Greater Akron Orchid Society: 6 p.m. Nov. 12, Portage Lakes Kiwanis, 725 Portage Lakes Drive, Coventry Township. Potluck holiday banquet, election of officers. Call Dave at 330-307-7189 or go to www.thegaos.com.

Chippewa Garden Club Annual Holiday Fundraiser Show: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at Brecksville Community Center, 1 Community Drive, Brecksville. "Decorating for Holiday Entertaining" featuring Sandy Apidone, owner of Countryside Florist in Richfield. $10. Call Lynne Evans at 440-668-6128 or go to www.chippewagardenclub.com.