Northeast Ohio Adoption Services Spring Flower Sale: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at the Hunter’s Square Plaza, 8700 E. Market St., Howland. Mother’s Day gift baskets, hanging baskets, herbs and perennials. 330-856-5582, ext. 126 or go to www.noas.com.

 

Copley-Fairlawn Kiwanis Club Flower Sale: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Copley and Jacoby Roads. Free coffee and doughnuts. www.copleyfairlawnkiwanis.org.

 

Wolcott Lilac Gardens Tours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday and May 17-19 at Wolcott Lilac Gardens. Park at Christ Episcopal Church, 118 S. Mantua St., Kent. Dogs on leashes permitted.

 

Friends of Secrest Aboretum’s Plant Discovery Day: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Secrest Welcome & Education Center, 2122 Williams Road, Wooster. Plant sale and open house. www.secrest.osu.edu.

 

Schedel Arboretum & Gardens Community Day Festival: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River South Road, Elmore. Demonstrations, vendors, activities, hayrides, face painting. 419-862-3182 or www.schedel-gardens.org.

 

Greater Akron Orchid Society: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Portage Lakes Kiwanis, 725 Portage Lakes Drive, Coventry Township. International orchid expert Leon Glicenstein with a presentation of Peru’s orchids and the cultural site of Machu Picchu. Call Dave at 330-307-7189 or go to www.thegaos.com.

 

Stan Hywet Plant Sale: May 18 through June 2 in the Courtyard near Molly’s Shop at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. A variety of plants including Stan Hywet’s Homegrown Series of decorative containers and baskets. www.stanhywet.org.

 

OSU Extension Stark County Master Gardener Volunteer Program Plant Expo: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 18 at the Stark County Fairgrounds, 305 Wertz Ave. NW, Canton. Perennials, native plants, heirlooms, vegetables and herbs. Free. www.osustarkmg.org.

 

Holden Arboretum Plant Sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 18 and 19 at the Holden Arboretum, 9550 Sperry Road, Kirtland. Plant selections from area nurseries, gardens and Holden’s own propagated wildflowers. Admission for nonmembers is $12 adults and $7 ages 3-12. 440-946-4400, ext. 224 or www.holdenarb.org.

 

Portage County Beekeepers: 1-3 p.m. May 19 at the Portage Soil and Water Office, 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna. Talk about Ohio’s bears, skunks and other wildlife that impact beekeeping. Call Mary Lovin at 330-325-3028.

 

Bath Volunteers for Service Tour of Homes: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 23. Pick up tickets at Bath United Church of Christ, 3980 W. Bath Road, Bath. Reservations required. $30; $40 includes luncheon and fashion show; $75 sponsor, available at eventbrite.com or bathvolunteersforservice.com.

 

Gates Mills Garden Club Plant Sale: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 25 at Esquire’s Cottage & Barn, 1280 Chagrin River Road, Gates Mills. Annuals, perennials, shrubs and houseplants. Vintage Boutique with gently used items for sale. 440-423-4555 or www.thegatesmillsgardenclub.com.

 

Hale Farm & Village’s Sow & Grow Farm Festival and Plant Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 8-9 at Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath. Heirloom plants and herbs with significance to Northeast Ohio, unusual perennials. Admission is $10 adults, $5 children. www.halefarm.org.

 

Fairy Days at Heritage Farms Peninsula: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 15 and 16 at Heritage Farms, 650 Riverview Road, Peninsula. Costume parade, dancing, Bubble Fairy, games, build fairy houses and gardens. Magic Meadow Market with arts and crafts, sweet treats, face painting, raffles. $10 children ages 3-17, $5 adults. 330-657-2330.

 

Master Gardeners of Summit County Tour of Gardens: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 29. Six gardens featured on the general tour, Posie Shoppe with garden items and Master Gardener-grown plants. $20; patron $75-$100. www.summitmastergardeners.org/.