South Brazos County Farmers Market, noon to 6 p.m. Parking lot of Scott & White Hospital, 700 Scott & White Blvd., Texas 6, College Station. Locally grown seasonal produce, honey, eggs, fresh ground whole corn meal and grits, pickles, Grass-fed beef and pork, and more. Details: 281-684-1372.


Brazos Valley Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon. Downtown Bryan at Main and 21st streets. Enjoy Texas products grown and made by Texans. Plants; organic meats and free-range eggs; baked goods; local honey, homemade jams, jellies and canned veggies; seasonal vegetables, crafts and more. A food truck or two is usually available for morning/lunch time snacks. Details:

The Leach Teaching Gardens at Texas A&M University first birthday party, 9:30 a.m. to noon. 600 John Kimbrough Blvd. The free family-friendly event will have face painting, plant necklaces, a bubble station and lawn games. Junior Master Gardener leaders will offer hands-on learning activities and the Brazos County Master Gardeners will be available to answer gardening questions.

Learning at the Library — Drip Irrigation for Raised Beds, 10 to 11 a.m. Clara Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St., Bryan. Learn how to set up a drip irrigation system for your planting beds.


BCS Rose Society — Garden Pests, noon. Discussion will center on summer pests and watering. Lunch will be served. Please call 979-778-4252 to reserve a spot. All are welcome.


“Garden Success” radio show with Skip Richter, County Extension Agent-Horticulture, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, noon to 1 p.m. Listen to Richter’s advice on gardening in the Brazos Valley on KAMU-FM 90.9. Call in garden questions at 979-845-5689 or email


June 15: Brazos County Master Gardeners Learning at the Library, 10 a.m. Clara B. Mounce Public Library. Program: “Waterwise Lawn Care.” The peak of summer heat is just around the corner. Learn how to maintain a healthy lawn during the extreme heat of the summer. Free and open to the public.

July 27:  Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History Annual Butterfly Release, 9 a.m. to noon. Brazos Center, 3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan. Live music, crafts, free museum admission, refreshments and a special prize for children in a butterfly- or caterpillar-themed costume. Presale of butterflies (as supply is limited) for $30 each or four for $100. Details: 776-2195 or

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