TREE WALK ... Arborist Heather Booty will lead a free tree walk through Crescent Park from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 10. Meet on Lincoln Avenue between University and Hamilton avenues. Expect to see examples of London plane tree, tulip tree, ginkgo, fern pine, saucer magnolia, red horsechestnut, purple-leaf plum and more. Information: www.canopy.org
RAINWATER HARVESTING ... Sherri Osaka, Bay-Friendly Qualified Designer and owner of Sustainable Landscape Design, will teach a class on "Rainwater Harvesting" from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Common Ground, 559 College Ave., Palo Alto. The class will deal with methods and costs of harvesting and storing rainwater, with information on roof materials, tanks, mosquito-control and more. Cost is $31. Information: 650-493-6072 or www.commongroundinpaloalto.org
RHODIES FROM CHINA ... Don Selcer will share information from his recent trip to the rhododendron areas of China at the next meeting of the De Anza Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The group meets in Room 12 of the Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. Information: www.deanza-ars.com or www.rhodygarden.org
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