Claremont Public Library offering free basket weaving and smart gardening porgrams on Saturday

Native American Basket Weaving and Smart Gardening Workshop will be offered at the Claremont Public Library on Saturday.

- The Native American Basket Weaving class is for children ages 6 and up from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Rose Figueroa, a veteran basket weaver, will present the workshop and each child with their caregiver’s help will weave a small basket, according to a news release.

Space is limited and those interested must sign-up at the children’s information desk.

The Smart Gardening Workshop for adults will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works will present a workshop tackling how to go and grow green, according to a news release.

The beginning workshop will focus on grass recycling, fire-wise and water-wise gardening, basics of backyard composting and worm composting.

There will also be compost bins available for $40 each and worm compost bins at $65 each with includes a half pound of worms.

The library is at 208 N. Harvard Ave.

For more information, contact 909-621-4902 or www.colapublib.org.