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* Gardening classes. Anne Gachuhi of the Home Gardening Support Network LLC will be conducting the following gardening classes. To register, contact Gachuhi at 446-2361 or email@example.com.
** "Natural Pesticide Options for the Home Landscape" will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at Kula True Value Nursery. Free.
** "All About Tomatoes" will be from 10 a.m to noon Wednesday at Lumeria Maui in Makawao. Learn how to grow tomatoes that are fruitful and with few disease and pest problems. Fertilizing, pruning, disbudding, staking tomatoes and physiological disorders will also be covered. Cost is $15.
* Business workshops. The following County of Maui Mayor's Office of Economic Development workshops will be held at Maui County Business Resource Center, Maui Mall, Suite B-9. Seating is limited, and subject to change or cancellation. To reserve a seat, call 873-8247. Workshops are free unless otherwise noted.
** "Marketing 101: How to Craft a Meaningful Marketing Message" with Danielle Miller will be from noon to 1 p.m. (Q&A 1 to 1:30 p.m.) Tuesday. Learn how to craft a concise marketing message so that people will actually remember what your business does.
** "Cracking the 'Creative Content' Planning Code" with Nico Fisher will be from noon to 1:15 p.m. (Q&A 1:15 to 1:30 p.m.) Wednesday. Learn how content planning and strategy can make you more money . . . online! Learn three easy rules to follow for every writing piece, nine free online PR tools for business, three extra Ninja content-writing tricks and keyword stuffing.
* Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center will present the following art classes. To register or for details, call 572-6560 or visit huinoeau.com. Preregistration is required. Where noted, additional supply list is posted online at huinoeau.com under the class description.
** "Beginning Wheel Throwing II" with Deb Zaleski will be from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays through Sept. 2. This class will accommodate those who want to learn more intermediate/advanced level projects. Prerequisite: Beginning Wheel Throwing I or equivalent experience. Cost is $225 ($282 nonmember) plus supply fee: $22 and lab fee: $30. See additional supply list online.
** "Darkroom Photography at Piiholo Ranch" with Gwen Arkin will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Students will explore scenic locations and take photographs and develop their photographs using the Van Dyke brown process. Cost is $120 ($150 nonmember). See additional supply list online.
** "Plein Air Pastel II" with Michael Clements will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday through July 20. This workshop is for intermediate and advanced artists. Prerequisite: Plein Air Pastels I or equivalent experience. Cost is $175 ($219 nonmember). See additional supply list online.
** "Paint a Still Life: Color Mixing in Oils" with Jeanne Young will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and July 20. Students will use the still life to learn how to bring exciting color into paintings. Cost is $125 ($157 nonmember). See additional supply list online.
** "Fire in the Pit" with Bob Flint will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Aug. 16 (no class Aug. 2). Students should have prior ceramics knowledge and skills and be prepared to jump in and create pieces on the first day. Cost is $115 ($144 nonmember) plus supply fee: $20 and lab fee: $20 with additional lab fee TBD. See additional supply list online.
** "Argentium Silver Basics: Chain Link Bracelet" with Roberta Ann Weisenburg will be from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Aug. 25. Participants will learn annealing, sawing and fusing argentium. Cost is $195 ($244 nonmember) plus supply and lab fee: $45. See additional supply list online.
** "Beginning Jewelry" with Julie Matheis will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 25. Students will cut, drill, saw, file, stamp, and pierce metal, learn soldering and polishing techniques, and bezel set a stone. Cost is $195 ($244 nonmember) plus supply and lab fee: $45. See additional supply list online.
* Beer Brewing class will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Maui Brewing Brewpub, Kahana Gateway Plaza, 4405 Honoapiilani Hwy., Lahaina. This session explores the diverse use of hops as an ingredient in brewing beer. The cost covers the tasting of the house beers to showcase an understanding of the flavors, nuances and aroma of this ingredient. Cost is $20. Space is limited. Call 669-3474 to register.
* Hospice Maui. Bereavement Program will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 21. The purpose of this support group is to continue companioning the bereaved as they transition into life without their loved one and centers on establishing a renewed sense of self, purpose and personal interest. Due to the sequential nature of the material provided, it is important that participants commit to all sessions. Registration required. Call 244-5555.
* Maui Nui Botanical Gardens. "Kapa Dye Workshop" with Lisa Schattenburg-Raymond and Lei Ishikawa will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 150 Kanaloa Ave. in Kahului. Learn about the many Hawaiian plants that produce dyes for kapa and the innovative processing techniques used to manipulate color. Cost is $125 and includes all materials. Space is limited. To register, contact 249-2798 or firstname.lastname@example.org.