Veggie Garden Summer Care I: July 6, 10–11:30 a.m. Member $9; Nonmember $15. Here's your opportunity to ask all those questions you have about your summer vegetable garden. Join Kristin McCullin, the horticulturalist at the Allen C. Haskell Public Gardens, as she discusses new selections of veggies and cut flowers growing in the garden at Haskell. Register by prepaying online at or contact Maura 617-750-4329; Allen C. Haskell Public Gardens, 787 Shawmut Ave., New Bedford.

Landscape Painting Workshop: Aug. 4 & 5. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Award-winning artist Eli Cedrone will cover all key elements needed for a successful landscape painting; design, value, color and brushwork. The workshop may be taken as either a single-day class or as a two-day class. Tuition for a single-day class is $115 for MAC members and $125 for non-members. Tuition for taking the workshop as a 2-day class is $220 for members and $230 for non-members. Materials to be provided by students; supplies list available upon request. For more information on the instructor, visit For more information on the workshop, call MAC at (508)748-1266 or visit Marion Art Center, 80 Pleasant St., Marion. 

In the Loop Knitting Group: Mondays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bring along your current project or start a new one. Learn new stitches, techniques, and meet new people. Francis J. Lawler Library, 745 Rockdale Ave, New Bedford.