THROUGH FEB. 8

RITES, RITUALS, REVELRY: 11 a.m., Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St. Guided tour of the Williams Residence explores Carnival traditions. $5, hnoc.org

FEB. 3

WORLD ACCORDING TO GRUMPY: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. lecture, 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., book signing, New Orleans Botanical Garden, Pavilion of Two Sisters. Longue Vue and the Botanical Garden welcome nationally known Steve Bender, aka the Grumpy Gardener, as he talks about gardens and discusses his new book. $20 lecture. scapley@nocp.org

FREE TREE SEEDLINGS IN MANDEVILLE: 9 a.m., Mandeville Trailhead, 675 Lafitte St., Mandeville. Mandeville’s Park and Parkways Commission offers free trees. Free. (985) 624-3104.

FEB. 17

ROSE PROPAGATION WORKSHOP: 10:30 a.m., Garden Study Center in City Park's Botanical Garden. Master Gardener and rose expert Don Hanson leads an entertaining and educational hands-on program on choosing cuttings and growing roses. $15, includes materials. Advance registration required. Email scapley@nocp.org. For information, call Susan Capley, New Orleans Botanical Garden education director at (504) 483-9473.

CLASSIC AMERICAN HOUSE: 1:30, Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. Phillip James Dodd to discusst American architects who design in the classical tradition, sponsored by the Institute of Classical Art and Architecture. $30. (504) 581-7032:

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT TALK: 6 to 8 p.m., Freeman Auditorium, Tulane University. Join the Louisiana Architecture Foundation in welcoming Gunny Harboe, a wright expert, who will discuss “The Restoration of Unity Temple.” Free with reserved tickets. https://gunnyharboe.brownpapertickets.com

FEB. 22

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT TALK: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Freeman Auditorium, Tulane University. Join the Louisiana Architecture Foundation in welcoming Gunny Harboe, a Wright expert, who will discuss “The Restoration of Unity Temple.” Free with reserved tickets. gunnyharboe.brownpapertickets.com

FEB. 24

NOLA TREE GIVEAWAY: 8 a.m. to noon, Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center, 2200 Lafitte Ave. nolatreeproject.org