Despite the snow, spring is on its way! Here are some listings from the City Pulse events calendar that will bring some spring goodness to the next few days.
Floral Design Basics. Learn how to make floral arrangements, and bring one home. Call to register. Saturday, April 9. $10 plus cost of vase. Smith Floral and Greenhouses, 124 E. Mount Hope Ave., Lansing. (517) 484-5327.
Palatte to Palate: Spring Bouquet. Painting workshop. Friday, April 9, 7-9:30 p.m. $28/$50 for two. Reach Studio Art Center, 1804 S. Washington Ave., Lansing. reachstudioart.org.
Old Is New Again, Ikebana in Michigan. Course on Japanese flower arranging. Saturday, April 9. 1 p.m. FREE. Library of Michigan, 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 373-1300, michigan.gov/libraryofmichigan.
Spring Art Fun. Painting class for adults and kids in third grade and up. Saturday, April 9. 10 a.m.-noon. $40. Eggleston Gallery, 14035 Webster Road, Bath. (517) 999-3343.
Song Bird Nest Box Workshop. Build your own song bird box. Registration required. Sunday, April 9. 3-4:30 p.m. $12-$20. Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, Meridian Township. (517) 349-3866, bit.ly/HNCprg.