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Events Calendar

June 11, 2006

TODAY

FLOWER

ARRANGING SHOW

Visit the U.S. National Arboretum, 3501 New York Ave. N.E., Washington, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, and see the annual Sogetsu Ikebana Flower Arranging Show. Free. 202-245-4523 or www.usna.usda.gov.

PERENNIAL AND HERB DAY

Purchase perennials and herbs from local and regional vendors at the annual fest, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Cylburn Arboretum, 4915 Greenspring Ave. $4 parking fee. 410-367-2217.

TODAY THROUGH AUG. 6

FURNITURE EXHIBIT

Browse the exhibit Baltimore Painted Furniture, Revisited: The Art of David Wiesand, featuring benches, chairs, tables and bookcases inspired by early 19th-century Baltimore designs, through Aug. 6 at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagers-town. Opening reception to meet the artist 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. today. Free. 301-739-5727 or wcmfa.org for hours.

SATURDAY

LILY SHOW

See more than 100 floral exhibits with stems grown from bulbs and seeds, browse colorful new lily arrangements and ask questions about lilies to members of the Potomac Lily Society at the 45th annual Lily Show, 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 19 at Brookside Gardens Visitors Center, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-962-1400 or brooksidegardens.org.

THROUGH

JUNE 18

GARDEN ART EXHIBIT

Master Gardeners of Maryland and the Maryland Federation of Art jointly sponsor the exhibit The Art of the Garden, an invitational show of nature- and garden-themed works by seven MFA artists, at the Galleries at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis, through June 18. 410-222-1777 for hours.

THROUGH JUNE 30

WOODWORK EXHIBIT

The wood-turning exhibit Oh My Woodness will be on view through June 30 at ARTFX, 45 West St., Annapolis. On display will be wood items from the functional to the non-functional, including pens, boxes, lidded wood pieces and hollow wood pieces. For hours: 410-990-4540 or artfxgallery.org.

THROUGH AUG. 19

CERAMICS EXHIBIT

The exhibit Lyrics & Excerpts, featuring ceramic sculptures by local artists Michael Anthony and David Milburn, is on view through Aug. 19 at Meredith Gallery, 805 N. Charles St. 800-753-3575 or meredithgallery.com.

THROUGH SEPT. 2

GROUP SHOWING

Visit the Steven Scott Gallery, 9169 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills, and catch the gallery's 18th annual summer group exhibition As Far as the Eye Can See, running through Sept. 2. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. 410-902-9300 or stevenscottgallery.com.

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Send notices of garden and home decor events to harry.merritt@baltsun.com.

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