Lawn Sprinkling Regulation: Until Sept. 30 sprinkling will be permitted from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. only. Even numbered addresses may sprinkle Mondays, Wednesdays or Saturdays and odd numbered addresses on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Sundays. Currently there are no watering restrictions for flowers, vegetables, shrubs and trees. Info: www. metrovancouver.org.
Book Launch: Join North Vancouver landscape architect Senga Lindsay in celebrating the release of her debut book Edible Landscaping - Urban Food Gardens That Look Great. Lindsay will sign copies of her book and host design talks. Schedule: June 16, 1-3 p.m., Save-On-Foods, 333 Brooksbank Ave., North Vancouver and June 25, 6: 30 p.m., Whole Foods Market, Park Royal Village.
The Desert Plant Society of Vancouver will hold a show and sale this Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, June 17, 10 a.m.-4: 30 p.m. at VanDusen Botanical Garden, 5251 Oak St., Vancouver. Info: Dirk Himschoot, 604-825-1447 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lower Mainland Green Team will help prepare vegetable beds Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Loutet Farm, 14th Street and Rufus Avenue, North Vancouver. RSVP and info: www.meetup.com/TheLower-Mainland-Green-Team/ events/44897922/.
Rethink Food and Waste Film and Speaker Night: There will be two film screenings of Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us? on Saturday, June 16, 1-3 p.m. and 3: 30-5: 30 p.m. at the Cafe for Contemporary Art, 140 East Esplanade, North Vancouver. Learn about bee populations and hear from local experts on what we can do to nurture and protect them. Free. Seating is limited. Register online at rethinkfoodwaste. eventbrite.com. Info: Karen Morton at email@example.com or www.ecourbia.org.
Spirit Community Garden Party: Park Royal Shopping Centre has teamed up with Great Canadian Landscaping Co. to create a new community garden. To celebrate there will be face-painting, balloons and refreshments Saturday, June 16, 2-4 p.m. at Park Royal south mall, upper level, just behind Osaka Supermarket and Staples.