Build a birdhouse, garden at farm

The historic Oliver Kelley Farm in Elk River will offer two gardening-related events in April.

Build a Birdhouse Workshop will be held from 1–3 p.m. Saturday, April 21.

Fee: $10 per birdhouse; $8 for Minnesota Historical Society members.

Participants will build a birdhouse to take home. All tools and equipment are provided. Designed for bird lovers, families, grandparents and grandchildren, and scout groups. Reservations and prepayment are required; call 763-441-6896.

•Children’s Gardening Workshop, 9–11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28.

Children ages 5 to 12, with their adult helpers, will be introduced to gardening in Minnesota. During the workshop, children will play with seeds, explore and plant in the gardens, discover vegetables and pot a plant to take home. Refreshments are provided.

Fee: $10 per child with an adult helper; $8 Minnesota Historical Society members