Belmont’s Weekend Watch: Habitat Herb Sale, Belmont Pops, Mother’s Day Flowers

• The Habitat Intergenerational Program is holding its 13th annual herb sale on Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Habitat Visitor Center at 10 Juniper Rd. just off Somerset Street on Belmont Hill. Here’s your chance to purchase parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, tarragon, oregano, basil, chives, mint, dill, cilantro and lavender along with vegetables and more!

Come early to get the best selection.

Proceeds used to fund HIP projects including the Chenery Middle School courtyard gardens, Habitat butterfly garden, weekly programs for women and children in a homeless shelter, family bird walks, Trails Days and more!

• The Friends of Belmont Softball will be hosting their annual Mother’s Day Flower Sale at the Lions Club at the foot of the MBTA Commuter Rail station just off Common Street on Royal Road in Belmont Center Saturday, May 10, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, May 11, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Saturday is the last night of the annual Belmont Pops concerts. The entertainment, by Belmont High School musicians, will begin at 7 p.m., Saturday. May 10, the the school’s Lunch Room. Sales from tickets benefit POMS, Parents of Music Students.

• The Belmont Gallery of Art Spring 2014 exhibit, “Books on the Charles – 25 years of Charlesbridge Picture Book Illustrators” will be open Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sunday, May 11 from 1 p.m. to  4 p.m. This special exhibit celebrates 15 New England-area picture book artists who have created art for Charlesbridge Publishing, Watertown’s award-winning children’s book publisher. The Belmont Gallery of Art is located in the Homer Bldg., Town Hall Complex, 19 Moore St., Belmont Center (just off Leonard St., behind Belmont Savings Bank).

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