Artists in the Garden — May 4 to May 25, 4 to 5 p.m. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada. Youngsters in grades three through five will explore the basic principles of art in a natural garden setting, using a variety of media. $50, $40 Descanso members. (818) 949-7980 or visit www.descanso gardens.org.
Taste of Montrose — May 2, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crescenta Valley High School Prom Plus presents “Taste of Montrose,” allowing participants to taste offerings in booths and restaurants along Honolulu Avenue. Several area restaurants are providing the food, including Frank’s Famous, 3 Drunken Goats, Cucina Rustica, Pepe’s, Star Cafe, Leo’s All-Star, Quiznos, Dream Dinners, Oven Fresh Bakery, Rocky Cola, Damon’s Taco Deli, Oceanview Bistro, Gourmet A Go Go Catering, New Moon, Montrose Candy, Paradis, Zeke’s, Bashan, Edible Arrangements, Fratelli’s, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Jane’s Cakes & Chocolate Supply, Slender Sweet Shoppe and more. The event raises funds for Prom Plus, the safe post-prom event held at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA for Crescenta Valley High School seniors and their guests. Tickets are $20 and will be available on the day of the event at the CVHS Prom Plus booth set up on Honolulu Avenue near Verdugo Boulevard. For more information e-mail cvhspromplus@char ter.net.