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In Framingham an outdoor garden exhibit "Art Goes Wild" cleverly tames native species.

In Framingham an outdoor garden exhibit "Art Goes Wild" cleverly tames native species.

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Framingham: Celebrate National Public Gardens Day at the New England Wild Flower Society’s Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road, on Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $10 for adults, $7 seniors, and $5 for youths; members and children under age 3 admitted free. 508-877-7630,

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Newton: Newton Community Farm’s annual seedling sale features 20,000 plants potted in certified organic, composted soil Saturday and next Sunday, noon to 3 p.m., at 303 Nahanton St.

Waltham: Jennifer Margulis discusses “The Business of Baby,” her expose of how cultural practices during pregnancy, childbirth, and the first year of a child’s life are shaped by corporate interests, Thursday, 7 p.m., at Back Pages Books, 289 Moody St. Free. 781-209-0631, www.backpages­

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