Certified florist Rev. Dr. Frank Gada will hold a workshop on the Japanese art of flower arrangement, at Wingate Residences at Brewster Place on Thursday, March 14 at 4:30 p.m. Japanese flower arrangement, also known as Ikebana (translation: “giving life to flowers”), is a centuries-old tradition of flower arrangements to represent different seasons through a minimalist aesthetic. Rev. Dr. Gada, a certified floral artist and Regional Director for the U.S. Biblical Botanical Gardens Society, will lead the workshop and help attendees build their own Japanese-style floral arrangement. Light refreshments and cocktails will be served. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. For more information or to RSVP, call 508-896-3252. Wingate Residences at Brewster Place is located at 855 Harwich Road.