Club Meeting Schedule

2017 -2018

Calendar

Board meeting prior to general meeting at 9:00 A.M. General Meetings 2nd Monday of the Month at 10:30 A.M. Coffee at 10:15 A.M. at The Walden Lake East Community Center; 1304 Teakwood Dr. 33563 unless otherwise noted

2017-2018

September 11, 10:15 A.M. General Meeting
“I Have A Plant, Now What Do I Do” Moderated by Jan Griffin who is a NGC Horticulture Instructor who will share her knowledge and expertise. This meeting is also a Lunch and Learn. Bring your favorite dish to share.
September 22, 8:00 A.M. Butterfly garden work day at Jackson Elementary School
September 23, 9:00 A.M. till 3:00 P.M. 9th Annual Garden fest McCall Park & Train Depot
October 5,  District VIII Workshop to be held at the Manatee River Garden Club
October 9, 10:15 A.M. General Meeting Speaker Carol Lucia- FFGC Floral Design Chairman and Instructor will share her ideas and talents with all.
October 16, Flower Therapy 2:30 P.M. at Community Care Center 
October 18: District VIII Fall Meeting hosted by the Garden Club of Tampa
October 20, 8:00 A.M. Butterfly Garden work day at Jackson Elementary School
November 11, 9:00 A.M. till 3:00 PM Annual Flower at 1914 Building Historical Plant City High School, 605 N Collins  St.  Title “Victory of the Grand Alliance”
Set up November 9 10:30 A.M. till 4:00 P.M.; November 10  8:00 A.M. till 10:30 A.M.
Tear Down November 11 at 3:00 P.M.
November 13 10:15 A.M. General Meeting Speaker Karen Elizabeth, Chairman of the Community Gardens in Plant City. Tour of gardens will take place after the meeting.
November 17, 8:00 A.M. Butterfly Garden work day at Jackson Elementary School.
December 9, 10:00 A.M. Fun with Flowers Workshop on Holiday flower arrangements
December 11, Holiday gathering for members at the Lake home of President Lisa Firm
January 8, 10:15 A.M. General Meeting Speaker James Reed, owner of Three Pines Tree Farm
January 8,  after the meeting Flower Therapy, bud vases will be made for the Community Care Center
January 19, 8:00 A.M. Butterfly Garden work day at Jackson Elementary School
January 19, Florida Arbor Day
February 12, 10:15 A.m. General meeting, speaker Dr. Eric Gonyon, owner of “A Land of Delight Natural Farm”. Topic will be Aquaponics
February 16 8:00 A.M. Butterfly work day at Jackson Elementary School
STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL DATES:
  • February 27, 5-8 P.M. Plant check in
  • February 28, 9A.M -2 P.M. Plant check in
  • March 1-11,  Strawberry Festival Runs
  • March 12,  8:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. plant pick up

March 16, 8:00 A.M. Butterfly work day at Jackson Elementary School

March 19, General Meeting: Field trip to Bok Tower in Lake Wales

April 9, 10:15 A.M. General meeting, Speaker Alan Bunch, owner of The Exotic Plumeria.
April 16,  Flower Therapy 2:30 P.M. at the Community Care Center
April 20, 8:00 A.M. Butterfly work day at Jackson Elementary School
April 21-24,  FFGC State Convention and State Flower Show in St. Augustine
May 3,  District VIII Spring Meeting – Tarpon Springs
May 14,   Awards presented and pot luck dinner for members at the home of Mikie Snyder
May 21, 10:00 A.M. Flower Therapy at the home of Christy Linke