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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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If you have a Club fund raiser or Statewide event you would like to add to this calendar CLICK HERE -jeannepoll777@gmail.com to email your request. If your date is after June 1, 2015, please send your event request by clicking HERE - mmaemcintosh@hotmail.com. In your e-mail, please include the following: Name of Garden Club, Title of Event, Dates/Times, Location (specific address), Fees (if applicable), Name, Phone and email address of person to contact.

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November 21, 2014
Grand Rapids - Kent Garden Club Wreath Sale

Friday-Saturday, November 21-22 -- 15th Annual Kent Garden Club Wreath Sale.  Held at the Breton Village Mall in East Grand Rapids.  11/ 21 from 10 am - 7 pm and 11/22 from 10 am - 4 pm.  To place an order or for question please email:   kgcwreathsale2014@gmail.com. Visit KGC's FaceBook page for information on wreath sizes and prices.


November 23, 2014
Dearborn -- 30th Annual Festival of Trees.

Sunday - Sunday, November 23-30 -- The Garden Club of Dearborn is hosting The 30th Festival of Trees, for the Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation, at the Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, Mi.  For more information, call 248-336-2331 or visit us at www.fot.org.  Please help make our 30th Festival of Trees is a huge success by donating a decorated wreath, tabletop tree (1 ft, 2 ft, 3 ft), or centerpiece. Guidelines and contact information is available at www.fot.org.  For wreaths:  Iris Graves sirisgr@aol.com 313-393-5186.  For table top trees:  Wendy Moya  Wmoya@att.net  313-318-1068.  If you would like to also contribute a centerpiece for our gift shop, please let either of these ladies know.


December 4, 2014
Holland - Christmas Home Tour

Thursday, December 4 -- The Holland Garden club will present their Christmas Home 
tour including 3 homes and 1 Church; the time is 11:00am to 7:00pm for the tour and the Christmas Tea will be from 11:00a to 5:00pm.  For location, directions and tickets please contact Alyce Doss home tour chairman at 616-403-4325 or Nancy Bolt - tea chairman at 616-399-5866.  Cost is $20.00 pre sales and $25.00 the day of the tour and tea. Come 
and enjoy the day with the tour, tea, and greens sale.


December 6, 2014
Cadillac - 14th Annual Holiday Home Tour

Saturday, December 6 -- The Cadillac Garden Club presents their 14th annual Holiday Home Tour, 10:00 - 3:00.  Visit four area homes decorated in the season's finest!  Discounted advance tickets.  Sales begin Nov. 1st..  Call 231-510-9047 for more information.


December 6, 2014
Dearborn - 18th Annual Holly Berry Brunch

Saturday, December 6 -- The GARDEN CLUB of DEARBORN cordially invites you to attend their 18th Annual Holly Berry Brunch.  Brunch, gift raffle, silent auction, and 50/50 will take place at The Dearborn Inn, 20301 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Earlybird tickets $30 each (tickets purchased after November 1st, $35 each).  For ticket information, please contact Mary Bugeia, 313-562-7524, or Marybugeia7@comcast.net.  Proceeds support Scholarship, Civic Beautification, Community Outreach, and Environmental Initiatives.  Hope to see you there


December 6, 2014
Niles - Hometown Christmas

Saturday, December 6 -- The Four Flags Garden Club, on Saturday, December 6, will be hosting its 23rd Annual Hometown Christmas event at the Historic Amtrak Depot in Niles, 600 Dey Street (just off Fifth Street).  The public is invited to visit the Depot between 4:30 and 6:00 p.m. to enjoy the beautiful holiday decorations, a visit by Santa, musical entertainment provided by the Community Evangelical Free Church Choir, and refreshments.  A special drawing will be held at 5:45 p.m. for 2 round trip tickets, compliments of Amtrak, from Niles to Chicago. The official lighting of the Depot exterior lights will be at 6 p.m.  This event is free and a family fun way to begin the holiday season.  Call 269-684-2022 for additional information.   


December 8, 2014
Grosse Ile - Christmas Auction

Monday, December 8 -- The Grosse Ile Garden Club is sponsoring a “Christmas Auction for Charity” at Centennial Farm, 25795 Third Street, Grosse Ile.  Continental Breakfast 9:00 AM; Auction begins 10:00 AM.  Lunch following auction.  All money from the auction to Salvation Army and Grosse Ile Goodfellows.  Cost of admission--two canned goods for charity.


March 5, 2015
District IV Standard Flower Show

Thursday-Sunday, March 5-8 -- District IV Standard Flower Show, "Music of the 1960's: The Beat Goes On", will be held at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids in partnership with the West Michigan Home and Garden Show.  March 5th from 3 pm-9 pm; March 6th from 12 n - 9:30 pm; March 7th from 10 am - 9 pm; and March 8th from 11 am - 6 pm.  Open to the public with admission to the Home and Garden Show. Contact person: Lynn Miller atlmmiller.garden@yahoo.com


March 19, 2015
District IIB - Standard Flower Show

Thursday-Sunday, March 19-22 -- District IIB Standard Flower Show, "All Creatures Great and Small," will be held at the MSU Pavilion in East Lansing, Michigan in partnership with the Show-Span  - Lansing Home and Garden Show.  March 19: 3pm-9pm;  March 20: 12 noon-9pm;  March 21: 10am - 9pm; and March 22: 10am-5pm.  Open to the public with admission to the Home and Garden Show.  


April 8, 2015
Board Meeting/Finance Committee Meeting - Spring 2015

Wednesday April 8 –- 1:00-5:00.  Finance Committee-Hampton Inn, 2500 Coolidge Road, Lansing, 517-324-2072.

Thursday, April 9 –- 9:30-2:00.  Spring Board of Directors, Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 East Grand River, Lansing.


April 13, 2015
School - Gardening Study, Course II

Monday & Tuesday, April 13-14 -- Course II will be offered.  More details to follow.


April 15, 2015
District IIB - Spring 2015 Meeting

Wednesday, April 15 -- District IIB Spring Meeting "Spring Into Color" 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Grand Ledge Country Club, 5811 S. Joseph Highway, Grand Ledge, Michigan 48837.  Hosted by the Grand Ledge Garden Club and Looking Glass Garden Club.  For more information:  Dess Johnson (517) 627-7739 or Janice Thelen (517) 626-2023.


April 16, 2015
District I - Spring 2015 Meeting

Thursday, April 16 -- District I Spring Meeting.  Details to follow.


April 22, 2015
District III - Leadership Workshop

Wednesday, April 22 -- District III Leadership Workshop from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Lawrence Conference Center in Lawrence, MI?  The morning session will be devoted to Parliamentary Procedure and the afternoon to MGC, CR, & NGC Awards.


May 2, 2015
Tri-Refresher, 2015

Saturday, May 2 -- The Tri-Refresher is being planned by the Michigan Consultants Council in partnership with the MSU W. K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI.  Save this date!  More details to follow.  Contact person:  Lynn Dinvald, YdoubleLNE@aol.com.


May 5, 2015
District VI - Spring 2015 Meeting

Tuesday, May 5 --  District VI Spring meeting,  “It’s A Spring Thing,” hosted by Soe & Hoe Garden Club.   Event to be held at Open Door Missionary Church, Sandusky, Michigan.   Speaker Robert Solman presents “Encouraging Our Next Generation” and speaker Julia Sobell presents “Spring Preparations for the Garden”.


May 7, 2015
School - Landscape Design School - Course IV

Thursday & Friday, May 7 & 8 --  Landscape Design School, Course IV. Hosted by District IIA at Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800  North Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor, 48105.  For more information, contact local chairman, Mary Pulick at marypulick@gmail.com or 734-476-2453.


 

 


May 11, 2015
NGC - 2015 National Convention

 Monday-Monday, May 11-18 -- National Convention, Louisville, Kentucky (Installation Year)


June 3, 2015
2015 MGC Convention

Wednesday-Friday, June 3-5 -- The MGC Convention will be hosted by District V and take place at the Odawa Casino Resort in Petoskey.


June 27, 2015
Grand Rapids - Standard Flower Show

Saturday-Sunday, June 27-28 -- Standard Flower Show, "Tranquility", presented by Kent Garden Club will be help at Meijer Gardens, 1000 East Beltline, Grand Rapids.  The show coincides with the opening the the new Japanese Garden at Meijer Gardens.  Flower show is included in the price of admission to the gardens. Contact person: Carol Brock at: cbgardendiva@sbcglobal.net


July 12, 2015
Mt. Pleasant - Evening Boomers Garden Walk

Sunday, July 12 -- The Evening Bloomers Garden Club is hosting a Garden Club Walk from 1-5 pm.  Contact:  bmassmann2002@yahoo.com.


July 16, 2015
Traverse City - Friendly Garden Club Garden Walk

Thursday, July 16 -- The Friendly Garden Club of Traverse City will hold the 2015 Garden Walk from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., rain or shine.  There will be six gardens located onOld Mission Peninsula. There will be refreshments.  Cost of the ticket is $8 in advance; $10 the day of the Walk. Contact person:  Letha Cairns, 213 271 6831.


August 5, 2015
MGC Finance Meeting

Wednesday, August 5 -- MGC Finance Meeting,  Time:  2:00 - 5 p.m. Location: Hampton Inn Board Room, East Lansing,  Business phone for hotel reservations:  517-324-2072.


August 6, 2015
MGC Executive Committee Meeting

Thursday, August 6 -- MGC Executive Committee Meeting, Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Location:  Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 Grand River Avenue, Lansing, Business phone:  517-484-9495.


August 19, 2015
54th Michigan Flower Show Symposium

Wednesday & Thursday, August 19-20 -- Mark your calendar and plan to attend the two-day Flower Show Symposium in Ann Arbor hosted by District IIA at the Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 West Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48103.  Michigan's Dolores Stouwie will be the Horticulture instructor.  Horticulture topics include "Are they Erbs or Herbs" and "Needled Evergreens.:  The Allied topic..... Writing a Flower Show Schedule.  The Design Instructor, Jo Krallman, will present "Tablevision."  Judging Procedure will be her Allied topic. 

 


September 9, 2015
MGC Finance Meeting

Wednesday, September 9 --  MGC Finance Meeting, Time:  2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Location: Hampton Inn Board Room, East Lansing, Business phone for  hotel reservations:  517-324-2072.

 


September 10, 2015
MGC Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, September 10 -- MGC Board of Directors Meeting, Time:  Social Time: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.,  Meeting:  10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Location:  Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 Grand River Avenue, Lansing, Business phone for emergencies:  517-484-9495.  Executive Committee Meeting 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. (Parlor).


September 15, 2015
National Garden Clubs Fall 2015 Board Meeting

Tuesday-Saturday, September 15-19 -- National Garden Clubs, Inc. Fall Board Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri.


September 15, 2015
District V - Fall 2015 Meeting

Tuesday, September 15 -- District V Fall Meeting.  Hosted by the Elk Rapids Garden Club at the Sacred Heart Catholic Parish Facility in Elk Rapids.  Contact Sonja Perry socperry@hotmail.com, 231-264-5835.  More details to follow.

 

September 23, 2015
District VI - Fall 2015 Meeting

Wednesday, September 23 --District VI Fall meeting hosted by Chemical City Garden Club.  Event to be held at the Northwood University, Griswold Communication Center, 4000 Whiting Drive, Midland.   More information to follow.


September 29, 2015
District IV - Fall 2015 Meeting

Tuesday, September 29 -- MGC District IV 2015 Fall Meeting will be hosted by the Muskegon County Garden Club.  Details will be shared as they become available.


October 3, 2015
Central Region Annual Meeting

Saturday-Monday, October 3-5 -- The Central Region meeting is in Sioux City, Iowa this year.  More details to follow.


October 12, 2015
School - Gardening Study, Course III

Monday-Tuesday, October 12-13 -- Course III will be offered.  More details to follow.


October 14, 2015
District IIB - Fall 2015 Meeting

Wednesday, October 14 -- The District IIB Fall Meeting will be hosted by the Thornapple Garden Club.  More details to follow.


November 4, 2015
MGC Finance Meeting

Wednesday, November 4 -- MGC Finance Meeting, Time  2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Location:  Hampton Inn Board Room, East Lansing, Business phone for hotel reservations:  517-324-2072. 


November 5, 2015
MGC Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, November 5 -- MGC Board of Directors Meeting, Time:  Social Time:  8:30 - 9:30 a.m.,  Meeting 10:00 a.m. - 2:30  p.m., Location:  Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 Grand River Avenue, Lansing, Business phone for emergencies:: 517-484-9495. Executive Committee Meeting 8:30-9:30 a.m. (Parlor).

 



April 6, 2016
MGC Finance Meeting

Wednesday, April 6 -- MGC Finance Meeting, Time 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Location:  Hampton Inn Board Room, East Lansing, Business phone for hotel reservations:  517-324-2072.



April 7, 2016
MGC Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, April 7 -- MGC Board of Directors Meeting, Time:  Social Time:  8:30 - 9:30 a.m., Meeting:  10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Location:  Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 Grand River Avenue, Lansing, Business phone for emergencies:  517-484-9495.  Executive Committee Meeting 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. (Parlor)


April 11, 2016
School - Gardening Study, Course IV

Monday & Tuesday, April 11-12 -- Course IV will be offered.  More details to follow.


May 2, 2016
2016 NGC Convention

Monday-Friday, May 2-6 -- The NGC Convention is set to take place at the Amway Grand in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  More details to follow.

 


August 3, 2016
MGC Finance Meeting

Wednesday, August 3 -- MGC Finance Meeting, Time:  2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Location:  Hampton Inn Board Room, East Lansing, Business phone for hotel reservations:  517-324-2072.


August 4, 2016
MGC Executive Committee Meeting

Thursday, August 4 -- MGC Executive Committee Meeting, Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Location:  Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 Grand River Avenue, Lansing, Business phone for emergencies.


September 7, 2016
MGC Finance Meeting

Wednesday, Spetember 7 -- MGC Finance Meeting, Time:  2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Location:  Hampton Inn Board Room, East Lansing, Business phone for hotel reservations:  517-324-2072.


September 8, 2016
MGC Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, September 8 -- MGC Board of Directors Meeting, Time:  Social Time:  8:30 - 9:30 a.m., Meeting: 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Location:  Plymouth Congregational Church, 21 Grand River Avenue, Lansing, Business phone for emergencies:  517-484-9495.  Executive Committee Meeting 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.  (Parlor).


September 26, 2016
National Garden Clubs Fall 2016 Board Meeting

Monday-Sunday, September 26-October 2 -- National Garden Clubs, Inc. Fall Board Meeting in Portland Maine.


September 27, 2016
NGC - National Fall Board Meeting

Tuesday-Monday, September 27-October 3 -- National Fall Board Meeting, Portland, Maine


November 2, 2016
MGC Finance Meeting

Wednesday, November 2 -- MGC Finance Meeting, Time 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Location: Hampton Inn Board Room, East Lansing, Business phone for hotel reservations:  517-324-2072.


November 3, 2016
MGC Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, November 3 -- MGC Board of Directors Meeting, Time:  Social Time: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m., Meeting 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Location:  Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 Grand River Avenue, Lansing, Business phone for emergencies:  517-484-9495.  Executive Committee Meeting 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. (Parlor).


April 5, 2017
MGC Finance Meeting

Wednesday, April 5 -- MGC Finance Meeting, Time 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Location:  Hampton Inn Board Room, East Lansing, Business phone for hotel reservations:  517-324-2072.


April 6, 2017
MGC Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, April 6 -- MGC Board of Directors Meeting, Time:  Social Time:  8:30 - 9:30 a.m., Meeting 10:00 a.m.  - 2:30 p.m., Location: Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 Grand River Avenue, Lansing, Business phone for emergencies:  517-484-9495.