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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. 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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July 21, 2014
Holland - Standard Flower Show

Monday-Saturday, July 21-26 -- The Holland Garden Club presents "Around the World in 80 Days," a standard flower show at the Ottawa County Fair grounds in Holland.  Contact: Rose Albers, 616-335-3494.


July 24, 2014
Onekama - Small Standard Flower Show

Thursday, July 24 -- The Portage Lake Garden Club is hosting a Small Standard Flower Show, Art in Bloom at the Farr Center, 5283 Main Street, Onekama, Michigan 49675.  It is open and free to the public, 1:00-4:00 pm.


July 26, 2014
Monroe - Annual Lotus Tour

Saturday, July 26 -- The Lotus Garden Club is sponsoring their Annual American Lotus Tour - 9:00 a.m. start - 1/2 day tour - driving tour, outdoor apparel, binoculars, cameras -

free.  MUST REGISTER between JULY 1 aned JULY 15, 2014 rgm@core.com
MUST INCLUDE IN REGISTRATION: Name, Address, Phone #, E-mail address - for EACH PERSON attending - names & ages of children.

July 26, 2014
St. Joseph/Stevensville - Annual Garden Tour

Saturday, July 26 --  Mark your calendar for the 20th Annual Garden Tour 9:00 – 5:00 sponsored by The Friends of the Lincoln Township Public Library and the Indian Hills Garden Club St. Joseph/Stevensville. Tickets  are $10.00 and will be available at the Lincoln Township Library, Stevensville, after July 1, 2014 or at the gardens on the day of the tour.  Two of the gardens belong to members of the Indian Hills Garden Club and two others to members of Shoreline Garden Club.  One of the features of the tour this year will be several gardens in one neighborhood on the St. Joe River.  For more information contact Linda Steck 269-429-2394 llsteck@yahoo.com or Peg McCann 269-429-9741peg.mccann.2010@gmail.com 


August 2, 2014
Farmington Hills - Garden Walk

Saturday, August 2 -- The Farmington Garden Club will hostt "Mid-Summer Garden Walk"- Viewing of 7 private gardens and 1 public garden (Governor Warner Mansion) 10am-4pm.  Further details to follow.


August 27, 2014
Cadillac - Flower Show Symposium

Wednesday & Thursday, August 27-28 -- Flower Show Symposium:  McGuire’s Resort, Cadillac, Michigan Design: Penelope Decker-“Color” Horticulture: Dorothy Yard-“Dwarf & Miniature Horticulture.  For more information, contact:   Lynn Dinvald, Registrar,   ydoublelne@aol.com


September 10, 2014
Board Meeting/Finance Committee Meeting - Fall 2014

Wednesday, September 10 –- 1:00-5:00.  Finance Committee-Hampton Inn, 2500 Coolidge Road, Lansing, 517-324-2072.

Thursday, September 11-- 9:30-2:00.  Fall Board of Directors, Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 East Grand River, Lansing.



September 12, 2014
South Haven - Flower Show

Friday & Saturday, September 12 & 13 -- The South Haven Garden Club will be hosting it’s 50th Annual Standard Flower Show at the South Haven Memorial Library, 314 Broadway, South Haven.  Friday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm and Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  


September 12, 2014
South Haven - Flower Show

Friday & Saturday, September 12 & 13 -- The South Haven Garden Club will be hosting it’s 50th Annual Standard Flower Show at the South Haven Memorial Library, 314 Broadway, South Haven.  Friday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm and Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  


September 15, 2014
Owosso - Blue Star Memorial Dedication

Monday, September 15 -- The Owosso Garden Club ( District VI) will hold a Blue Star dedication ceremony at 12 noon.  It will be located in Fayette Square, Owosso.  For additional information contact Connie Thornburg, 989-834-5888.


September 18, 2014
Petoskey - Blue Star Memorial Dedication

Saturday, September 18 -- The Petoskey Area Garden Club will host a Blue Star Memorial Dedication as part of their 80th anniversary celebration.  4:00 p.m.  Nancy Graham is chair, 241-439-9501.


September 23, 2014
National Garden Clubs Fall 2014 Board Meeting

Tuesday-Sunday, September 23-28 -- National Garden Clubs, Inc., Fall Board Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa.


September 24, 2014
District V - Leadership Training Meeting

Wednesday, September 24 -- Leadership Training Workshop at the Little River Casino Resort hosted by District V.  For information, contact Kathleen Johnson, District V Director, littleriverkj@yahoo.com.


September 24, 2014
NGC - National Fall Board Meeting

Wednesday-Sunday, September 24-28 -- National Fall Board Meeting, Des Moines, Iowa


September 25, 2014
District V - Fall 2014 Meeting

Thursday, September 25 -- District V Fall Meeting -- "A Light in the Garden" will be hosted by the Spirit of the Woods, Portage Lake and Periwinkle Garden Clubs at the Little River Casino Resort in Manistee.  Terry Pepper, President of the Michigan Lighthouse Keepers Association, will speak about area lighthouses and lighthouse keepers' gardens. Carolyn Thayer of "Designs in Bloom" will talk about ways to integrate Michigan native plants into many types of landscapes. Lunch will be catered by the resort. For more information contact Sally Cook, sal_cook@yahoo.com


September 29, 2014
District IV - Fall 2014 Meeting

Monday, September 29 -- District IV Fall Meeting will be hosted by Kent Garden Club at the Watermark Country Club on Cascade Rd. in Grand Rapids, MI.   Steve LaWarre, Director of Horticulture at the Frederik Meijer Gardens will present a program on the progress of the new Japanese Garden, which will open in June 2015.   Pam Mille r, CFO and Marketing for HOPYARDS of KENT will speak on growing hops in Michigan.  Did you know that hops are grown in the same conditions as roses?   Contact person: Anne Todd antod58@live.com

 

October 1, 2014
School - Landscape Design School, Course III

Wednesday & Thursday, October 1 & 2 -- Landscape Design School Course III will be hosted by District IIA Michigan Garden Clubs, Inc. 8:30AM to 4:00PM at UN of MI Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 North Dixboro Rd, Ann Arbor.    Cost is $50.00 for a 2 day registration or $25.00 for 1 day registration. Contact Mary Pulick 734-476-2453 or marypulick@gmail.com for more information.


October 6, 2014
School - Gardening Study, Course I

Monday & Tuesday, October 6 & 7 --  Gardening Study School Series 18 Course I.  Traverse City.  For more information contact Co-Chairs, Nancy Collard:  231-943-8697, handymama@chartermi.net or Terry Harding:  231-947-0568,wsharding@chartermi.net.  Download the information and registration by clicking here.


October 9, 2014
2014 Central Region Convention

Thursday-Saturday, October 9-11 --  The Central Region Convention will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  More details to come.


October 14, 2014
District VI - Fall 2014 Meeting

Tuesday, October 14 -- District VI Fall Meeting.  More details to follow.  Contact Ronnie Dush @ ronniedush@gmail.com or 989-307-0248 for further information.


October 15, 2014
Yearbook Judging

Wednesday, October 15 -- We have set the date for Yearbook Judging. 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 E. Grand River Ave. Lansing, MI 49912.  Church phone for emergencies: 517-484-9495.  Bernadine’s Cell: 517-281-6998.  Deannie’s Cell: 616-283-7744.


October 16, 2014
District IIB - Fall 2014 Meeting

Thursday, October 16 -- District IIB Fall Meeting will be held at the Cleary College in Howell.  More details to follow.  Contact is Lillian Van Houten, 517-546-5476.


October 18, 2014
District IIA - Fall 2014 Meeting

Saturday, October 18 -- District IIA Fall Meeting will be hosted by the Morenci Garden Club.  More information to come.  Contact:  Becki Jaeger, District IIA Director for Michigan Garden Clubs, Inc., 114 Stony Ridge Court, Hillsdale, MI 49442-1154; 517-437-7171. Becki_Jaeger@sbcglobal.net


October 21, 2014
District III - Fall 2014 Meeting

Tuesday, October 21 -- AUTUMN GARDENS IN RIVER COUNTRY.  The Club of Little Gardens will host the 2014 District III Fall Meeting at Riverside Church in Three Rivers, MI.  Janet Macunovich author, educator and garden designer will present two programs: “Michigan Wildflowers in the Perennial Garden” and “Never Stop Growing in Pursuit of Low Maintenance, All The Years of Our Lives.”  More details to follow.


October 22, 2014
District I - Fall 2014 Meeting

Wednesday, October 22 -- District I Fall Meeting.  Details to follow.


October 23, 2014
School - Environmental Studies, Course IV

Thursday & Friday, October 23 & 24 -- Environmental Studies School, Course IV, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Pleasant Ridge Community Center, 4 Ridge Road, Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069.  Pleasant Ridge is a northern suburb  of Detroit near the I-75 and I-696 intersection and at the I-696 (10 Mile Rd.) Woodward Ave. intersection.    For further information please contact Anastatia (Stacey) Stutcher at 85 Amherst Rd., Pleasant Ridge, Mi 48069, (248) 546-6538; fstutcher@yahoo.com.


November 5, 2014
Board Meeting/Finance Committee Meeting - Winter 2014

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

Thursday, November 6 – 9:30-2:00.  Winter Board of Directors, Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 East Grand River, Lansing.


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.


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 16, 2015
District I - Spring 2015 Meeting

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


April 22, 2015
District III - Presidents Meeting

Wednesday, April 22 -- District III Presidents Meerting.  More details to follow.


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.


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.


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.


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.

 


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