CLUB CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

          CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

SEPTEMBER 2016

 

Garden Club of New Jersey

 

September 9 – Leadership Workshop – “What’s in it for You?” (Presidents & 1st VPs)

Rutgers Garden Pavilion/Log Cabin

 

September 19-30 – Environmental Studies Schools, Series 1, Course IV

Holly House

 

Country Garden Club

 

September 7 – Garden Therapy      9:15 A.M.

          Church of the Holy Spirit

          5 Haytown Road

             Lebanon, NJ 08833

          Please bring shears and greens.

 

September 14 – Board Meeting

 

September 21 - GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING  9:30 A.M.

          High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building

          95 East Main Street

          High Bridge, NJ 08829              

Join us for refreshments.  Please bring a cup.           

 

Business Meeting - 10:00 A.M.

Review Yearbook and Programs for 2016 – 2017

 

Hospitality Hostesses:  Gay Ofre

 Meryl Campbell                             Judith Serafin

 

Floral Arranger:  Lynn Ropke


 

OCTOBER  2016

 

Garden Club of New Jersey

 

October 4 - 5 Gardening Study Schools (exam the 7th)

Holly House

 

October 18-19 Landscape Design Schools Course IV

(exam the 21st)

Holly House

 

October 23 – 25 CAR Conference

Saratoga Springs, NY

 

Country Garden Club

 

October 5 – Garden Therapy      9:15 A.M.

          Church of the Holy Spirit

          5 Haytown Road

          Lebanon, NJ 08833

          Please bring shears and greens.

 

October 5 – Board Meeting

 

October 19 - GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING  9:30 AM

          High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building

          95 East Main Street

          High Bridge, NJ 08829

Join us for refreshments. Please bring a cup.

                                   

Business Meeting - 10:00 A.M.

Program – 11:00 A.M. – Tom Sheppard, Hunterdon County

Chief Park Naturalist, will present a slide show entitled,

 “Owls of Hunterdon”.  The talk will address eight species

 of owls that live in or visit Hunterdon and New Jersey.

 

Hospitality Hostesses:  Christine Yates 

Buel Ecker   

                                  

Floral Arranger:  Gay  Orfe

 

   HAPPY HALLOWEEN

 

 

 

Dress in Black, Orange or Purple!

 

 


NOVEMBER 2016  

 

November 6 - Daylight Savings Time ends.

 

Country Garden Club

 

November 2 – Garden Therapy      9:15 A.M.

          Church of the Holy Spirit

          5 Haytown Road

          Lebanon, NJ 08833

          Please bring shears and greens.

 

November 2 – Board Meeting

 

November 9 - GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING  9:30 AM

          High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building

          95 East Main Street

          High Bridge, NJ 08829

Join us for refreshments.  Please bring a cup.

 

Business Meeting – 10:00 A.M.

 

Program – 11:00 A.M. – Kathleen Keller, a Floral Arranger and

member of the Shrewsbury Garden Club, will create several Fall

and Holiday arrangements which will be raffled at the conclusion

of the presentation.

 

Hospitality Hostesses:  Juliana Kraft

Maryann Aldana                        Lynn Ropke

 

  HAPPY THANKSGIVING

 


DECEMBER 2016

 

Country Garden Club

 

December 6 – Fresh Greens Workshop   10:00 A.M.

 

December 7 – Garden Therapy      9:15 A.M.

          Church of the Holy Spirit

          5 Haytown Road

          Lebanon, NJ 08833

          Please bring shears and greens.

 

December 7 - Annual Christmas Luncheon   11:30 A.M.                       

                 Fox Hollow Golf Club

                 59 Fox Chase Run

                 Branchburg, NJ 08876

                  908-526-0010

 

Meal Choices: 

Petite Fillet Mignon $29.95

Chicken Dijon $22.95

Broiled Fillet of Salmon $24.95

Roasted Portobello Mushroom, Salad, Seasonal Vegetables and Potato Du Jour, Dessert Du Jour, and Coffee are included. A full bar is available.  Payment will be made at the luncheon. Separate checks have been requested for each member.

7% Tax and 20% gratuity are added to each check.

 

December 17 – Wreaths Across America

 

 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

               

 


 

 

 Happy New Year

 

JANUARY 2017

 

Country Garden Club

 

 January 4 – Garden Therapy      9:15 A.M.

          Church of the Holy Spirit

          5 Haytown Road

          Lebanon, NJ 08833

          Please bring shears and greens.

 

January 4 – Board Meeting

 

January 18 - GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING  9:30 A.M.

          High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building

          95 East Main Street

          High Bridge, NJ 08829

Join us for refreshments.  Please bring a cup.

 

Business Meeting - 10:00 A.M.

 

Program - 11:00 A.M. – John O’Donnell,  Country Garden

Shed in Flemington, is a designer who worked in New York

City decorating hotels.  He will discuss container gardening

and hanging baskets.   Arrangements  will be  raffled at the

conclusion of the presentation.

 

Hospitality Hostesses: Joyce Lindabery

Gay Orfe                                          Meryl Campbell

 


 

FEBRUARY 2017

 

Garden Club of New Jersey

 

February 23 – 26: New Jersey Flower and Garden Show

                         New Jersey Convention Center, Edison

 

Country Garden Club

 

February 1 - Garden Therapy      9:15 A.M.

      Church of the Holy Spirit

      5 Haytown Road

      Lebanon, NJ 08833

      Please bring shears and greens.

 

February 1 – Board Meeting

                                                                

February 15 - GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING 9:30 A.M.

      High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building

      95 East Main Street

      High Bridge, NJ 08829

Join us for refreshments.  Please bring a cup.

 

Business Meeting - 10:00 A.M.

 

Program – All members to prepare a floral arrangement to be followed by a raffle at the end of the meeting.  Maximum expenditure of $20.

               

Hospitality Hostesses: Pat Morse

Maryann Aldana                     Dorothy Aquila

 

 

Happy Valentine’s Day

 

 

 


 

MARCH 2017

 

March 12 - Daylight Savings Time begins.

          

March 11 – 13   Philadelphia Flower Show – “Holland”                                  www.theflowershow.com    

          
Country Garden Club

Dues are Due    Regular Annual $60      

Include $8 for GCNJ Insurance.

Make checks payable to Country Garden Club

 

March 1 - Garden Therapy 9:15 A. M.

           Church of the Holy Spirit

           5 Haytown Road

           Lebanon, NJ 08833

           Please bring greens and shears.

 

March 1 – Board Meeting

 

March 15 -  GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING  9:30 A.M.

      High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building

      95 East Main Street

      High Bridge, NJ 08829

Join us for refreshments.  Please bring a cup.

 

Business Meeting – 10:00 A.M.

 

Program - 11:00 AM  –  Vanessa Varras, Naturalist with the Somerset County Park Commission, will present New Jersey Snakes – identification and their valuable ecological role.

                     

Hospitality Host/Hostesses:  Bill Passera

Joan Fairchild                                      Lynn Ropke

 

Floral Arranger:  Dorothy Aquila

 

 

 

Wear Green for St. Patrick’s Day

     Note:  A Field Trip to Branch Brook Park

Newark to view the Cherry Blossoms (is planned). 

 Details will be forthcoming.

 


 

 

APRIL 2017

 

April 5 – 6 Garden Club of New Jersey

             Flower Show School Class IV

             (Exam the 7th)

  Holly House

 

Country Garden Club

 

April 5 - Garden Therapy      9:15 A.M.

      Church of the Holy Spirit

      5 Haytown Road

      Lebanon, NJ 08833

      Please bring shears and greens.

 

April 5 – Board Meeting

                                                                                             

April 19 - GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING  9:30 A.M.

      High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building

      95 East Main Street

      High Bridge, NJ 08829

Join us for refreshments. Please bring a cup.

 

Business Meeting-10:00 A.M. - Nominating Committee Report

Program – 11:00 A.M.  – Rachel Mackow, author, herbalist and co-owner of Wild Ridge Plants, will present Tea Garden: how to harvest and prepare wild plants for medicinal and beverage teas.  She will also discuss how to make infusions from trees like black birch and sumac, and wildflowers including bee balm, anise hyssop, and more.  Proper storage methods for year-round use will also be covered.

 

Hospitality Hostesses/Host:  Maureen Sammis

 Alexis Mercer                                   Arnold Mercer

Floral Arranger:  Alexis Mercer

 


 

MAY 2017

 

Country Garden Club

 

May 3 - Garden Therapy     9:15 A.M.

      Church of the Holy Spirit

      5 Haytown Road

      Lebanon, NJ 08833

      Please bring shears and greens.

 

May 3 – Board Meeting

 

May 17 - GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING  9:30 A.M.

         High Bridge Emergency Rescue Squad Building

        95 East Main Street

        High Bridge, NJ 08829

Join us for refreshments. Please bring a cup.

 

Business Meeting - 10:00 A.M. 

 

Program –11:00 A.M.  Youth Project:  Bobby Fodera, Eagle Scout candidate, will present a slide show regarding his “Community Garden Project” and the lessons learned. working with Club Members.

                                         

Hospitality Hostesses: Kathy Madden

Dorothy Aquila                        Judith Serafin

 

Floral Arranger:  Juliana Kraft

 


 

 

JUNE 2017

 

June 4 - 10 National Garden Week

 

June 8 – 92nd Annual Meeting of the

                   Garden Club of New Jersey

 

Country Garden Club

June 7 - Garden Therapy      9:15 A.M.

                Church of the Holy Spirit

                 5 Haytown Road

                 Lebanon, NJ 08833

                Please bring greens and shears.

 

June 7 - ANNUAL DELICIOUS POT LUCK LUNCHEON    

                        at the home of

 

                       Bobbi Godleski

                    49 Farmersville Road

                     Califon, NJ 07830

                      908-832-2007    

                     

10:30 A.M. Business Meeting – Installation of Officers

                         Luncheon to Follow

 

All members, please bring a cold luncheon dish with a serving spoon.

 

Hospitality Hostesses: Maureen Sammis

Michele Liana                         Kathy Madden

                    Will Supply Desserts        

 

        Attention Members :If you would like to open your garden to Member Tours during the summer months, 

p     Please contact  Kathy Madden at 908-735-8301.

 

 


 

JULY  2017

 

Country Garden Club

 

July 5 - Garden Therapy      9:15 A.M.   

      Church of the Holy Spirit

      5 Haytown Road

      Lebanon, NJ 08833

      Please bring shears and greens.

 


                                                                                                              

AUGUST 2017

 

Country Garden Club

 

August 1 - Garden Therapy     9:15 A.M.

      Church of the Holy Spirit

      5 Haytown Road

      Lebanon, NJ 08833       

      Please bring shears and greens.

                                                                                              

 

 

                    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

                                      

                            

    

          

 

                       

 

 

 





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