Club Meetings

The Garden Club of Oak Park & River Forest will continue its fall programs virtually until further notice. The one hour presentations will begin at 1:00 pm. Registration in advance is required for programs. All members will receive an Evite at their email address. Please RSVP if you would like to receive the email with the Zoom link. Zoom technology tips are shown below. Respond through email if you need help getting started with the Zoom technology.

All are welcome to join. Membership information is available membership.

November 11, 2020, Carol Cichorski, Winter Interest
Carol’s garden is wonderful to look at all year long, as are the others, in this presentation from the 2014 Chicago Flower and Garden Show. Your garden can be interesting too! Really.

October 14, 2020, Barbara Collins, CBD and Hemp-What’s all the Fuss?Do you actually know the difference between cannabinoid, hemp and marijuana? Barb will walk you through the growing and vetting processes of each. Along the way, she will give many examples and common uses. Barbara can be contacted on LinkedIn.

September 9th, 2020 The Tallgrass Prairie: Grocery Store, Apothecary and Love Charm Shop

Zoom Program Information

To sign into our Zoom program locate the email with the link to the meeting. It is also helpful to write down, on a sheet of paper the meeting ID, and the Passcode, just in case. Click the Join Zoom Meeting address. This will bring you to a waiting room until the program starts.

It is a good idea to sign on early (15 minutes or so) to make sure your device is connecting. If you cannot connect by clicking on the link, you can go to…

If you are joining from a mobile device (Android smartphone/tablet, Apple iPhone/iPad) then it will simply prompt you to download the Zoom Cloud Meetings app from the App/Play Store.

If you are joining from a computer for the first time you will need to download a small application file.

If you sign on with Google you will need to enter YOUR Google password.

We look forward to seeing you at the program. Yes, we will see each other unless you opt out of your video. Your audio will be turned off by the host/program speaker. Questions to the speaker can be typed in the chat bar. These will be answered at the end of the program.


It seems best if your lighting is in front of you, not from above or behind.
You can check your lighting by using your phone camera in the selfie mode to check your lighting ahead of time. Position your monitor for the best angle.