2018 – 2019 Garden Club Meetings Schedule

Cheney Mansion 220 N. Euclid Oak Park

 

 

 

Location and times for all general meetings, unless otherwise specified are the second Wednesday of the month at:  Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid, Oak Park, Illinois.

Refreshments begin at 12:00 pm; the business meeting  begins at 12:30pm; the program at 1:00pm and ends at approximately 2:00 pm.
General meetings are free and open to the public; guests are welcomed. Please direct questions to Joan Meister.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018  (Cheney Mansion) 12 noon — Refreshments and socializing, followed by a short business meeting then    “Become an Herbal Gourmet, Use and Enjoy Your Bounty” Marcy Lautanen-Raleigh

Wednesday, October 10, 2018  (Cheney Mansion)    12 noon — Refreshments and socializing, followed by a short business meeting, then  “Do’s and Don’ts of Putting Your Garden to Bed” Bill Karges of Pioneer Gardens, Villa Park

Wednesday, November 14, 2018  (Cheney Mansion)  12 noon — Refreshments and socializing, followed by a short business meeting, then “A Rose By Any Other Name”  Jack Shouba  The importance of scientific names

Wednesday, December 12, 2018  (Cheney Mansion)   12 noon — Raffle,  refreshments and socializing, followed by a short business meeting, then “Create Winter Holiday Fresh Floral Arrangements”  Theresa Kyriazes of Urban Girl Flowers

Sunday, January 27, 2019   2 p.m. — at Oak Park Main Library Veterans’ Room, 834 Lake Street, Oak Park.  What is a Master Gardener?  How to Become One and Why.  Gemani Bhalsod, Illinois Extension Service

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 (Cheney Mansion) 12 noon — Refreshments and socializing, followed by a short business meeting then “Epiphytes, Bromeliads and Other Unusual Houseplants”  Mel Zaloudek

Wednesday, March 13, 2019  (Cheney Mansion) 12 noon — Refreshments and socializing, followed by short business meeting, then “Compost Happens/Good For Your Garden/Great For Planet”  Jackie Paine, Master Gardener

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 (Cheney Mansion) 12 noon —   Refreshments and socializing, ANNUAL MEETING, then “River Forest Sustainability,  President Cathy Adduci”

Wednesday, May 8,   2019  11 a.m. — Annual Luncheon, Raffles, Hat Parade, (FEE APPLIES, RESERVATIONS) Oak Park Country Club, 2001 Thatcher Ave, River Grove, IL “Summer In Bloom: Floral Design Symposium”  Kathi Rose, Kaleidoscope of Floral Design

TBA — Members’ Tea,

Annual Garden Walk to be held June 23, 2019