Iris
Atkinson Garden Club
Atkinson, New Hampshire
"To promote interest in home gardening, aid in the protection of native plants, trees, and wildlife and further civic beautification."

PROGRAM CALENDAR

June 6, 2018

Location:                 Hampstead Trail
                                West Road, Hampstead, NH 

Program:                          “Cheshire Cat”

Time:                 10 a.m.      Field Trip

The club will enjoy a local tree and wildflower walk presented by Perry Johnson, Forester, and AGC Club President Brenda Weber along the Hampstead trails off West Road.  After the walk we will have lunch at the English Muffin, 10 Main Street, Hampstead.

Meet in the far rear of the Congregational Church at 9:45a.m. to carpool.  Bring bug/sun protection, sunglasses and wear comfortable walking shoes. 

RAIN DATE: 
Wednesday, June 13

July 11, 2018

Location:                 Atkinson Community Center
                                4 Main Street, Atkinson
                                362-5531

Time:      10:00 a.m.       Refreshments
                10:30 a.m.      Business Meeting
                11:00 a.m.      Workshops
                 Noon              Yankee Swap Bag Lunch
                                 
Program:                 “Painting the Roses Red”

Christmas in July - Green Sale prep workshop from 11:00 through 3:00 with lunch break at noon.  Bows, picks, pinecones and other items will be worked on to prepare for our biggest fundraiser.

Refreshments: 
              Cynthia Buchan, Chairman 
              Judy Godden
              Estelle Halchak
              Leann Moccia

August 1, 2018

Location:            Atkinson Community Center
                            4 Main Street, Atkinson
                            362-5531

Time:             10:00 a.m.            Refreshments
                       10:30 a.m.            Business Meeting
                       11:30 am              Program

Program:            “Drink Me”

Hedi Shikes, AGC Club Member, will present a program on small and miniature designs using criteria found in the National Garden Club, Inc., Flower Show Handbook.

Refreshments: 
     Jeanne Vickery, Chairman
     Marilyn Prell
     Donna Robertson
     Sheri Turell

 

September 5, 2018

Location:                 Kimball Library
                                  5 Academy Avenue, Atkinson
                                  362-5234
                                                                                     
Time:                        6:00 p.m.  Refreshments
                                  6:30 p.m.  Program

Program:                 “Alice Meets the Flowers”

First Choice Native Plants - Steven Lewis, member of AGC, will present information on the benefits of using native plants in the landscaping.

PUBLIC WELCOME

Refreshments: 
              Judy Sirois, Chairman
              Nina Gray
              Steven Lewis
              John Rockwell

October 3, 2018

Location:                 Atkinson Community Center
                                 4 Main Street, Atkinson
                                 362-5531

Time:                        12:00 p.m.  Refreshments
                                    1:00 p.m.  Program

Program:                 “Queen of Hearts”

Rhonda Locke, Award Winning Horticulture and Floral Design Manager at Freshwater Farms, will dazzle us with autumn and holiday floral designs and techniques.  The designs will be raffled off at the end of the program.

OPEN MEETING

Everyone is asked to bring a plate of sandwiches or finger desserts before 11:30 a.m.  People with last names beginning with A-L should bring finger sandwiches; M-Z should bring finger desserts.

Please bring donations for Emmaus House.

Refreshments: 
Kay Galloway, Chairman
Cathy Bastek
Dorothy Cole
Joanne Krause

November 7, 2018

Location:                 Atkinson Community Center
                                  4 Main Street, Atkinson
                                  362-5531

Time:                        6:00 p.m.  Refreshments
                                  6:30 p.m.  Workshop

Program:               “Tweedledee and Tweedledum”

Public workshop of mirror images.  Pat Bennett, AGC member, teaches attendees how to make a floral design.  Copy the designer’s work and take it home with you. 

Pre-registration required.  $25.00 fee includes floral design supplies, wine and light refreshments.

Refreshments: 
Hedi Shikes, Chairman
Sue Carter

Brenda Weber

November 28, 2018

Location:                 Atkinson Community Center
                                  4 Main Street, Atkinson
                                  362-5531
 
Time:                         9:00 a.m. Greens Sale Prep
                                  11:30 a.m.  Luncheon
                                  12:30 p.m.   Business Meeting

Program:                 “Crazy Croquet Match”

AGC members will work on holly trees, centerpieces, swags and other items for the upcoming club Greens Sale.  The morning will end with a festive lunch at the Atkinson Community Center.

 

Refreshments:  
       Pat Bennett, Chairman
       Ann Reardon
       Bernice Torosian
       Tanya Tsentalovich
       TBA

March 6, 2019

Location:                 Atkinson Community Center
                                 4 Main Street, Atkinson
                                 362-5531

Time:                        1:00 p.m.     Business Meeting
                                  1:30 p.m.     Tea Party

Program:               “Mad Hatters Tea Party” 

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Social to welcome in the new club year. Join in the hat competition with your silliest, elegant, Alice-Themed or most creative chapeau.

Refreshments:                               
                           Marnie Finn, Chairman
                           Cindy Knight
                            Susan Miner
                            Betty Missert

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