"To promote interest in home gardening, aid in the protection of native plants, trees, and wildlife and further civic beautification."

PROGRAM CALENDAR

“Bravo Broadway”


April 3, 2024 ‐ “Singin' in the Rain”

May 1, 2024 ‐ “Ain't Misbehavin'”

June 5, 2024 ‐ “Anything Goes”

July 10, 2024 ‐ “Elf”

July 31, 2024 ‐ “Mamma Mia!”

September 4, 2024 ‐ “Into the Woods”

October 1, 2024 ‐ “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical”

November 6, 2024 ‐ “The Secret Garden”

December 4, 2024 ‐ “Frozen”

March 5, 2025 ‐ “Catch Me If You Can”

 

June 5, 2024

Location:   Home of Michael Hosker-                            Bouley
                  29 East Road, Atkinson
                  978-683-7745

Time:            1:00 p.m. Refreshment        1:30 p.m.     Program
2:30 p.m.     Busness Meeting

Program:     “Anything Goes”

Curly Willow is a very versatile plant both in the garden and in design. Michael Hosker-Bouley will lead us on a journey outside to show us how he has propagated curly willow in his garden. Then we'll travel inside where Pat Bennett will use curly willow in several creative floral designs.

Refreshments:
Joanne Roy, Chair
Nicole Cummings
Marnie Finn
Michael Hosker-Bouley

 

July 10, 2024

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

Time:         10:00 a.m. Greens                                   Workshops 
11:00 a.m..   Lunch & Workshop
11:30 a.m.    Busness Meeting &                                  Workshop

Program:     “Elf”

Greens Sale prep workshop from 10:00 through 3:00 with lunch break. Bows, picks, pinecones, and other items will be worked on to prepare for our biggest fundraiser. Please bring a bag lunch. Beverages and Dessert will be provided.

Refreshments:
Jeanne Vickery, Chair
Sue Carter
Jane Kowalski
Donna Robertson
TBA

 

July 31, 2024

Location:     Coppal Farn 
                  Lee, NH
                 
Time:         9:30 a.m. Meet to carpool; 10:30 a.m..   Arrive Coppal Farm
12:30 p.m.    Lunch (Optional)

Program:     “Mamma Mia!”

Our Members will meet at the Atkinson Congregational Church parking lot to carpool then travel to Coppal Farm, Lee, NH for the Sunflower Festival. There we will be enveloped in fields of blooming sunflowers, available for only one week per year.

September 4, 2024

Location:     Kimball Library
                  5 Academy Avenue, Atkinson
                  362-5234

Time:         1:00 p.m. Refreshments 
1:30 p.m.    Busness Meeting
2:00 p.m.    Program

Program:     “Into the Woods!”

Paul Wainwright, chair of the Atkinson Conservation Commission, will inform us in a Power Point presentation about various parcels of conservation land, their history, and how they were acquired.

Refreshments:
Sheri Turell, Chair 
Kay Galloway 
Nina Gray
Geoffrey Wilhite


Tuesday October 1, 2024

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

Time:         1:00 p.m. Refreshments        1:25 p.m.    Brief Announcements
1:30 p.m.    Program

Program:     “Beautiful: The Carole King                       Musical”

Maureen Christmas, an award-winning floral designer, will delight us with her talents and create 6 creative designs. There will be an Opportunity Drawing for these designs. 

OPEN MEETING  Members with last names from A-L, please bring finger sandwiches. Members with last names from M-Z please bring finger desserts. Please bring donations for Emmaus House.

Refreshments:
Estelle Halchak, Chair 
Jo-Anne Benoit 
Sunaina Chawla
Judy Sirois

November 6, 2024

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

Time:         1:00 p.m. Refreshments        1:30 p.m.    Business Meeting
2:00 p.m.    Program

Program:     “The Secret Garden”

Amy Cardello, co-founder of the ubiquitous “Proven Winners” brand, will provide us with a Power Point presentation, “What Makes Proven Winners Proven Winners”, illustrating what actually goes into creating a plant worthy of the “Proven Winners” name and reputation. Amy will also introduce us to some of the 2025 new varieties that will be coming to garden centers in the Spring.

Refreshments:
Cathy Bastek, Chair 
Pat Bennett 
Susan Miner
Holly Talbot

 

 

December 4, 2024

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 a.m.    Busness Meeting &                                  Workshop

Program:     “Frozen”

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

Refreshments:
Kathy Sadkowski, Chair 
John Goulet 
Barbara Snicer
Marilyn Stewart
TBA

THERE ARE NO MEETINGS IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY

March 5, 2025

Location:     Kimball Library
                  5 Academy Avenue, Atkinson
                  362-5234

Time:            1:00 p.m. Refreshments
1:30 p.m.     Business Meeting
2:00 p.m.    Program

Program:     “Catch Me If You Can”

Neal Sanders will delight us with a humorous take on gardening as seen through the eyes of the spouse of an active and accomplished gardener. He will delve into the serious questions such as why we never sit on our garden benches and why we do ten things in the garden before we can do the one thing we set out to accomplish

Refreshments:
Tanya Tsentalovich, Chair
Jeanne Geisser
Ann Grogan
Cindy Knight

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