(There will be no general meeting in November)
In lieu of that: We are planning a Harvest Food Drive to donate to a local food bank.
November 16th, from 6p to 8pm with hot chocolate to warm you up.
Curb side donations are okay, too---It will be at "Tyler's Clubhouse" @ Atkinson and Braelock across the street from Fierce Church.
. If you have a suggestion *8th Annual Holiday Get Together * Saturday, December 5th, 2020 @ 11:30am
Some consideration is being given to a hike at a local forest preserve or park---details TBA. If you have a suggestion for a spot please tell Gail.
Monday, January 25th, 2021 7pm
Zoom "Happy Hour" If you have an hors d'ouevres recipe or a holiday cocktail recipe you would like to share please send it to Gail. We can try them together. "Garden Bingo" is planned ---virtual bingo---sounds like fun.
Monday, February 22, 2021 General Meeting
Program: "Incredible Bats"
Speakers: Dan & Sharon Peterson
Time & Place: TBA
Sharon was trained by Bat Conservation International. Dan is a bat naturalist. This presentation covers the many benefits of this misunderstood and feared creature. Native and world species will be discussed and live bats displayed.
Monday, March 22, 2021 General Meeting
Program: "Tips for the Lazy Gardener"
Speaker: Cindy Tyley
Time & Place: TBA
Cindy is the owner of Carriage House Design--She has a certificate in landscape design and is a member of the Western Springs Garden Club. Discover useful ways to save time, energy and money while gardening. This show and tell presentation demonstrates smart strategies for both indoor and outdoor gardening throughout the year. Scholarship winners will be announced at this meeting.
Monday, April 26, 2021 General Meeting
Program: "Flower Show 101"
Speaker: Glenda Wulfson, and flower show chairs: Gail Kirkham & Barb McNeil
Time and Place: TBA
Glenda is a National Garden Club Accredited Flower Show Judge. She and the chairs will demonstrate examples of design in preparation for our Standard Small Flower Show which will take place on July 24th, 2021. One example will be Underwater Design...
There will be no General Meeting in May
May is traditionally a very busy month for the club---there is the plant sale and the dance recital with flower distribution...please volunteer to help at these events if you are so inclined. They are fun.
Annual GGGC Garden Walk & Social June 12, 2021
This year Gail and Tom Kirkham will host the summer picnic at their home. Last year it was cancelled due to the pandemic, so we look forward to it this year very much. Details TBA...
* Our club does not hold General Meetings during June, July and August, but sometimes have field trips or other garden related events. This year we hope to host a Standard Small Flower Show at the Grayslake Library on July 24th, 2021.* Please get involved if you are able---we have not hosted a flower show in years and it is educational as well as fun.