Calendar postings should be emailed to website@fgcofmd.org include the sponsor of the event, date, time, location and type of event along with any contact information. Please place all your information in a word document not in the text of your email.  Plan on it taking a week before your information is posted.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to copyright issues, postings are limited to text only on our website calendar. Please no art or photographs unless permission has been granted. You may add "For more information, contact_______________."
Major religious and secular holidays have been added to the calendar as an aid to clubs for planning activities and events.

Calendar Posting Procedure
Calendar postings should be emailed to office@fgcofmd.org Include the sponsor of the event, date, time, location and type of event along with any contact information. Please place all your information in a word document not in the text of your email.  Plan on it taking a week before your information is posted.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to copyright issues, postings are limited to text only on our website calendar. Please no art or photographs unless permission has been granted. You may add "For more information, contact_______________."

Major religious and secular holidays have been added to the calendar as an aid to clubs for planning activities and events.

July 2017
12
District I Flower Show Workshop, 10am-1pm, Eastern Shore Hospital Center, English Hall
5262 Woods Road, Cambridge, MD.  Register by 7/5/17 to Linda Elias (selias78@msn.com)
$10 made payable to Kent Island Garden Club “DI Flower Show”.  Bring a sandwich or snack.
Water, soda, and cookies will be provided.
 
15 - 16
Calvert Garden Club, along with the Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center, present Art Blooms 2017. 
 
18
Chestertown Garden Club Garden Party - High Street Chestertown
 
August 2017
9
District IV Board Meeting
 
24
District V Board Meeting Alexander's Restaurant   Buckeystown, MD

September 2017
4
Labor Day
 
6
District I Board Meeting, Venue: Easton TBD, Host Club:  Talbot County
 
8
District II Board Meeting Gleneagles Community Center, Waldorf, MD
 
12
FGCMD Board Meeting hosted by District IV
 
14-17
Charles County Garden Club Flower Show “All Things Wine” Charles County Fairgrounds
 
21-24
St. Mary’s County Garden Club Flower Show “Let's Play the Sun and Moon”
 
21
District I presents a Standard Flower Show “A BLAST FROM  THE  PAST!”  To be held at the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department click here for more info
 
21
Rosh Hashanah
 
26 & 27
FGCMD Environmental Studies School Course 1, to be held at Cylburn Arboretum in Baltimore; please contact Linda Harris at lindaharris355@aol.com or 443-695-2071 for more information click here for registration form
 
28
Chestertown Garden Club - Susen Foundation Program featuring Kent Russell - Open to all - Chestertown Yacht and Golf Club
 
30
Yom Kippur
 
October 2017
4
District I Semi-Annual Meeting hosted by the Somerset County Garden Club at The Fountains 1800 Sweetbay Drive, Salisbury, MD 21804  
Registration begins at 9:30, Business Meeting at 10:15, Luncheon at 12:00, and Presentation at 1:00. 
Jay Fleming, International Award-Winning photographer and author, will present “Capturing the Chesapeake” through photos. He will be giving tips on improving your photographs.
For more information Please contact Frances Follmer at 410-548-5605 or fpfollmer@comcast.net
 
11
District IV - Semi-Annual and President's meeting
 
12
District V Semi-Annual Meeting, 10:00 am at Holly Hills County Club, 5502 Mussetter Rd., Ijamsville, MD. The speak will be Carrie Engel, Valley View Farms on Minor Bulbs.
 
13
District II Semi-Annual Meeting Comfort Inn, Bowie, MD
 
15
Deadline for November Gardenews Submissions

November 2017
7
Chestertown Garden Club Program featuring Claire Jones “Design and a Peek in the White House”. Open to community 
 
8
FGCMD Awards Selection Committee Meeting, 8:00 - 3:00, Cylburn Classroom
 
11
FGCMD Design Program "Deck the Halls with Holiday Magic" Bowie Comfot Inn, 4500 Crain Hwy.              Bowie, Maryland 20716
 
14
FGCMD Board Meeting hosted by District V. Gary J. Arthur Community Cntr  2400 State Rte 97,    Cooksville, MD  21728
 
16
Hagerstown Garden Club hosts their annual luncheon and boutique. click here for more info
 
23
Thanksgiving

December 2017
2-3                  
Mount Harmon Plantation “Yuletide Tour”
 
6                     
Kent Island GC bus trip to Longwood Gardens.  Depart at 9:30am, arrive back on Kent Island
at 6pm.  Cost TBD
 
13
Hanukkah
 
25 Christmas
 
2018
January 2018
1
New Year’s Day
 
9
FGCMD State Board Meeting, District I to host.
 
15
Deadline for Gardenews
 
15 Martin Luther King Day
 
February 2018
8
Distract V Board Meeting
 
9
District II Board Meeting Our Shepherd Lutheran Church Severna Park, MD
 
13
Snow Day FGCMD State Board Meeting
 
19
President’s Day
 
March 2018
7
District I Annual Meeting, Host Club: Queen Anne’s County GC.
 
8
District V Annual Meeting     Holly Hills Country Club          Ijamsville, MD
 
9
District II Annual Meeting
 
26
Pre-gala Dinner with guest of honor NGC President Nancy Hargroves, Turf Valley, all welcome
 
27
FGCMD Annual Meeting, guest of honor NGC President Nancy Hargroves, Turf Valley
 
31
Passover
 
April 2018
1
Easter
 
9 – 11
37th Annual District II Daffodil Show Our Shepherd Lutheran Church Severna Park, MD 21147 Contact: Liz Williams mliz.williams825@gmail.com
 
May 2018
8
FGCMD Board Meeting hosted by District II
 
13
Mother’s Day
 
21 – 24
NGC ANNUAL Convention Philadelphia, PA
 
28
Memorial Day
 
June 2018
3 – 9
National Garden Week
5
Join our 4 Councils to Celebrate National Garden Week at the Vollmer Center 4915 Greenspring Ave., Baltimore, Md.
 
8
District II Board Meeting Gleneagles Community Center, Waldorf, MD
 
14
District V Board Meeting
 
17
Father’s Day
July 2018
4
Independence Day

August 2018
23
District V Board Meeting
 
September 2018
3
Labor Day

5
District I Board Meeting, Venue: Easton TBD, Host Club: Talbot County GC

10
Rosh Hashanah

11
FGCMD Board Meeting hosted by District III

13-15
Charles County Garden Club Flower Show, Charles County Fairgrounds

14
District II Board Meeting Severna Park, MD

19
Yom Kippur
20-22
St. Mary’s County Garden Club Flower Show, St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds


 October 2018

3

District I Semi Annual Meeting, Host Club:  Kent Island GC

 

8

Columbus Day

 

11

District V Semi-annual meeting

 

12

District II Semi-annual meeting

 

15

Deadline for November Gardenews

 

 

November 2018

11

Veteran’s Day

 

13

FGCMD Board meeting

 

22

Thanksgiving

 

December 2018

3

Hanukkah

 

25

Christmas

 

2019

January 2019

1 New Year’s Day

 

8

FGCMD Board Meeting

 

21

Martin Luther King Day

 

February 2019

6                     

District I Board Meeting, Venue: Easton TBD, Host Club:  Oxford GC

 

7

District V Board Meeting

 

8

District II Board Meeting Waldorf, MD

 

12

Snow Date FGCMD Board Meeting

 

18

President’s Day

 

March 2019

6

District I Annual Meeting hosted by Worcester Garden Club

 

8

District II Annual Meeting

 

26

FGCMD Annual Meeting

 

April 2019

8-10

District II Daffodil Show (tentative)

 

20

Passover

 

21

Easter

 

May 2019

12

Mother’s Day

 

14

FGCMD Executive Board Meeting

 

27

Memorial Day

 

June 2019

14

District II Board Meeting Severna Park, MD

 

16

Father’s Day

 

July 2019

4

Independence Day

 

August 2019

 

September 2019

2

Labor Day

 

12 - 14

Charles County Garden Club Flower Show, Charles County Fairgrounds

 

13

District II Board Meeting, Waldorf, MD

 

19-21

St. Mary’s County Garden Club Flower Show, St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds

 

30

Rosh Hashanah

 

October 2019

2

District I Semi-annual Meeting hosted by Talbot

 

9

Yom Kippur

 

11

District II Semi-annual Meeting

 

14

Columbus Day

 

 

November 2019

12

FGCMD State Board Meeting

 

28

Thanksgiving

 

December 2019

23

Hanukkah

 

25

ChristmasJuly 2018

4

Independence Day

 

August 2018

23

District V Board Meeting

 

September 2018

3

Labor Day

 

5

District I Board Meeting, Venue: Easton TBD, Host Club: Talbot County GC

 

10

Rosh Hashanah

 

11

FGCMD Board Meeting hosted by District III

 

13

Charles County Garden Club Flower Show, Charles County Fairgrounds

 

14

District II Board Meeting Severna Park, MD

 

19

Yom Kippur

 

20

St. Mary’s County Garden Club Flower Show, St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds

 

 

October 2018

3

District I Semi Annual Meeting, Host Club:  Kent Island GC

 

8

Columbus Day

 

11

District V Semi-annual meeting

 

12

District II Semi-annual meeting

 

15

Deadline for November Gardenews

 

 

November 2018

11

Veteran’s Day

 

13

FGCMD Board meeting

 

22

Thanksgiving

 

December 2018

3

Hanukkah

 

25

Christmas

 

2019

January 2019

1 New Year’s Day

 

8

FGCMD Board Meeting

 

21

Martin Luther King Day

 

February 2019

6                     

District I Board Meeting, Venue: Easton TBD, Host Club:  Oxford GC

 

7

District V Board Meeting

 

8

District II Board Meeting Waldorf, MD

 

12

Snow Date FGCMD Board Meeting

 

18

President’s Day

 

March 2019

6

District I Annual Meeting hosted by Worcester Garden Club

 

8

District II Annual Meeting

 

26

FGCMD Annual Meeting

 

April 2019

8-10

District II Daffodil Show (tentative)

 

20

Passover

 

21

Easter

 

May 2019

12

Mother’s Day

 

14

FGCMD Executive Board Meeting

 

27

Memorial Day

 

June 2019

14

District II Board Meeting Severna Park, MD

 

16

Father’s Day

 

July 2019

4

Independence Day

 

August 2019

 

September 2019

2

Labor Day

 

12 - 14

Charles County Garden Club Flower Show, Charles County Fairgrounds

 

13

District II Board Meeting, Waldorf, MD

 

19-21

St. Mary’s County Garden Club Flower Show, St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds

 

30

Rosh Hashanah

 

October 2019

2

District I Semi-annual Meeting hosted by Talbot

 

9

Yom Kippur

 

11

District II Semi-annual Meeting

 

14

Columbus Day

 

 

November 2019

12

FGCMD State Board Meeting

 

28

Thanksgiving

 

December 2019

23

Hanukkah

 

25

Christmas

CALENDAR of EVENTS
Updated 03/21/19
Calendar Posting Procedure
Calendar postings should be emailed to website@fgcofmd.org. Include the sponsor of the event, date, time, location and type of event along with any contact information. Please place all your information in a word document not in the text of your email.  Plan on it taking a week before your information is posted.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to copyright issues, postings are limited to text only on our website calendar. Please no art or photographs unless permission has been granted. You may add "For more information, contact_______________."

Major religious and secular holidays have been added to the calendar as an aid to clubs for planning activities and events.
 
 
March 2019
1
District III Annual Meeting Valley Mansion, Cranbrook Road, Cockeysville, MD
 
2 - 3
Maryland Home and Garden Show at the Timonium Fairgrounds
 
5
Chartwell Garden Club's Annual Bus Trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show Flyer
Contact Pat Poffel for more information. 410-544-2376 or psherzog@verizon.net

5
Friends of Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden Bus trip to Philadelphia Flower Show. Information
 
6
District I Annual Meeting hosted by Worcester Garden Club
 
8
District II Annual Meeting   Flyer  Registration
 
10
Daylight Saving Time Begins
 
14
District V Annual Meeting Holly Hills Country Club, Ijamsville, MD

14
The Oxford Garden Club presents Claudia West "Wild and Neat", a presentation of how we can design our gardens to invite nature back into them. Free and Open to the Public.   2:00 pm at the Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Rd, Oxford, MD 21654. Information
 
20
District IV Annual Meeting  at L'Hirondelle  Club of Ruxton.  Details to follow.  Questions?  Please call Bunny Burnett at 410-340-1641.
 
22, 23 & 24
Hagerstown Garden Club presents Art in Bloom at the Washington County Museum of Fine Art
26
FGCMD 90th Annual Meeting  at Turf Valley  Agenda and Information

27
The Talbot County Garden Club Winter Lecture Series 1:30 p.m. Talbot County Free Library
Greg Tepper, professional horticulturist, lecturer and consultant, will present a program about the newly formed Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek in Dagsboro, DE.  Tepper has also worked at Mt. Cuba and Kew, and the Royal Botanic Gardens and Wisley in Great Britain.
 
April 2019
3
Crofton Village Garden Club 50th Anniversary Luncheon
 
3-4
Environmental School Course 3 will be held at the Sheraton in Town Center Columbia; course information to follow; or contact Linda Harris at LindaHarris355@aol.com or 443-695-2071 Brochure and Registration *updated 01/15/19
 
8-10
District II Daffodil Show Our Shepherd Lutheran Church 400 Benfield Road Severna Park, MD 21146
Information: Liz Williams mliz.williams825@gmail.com

13
The LaPlata Garden Club is pleased to present Kent Russell, the Garden Guru, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 1200 Charles Street,
La Plata, MD     Ticket information
 
13
Mt. Airy Garden Club presents a SYLVIA DECK event “April Showers Bring Tea and Flowers” Information

20
Passover
 
21
Easter

23
Symposium presented by Talbot County Garden Club  Information
 
23 - 25
Maryland Daffodil Society Show
Please note new location: Vollmer Center at the Cylburn Arboretum, 4915 Greenspring Avenue Baltimore, MD 21209. Open to the public: Wednesday April 24 2:00-8:00 PM and Thursday April 25 10:00 AM -3:00 PM. (Set up day is Tuesday April 23).  Sponsored by The Maryland Daffodil Society, Federated Garden Clubs of MD and Baltimore City Recreation and Parks.
Information: Meredith McDonagh, Show Chairman,  meredy@comcast.net www.marylanddaffodil.org

25
Photography trip to High Glen gardens in Frederick, MD For more information please contact margyehixson@msn.com.

27
 The Charles County Garden Club will present the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage Tour showcasing eight Historic sites in the Port Tobacco valley area from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Information contact: Paula Winkler, pmw214@comcast.net or 301-934-8305 (cell).
 
29
Mt. Washington GC Luncheon and Fundraiser for Rawlings Conservatory 'Little Leaves' program Information

30
Four Rivers Garden Club Flower Mart annual fundraiser, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Annapolis City Dock at Market House.  Information

April 30 -May 2
Flower Show School Course 1 *Brochure and Registration
*Updated brochure with new instructors' information.
 
May 2019
1
The Garden Club of Annapolis annual fundraiser  “Mayfair”  10:30 a.m. Annapolis Yacht Club, Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 For information, please contact Ann Connelly at jpconn@comcast.net

4
Crossroads of Hughsville Garden Club Annual Plant Sale at Historic Maxwell Manor Information
 
4
Queen Anne’s County House and Garden Pilgrimage 10 am - 5 pm, featuring eight historic properties on Kent Island, in Queenstown, and in Centreville, on Maryland’s beautiful Eastern Shore.  Information: Diana Pietrowiak,  seaglassgal24@gmail.com or 443-223-1699.

9
Judges Council Meeting Chartwell Country Club, Severna Park, MD 21146
 
10
Howard County Garden Club presents  a Small Standard Flower Show “Spring TIME”
Ellicott City 50+ Center 9401 Frederick Rd Ellicott City, MD 21042. Open to the public 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

11
Baltimore City Maryland House and Garden Tour  Tour and Ticket Information

12
Mother’s Day
 
14
FGCMD Executive Board Meeting

15
Kent Island Garden Club "Floral Design With an Asian Flair" Demonstrator Anna O'Kelly
$25 due by May 6. Details Diana Bonner debonner@verizon.net
 
17
Ginza sponsored by Baltimore Chapter 118 Ikebana International
Chartwell Country Club Severna Park, MD 21146

19
Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage in Carroll County, 15 beautiful historic properties on tour from 10:00-5:00 p.m.
For tickets: MHGP.org  
For information: Beckie Herrick 443-340-3824  or beckieherrick@gmail.com
 
27
Memorial Day
 
June 2019
1
The Oxford Garden Club will present the “Secret Gardens of Oxford” fundraising tour.  10:00 a.m. Rain or Shine. Tickets are $20 per person. Tour guide books can be obtained at Town Park at 9:00 a.m.  For additional information: oxfordmdgc.org or email: oxfordmdgc@gmail.com.

14
District II Board Meeting Severna Park, MD
 
15
Deadline for Gardenews Submissions
 
16
Father’s Day
 
22
“Secret Country Gardens” Tour presented by the Mountain Laurel Garden Club, 10 am-4pm, rain or shine, admission $10 Details & Contact Information
 
July 2019
1-11
Hampton Court Flower Show tour Flyer

4
Independence Day
 
August 2019
 
September 2019
2
Labor Day
 
4-5
Gardening School Course 4 will be held at the Sheraton in Town Center Columbia; course information to follow; or contact Linda Harris at LindaHarris355@aol.com or 443-695-2071  Registration information
 
12 - 14
Charles County Garden Club Flower Show, Charles County Fairgrounds
 
13
District II Board Meeting, Waldorf, MD
 
19-21
St. Mary’s County Garden Club Flower Show, St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds
 
23 - 25
Save the Date! Flower Show School Course II more information
 
30
Rosh Hashanah
 
October 2019
2
District I Semi-annual Meeting hosted by Talbot
 
9
Yom Kippur
 
11
District II Semi-annual Meeting
 
14
Columbus Day
 
15
Deadline for Gardenews Submissions
 
19
 District I Flower Show at the Oxford Community Center hosted by the Oxford Garden Club
 
24-27
  24-25 A Capital Harvest, CAR-SGC Conference  sponsored by National Capital Area Garden Clubs, Inc. 
  26-27 Symposium sponsored by National Capital Area Garden Clubs 
Registration for both begins May 1, 2019 Conference and Hotel Information
 
November 2019
3
Daylight Saving Time Ends
 
12
FGCMD State Board Meeting
 
28
Thanksgiving
 
December 2019
23
Hanukkah
 
25
Christmas
 
 31
New Year's Eve

2020
January 2020
1 New Years Day

March 2020
26 - April 4
Spring in Portugal: Treasures of Porto, Lisbon, and Duoro Valley
Co-sponsored by Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland & The Horticultural Society of Maryland Flyer

April 2020
28 - 30
Save the Date! Flower Show School Course III more information
 
September 2020
29 - Oct. 1  Please note new date.
Save the Date! Flower Show School Course IV more information
 
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