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

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CALENDAR of EVENTS

Updated 09/21/18
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.


2018

    
September 2018
3
Labor Day
 
5
District I Board Meeting, Venue: Easton TBD, Host Club: Talbot County G

8
Francis Scott Key Iris Society  Rhizome Sale Information
 
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

14
District III's Presidents and Delegates Meeting,  University of MD Extension Center, Baltimore County

15
District II Design Day Workshop Flyer and Registration

18
Landscape Design Council Special Program at the Vollmer Center "Updating the Bones of the Garden" Event open to everyone. Registration information
IMPORTANT: This is an NGC approved refresher for LD Consultants

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

20
The Dorchester Garden Club presents Kent Russell, the Garden Guru! 1:00 pm
Eastern Shore Hospital Center 5262 Woods Road, Cambridge, MD   Flyer


22
Oxford Garden Club presents Poems and Posies, a  Small Standard Flower Show, 
Oxford Community Center  200 Oxford Road, Oxford, MD 21654
Free and Open to the Public: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Contact Dorothy Williams 202-403-7104

22
Monarch Fiesta celebrating the Monarch Butterfly sponsored by District II   Flyer

25 - 30
National Garden Clubs Fall Board Meeting
 
October 2018
8
Columbus Day

10
District I Semi Annual Meeting, Host Club: Kent Island GC
 
11
District V Semi-annual meeting Holly Hills Country Club, Ijamsville, MD
 
12
District II Semi-annual meeting
 
15
Deadline for Gardenews Submissions

16
Gardening Consultants Council meeting/trip to Walnut Hill Garden

17
District IV Semi-annual Meeting at the Rawlings Conservatory.  More information to come....

18
FGCMD Judges Council meeting 10:00 a.m. Chartwell Country Club Severna Park, MD 21146

19
District III will host a floral design workshop, Design with an Asian Flair at University of Maryland Extension Baltimore County 1114 Shawan Road Cockeysville, MD 21030. Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Fee: $25   Pat Legters legtersc@verizon.net 410-592-6921 Flyer

23
“Conservation & Environmental Awareness Day”, Vollmer Center, Baltimore; 8:00 – 2:30; a special educational event with 5 expert speakers,
6 conservation organizations with exhibits, 7 nature-inspired vendors; cost: $35 includes lunch;
Contact Linda Harris at lindaharris355@aol.com or 443-695-2071; Brochure and Registration

25-26
CAR-SGC Conference, Hosted by the Garden Club of Ohio, Inc.Dublin, Ohio

27
Tri-refresher to follow CAR-SGC Conference
 
November 2018
1
District IV  Semi-annual Meeting  at the Rawlings Conservatory, 3100 Swann Drive, Baltimore, MD 21217. Details to follow.
Contact: Ann Losin  alosin2013@comcast net or (410)828-1771.

4
Daylight Saving Time Ends

6-7
Symposium sponsored by the FGCMD Judges Council Click here for Brochure and Registration

8
FGCMD Awards Selection Committee Meeting  9:00 a.m. Greenhouse Classroom, Cylburn Arboretum

11
Veteran’s Day
 
13
FGCMD Board meeting hosted by District V, Gary J. Arthur Community Cntr 2400 State Rte 97, Cooksville, MD 21728
 
14
Hagerstown Garden Club presents “For the Love of Lavender”, a luncheon, Unique Boutique and program by nationally known cookbook author Nancy Baggett. For tickets and information, please contact Maria Theberge, treasurer, at mrtheberge@comcast.net  or 240-446-5045. Tickets are also available online through Eventbrite.

22
Thanksgiving
 
December 2018
3
Hanukkah

8
The Mt. Washington Garden Club presents a "Holiday Tea, Talk and Tour at the Carroll Museums"  800 East Lombard Street, Baltimore, the former home of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Maryland signer of the Declaration of Independence.1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Ample parking on Front Street. Flyer
 
25
Christmas
 
2019
January 2019
1 New Year’s Day
 
8
FGCMD Board Meeting

15
Deadline for Gardenews Submissions
 
21
Martin Luther King Day
 
February 2019
6                     
District I Board Meeting, Venue: Easton TBD, Host Club:  Oxford GC
 
7
District V Board Meeting  Monocacy Crossing Restaurant Frederick, MD
 
8
District II Board Meeting Waldorf, MD
 
12
Snow Date FGCMD Board Meeting

18
President’s Day
 
March 2019
1
District III Annual Meeting,  Location and time to be decided.

2 - 3
Maryland Home and Garden Show at the Timonium Fairgrounds

5
Chartwell Garden Club's Annual Bus Trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show

6
District I Annual Meeting hosted by Worcester Garden Club
 
8
District II Annual Meeting

10
Daylight Saving Time Begins

14
District V Annual Meeting Holly Hills Country Club, Ijamsville, MD

20
District IV Annual Meeting  at L'Hirondelle  Club of Ruxton.  Details to follow.  Questions?  Please call Bunny Burnett at 410-340-1641.
 
26
FGCMD Annual Meeting
 
April 2019

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

8-10
District II Daffodil Show Our Shepherd Lutheran Church 400 Benfield Road Severna Park, MD 21146
Information: Liz Williams mliz.williams825@gmail.com
 
20
Passover
 
21
Easter

23 - 25
Maryland Daffodil Society Show
Please note new location: Vollmer Center at the Cylburn Arboretum, 4915 Greenspring Avenue Baltimore MD 21209.
Information: Meredith McDonagh, Show Chairman,  meredy@comcast.net

30 -May 2
Flower Show School Course 1 Brochure and Registration

May 2019
1
The Garden Club of Annapolis annual funraiser  “Mayfair”  10:30 a.m. Annapolis Yacht Club, Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 For information, please contact Ann Connelly at jpconn@comcast.net

12
Mother’s Day
 
14
FGCMD Executive Board Meeting
 
27
Memorial Day
 
June 2019
14
District II Board Meeting Severna Park, MD

15
Deadline for Gardenews Submissions
 
16
Father’s Day
 
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
 
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
 
November 2019
3
Daylight Saving Time Ends

12
FGCMD State Board Meeting

28
Thanksgiving
 
December 2019
23
Hanukkah
 
25
Christmas


2020
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