Calendar of Events
Major religious and secular holidays have been added to the calendar as an aid to clubs for planning activities and events. Last update: 07/21/2021 July 2021 4 Independence Day 8-11Art Blooms 2021 - 12th Anniversary! Floral designers and art enthusiasts, participate or just visit the exhibits showing floral interpretations of artwork at Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Dowell, MD 20629. Installation, Thursday, July 8; exhibits open July 9-11; reception, Friday evening, July 9. Sponsor: Calvert Garden Club and Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center. Contacts: Joyce Fletcher, email@example.com, (443) 975-1373 and Marcia Olson, firstname.lastname@example.org, (410) 326-1294 August 20215 District III Presidents and Delegates Meeting & Executive Committee Meeting 12 District V Board Meeting 26 District III Flower Arranging Workshop 'Floral Buffet' contact Claire Jones email@example.com September 20211District I Board Meeting 6Labor Day 7 Rosh Hashanah 9 Blue Star Memorial Dedication located at the Youghiogheny Overlook Welcome Center on I-68 near Friendsville in Garrett County, hosted by the Mountain Laurel Garden Club. Please RSVP to Linda Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org or 443-695-2071 10District II Board Meeting 10 FGCMD Virtual Book Club will discuss Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our World by M. Sheldrake Contact: Carolyn Braverman to sign up. email@example.com 14FGCMD Executive Board Meeting hosted by District V 15 Green-walled Garden Club presents "Books in Bloom", A Small Standard Flower Show Holly Hills Country Club, 5502 Mussetter Rd, Ijamsville, MD 21754Open to invited guests 12:30 - 3:00 p.m. 16 - 19 Charles County Garden Club Flower Show at the Charles County Fair, 8440 Fairground Rd, La Plata, MD 16Yom Kippur 18 Blue Star Marker Dedication, Howard County Garden Club 22 & 23Landscape Design School, Course 3, Columbia, MD; Brochure and Registration 23 - 26 St. Marys County Garden Club Flower Show at the St. Mary's County Fair, 42455 Fairgrounds Rd, Leonardtown, MD 20650 24 National Garden Clubs Fall Board Meeting, Marriott St. Louis Airport Hotel, St. Louis, MO October 20216District I Semi-annual Meeting 8District II Semi-annual Meeting
11Columbus Day 12 Gold Star Marker Dedication, Hurlock Cemetery 14 District V Semi-annual Meeting, Holly Hills Country Club, Ijamsvill, MD 14 DIII bus trip to Mt Cuba and Nemours. Flyer will follow 15Deadline for Gardenews Submissions
November 20214 Judges Council Meeting and Standard Flower Show Autumn Leaves Come Tumbling Down show schedule open to the public at 12:30 p.m. Chartwell Country Club, Severna Park, MD 7Daylight Savings Time ends 9 State Board Meeting 11 Gold Star Marker Dedication, Somerset 17Hagerstown Garden Club presents a Floral Design Show, details to follow. 18 Award Selection Day at the Vollmer Center 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 25Thanksgiving Day
December 2021 3Glen Arm Garden Club Bus Trip to Longwood- contact: Mary Carol Bruff firstname.lastname@example.org
6 Lutherville Garden Club decorates Hampton Mansion tree
9 Garden Club decorating at Hampton Mansion 10:00 a.m.
10 Hampton Mansion open house 10 FGCMD Virtual Book Club Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmer Contact: Carolyn Braverman to sign up. email@example.com 24-31 State Office closed 25Christmas 2022 January 2022 11 State Board Meeting via Zoom 15 Gardenews deadline for February issue 17 Martin Luther King Day February 2022 10 District V Board Meeting 10 Judges Council Meeting Chartwell Country Club 11 District II Board Meeting 21 President's Day March 2022 2 District I Annual Meeting 4 District III Annual Meeting at Valley Mansion. 10 District V Annual Meeting 11 District II Annual Meeting 11 FGCMD Virtual Book Club Finding the Mother Tree by Suzanne Simmard. Contact: Caraolyn Braverman to sign up. firstname.lastname@example.org 22 FGCMD Annual Meeting April 2022 11 - 13 District II Daffodil Show Information: Liz Williams email@example.com 16 Passover 17 Easter 16- 27Trip to Netherlands, Belgium, & France Contact Claire Jones firstname.lastname@example.org Flyer 20-21 Maryland Daffodil Society Show, Vollmer Center, Cylburn Arboretum May 2022 5 Judges Council Meeting Chartwell Country Club 8 Mother's Day 10 State Board Meeting 13 “Celebrating Our Heritage” a small standard flower show will be held by Howard County Garden Club at the Ellicott City 50+ Center 9401 Frederick Rd open to the public 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 15-21 NGC Board of Directors meeting and Annual Meeting Rosen Plaza, Orlando, FL 30 Memorial Day June 2022 9 District V Board Meeting 10 District II Board Meeting 10 FGCMD Virtual Book Club Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver Contact: Carolyn Braverman to sign up. email@example.com 15 Deadline for submissions to July Gardenews 19 Father's Day July 2022 4 Independence Day August 2022 11 District V Board Meeting September 2022 5 Labor Day 9 District II Board Meeting 13 State Board Meeting 22 NGC Board of Directors Meeting, St. Louis, MO 26 Rosh Hashanah October 2022 5 Yom Kippur 5 District I Semi-annual meeting 10 Columbus Day 13 District V Semi-annual Meeting Holly Hills Country Club, Ijamsville, MD 14 District II Semi-annual Meeting 15 Deadline for November Gardenews submissions 20 Judges Council Meeting Chartwell Country Club 31 Halloween November 2022 1-4 CAR-SGC Conference Seven Springs Mountain Resort in PA. 8 State Board Meeting 11 Veteran's Day 24 Thanksgiving December 2022 19 Hanukkah 24 Christmas 23 - 31 State Office Closed 2023 January 2023 1 New Year's Day 10 State Board Meeting via Zoom 15 Deadline for February Gardenews 16 Martin Luther King Day February 2023 9 District V Board Meeting 10 District II Board Meeting 20 President's Day March 2023 1 Annual Meeting 9 District V Annual Meeting Holly Hills Country Club, Ijamsville, MD 10 District II Annual Meeting 28 FGCMD Annual Meeting April 2023 6 Passover 9 Easter May 2023 1-5 NGC Board of Directors meeting and Annual Meeting The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, WV 14 Mother's Day June 2023 18 Father's Day October 2023 4 District I Semi-annual Meeting