Programs

th_IMG_1414The 2019 – 2020 Program Schedule

Moorestown Garden Club
2019-2020 Program & Meeting Schedule

PLEASE NOTE:
October, March, and May will be EVENING MEETINGS with a 7:00 p.m. start time Oct. & March, 6:00 p.m. May

See below for details!


September

Fall Meeting and Luncheon
Tuesday, September 18
9:30 Coffee – 10:00 Business Meeting
Moorestown Field Club

Program: Welcome Back! Another meeting of like minds and hearts! After our president’s welcome, our spring Home & Garden Show title will be presented and explained. Volunteers will be solicited for various positions including our ever popular floral competition.


October

Regular Evening Meeting
Tuesday, October 15
7:00 Coffee/Wine/Dessert/Snacks   7:30 Business Meeting
Moorestown Community House Club Room

Program: “Nature’s Healing Powers”

Speaker: Nancy Minich

The history of how horticulture has been used as therapy over the years. How this therapy helps improve cognitive, social and physical aspect of people with disabilities. Additionally the presentation will focus on biophilia, the natural connection all humans have with nature and how this can de-stress and make you feel restored.


November

Joint Social Meeting
Wednesday, November 20

10:00 am, Lunch and Speaker to Follow
Joint meeting with Haddonfield Garden Club and Pinelands Garden Club
Hosted by: Moorestown Garden Club, Moorestown Community House

Program: Dr. Stephen Phillips, PhD., is the curatorial coordinator for the Egyptian section of the Penn Museum.

Description: Join our friends from other South Jersey garden clubs as Dr.Phillips recounts the events that led up to the discovery of King Tut’s tomb and leads us on an exploration of the botanical remains it held. *Extra points if you know about King Tut and the tie-in with Downton Abbey!


December

Gift to the Community
Tuesday, December 3
9:30 Coffee 10:00 Bundling Begins!
Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Hall
Main and Church Streets, Moorestown

Program: “The Greening of Moorestown: Holiday Wreath Making”

Description: Please be sure to join us as we work together creating beautiful wreaths of natural greens; no two are alike! The garden club has contributed wreaths to beautify Moorestown at holiday time for decades, and all recipients are most grateful. Come enjoy the fellowship of your Garden Club friends and some tasty treats while contributing to this worthy endeavor.

Program Chair: Suzie Haines
Please bring greens and clippers!


January

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, January 23
9:30 Coffee 10:00 Business Meeting
Moorestown Community House Garden Room

Program: “Birds at the Feeder”

Speaker: Holace Hoffman

Description: Gazing out at the snow covered ground this speaker will clue us in on how to spot our feathered friends. This lecture has many insights into the food and foraging needs of the winter population    

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February

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, February 18
9:30 Coffee 10:00 Business Meeting
Moorestown Community House Club Room

Program: “Botanical Jewelry”

Speaker: Linda Williams

Description: How to gather, dry, prep, paint & assemble materials to create a piece of jewelry. A piece of this creative decoration will be raffled off.

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March

Regular Evening Meeting
Tuesday, March 17
7:00 Coffee 7:30 Business Meeting
Moorestown Community House Club Room

Program: “Glorious Shades”

Speaker: Jenny Rose Carey, Director of PHS Meadowbrook Farm Garden

Description: Dazzling plants, design ideas, and proven techniques for your shady garden in this lecture by Jenny Rose Carey.  Design ideas and horticultural suggestions for shade gardening is just one of the topics she will touch on.


April

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, April 21
10:30 Coffee 11:00 Business Meeting
Moorestown Community House Club Room

Program: “Getting Ready for the Flower Show”

Description: Club members will review design ideas and the schedule of our Home and Flower Show. A Toast to Flowers, Fronds, and Friends! Hands on demos included.


May

Year End Meeting and Cocktail Party
Tuesday, May 19
6:00 p.m
At the home of Jean Pollock

Program: Installation of Officers

Description: Join us as we recap the highlights of the year, wrap up any lingering business and install new officers. A great opportunity to relax with friends and wish them well for the summer!

 


Field Trips

Fall Trip

Longwood Gardens 

 Wednesday Nov. 6th 2019

‘Blooms and Bamboo’ and the ‘Chrysanthemum Festival’ 

 

Spring Trip

 TBA

 

*See yearbook for departure & return details for all trips

 

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