News & Events

RIFGC Life Member Group Luncheon

April 13th, 2019

The RIFGC Life Member Group will hold its luncheon, annual meeting and scholarship awards on Thursday, July 25, 2019,  at the Rhode Island Country Club, 150 Nayatt Road, Barrington, RI. Come celebrate with our two scholarship recipients as we present them with their well-deserved scholarships and hear about their goals for the future.

The speaker, horticulturist and floral designer, Julie Christina, will present “Design by the Season with Creative Summer Combinations.” She will demonstrate three floral arrangements using seasonal garden flowers and foliage. She will begin with a survey of the unique flower selection of summer and will then create designs to be included in an Opportunity Drawing.

For reservations, checks payable to RIFGC LMG may be sent to George Champlin, 18 Adams Point Road, Barrington, RI 02806. Reservations are $43.00 per person. Cash Bar at 11:30 am, luncheon served at 12:00 noon. Please register by July 1, 2019.

All are welcome! Bring a friend!

Click here for more information.

” Dream, Discover, Design!” at the RI Home and Garden Show

January 13th, 2019

The RI Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. will present an NGC Design Specialty Flower Show in conjunction with the Rhode Island Home Show 2019 at the Rhode Island Convention Center from Thursday, April 4, through Sunday, April 7, 2019.  The show will consist of floral designs, artistic crafts, educational displays and speakers on a variety of topics. Click here for the list of speakers and schedule of their times to speak. Admission is free with a ticket to the Home Show.

Click here for the Flower Show Schedule. For those who would like to enter this fabulous show, the entry form is here.

Francoise Weeks’ “European Floral Design Demonstration and Reception” Presented by RIFGC, Inc.

August 28th, 2018

RIFGC, Inc. presents on November 14, 2018, a European Floral Design Demonstration and Reception at the Agawam Hunt, 15 Roger Williams Avenue, Rumford, RI 02916. The demonstration features Francoise Weeks, a world renowned floral designer, who has developed her singular style of Textural Woodlands and Botanical Haute Couture. Her dynamic work has been published in national and international publications, garnering her a global following. The demonstration begins at 2:00 pm, followed at 4:00 pm by a reception to meet Ms. Weeks. Tickets are $60.00 per person.

Click here for complete information, including the registration form for attendance. Deadline for registration is October 25, 2018.

RIFGC Life Member Group Luncheon

May 18th, 2018

The RIFGC Life Member Group will hold its luncheon, annual meeting and scholarship awards on Thursday, July 26, 2018, 11:30 am, at the Dunes Club in Narragansett. This year’s speaker will be Dan Christina, Head Horticulturist for Green Animals Topiary Gardens. 

Tickets are $43.00 per person and open to everyone. Checks made payable to RIFGC-LMG may be sent to Sue Talbot, P.O. Box 28, Adamsville, RI 02801 by July 16.

Click here for complete information.

“Springtime Floral Fusion” at the RI Home and Garden Show

March 28th, 2018

The RI Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. will present an NGC Design Specialty Flower Show in conjunction with the Rhode Island Home Show 2018 at the Rhode Island Convention Center from Thursday, April 5, through Sunday, April 8, 2018. The show will consist of forty eight floral designs, educational displays (click here to view) and speakers on a variety of topics. Click here for the list of speakers and schedule of their times to speak.

Join us for this new addition to the RI Home Show!

 

RIFGC Life Member Group Luncheon

June 1st, 2017

The Life Member Group of the RIFGC held its summer meeting and luncheon on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at The Dunes Club, 137 Boston Neck Road, Narragansett, RI, at 11:30 am. Three of our talented floral designers presented “Design Challenge, Part II”, a program highlighting each designer’s innovative use of the same materials. The cost was $40.00 per person and open to everyone.

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First Annual Meeting of the New England Garden Clubs, Inc. and 45th NGC Symposium

April 19th, 2017

The New England Garden Clubs, Inc. will hold its First Annual Meeting at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, RI on October 30 and 31, 2017. That meeting will be immediately followed by the 45th National Garden Clubs, Inc. Symposium from October 31 to November 2, 2017.

Click here for the registration form and other pertinent details.

Natasha Lisitsa & Daniel Schultz Presented by RIFGC, Inc. Judges’ Council

April 4th, 2017

The RIFGC Judges’ Council presented the first Ruth Anderson Series program on Thursday, June 15, 2017. The speakers were the widely acclaimed Natasha Lisitsa and Daniel Schultz. The presentation was one and a half to two hours of spectacular floral designs. Seating was limited. Tickets were $20.00. 

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