November 13, 2019 Heirloom Tea
Speaker: Margaret Whitehead, Blithewold Curator
11:30-2:45 Blithewold, Bristol, RI
Members and guests can begin by enjoying an informative display of members’ heirloom and culturally diverse garments on the Breakfast Porch. Margaret Whitehead, Curator of Blithewold’s collections, will then discuss the extensive examples of vintage clothing and apparel maintained by the historic estate; and will offer specific suggestions to attendees on the preservation of heirloom and historically valuable garments. Following Margaret’s presentation, members and guests will enjoy a bountiful afternoon tea in the dining room. Limited Seating cost $35 Checks can be mailed to: Vera Bowen Dolly Dr. Bristol RI 02809
RIFGC Fund Raiser $15 per person Sunday July 14, 2019. Gates open at 3 pm and polo begins at 5. Bring you chairs and tailgate a section is reserved for the Garden Club members.
“On Broadway,” a Standard Placement Flower Show, a floral interpretation of musicals was held at the Portsmouth Free Public Library May 17 and May 18, 2019. Over 120 horticulture plants and specimens and 24 designs were entered by the members of the Portsmouth Garden Club and the NGC.
The Portsmouth Garden Club will present a Standard Placement Flower Show “On Broadway,” A Floral Presentation of Broadway Musicals, at the Portsmouth Free Public Library on Friday, May 17, 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm and Saturday, May 18, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. It is free and open to the public.
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!
2019 NEGC Annual Meeting
The 3rd New England Garden Clubs, Inc. Annual Meeting will be held at the Woodstock Inn and Resort in Woodstock, VT on October 28 and 29, 2019. Please mark your calendar to attend this event and enjoy the beautiful fall weather in the quaint town of Woodstock
Flower Show Symposium
Sponsored by the Connecticut Judges Council
Was held on October 16 – 18, 2018
Water’s Edge Resort, Westbrook, CT
106 participants from nine states gathered at the 2018 Connecticut Symposium for Flower Show judges at the Water’s Edge Resort
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.