News & Events

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.

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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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NGC, Inc. Announced Its Photo Competiton

March 3rd, 2017

National Garden Clubs, Inc. announced its International Photography Competition which was open from March 1 to April 15, 2017. Click here for more information.

Rehoboth Garden Club Scholarship Winner Announced

January 28th, 2017

The 2016 winner of the Rehoboth Garden Club Scholarship is Elizabeth Oakley. Ms. Oakley, who is a junior at Colby College in Maine, is majoring in biology and religious studies. Presenting her with a $1,000 check are Pat Knowles, who chairs the Scholarship Committee, and Mary Louise Pacheco, the club’s Co-President. The club’s annual May plant sale is the major fundraiser that supports their scholarship program. Students from Rehoboth and the surrounding communities who are majoring in the natural sciences and related fields are eligible to apply for the annual award.

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Quononoquott Garden Club Plants Daffodils

December 6th, 2016

The Quononoquott Garden Club in Jamestown wants to thank Project Daffodillion, the Newport Department of Public Services and the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority for their help in planting about 4,000 daffodil bulbs. The garden club purchased the bulbs through Project Daffodillion. A crew from the Newport Department of Public Services brought the bulb planting machine across the bridge to plant the daffodils at a location approved by the Turnpike and Bridge Authority.

The bed of daffodils along Cedar Cemetery’s white picket fence along Route 138 westbound will be enjoyed by everyone using the bridges. The Quonononquott Garden Club is grateful for the spirit of cooperation that made the planting possible.

Reported by Dianne Rugh, Secretary
Quononoquott Garden Club, Jamestown, Rhode Island

Cindy Wood Garden Club Helps Plant Gardens at the Trudeau Memorial Center

November 29th, 2016

Cindy Wood Garden Club, with a $500 grant from the Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs, helped to plant three gardens at the Trudeau Memorial Center in Warwick. Click here to read the press release.

South County Garden Club Holiday House Tour

November 8th, 2016

South County Garden Club will present it’s Holiday House Tour on Saturday, December 3, 2016. This fund raiser will benefit the Rhody Native initiative and the Master Gardeners’ School Garden Conference.

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