Upcoming Events

Flower Show 2019 Planning
Workshops to plan the next show will be held the last Wednesday of the month from February 28, 2018, through September 26, 2018, at Xavier Hall, 303 S. Poplar, Carbondale, from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  All District VII members are welcome. The January 31 District VII Workshop to begin planning for the 2019 District Flower Show is cancelled.  Due to bad weather anticipated on Thursday and my responsibilities for my aged parents, I will most likely be out-of-town on Wednesday.
Therefore, the FIRST Workshop to begin planning the Flower Show will be WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Hall in Carbondale. All District VII members are welcome.

District VII Annual Meeting

Celebrating our Heritage”

As Illinois celebrates the State’s Bi-Centennial (1818 – 2018),

we remember and honor the heritage of the Garden Club.

Hosted by Eldorado Garden Study Club


What:  Spring District VII Annual Meeting

When:  March 22, 2018

Where:  First Christian Church, 1125 Walnut St., Eldorado, IL  62930

Cost:  $15


8:45 – Registration and Continental breakfast of pastries, fresh fruit, coffee, and juice

9:00 – Continental breakfast and registration continue, Ways & Means open

9:30 – Board of Directors Meeting

10:00 – Business Meeting, Committee Reports (President’s Club Reports turned in but not read)

11:30 – Program: “Designing Fun with Luke O’Neal”

12 noon – Prayer and Lunch: Chicken salad on croissant, choice of loaded potato soup or chicken noodle soup, garden salad, dessert choice of coconut or chocolate cream pie or Italian Cream Cake, coffee or tea

1:00 – Awards, Way & Means Auction, Installation of New Officers, Song, Adjournment




Registration Deadline:  Monday, March 12, 2018.  We MUST receive your registration by the deadline!!!

Registration Fee:  $15.  Preferred payment is to send one check from your Club payable to “District VII Garden Clubs” along with the names of those attending to: District Treasurer Lynn Love, 2907 Bost Orchard Rd, Creal Springs, IL  62922-3511.  Contact Lynn by e-mail at evol2449@yahoo.com or call 618-922-3152 if you have questions.


Directions:  From US Rt. 45 northbound into Eldorado, turn left onto State St. (Rt.  IL-142).  At Marshall St., you will see a parking lot and sign for First Christian Church.  There is also a parking lot on Walnut St. on the front side of the Church AND a convenient drop-off.