Calendar 2018




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2018
January
1          Happy NEW YEAR
8         8:00 a.m. - Workday Live Oak Park
           12:30 p.m. - Palomar District Floral Design Forum: New Designs from National Garden Clubs. Education, Inspiration and Enjoyment – just in time for the Spring Flower Show Season. Over 20 designs, arranged like a FS, to view and learn about as NGC Judges explain the ins and outs of each one. Also see innovative ways to display Horticultural specimens.
9         10:00 a.m. - Growing Stitches
           1:00 p.m. - BOARD MEETING, FPUD
30-Feb 1  CGCI Winter Board Meeting, Newbury Park, CA
30        GENERAL MEETING, Fallbrook Community Center
            12:30 p.m. - Social Time; 1:00pm - Business meeting
            2:00 p.m. - Program: Diane Kennedy: "Food, Permaculture and the Humor of Living." Diane owns Finch Frolic in Fallbrook. Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centered around simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems. Her presentation will include easy to create examples for the home garden.
February
1         10:00 a.m. - Garden Art Workshop
3         Time TBA - Cacti/Succulent Field Trip
5         8:00 a.m. - Workday Live Oak Park
           12:30 p.m. - Palomar District Floral Design Forum:  “FLOWER POWER” our most popular program. Watch as local college student designers race against the clock to complete a Surprise Package design from material, container and theme. Then, like a 3 ring circus, they show a “signature Design,” a “round robin,” and then a “wrap up” design.
7         1:00 p.m. - Harvest Happenings Study Group
13       10:00 a.m. - Growing Stitches
           1:00 p.m. - BOARD MEETING, FPUD
14       1:00 p.m. - Herb Study Group, Palomares House
26       Palomar District Winter Board/Annual Meeting, Bonita, CA
27        GENERAL MEETING, Fallbrook Community Center
            12:30 p.m. - Social Time; 1:00pm - Business meeting
            2:00 p.m. - Program Eva Raines and Marci Eisenstadt: “Getting Ready for the Show.” The co-chairmen of the 2018 flower show will offer tips on how to prepare entries and keep them in top condition plus what’s needed to win a blue ribbon.
March
5         8:00 a.m. - Workday Live Oak Park
           12:30 p.m. - Palomar District Floral Design Forum: Joyce Dean and Marilyn Hafermalz, Creative Designers and NGC Flower Show Judges from the Palms to Pines District. This tag team will get your creative juices flowing.
13       10:00 a.m. - Growing Stitches
           1:00 p.m. - BOARD MEETING, FPUD
14       1:00 p.m. - Herb Study Group, Palomares House
27        GENERAL MEETING, Fallbrook Community Center
            HAPPY BIRTHDAY FGC - 87 years
            12:30 p.m. - Social Time; 1:00pm - Business meeting
            2:00 p.m. - Program: Fred Clarke: "Care and Breeding of New Orchid Hybrids." Fred started Sunset Valley Orchids in 1995 as a natural outgrowth of a hobby that began 27 years earlier. SVO is a “boutique” style nursery dedicated to providing excellent customer service and breeding superior orchid hybrids for the orchid enthusiast. He is an accredited American Orchid Society Judge in the Pacific South Judging Region.
April
2         8:00 a.m. - Workday Live Oak Park
           12:30 p.m. - Palomar District Floral Design Forum: Noel Tribby, AIFD, a Floral Designer, Special Events, Freelance and does the end cap designs in San Diego and Santa Ana Shinoda Design Centers. Always educational, entertaining and inspiring.
5         Flower Show - set up (time TBA)
6         8-11:00 a.m. Flower Show entries accepted;  1-4:00 p.m. judging
7         10:00 a.m-4:00 p.m. Flower Show & Plant Sale open to public

6-8      Pacific Region Convention, Chena Hot Springs, AK
10        10:00 a.m. - Growing Stitches
            1:00 p.m. - BOARD MEETING, FPUD
24        GENERAL MEETING, Fallbrook Community Center
            12:30 p.m. - Social Time; 1:00pm - Business meeting
            2:00 p.m. - Program: "Stephen Cantu: "Making Gardening Accessible to all Ages and Abilities.” Stephen is a Master Gardener, woodworker, journeyman, and carpenter. He consults on accessibility and ADA compliance, and is a wheel-chair athlete (’88 and ’92 Paralympics). He gardens on a two-acre hillside in Bonita, where he has a small vineyard and fruit orchard, a cactus garden, and a vegetable garden.
29         10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. - Arts in the Park
May
7          8:00 a.m. - Workday Live Oak Park
            12:30 p.m. - Palomar District Floral Design Forum: Camille Van Ast, Instructor Sogetso School of Ikebana. Enjoy the simplicity, meaning and grace of her designs. We are pleased that Camille could fit us in. The Sogetso style is very much like NGC's creative Designs.
8         10:00 a.m. - Growing Stitches
           1:00 p.m. - BOARD MEETING, FPUD
9         1:00 p.m. - Herb Study Group, Palomares House
21-24  NGC Convention, Philadelphia, PA
28       Memorial Day Flowers, Masonic Cemetery
29         GENERAL MEETING, Fallbrook Community Center
            12:30 p.m. - Social Time; 1:00pm - Business meeting
            2:00 p.m. - Program: Diane Hazard: "Waterwise Gardening in San Diego County." Diane is Director of Education at the Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, a San Diego-based nonprofit organization that focuses on Zero Waste, composting, and water conservation. They mobilize the local community through innovative outreach and provide consulting services to businesses and jurisdictions in order to address the region’s most pressing environmental issues and enact impactful change. She will discuss how to reduce waste, conserve water and build healthy and sustainable soil.
June
3-9         National Garden Week
4             8:00 a.m. - Workday Live Oak Park
4-8         CGCI 87th Annual Convention, Valley Lode District
11           10:00 a.m. Palomar District Summer Meeting, Ramona, CA
12           10:00 a.m. - Growing Stitches
               1:00 p.m. - BOARD MEETING, FPUD
26           GENERAL MEETING, Fallbrook Community Center
               12:30 p.m. - Social Time; 1:00pm - Business meeting
               2:00 p.m. - Program: Awards, Installation of Officers