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2017 calendar
Meetings and activities

Unless otherwise stated, the meetings start at 7.00 p.m.

January/February No General Meeting
March 9th  General Meeting. Speaker: Bruce Best, "Prepare Your Body for Strength, Agility and Balance in the Garden"
April 20th
  6:00 p.m.
Spring Potluck Dinner “Bring a Dish, Bring a Friend”. Speaker: Alain Menard, from “Green Beaver Company”, “Health from the Ground Up”
April 22nd (Saturday)
  8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
District #1 Annual General Meeting – Kemptville Pentecostal Church, Hwy 43
May 11th
  9:00 a.m.
Plant Sale at Scotiabank in Vankleek Hill. Please label your plants with name tags, instructions, hints & loving care. Plants to be at Scotiabank by 9:00 a.m.
May 13th (Saturday)
  10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Children's Tulip & Spring Flower Show (Community Centre Hall)
May 18th General Meeting – (Business Meeting). Speaker: Eric Coulombe, "Various Topics from the Editor of Garden Culture Magazine"
June 15th Garden Week, General Meeting. Speaker: Gudula Bauer, “Making Sauerkraut – Demonstration”
June 24th (Saturday) Flower Show and Tea setup 9:00 a.m., Tea preparation 6:00 p.m.
June 25th (Sunday) 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Flower Show and Tea
July 14th  Trip – MosaiCanada 150 Exhibition, Gatineau
July 21st – 23rd OHA AGM & Convention in Richmond Hill hosted by District #5
July 27th
   7:00 p.m.
Garden Stroll from Vankleek Hill Community Centre
August 24th  General Meeting – (Business Meeting), Speaker: Mario Mongeon, “Beekeeping”
September 21st Plant & Produce Auction. Please label your plants with name tags, instructions, hints and loving care. Plants are to be at Centre between 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
October 19th
   6:00 p.m.
Fall Potluck Dinner "Bring a Dish, Bring a Friend". General Meeting. Speaker: Nick Jones, "Recap of my Summer Garden in Vankleek Hill", Yearbook Photo Cover Competition
November 16th Annual General Meeting, Elections, and Food Basket Donation, Natural Christmas Decorations – Cooperative Workshop
December No General Meeting