GARDEN CLUB EVENTS
McEwensville Garden Club to hold meeting
MONTGOMERY – The McEwensville Garden Club meeting will be held at 7 p.m. April 15 at Pennsylvania College of Technoloy’s Earth Science Center, 203 Allenwood Camp Lane.
The program will be “Tour of the Hydroponic Greenhouse” by Dennis Skinner. Hostesses will be Jan Fisher, Christine Boughter and Melissa Kilgus.
For more information, contact JoAnne Fogleman at 570-437-3698.
Muncy Garden Club meeting to be held
MUNCY – The Muncy Garden Club meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 17 at the Muncy Historical Society, 40 N. Main St. Patty Shreiner will give a presentation on her Cameo collection.
She asks that members wear their own cameos to the presentation.
Loyalsock Garden Club to hold meeting
The monthly Loyalsock Garden Club meeting will be held at noon April 21 at Le Jeune Chef, 1 College Avenue. After lunch, Karen Ruhl will present a program on the “Fundamentals of floral design.” Chariman for the event will be Amelia Bower and assisting her will be Aggie Fisher, Pam Bentley, Ann Kuntz and Joyce Davis.
Montoursville Garden Club Arbor Day celebration
MONTOURSVILLE – The Montourville Garden Club Arbor Day celebration will be held at 11 a.m. April 25 at the General John Burrows Historical Society, Loyalsock Avenue.
There will be a flag ceremony, speakers, a soloist and refreshments.
The public is encouraged to attend the event, which was organized by Chairman Nancy Machinski and committee members Ruth Kissell, Louise Courtney, Judy DeGregorio, Sylvia Davis and Laura Patterson.
Muncy Garden Club plans spring events
MUNCY – The Muncy Garden Club held their first meeting of the season on March 20 at the St. James Episcopal Church Parish Hall.
President Patti Barclay brought the meeting to order and discussed terms for the flower arranging workshop that was held April 4 to prepare for the Bloomsburg Fair. Lois Velkoff, Sandy Ravert, Lana Newman and Patti Barclay attended the workshop.
Melinda Bender updated the membership directory and the organization is currently seeking new members to assist them with community plantings and the displays at the Hughesville, Bloomsburg and Montour DeLong Fairs.
The updated booklet will be handed out during the April 17 meeting, which will feature a cameo collection from local resident, Patty Shreiner. Members are asked to wear or bring any cameos they might have and she will assess them.
Community plantings in Muncy are scheduled for May 17 and May 15 will be used to clean and prune.
The group will meet at 6 p.m. at the parish hall with appropriate tools.
On May 23 members will meet at Thelma George’s house at 1 p.m. to make the flower arrangements for the Muncy Alumni Banquet.
The flowers will be delivered the next day, May 24 to Ward Myers Elementary School where the banquet will be held.
Other programs scheduled for the year include making a terrarium with Cheri’s House of Flowers, touring Evergreen Farms, culturing harmony with beneficial microbes in vegetables, a picnic at Muncy Heritage Park and a program at Christmas time with Sue’s Salves to learn about herbs and botanicals, natural oils and cosmetics. October features the annual Tea Party.
The club usually meets the third Thursday of each month.
New members are welcome. For more information, contact Patti Barclay at PBarclay@datapapers.com.