Calendar

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The CGCI Online Calendar is a FREE member benefit for Club, District, APS and Affiliate "SPECIAL EVENTS" (flower shows, garden tours, fundraising events) open to the public.

PLEASE NOTE that regular monthly meetings are not included here.  If your District has a website,  contact the district website manager to request posting to their online calendar.

The CGCI Official Calendar includes:

CGCI Official Events (including NGC Schools) in green

NGC or Pacific Region events in blue

2021
November

November 1:  Palomar District Floral Design Forum:  Robert L. Gordon AIFD Ornamental Horticulture Professor and Garden Club member for many years; is joined by George Speer, NGC Master Judge to answer “What is the difference between Professional and Garden Club designs and can we keep our hands off the others’ style?”
November 5:  Vista Garden Club Fall Fundraiser
11:00am-3:00pm; Admission price $35; Twin Oaks Golf Course, 1441 N. Twin Oaks Valley Rd., San Marcos,CA.  Proceeds support our scholarship program. There is a live/silent auction and raffle drawings with items made/purchased by members. Hot lunch choice is salmon or boneless braised ribs. Join us for a delightful, fun day!  Information:  Contact Carolyn: carolynvgc@gmail.com, 760-295-3242 to purchase tickets and for more information
December
December 6: Palomar District Floral Design Forum: Susi Gillum, NGC Master Flower Show Judge, Highly sought after design demonstrator and workshop leader in the Northern California area.

2022
January
January 3: Palomar District Floral Design Forum:  Shane Looper, Master NGC Judge Jumped at the chance to hit the Designing Trail, after serving as CGCI President for the last two years.
February
February 7: Palomar District Floral Design Forum:  Here Comes the Crowd of Designers This maybe your chance to score a special, unusual or a “one of a kind” container or arrangement from one of the areas wonderful designers. They are looking to lower their inventory. Don’t miss this program.
March
March 7:  Palomar District Floral Design Forum: Noel Tribby, AIFD, nation-wide special events and does the end cap designs in the Shinoda Design Center, Santa Ana.  Always educational and inspiring.
April
April 4: Palomar District Floral Design Forum:  “FLOWER POWER” Our most popular Program. Watch as 4 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.
April 23:  Temecula Valley Garden Club Flower Show & Plant Sale
9:00am – 4:00pm; Admission price Free; Temecula Community Recreation Center, 30875 Rancho Vista Road, Temecula, CA 92592. A NGC Standard Flower Show open to any amateur gardener, flower designer or photographer. Entries will be received and judged April 22, 2022. Schedule will be available early March 2022.  Information: For information or to request a copy of the show schedule:  Contact Susan Puma swpuma@puma-appsci.com, 310-594-6972
April 30-May 1:  Vista Garden Club 86th Standard Flower Show: “Shall We Dance”
Saturday:  12:00 pm-5:00 pm; Sunday: 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Admission: $ free. Jim Porter Recreation Center, Brengle Terrace Park, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista, CA 92084.  A Standard Flower Show open to the public. We will have Horticulture and Design Divisions as well as Botanical Arts, Photography. Plant Sale and Garden Art Boutique open both days. Entries from persons not members of the Vista Garden Club are encouraged.  Information Marsha Bode, marsha194299@yahoo.com, 949-244-2010. https://californiagardenclubs.com/vistagardenclub
May
May 2: Palomar District Floral Design Forum: The “Grand Finale” is Mitsuko Takeya, Master Instructor O’Hara School of Ikebana. Enjoy the simplicity, meaning and grace of her designs. We are pleased that Mitsuko could fit us in between her many classes.
2021
October
November
November 9-10: NGC Gardening School Course 1 via ZOOM
 
2022
January
January 15-16, Landscape Design School, Series 27, Course 1
Host: Valley Lode District; Chairman: Bernie Hendrix
February
February 7-9, CGCI Winter Board Meeting
Airtel Plaza Hotel in Van Nuys, Chairman: Rita Desilets
February 12-13, Landscape Design School, Series 27, Course 2
Host: Valley Lode District; Chairman: Bernie Hendrix
February 26-27, Landscape Design School, Series 27, Course 3
Host: Valley Lode District; Chairman: Bernie Hendrix
March
March 12-13, Landscape Design School, Series 27, Course 4
Host: Valley Lode District; Chairman: Bernie Hendrix
June
June 6-10: CGCI Convention
Handlery Hotel, San Diego
Chairman:  Sharon Tooley