Calendar of Events

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Note: Events are subject to change based on weather conditions and speaker availability. Check back here for the latest updated information. Please RSVP to all field trips.

With the exception of field trips, we meet the 3rd Wednesday of each month not including July, August and December. 

15 Jan 2020, Wed – 1:00 PM
Program: Gardening with Deer
Description: Deer-resistance plants, flowers, shrubs & trees; fencing options. Gerri Hamby from Planter’s Paradise; Malcom Brumley from Stateline Reliable Fencing
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas
Host: Barb Clayberger

19 Feb 2020, Wed – 1:00 PM
Program: Flower Design
Description: Basic flower design class led by Monica Kidwell retired florist.  Create small Valentine’s Day arrangements and deliver to assisted living residents.
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas
Host: Becky Lyon

28 Feb – 1 Mar 2020 – 1:00 PM
Program: AFGC Flower & Garden Show
Description: Location: State Fairgrounds, 2600 Howard Street, Little Rock, AR 72206
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas

Cancelled – 18 Mar 2020, Wed – 1:00 PM
Program: Arbor Day Program
Description: Tree Cty presentation by Donna Grimes for Arbor Day. The State Arbor Day is the third Monday in March. Arkansas celebrates the holiday earlier in the spring than National Arbor Day to correspond with the best time of year for planting. We will celebrate with a tree planting.
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas
Hosts: Tara Lawson & Cathie Drake

Cancelled – 15 Apr 2020, Wed – 1:00 PM
Program: Pollinator Gardens
Description: NGC pollintor presentation by Tara Lawson with a history of HIGC pollinator garden. Also included will be a report from Pollinator Garden Committee about 2020 plans for the garden.
Activity: Seed Exchange
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas
Host: Diane Retzke

Cancelled – 20 Apr – 21 Apr 2020 – 1:00 PM
Program: AFGC Convention
Description: Location: Crowne Plaza, Little Rock

Cancelled – 22 Apr – 23 Apr 2020 – 1:00 PM
Program: SCR Convention
Description: Location: Crowne Plaza, Little Rock

Cancelled – 6 May 2020, Wed – 1:00 PM (Moved 2 weeks early to prepare for Mother’s Day Sale)
Program: Potted Plant Design with Mother’s Day Flowers
Description: Monica Kidwell will show techniques for repotting flowering plants and using accessories in design
Activity: Prepare Mother’s Day flowers for upcoming sale
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas
Host: Sherry Fenske & BJ Dennis

Cancelled – 9 May 2020, Sat – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Program: Mother’s Day Sale at Sunfest Market
Description: Set up begins at 9:00 am with sale 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Sunfest parking lot

Cancelled – 12 – 16 May 2020
National Garden Club  Convention – Perfect Vision 2020
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
http://www.gardenclub.org/about-us/convention-2020.aspx

Cancelled – 7 -13 Jun 2020 – 1:00 PM
Program: National Garden Week
Description: TBD – Activities pending Garden Week Committee

Cancelled – 17 Jun 2020, Wed – 1:00 PM
Program: Native Plants
Description: Horticulture Study Course – Plant Native
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas
Host: Sandy Wolf

Cancelled – 15 Jul 2020 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Coffee – COME and GO Coffee
Description: Come and learn about the Holiday Island Garden Club.
Location: Island Room at the Holiday Island Rec Center

Cancelled – 16 Sep 2020, Wed – 1:00 PM
Program: Gardening and Cooking with Herbs
Description: Bring 2 Take 2 Plant & Herb Exchange
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas
Host: Mary Dunham

Cancelled – 1 Oct 2020 Arkansas Federation of Garden Clubs NW District Meeting
21 Oct 2020, Wed – 1:00 PM
Program: Design Study:  Basic Table Settings and Designs
Description: Elements and principles of design. Prepare for team table setting competition for November.
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas
Host: TBD

18 Nov 2020, Wed – Noon – 3:00PM
Program: Christmas Party
Description: Table Setting Competition followed by Christmas Potluck & Gift Wrapping for ABC Bags
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas