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.

1/16/2019 – 1:00 PM
Program: Growing Flower Bulbs Indoors
Description: Learn flower bulb forcing basics. Beautify your home and community holiday events with forced flowers. Video presentation facilitated by member Colleen Cook.
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas
Workshop: Create a potted flower centerpiece with bulbs.

2/20/2019 – 1:00 PM
Program: Terrariums
Description: Learn how to make terrariums by choosing appropriate plants and materials with a terrarium workshop. Powerpoint and demonstration by retired florist, Monica Kidwell.
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas

2/27/2019 – 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Project: Terrarium Garden Therapy at Peach Tree Assisted Living Facility
Description: Guide attendees in garden therapy by creating their own terriums for their rooms. Donna Grimes, Chairman.
Location: Peachtree Village of Holiday Island, 5 Park Drive, Holiday Island, Arkansas 72631

3/20/2019 – 1:00 PM
Program: “Landscaping with Native Plants”  
Join the Holiday island Garden Club as Glenda Moore, retired teacher and native plant enthusiast, presents our program: “Landscaping with Native Plants.”  After the program, we’ll  plant some nectar producing native plant seeds in flats for future transplanting to the Garden Club’s pollinator garden. A short business meeting will follow.
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas

3/27/2019 
Project: Fire Department Auxilary Luncheon Set-up
Description: Bring community awareness to the garden club. Wear your Garden Club aprons! Tara Lawson, Chairman
Location: Holiday Island Clubhouse Ballroom, 1 Country Club Dr, Holiday Island, Arkansas

4/1/2019 – 8:00 AM
Conference: AFGC Convention
Location: Pulaski Disctrict, Crown Plaza
https://www.facebook.com/Arkansas-Federation-of-Garden-Clubs-Inc-120382374698474/

4/10/2019 – 11:00 AM
Project: Garden Club Gardening Day
Description: Projects include: historic barn beds refresh and planting Community Garden box.
Location: The Historic Barn, 36 Shields Dr, Holiday Island, Arkansas

4/11/2019 6:00 – 8:00 PM on Thursday, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM on Friday.
HIHA Community Connection Fair 2019
Description: Holiday Island clubs will set up display tables to promote club memberships. We will participate with a table and slide-show.

4/17/2019 – 1:00 PM
Workshop: Make and take garden plants & flowers
Description: Bring your plant containers and flowers and extras for repotting, in preparation for the flower sale.
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas

4/26/2019 – TBD
Arbor Day Program at Eureka Springs Elementary School in Collaboration with Crescent Hotel, then on to Compton Gardens
Description: Meet at Island Room to carpool.
Location: 312 N. Main St., Bentonville, AR 72712
http://www.peelcompton.org/plantsale2019

5/11/2019 – Saturday 12 Noon – 4:00 PM
Mother’s Day Plant & Flower Sale Fundraiser at Sunfest
Location: Address: 1 Forest Park Drive, Holiday Island, AR 72631

6/3/2019 – Monday 12:45 PM – Garden Week Luncheon 
Carpool leaving from the Island Room at 12:30
Description: Dress in 1950’s Retro Style; RSVP no later than May 20, 2019
Location: Bombadil’s Café. https://www.bombadilscafe.com/

6/20/2019 Thursday, Field Trip to Persimmon Hill Farms – Carpool from Island Room at 6:30 am.
Description: Blueberry picking and breakfast. Watch for harvest dates.
Location: 367 Persimmon Hill Lane, Lampe, MO https://www.persimmonhill.com/

7/3/2019 Wednesday, Garden Therapy at Peachtree Village. Arrive a 11:30 am to set up. After that, we’ll join the residents for lunch, with the garden therapy session from 12:30pm – 2:00pm.

7/14/2019 Sunday, Parking Lot Fundraiser

7/17/2019 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Coffee – COME and GO
Description: “Open House” for those interested in learning more about the Holiday Island Garden Club. Invite and bring your friends!
Location: Island Room at the Holiday Island Rec Center

Field Trip – Long Creek Herbs  TBD:  Aug 15 (Thurs) or Aug 22 (Thurs)

9/18/2019 – 1:00 PM
Business Meeting
Description: Plan meetings,  projects and field trips for 2020
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas

10/1/2019 – AFGC NW District Conference & Flower Show
Location: Bentonville, AR
Meet at the Island Room at the Holiday Island Rec Center to Carpool. More details to follow.

10/16/2019 – 1:00 PM
Program: Learn Pruning Techniques/ Invasive Plants
Description: Power point presentation and lecture by County Extension officer Olivia Foster, CEA – Interim Staff Chair
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas

10/16/2019 – 2:00 PM
Project: Garden Club Fall Gardening Day
Description: Prune and clean-up butterfly & pollinator garden for fall, located in the community garden.
Location: Community Garden, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas

10/23/2019 – 8:00 AM
Tour: Loon Pontoon Cruise at Hobbs State Park
Location: Hobbs State Park visitor center located on Hwy 12 just east of the Hwy. 12/War Eagle Road intersection, Rogers.
http://business.greaterbentonville.com/events/details/loon-cruises-6180

11/13/2019 – 8:00 AM
Tour: Vanzant Fruit Farms (Arkansas Black Apples & Pumpkin Holler)
Description: Meet at Island Room to carpool.
Location: Lowell, AR https://www.facebook.com/Vanzant-Fruit-Farms-417454154941353/

11/20/2019 – 1:00 PM
Workshop: Holiday Potluck with Wreath Workshop
Description: Make Christmas wreaths from natural plant materials. Monica Tidwell, Instructor. ABC Preschool Christmas Gift Bags assembly.
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas

12/14/2019 – 9:00 AM
Project: Deliver ABC Preschool Christmas Gift Bags
Description: For pre-k students at Eureka Springs Elementary School. Provides public awareness of the garden club. Cathie Drake, Chairman.
Location: Eureka Springs Elementary School, 142 Greenwood Hollow Rd, Eureka Springs, AR