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. 

Date: TBD
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

11/20/2019 – Wednesday, November 20, 2019 – Noon to 3:00
Christmas Potluck with Wreath Workshop
Bring your wreath supplies & donations for the ABC Preschool Christmas Gift Bags assembly.
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas

11/2/2019 SATURDAY – 8:00 AM; Cruise from 10:00am to noon.
Tour: Loon Pontoon Cruise at Hobbs State Park ($10.20), call TODAY for reservations 479-789-500. Seats will fill up in August/September.

10/16/2019 – 1:00 PM
Program: Learn Pruning Techniques
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

Following the Pruning Program:
Prune and refresh historic barn flower beds.

10/1/2019 TUESDAY – AFGC NW District Conference & Flower Show with Lunch
Location: Northwest Arkansas Community College, Walmart Auditorium in the Shewmaker Center for Workforce Technologies, 1000 SE Eagle Way, Bentonville, AR
Call Tara to reserve your ticket before Sept. 6th!

9/18/2019 – 1:00PM – 3:00PM
Business Meeting: Planning meeting programs,  projects and field trips for 2020
Program: We will have a follow-up to our Long Creek Herbs visit with tips from Jim Long’s book, “Herbs 101” on: propagating, growing, preserving, and cooking with herbs.
Location: Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas.

8/6/2019 Tuesday 7:00 am – Field Trip to Long Creek Herbs
If you would like to join us, RSVP to VP with $5 by Thursday, Aug 1 so that transportation can be arranged. https://www.longcreekherbs.com/want-to-visit/
Location: Meet at Island Room, 13 Buckskin Lane, Holiday Island, Arkansas. Departing at 7:00 am.

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

7/14/2019 Sunday, Parking Lot Fundraiser

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.

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/

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/

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

4/26/2019 – 10:00 AM
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

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

4/11/2019 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.

4/10/2019 – 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

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

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

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

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

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

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.