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Via the Grapevine – Club Activities

The following is a listing of club events that have been or will be published in The Garden Path’s Via the Grapevine Column.

2019 October – December Club Events

(Please send submissions directly to the editor of The Garden Path. Contact info is found on page 2 of every issue of The Garden Path or may be submitted electronically on the OAGC website: www.oagc.org)

Region 1
Bowling Green Women’s Club: Oct. 16, ‘Community Reads’ by Amy Stewart; Nov. 19, ‘Flowers and Folklore’; Dec. 17, ‘Benefit of Planting Evergreens.’ Contact Linda Kuhn at linda.kuhn1@frontier.com.
Designing Women: Oct. 19, design workshop with Carole Lemle; Nov. 23, design workshop with Juanita Wilkins; Dec. 7, Open Holiday Magic Flower Show in Celina. Contact Charlene at charlene1119@live.com.
Fostoria GC: Oct. 9, ‘Seneca County Parks’ by Sarah Betts; Nov. 13, ‘Fountain Cemetery’s Memorial Tree Program’ by Mayor Eric Keckler; Dec. 11, Christmas Luncheon. Contact Carol Kinn at b.kinn@sbcglobal.net.

Region 2
Deep Roots GC: Oct 7, installation of officers and white elephant sale; Nov. 4, ‘Terrariums and Fairy Gardens’ at New Leaf Landscape and Garden Center in Kenton; Dec. 2, Christmas party. Contact Donna Lewis at 937-935-5464.
Happy Hours GC: Oct. 3, Painting flower pots and Trading Post (trade garden items); Nov. 7, Tree Ornament workshop; Dec. 5, Christmas party and ugly sweater contest. Contact Diane Vaden at dkv1953@hotmail.com.
Lima GC: Oct. 8, ‘New Plants’; Nov. 12, ‘Care of Garden Tools’; TBA, decorate Allen County Museum, Holiday Decor workshop for community beautification; work at the Gifts of the Earth booth 1st week of December. Contact Judie Pepple at judie.k@icloud.com.

Region 3
Leaf and Blossom GC: Oct. 1, dinner and meeting at Stocklager’s Garden Center in New Lebanon; Nov. 5, Make, Bake and Buy; Dec. 3, Christmas Party and ornament exchange. Contact Kathy Brandt at kabrn00@yahoo.com.
New Neighbors GC: Oct. 15, ‘Witchhazels’ by Mr. Schilb; Nov. 19, Auction Party; Dec. 10, Christmas Party. Contact Bridget Minor at nngcpublicity@gmail.com
Our Homes GC: Oct. 15, tour Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus; Nov. 12, Open Meeting with Marian Moeckel at Grace Brethren Village in Englewood; Dec. 10, Christmas lunch. Contact Sandy Stefanko at sandystefanko@gmail.com.

Region 4
Des Fleurs GC: Oct. 3, ‘Understanding Trees and Their Life Process’ by certified arborist Charlie Ford; Nov. 7, ‘Tropical Birding’ by Kathie Brinkman and Marlene Hoffman; Dec. 5-6, Wreath Making Workshop (www.defleurs.org); Dec. 12, Holiday luncheon. Contact Brenda Frey at freyplace@gmail.com.

Region 5
Alpha GC: Oct. 8, Seed Wreath workshop; Nov. 12, ‘Forcing Bulbs’; Dec. 10, Christmas Party. Contact Tracy Yingst at yingstantiques@aol.com.
Rainbow Gardeners GC: Dec. 10, Christmas Flower Show, Amos Memorial Public Library, Sidney. Contact Janice Michael at bandjmichael@gmail.com.

Region 6
Firelands GC: Oct. 14, Pinecone Centerpiece workshop; Nov. 2, host regional meeting; Nov. 11, fall swag workshop at Don Mould’s Plantation in North Ridgeville; Dec. 9, Christmas Dinner at Martino’s in Vermilion. Contact Mary McConnell at fmcconnell@zoominternet.net.

Region 7

Apple Valley GC: Oct. 16, Guest night, Program on coyotes given by Shane McGuire from the Brown Environmental Center. At the Apple Valley Clubhouse at 5:00 pm; Nov. 20, Preparing decorations for our themed Christmas tree. “Here comes Peter Rabbit”. At the Apple Valley Clubhouse at 9:30 am; Dec. 18, Pot luck Christmas party luncheon with gift exchange. Contact Diane Daniels at 740-358-9048 or Joyce Fittro at 740-304-2572.

Harlem Twp. GC: Oct. 15, Make and Take: Hydrangea Wreath; Nov. 19, meeting; Dec. 17, Christmas dinner and gift exchange. Contact Toni Link at tonilink51@gmail.com.

Region 8
Grow and Show GC: Oct.16, host Reg. 8 fall meeting at First United Presbyterian Church in Cambridge; Oct. 23, fall trip to Tipple’s Pumpkin Patch; Nov.15-16, host Gardeners’ Day Out in Cambridge; Dec. 4, Make’n Take workshop; Dec. 5, decorate the Cambridge library. Contact Kathleen Bennett at klb8752@gmail.com or 740-680-3076.
Newark GC: Oct.11, Installation of Officers and new member welcome; Nov. 8, ‘Flora of Ohio’ by Elaine Browning and Pam Roberts; Dec. 13, Christmas luncheon and entertainment by the Acafellow Four Barbershop Quartet at Cherry Valley Lodge. Contact Pam Roberts at togetherwegrowinc@gmail.com or 740-504-7351.
Town and Country GC: Oct. 10, Weiner Roast and fall auction; summary of fair flower show. Contact Edward Kiefer at kiefer@clover.net or 740-622-3993.

Region 9
Fairfield County Fair: Oct. 7-12, Flower Show, ‘Nursery Rhymes.’ Contact Deb Molisee at 740-503-3137.
Pickerington GC: Oct. 16, Updating Crafts for the Garden Club Christmas Tree at Deer Creek State Park; Nov. 20, ‘doTerra Essential Oils’ by Sudie Oakes; Dec. 18, Christmas party and gift exchange. Contact Bev Zurhorst at czbz@hotmail.com.
Story Place GC: Oct. 5, attend Ohio Gourd Show in Delaware; Oct. 9, Painting Gourds Workshop by Julie Brunner; Nov. 15, Chillicothe City Parks and Recreation update by Bill Bonner; Dec. 11, Christmas party. Contact Linda Barrett at lbarrett2581965@gmail.com.

Region 10
Portsmouth GC: Oct. 22, trip to Ambrosia Farms & Greenhouse in Lucasville; Nov. 11-12, holiday decorating at Shawnee Lodge; Nov. 15-16, Gardeners’ Day Out in Cambridge; Dec. 1, Christmas Open House at Shawnee Lodge; Dec. 2, Christmas luncheon. Contact Jane Stevens at gramstevens@hotmail.com.

Region 12
Flushing GC: Oct. 21, Holiday Ornament workshop by Kathy Gibeaut; Nov. 11, Swag workshop with Lila Murphy and Karen Large; Nov. 18, ‘Mystery Garden’ by Michelle Meyer and Linda Blankenship; Dec. 7, club flower show at Flushing Christian Church; Dec.7, provide candy for Flushing Tree Lighting Ceremony; Dec. 9, Christmas Party/Gift Exchange. Contact Barb Cencula at barbarajcencula@frontier.com.
Rosebud GC: Oct. 16, ‘Baking With Herbs’; Nov. 20, ‘Cooking With Herbs’; Dec. 4, Christmas at the Farm Restaurant and Pub in Adena. Contact Kim Campbell at abell44@comcast.net.