February 2019

Reminiscences of Portsmouth Garden Club 85 years. Floral design by Linda.

                                      photos by Deb, Barbara and Janice G.

Program- State and Town commendations of 85 years to club President Roberta Stevens and Vice Presidents Rochelle Kieron and Noreen Kissell. Reading of program notes from Millie Libby to celebrate then 40 years in 1974 . Slides of our history and service to the town since then by Rochelle and Carolyn. Surprise announcement that Annette recipient of National award, Presenters, Senator  James Seveney for the state and  Jennifer West, Town clerk for the town council.

 

Read from

Blakely Szosz, President of the RIFGC

It gives me great pleasure to tell you that Annette Jarvis, a member of the Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs, is this year’s winner of the NGC’s Member Award of Honor from the New England Garden Clubs!  I hope you’ll pass on the good news to Annette and the members of the Portsmouth Garden Club.

 

 

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Meetings are held monthly at the Library for club members and guests. _________________

September 14, 2022

WELCOME BACK MEMBERS

12:30 Portsmouth Free Public Library

Bring a "Veggie" recipe and

Celebarting the club winning the  Newport Flower Show Horticulture Award

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October 12, 2022

12:30 at the  Portsmouth Friends Meeting House

Topic The Quakers in Portsmouth by Pastor Rick Lauder

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November 9,2022

12:30 Portsmouth Free Public Library

URI Master Gardener

Nancy Crawford

Herbs

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November 18, 2022

Portsmouth Free Public Library

Arrangement making for Taste of Portsmouth

9-12

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November 18, 2022

Portsmouth Free Public Library

125 Anniversary Fundraiser with Garden Club seasonal decorations

5-7 p.m.

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November 29, 2022

Town Wreaths Workshop

PortsmouthFre Public Library 11-1

Sign up

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December 1,2022

RIFGC

Christmas Luncheon

Grist Mill Tavern

Seekonk, Ma

10:00 Bus. Mtg.

Designs by Judy Gray

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December 13, 2020

Christmas Luncheon

16 Point Road

12;30

$40 to Treasurer

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January 11, 2023

Portmouth Free Library

12:30

Llnda Kirkparick

Floral Design Demonstration

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February 8, 2023

Portsmouth Free Public Library

12:30 Susan Besse, URI Mastergardener

on Composting

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March 8, 2023

Portsmouth Free Public Library

12:30  William Baddeley URI Mster Gardnerer

 

 

TOPIC: Seed starting

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March 31-April 2, 2023

RIFGC Flower Show

Galleria- Living Artfully

Providence

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June 23-25, 2-2023

Newport Flower Show

"The Grand Tour"

at Marble House

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