November 14, 2023
A class was  presented by the Portsmouth Garden club on Tues. November 14 for learning the basics on creating a fall flower arrangement for the home. It was held at the Portsmouth Public Library with funding to the library from a Rhode Island Foundation Community Grant. Each of the 10 participants made the fresh floral design and took it home. The class was conducted by club  member Linda Kirkpatrick, with assistance from members  Mary DI Bara, Linda Howard, Karen Saucier, Suzan Ballard, Roberta Stevens  and Colleen Gebhard.   One additional mass line arrnagement was also made by Linda Kirkpatrick.    

                                            Photos by Linda Howard and Bobbie

 

 

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

September 13, 2023

1:00 Portsmouth Free Public Library

Welcome back members !

Fellowship and meeting

 

Roberta Stevens; Look around: A sit down walking tour of the club contribution of landscaping to the Portsmouth Free Public Library for 125 years.

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October 11, 2023

1:00 Portsmouth Free Public Library

Presenter: Linda Howard  Holly  Mackenzie and Joan Kierwin Demonstration-Plant propagation and splitting perennials

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November 7, 2023

1:00 Portsmouth Free Public Library

Presenter: Marie Brennan-Chasin

 

Chair Yoga tecniques for gardeners

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November 17, 2024

7-9 p.m  Portsmouth Free Public Library 

 

Annual Taste of Portsmouth


$25 for tickets

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December 13 2023

 

Christmas Luncheon
Green Valley Country Club

12:00 Gather

12:30 Eat

$50 to Treasurer

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January 10, 2024

1:00 Portsmouth Free Public Library

Presenter: Linda Kirkpatrick

 

Floral design Demonstration

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February 14, 2024

1:00 Portsmouth Free Public Library

 

Presenter: Deb Mack

 

Glass garden art demonstration

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March 13, 2024

 

1:00 Presenters: Roberta Stevens, Moderator; Annette Jarvis, Rocelle, Kieron, Mim Maurer and Pam Barry. 

 

90 th anniversary of the club ; Roundtable of the club's longest serving memebrs recalling

our memeorable service projects.

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April 10, 2024

1:00  Portsmouth Free Public Library

 

Presenters:

Linda Howard and Mary DiBara

Spring table centerpiece with potted plants

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April 22,2024

Earth Day

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April 25, 2024

Venus de Milo Swansea, MA. 

 

RIFGC Annual Awards Luncheon

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April  26, 2024

Arbor Day

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May 8, 2024
1:00 Raggd Island Brewery, Portsmouth

 
Presenter: Karen Saucier

Raising Monarch Butterflies

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June 13, 2024

 Hattie Ida Chaffee Home, Riverside R.I.

 

RIFGC Monthly Meeting and Judges Council Horticulture Show

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June 2024

Club 90th Annual luncheon

TBA

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June 21-24, 2024

After taking “The Grand Tour” to Marble House , The Newport Flower Show will return to Rosecliff with the theme “At Home".

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Save the Date 10/23, 10/24

Crown Plaza, Warwick, R.I.

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