Letters of Appreciation

2017 Town of Portsmouth Thank you for Wreaths

Letter from Portsmouth Historical Society for Wreaths Dec. 2016

2016 Thank you from the Town Dog Park Committee for fundraiser floral arrangement donations

 2016 Portsmouth Free Public Library Annual Taste of Portsmouth event

February 2016 Received from the Hathaway class for the donation of the book, The Enchanted Frog and Environmental Tale,  in memory of Dorothy Leonard to the school library.

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January 2016 From the Portsmouth Historical Society

 

 

As the new President of the Portsmouth Historical Society, and speaking for its Board of Directors, I would like to express our great appreciation to the Portsmouth Garden Club for the placement of wreaths on the doors of the Portsmouth Historical museum this Christmas season.

 

 

Recently we have initiated a new membership drive for the Society, which so far has yielded 210 new members (!) and we are really pleased to see the museum looking decorated for the holiday. We are successfully energizing the Historical Society (and we hope all of you are members) as we move forward in 2016.

 

 

 

Thank you once again; we are most grateful and we will see you at the museum for our lecture series. Also we will be celebrating Founders' Day around March 7th and we will have the original Portsmouth Compact, signed in 1638, on display.

 

 

 

Best wishes,

 

Jim Garman

 

President, Portsmouth Historical Society

 

 

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

March 9, 2022

Portsmouth Free Public Library

1:00

Speaker: Dan Christiana, Head Horticulturalist,

Green Animals Topiary Gardens

 

Topic: Easy indoor topiaries.

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April 7-10, 2022

RIFGC FLOWER SHOW

NAME: Our World

at Providence Civic Center

Times on show website

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April 13, 2022

Portsmouth Free Public Library

1:00 

Speaker: Eve Agudelo 

 

Topic: Master Gardener "Gleaning" program, harvesting for local food pantries.

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RIFGC Annual Luncheon

12:00 

TBA

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April 29, 2022

Art in Bloom

Boston:  Museum of Fine Arts 

Possible club travel event

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May 11, 2022

Portsmouth Free Public Library

1:00 

Speaker: Cindy Perry

Topic: Portsmouth History

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May 21 and 22, 2022

Art Blooming at Linden Place. Bristol, R.I.
Time: TBD

PGC possible entries

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June 4, 2022

Plant Sale in conjunction with the Portsmouth Free Public Library

2658 East Main Rd.

Portsmouth

Time Member Set up Fri

Saturday 9-1

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June 8, 2022

Luncheon 

Johnny's Middletown

12:30

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June 17-19, 2022

Newport Flower Show

Rosecliff, Newport, R.I.

“Eden … A Personal Paradise” is the theme of the 2022 Newport Flower Show, June 17-19 at Rosecliff. Tickets will be available for online purchase after March 15. Advance purchase is required; there will be no onsite ticket sales. Tickets will be for a specific date and time block. On sale March 15.

 Floral designers, horticulturists and botanical artists will display their creations based on concepts related to the “Eden” theme, such as “Eve’s Ensemble,” “The Serpent’s Reign” and “Garden of Eat’n.” 

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June 22, 2022

Barrington Flower Show

possible PGC member entries

TBD

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June 24-26

Newport Secret Garden Tours

Time: TBD

PGC hostesses