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2017-2018 Calendar of Events

September 1, 2017
CGCVB Youth Nature Camp Scholarship
Applications accepted from September 1 thru November 15

September 6, 2017
Board Meeting
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Office Space and Solutions, LLC
4445 Corporation Lane
Conference Room - First Floor - the “Atlantic”

September 13, 2017
General Meeting
9:30 am – Registration
10:00 am – Meeting
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library – Auditorium
Program: “Where Do We Go From Here" by “The Dynamic Duo” of Saving our Waterways
By Karen Forget & Tanner Council
*Tickets available for “Holiday Designs with Surprises” November Fundraiser—Cost: $10.00

September 23, 2017
18th Annual Fall Gardening Festival
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Presented by the Virginia Beach Master Gardeners
Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center
1444 Diamond Springs Road, Virginia Beach
Note: Due to increased demands for our services and with longstanding commitments to our
community, the Council will no longer be participating in the Senior Gala Workshop.

October 4, 2017
Board Meeting
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Office Space and Solutions, LLC
4445 Corporation Lane
Conference Room - First Floor - the “Atlantic”

October 11, 2017
General Meeting
9:30 am – Registration
10:00 am – Meeting
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library – Auditorium
Program: “Reflections on a Coastal Garden” by The Constant Gardener - Mac Houfek9

October
VBBC Annual Meeting
Details to be announced

October 30, 2017
Tidewater District General Meeting
9:30 am—Registration & Coffee
10:00 am—Meeting
Greenbrier Country Club, Chesapeake
Program: “All the Presidents’ White House Gardens” by Carmen Hegge-Kleiser

November 1, 2017
Board Meeting
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Office Space and Solutions, LLC
4445 Corporation Lane
Conference Room - First Floor - the “Atlantic”

November 8, 2017
General Meeting
9:30 am – Registration
10:00 am – Meeting
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library – Auditorium
Program: “Holiday Designs with Surprises” by Jeremy Schmidt from The New Leaf
Cost: $10.00
*Ticket required

November 15, 2017
9:00 am--Noon
CGCVB Youth Nature Camp Scholarship
Last day to submit applications

December 6, 2017
Wreath-Making Workshop
Landscape Services Building
4141 Dam Neck Road.

December 11, 2017
Decorate the Francis Land House
10:00 am--2:00 pm

January 3, 2018
Board Meeting
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Office Space and Solutions, LLC
4445 Corporation Lane
Conference Room - First Floor - the “Atlantic”10

January 10, 2018
General Meeting
9:30 am – Registration
10:00 am – Meeting
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library – Auditorium
Program: “Everything You Need to Know About GMOs” by Watson Lawrence, Chesapeake
Agricultural Extension Agent
*Tickets available for March Education Program, “Gardening in Containers & Small Spaces”
Cost: $10.00

February 7, 2018
Board Meeting
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Office Space and Solutions, LLC
4445 Corporation Lane
Conference Room - First Floor - the “Atlantic”

February 14, 2018
General Meeting
9:30 am - Registration
10:00 am - Meeting
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library – Auditorium
Program: “Attracting Birds With Water” by Bob Schamerhorn, Nature Photographer

March
Empty Bowls Charity Dinner Workshop
Details to be announced

March 7, 2018
Board Meeting
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Office Space and Solutions, LLC
4445 Corporation Lane
Conference Room - First Floor - the “Atlantic”

March 14, 2018
General Meeting
10:00 am
Educational Program
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library – Auditorium
Program: “Gardening in Containers & Small Spaces” by Professor Robert McDuffie, Virginia Tech
Open to the Public, Cost: $10.00 *Ticket required

March 26, 2018
Tidewater District Spring General Meeting
9:30 am – Registration & Coffee
10:00 am – Meeting
Colonial Heritage Clubhouse Ballroom, Williamsburg
Program: TBA

April
Arbor Day
Details to be announced

April 4, 2018
Board Meeting
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Office Space and Solutions, LLC
4445 Corporation Lane
Conference Room - First Floor- the “Atlantic”

April 11, 2018
General Meeting
9:30 am - Registration
10:00 am - Meeting
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library – Auditorium
Program: “What We’ve Done & What’s To Come” by Michelle Baudanza, City of Virginia Beach
Landscaping

April 19, 2018
Tidewater District Fundraiser
10:30 am
Colonial Heritage Clubhouse Ballroom, Williamsburg
“Fashions & Flowers”, Fashions by Chico’s, Lunch & “The Dueling Designers”
Cost: $30.00

April 21-28, 2018
Historic Garden Week in Virginia

April 23, 2018
Decorate the Francis Land House
10:00 am--2:00 pm

May 10
Council Awards Applications & ABC Binders Due

May 21-24, 2018
National Garden Club Convention
Philadelphia, PA

June 6, 2018
Annual Awards Luncheon
10:00 am – Registration
10:30 am – Meeting
12:00 pm (Noon) – Luncheon
Princess Anne Country Club