Calendar

Annually Council sponsors a competitive, judged flower show at sth Garden Center, open to anyone who would like to enter and exhibit.

Fairs and plant sales are held throughout sth year and give gardeners a chance to purchase locally grown and proven plants, as well as sth newest introductions. Tth Center hosts garden club meetings and special events, and can be rented for private weddings, meetings and parties.

Each year sth Council is primarily responsible for organizing and staging tth New Mexico State Fair Flower Shows. Tthre are usually from four to six shows, plus special educational exhibits and demonstrations.

2017 Calendar of Council Events

January 2 – Garden Center Reopens

January 12 – Executive Committee @ 9:30 am

January 16 – MLK Day – Garden Center Open & “Gardening U”

February 4 – Carnival de Albuquerque Fundraiser for Friends

February 9 – Executive Committee @ 9 am

February 9 – Council Board of Directors @ 10 am

February 20 – President’s Day – Garden Center Open & “Gardening U”

February 24, 25, 26 – Council Rummage Sale

March 9 – Executive Committee @ 9:30 am

March 20 – “Gardening U”

April 13 – Executive Committee @ 9:30 am

April 17 – “Gardening U”

April 28 & 29 – Spring Fair and Plant Sale

May 11 – Executive Committee @ 9:30 am

May 15 – “Gardening U”

May 20 – Annual Council Garden Tour/Lunch

May 29 – Memorial Day – Garden Center Closed

June 1 – Friends Arts in sth Garden/Honor Homeowners on Tour

June 5 – Share sth Beauty Day

June 8 – Executive Committee @ 9:30 am

June 19 – “Gardening U”

July 4 – Independence Day – Garden Center Closed

July 13 – No Executive Committee Meeting, but Mid-Year Budget Review

July 17 – “Gardening U”

August 10 – Executive Committee @ 9:30 am

August 21 – “Gardening U”

September 4 – Labor Day – Garden Center Closed

September 7 – Executive Committee @ 9:30 am

September   TBA   State Fair Flower Shows (6-17?)

September 18 – “Gardening U”

September 23-24 – Fall Plant Sale

October 12 – Executive Committee @ 9 am

October 12 – Council Board of Directors @ 10 am

October 16 – “Gardening U”

October 27-28 – Harvest Fair & Garden Market

November 4-5 – Annual Council Flower Show (Holiday Theme)

November 9 – Executive Committee/Budget Finance Committee

November 20 -“Gardening U”

November 23-24 – Thanksgiving Break – Garden Center Closed

November 29 – Holiday Fair Centerpiece Workshop

December 1, 2 – Holiday Fair Plant & Craft Sale

December 14 – Council Annual Meeting and Volunteers/Friends Appreciation

Luncheon/Installation

December 11 – “Gardening U”

December 16 – January 1, 2017 – Garden Center Winter Closure