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Attleboro Garden Club 2021 – 2022 Meeting Schedule
All meetings to be held at Good News Bible Church, 235 West St, Attleboro, MA 02703
unless otherwise noted in description.
October 5, 2021 – 11:45 a.m. – Sensational Dahlias -- Something for Everyone
Donna Lane’s nickname among her garden club friends is “the Duchess of Dahlias.” Donna will speak to us about these beautiful flowers and, hopefully, can bring some dahlias from her personal collection. Hostess: Lynn Moore with Jessie Murphy, Penney Bush & Carol Lundquist
October 13, 2021 – 6:30 p.m. – Arranging a Fall Bouquet
Let’s show support for an aspiring floral artist, Erica Olivera of Front Porch Florals. Erica creates lush and elegant floral arrangements that are uniquely designed with specific color palettes in mind. She is excited to share and demonstrate her vision of a fall bouquet using seasonally fresh flowers and autumnal hues.
November 2, 2021 – 11:45 a.m. – Flower Arranging
An experienced flower designer will create a beautiful arrangement for us. One of us will be lucky enough to win it. Coordinated by Jessie Murphy.
Hostess: Donna Johnson with Lee Ghazil, Betsy Whitfield, Donna Crooks & D’Anne Olsen
November 10, 2021 – 6:30 p.m. – Derek Corsi, Superintendent of Attleboro Parks and Forestry
Derek Corsi, an enthusiastic supporter of our club, will tell us about the parks and woodlands of Attleboro and the care that his department provides to make Capron Park and our parks a healthy green landscape.
December 7, 2021 - 11:45 a.m. – Members Helping Members
Our own Lynn Moore and Jessie Murphy will guide us in making a unique holiday decoration. Suggestions could be a wreath, a pinecone tree, or a swag. Send Jessie and Lynn your idea, so they can help with materials and guidance.
Hostess: Nancy DeGirolamo with Joyce Ripley & Andrea Dion Purdy
December 8, 2021 – Holiday Ornament Exchange
Baubles, bangles, or beads: bring a holiday trinket to exchange with a member. A poinsettia in a teacup, ornaments in a wine glass, a winter scene in a glass bowl -- any creative bauble you find fun or interesting. Coordinated with D’Anne Olsen.
January 9, 2022 – 5th Winter Doldrums Luncheon
February 1, 2022 – 11:45 a.m. – Sculpture in the Garden
Karin Stanley, Irish-born garden designer and sculptor, discusses the importance of focal points and how to use sculpture and art to enhance your garden. Hostess: Linda Alger with Susan Charest, Andrea Devlin & Betty Larson
May 3, 2022 - 11:45 a.m. – Annual Meeting
Reports from our committees, nominations, and election of Officers for the 2022–2023 garden club year. Hostess: Joscelyn Varieur with Naomi Cordell & Rachel Garvin
May 7, 2022 – 9:00 a.m. until Noon
Annual Plant Sale @ Good News Bible Chapel, 235 West Street, Attleboro, MA
May 11, 2022 – 6:30 p.m. – The Birds of Attleboro
What birds are here all year? Which arrive in the spring? Which are leaving for the winter? A speaker from Massachusetts Audubon will tell us about these wonderful, feathered residents and visitors.
June 7, 2022 – Tower Hill Botanic Gardens
Field trip to visit the arboretum, gardens, and woodlands of this lush, expansive Boylston, Mass. site. Meet at Stop & Shop on Pleasant Street, Attleboro, at 9:30 a.m. to carpool.
June 15, 2022 – 6:00pm Tour of Nancy DeGirolamo’s Garden
Visit Nancy’s home and leave your cares behind sitting on her wraparound porch out front, or on the patio in the backyard, you can unwind while enjoying the quiet relaxing view of her perennial gardens. Refreshments will be provided. *Members Only*
Attleboro Garden Club Officers
2021 – 2022
Co-Presidents: Naomi Cordell and Joscelyn Varieur
Recording Secretary: Linda Alger
Corresponding Secretary: Amy Bergeron
Treasurer: Nancy DeGirolamo
Ex Officio: Lee Ghazil
Auditor: Andrea Dion-Purdy
Hospitality: Jessie Murphy
Sunshine Coordinator: Naomi Cordell
Membership: Carol Lundquist
Nominating: Jessie Murphy
Plant Sale: Kathy Gariepy
Programs: Sandra Stuart
Yearbook: Nancy DeGirolamo, Susan Aramayo
CIVIC BEAUTIFICATION SUBCOMMITTEES
Rose Garden: Lee Ghazil
Library Garden: Sandra Stuart
Gilbert-Perry Square Garden: Joscelyn Varieur
Facebook Administrator: Joscelyn Varieur
Webmaster: Michelle Lundquist