Monroe County Garden Club

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Archive of 2023


News and Events Archive of 2023

December 2023

Topic / Event:
Holiday Party  
Meeting Date & Time:
December 6 from 11:30 to 3 PM
Host /  Guest Speaker:
N/A
Meeting Type:
Holiday Party
Meeting Location:
Peppe's Bistro
208 Skyline Dr, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

Guests: By Reservation only
Guest Fee: By Reservation only

Important Meeting Information:
Happy Holidays and Happy New Years to All



November 2023

Topic / Event:
How Linen is Made
Host / Guest Speaker:
Pamela Tabery
Meeting Date & Time:
November 8 / 11:30 AM to 3 PM
Meeting Type: General Meeting
Inspirational Reading by:
Jeannine Ksiaskiewiez
Horticulture Design: "Autumn Leaves" A container-grown fern.
Design Theme:
"Home for the Holidays" A centerpiece, winter holidays of your choice can include candles.
Hospitality Team: http://www.monroecountygardenclub.com/Hospitality...
Guests:
Invited Guests of Members
Guest Fee:
First visit as a guest, the fee is waived.

Please take a moment to read Section 1 of our Standing Rules:
http://www.monroecountygardenclub.com/Standing-Rules.html

Important Meeting Information:
Lunch will be served

October 2023


Event:
Environmental Day in Polk Township (Event Flyer)
Date & Time:
October 1, 2023 / from 12:00 to 4 PM
Host:
www.polktwp.org
Meeting Type:
Non-MCGC event
Meeting Location: 
121 Polk Township Rd, Kresgeville, PA 18058
Guests:
This is a Public event, open to all.

Important Meeting Information:
This is not a MCGC event, but we will have a table at the event. Bring the family for a day of fun. Admission is free. See the Event Flyer for details

This is a
Rain or Shine Event


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Topic / Event:
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Demonstration
Meeting Date & Time:
October 11 / 11:30 AM to 3 PM
Host /  Guest Speaker: Bushkill Emergency Corps
Meeting Type:
General Meeting
Meeting Location: 
Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center
8050 Running Valley Rd, Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Inspirational Reading by:
Ellen Phraner
Horticulture Design: It's the Great Pumpkin. A garden-grown squash or pumpkin, or a vining houseplant
Design Theme:
"Jill -o- Lantern" Designers Choice featuring a pumpkin. Accessories permitted

Guests: Guests are welcome at this event.
Guest Fee: First visit as a guest, the fee is waived.
Please take a moment to read Section 1 of our Standing Rules - Click here

Important Meeting Information:
Lunch will be served


September 2023

Topic / Event:
Growing Native Plants
Host /  Guess Speaker: Judith Mehl
Meeting Date & Time: September 13 / 11:30 AM to 3 PM
Meeting Type: General Meeting
Meeting Location:
Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center
8050 Running Valley Rd, Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Inspirational Reading by: Leslie Stine
Theme:
It's Football Season
Horticulture: Any type of chrysanthemum - Single Bloom or Spray
Design:
"Tailgating" - An informal arrangement of Seasonal Materials. Accessories permitted

Guests: Invited Guests of Members
Guest Fee: First visit as a guest, the fee is waved.
Important Meeting Information:
Lunch will be served


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August 2023

Topic / Event:
Picnic & Plant Auction
Meeting Date & Time: August 09 / 11:30 AM to 4 PM
Meeting Type: Members and Members Guests
Meeting Location:
104 Mountain View Park Lane, Tannersville, PA 18372
Event Flyer: MCGC 2023 Picnic
Guests: Invited Guests of Members
Guest Fee: NA
Important Meeting Information:
Everyone attending is asked to bring a covered dish. You need not make it yourself. Please coordinate with Lisa Gierlich to ensure that everyone brings something different.


NOTE: THIS IS A RAIN-OR-SHINE EVENT


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July 2023

Topic / Event:
Ice Cream Social
Meeting Date & Time:
July 12 / 1:00 PM to 4 PM
Meeting Type: Members and Pre-signed Guests
Meeting Location:
105 Legends Ct, East Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Event Flyer: 2023 Ice Cream Social
Guests:
By Invitation only as a Pre-signed Guest
Guest Fee: Pre-signed Guests of Members

Important Meeting Information:
To attend this event, you must have signed up for yourself and your Guests at the April 2023 meeting. This was needed for planning purposes.

NOTE: THIS IS A RAIN-OR-SHINE EVENT


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June 2023

Topic / Event:
MCGC Garden Tour
Meeting Date & Time:
June 24 / 10:00 AM to 4 PM
Meeting Type:
Public
Meeting Location: 717 Bryant Street, Stroudburg, PA 18360
Inspirational Reading by: NA
Theme:
NA
Horticulture: NA
Design:
NA
Event Flyer: 2023 Garden Tour
Guests: Paid Guesses and Ticket Holders
Guest Fee: See Flyer - 2023 Garden Tour

Important Meeting Information:
Tour Fee: $10 General Public $5 Club Member
Tour features lovely gardens in the Monroe County area, including
Pam Hubbard’s English Cottage Garden.
Attendees will receive booklets identifying the locations of and directions to
the Gardens on the Tour.

NOTE:
THIS IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT

Water Bottles and snacks will be available


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May 2023

Topic / Event:
Spring Luncheon
Meeting Date & Time:
May 18 / 11:30 AM to 3 PM
Meeting Type:
The Frogtown Chop House
Meeting Location: 472 Red Rock Rd, Cresco, PA 18326
Inspirational Reading by: NA
Theme:
NA
Horticulture: NA
Design:
NA
Event Flyer: Spring Luncheon Event of 2023
Guests:
Paid Guesses of Members
Guest Fee: See Flyer - Spring Luncheon Event of 2023
Please take a moment to read Section 1 of our Standing Rules - Click here

Important Meeting Information:



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April 2023

Topic / Event: Arbor Day
Meeting Date & Time:
April 28 / TBA
Host /  Guess Speaker:
TBA
Meeting Type:
TBA
Meeting Location:
TBA
Inspirational Reading by:
TBA
Theme:
TBA
Horticulture: TBA
Design:


Guests: Guests are welcome at this event.
Guest Fee: Waived for this event
Please take a moment to read Section 1 of our Standing Rules - Click here

Important Meeting Information:
Lunch will be served

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Topic / Event:
Having fun with tea cups and silk flowers
Meeting Date & Time:
April 12th 11:30 to 3 PM
Host /  Guess Speaker:
Judy from potting shed
Meeting Type:
General Meeting
Meeting Location:
Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center
8050 Running Valley Rd, Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Inspirational Reading by:
Barabara Daskal
Theme:
April Showers bring May Flowers
Horticulture: Flowering/ cut branch
Design:
Bouquet in a basket

Guests: Guests are welcome at this event.
Guest Fee: Waived for this event
Please take a moment to read Section 1 of our Standing Rules - Click here

Important Meeting Information:
Lunch will be served


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March 2023

Topic / Event:
Draping with Cement and Fabric:
Learn how to make your own Unique Planters.
Meeting Date & Time:
March 8th from 11:30 to 3 PM
Host /  Guess Speaker: Diana Pucci
Meeting Type:
General Meeting
Meeting Location:
Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center
8050 Running Valley Rd, Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Inspirational Reading by:
Carolyn Jones
Theme:
Farewell to Winter
Horticulture: Early Spring Bulbs
Design:
Spring Bouquet in a Basket

Guests: Guests are welcome at this event.
Guest Fee: Waived for this event
Please take a moment to read Section 1 of our Standing Rules - Click here

Important Meeting Information:
Lunch will be served