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2019

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Convention

Bluegrass District Meeting 2019

~Contact: Jan Worth 502-330-3052 janwright40601@gmail.com | Blue Grass District
~What: Convention
~Where: Immanuel Baptist Church, Frankfort KY
~When: Tue 15 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Eastern Time)

The 2019 Bluegrass District Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 15 October, in Frankfort.

Please see page 7 in the September 2019 issue of The Bulletin.

Convention

Limestone District Meeting 2019

~Contact: Kathleen Carter | Director Limestone District
~What: Convention
~Where: First Presbyterian Church, Paris KY
~When: Wed 16 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Eastern Time)

The 2019 Limestone District Meeting will be held in Paris KY.

Please see page 8 in the September 2019 issue of The Bulletin for more information.

Special Event

Monarch Waystation 5th Anniversary Celebration

~Contact: Franklin 301-247-3503 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Special Event
~Where: Simpson County Historical Society, Franklin Kentucky
~When: Fri 18 Oct 2019 (11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Central Time)

The Monarch Waystation at the old jail in Franklin is five years old! Come celebrate the anniversary with a short ceremony (11:30) at the Waystation. Seeds from the plants at the way station will be given away.

After the ceremony, we’ll walk to the Cornerstone Building to see a slide show presentation of then & now. Dessert is provided; please bring a brown bag lunch if you wish.

Convention

Dogwood District Meeting 2019

~Contact: Franklin Garden Club 301-247-3530 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Dogwood District
~What: Convention
~Where: Cornerstone Building, Franklin KY
~When: Tue 22 Oct 2019 (8:30 AM – 2:30 PM Central Time)

The 2019 Dogwood District Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 22 October, at the Cornerstone Building of the Franklin Presbyterian Church (202 W. Kentucky Ave) in Franklin KY. The General Meeting will start at 10 a.m. (Central Time).

Registration: $28 (includes continental breakfast and lunch) plus a $5 late fee after October 8th.

REGISTER:  ONLINE or  By Mail

SCHEDULE (Central Time Zone)

  •   8:30 AM – Registration and Hospitality
  •   9:00 AM – Board of Governors Meeting
  • 10:00 AM – General Meeting – Reports Session
  •  11:30 PM – Luncheon
  •  12:15 PM – Program by Alicia Bosela of Ironweed Native Plant Nursery
  •   1:00 PM – General Meeting – Business Session

Fun things to do when the meetings aren’t in session

  • Visit the Monarch Waystation across the street
  • Shop at the Silent Auction and the Boutique
  • Play the scavenger hunt on Franklin’s town square
  • Visit with friends and meet new people

Got company with you or doing more touring after the meeting? 

  • Golf at Kenny Perry’s Country Creek Course kpcountrycreek.com
  • Antique shops in town and at Exit 2.
  • Kentucky Downs (exit 2),  off-track betting
  • Historical Museum, art gallery, and charming town square

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Dogwood District Meeting 2019

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PAYMENT

Registration *
Registration fee includes continental breakfast and a buffet lunch. Register before October 8 to avoid the $5 late fee.
Registrations submitted after October 8 include a $5 fee.
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You can pay with cash or check on the day of the meeting, but if possible, please mail your check before Oct 15.
The check # is helpful but not required. Please make your check out to "Franklin Garden Club" and mail to the registrar: Janeen Grohsmeyer, 350 Sulphur Spring Church Rd., Franklin KY 42134. After you press the REGISTER button you will receive an email with these instructions for your records.
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Convention

Audubon District Meeting 2019

~Contact: Anita 270-339-9443 agranier722@att.net | Director Audubon District https://www.gardenclubky.org/groups-2/audubon-district/
~What: Convention
~Where: Mayfield Graves County Country Club, Mayfield KY
~When: Wed 23 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The 2019 Audubon District Meeting will be held on in Mayfield.

Please see page 7 in the September 2019 issue of The Bulletin for more information.

Convention

Mountain Laurel District Meeting 2019

~Contact: Teresa Walker 606-309-3462 | Mountain Laurel District
~What: Convention
~When: Sat 26 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Eastern Time)

The 2019 Mountain Laurel District Meeting will be held in London KY.

Please see page 9 in the September 2019 issue of The Bulletin for more information.

Club Meeting

Holiday Flower Arranging

~Contact: 270-813-0276 franklinKYgardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Simpson County Literacy Center, Franklin Kentucky
~When: Mon 4 Nov 2019 (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Central Time)

Think flower arranging is beyond your ability? You’ll have your mind changed when you join master flower stylist Jerri Tarpley as she teaches us some simple rules for arranging flower arrangement for your holiday table using floral components available to anyone. Wow your guests when they ask, “Who did your arrangement?”

Free! Everyone is welcome.

The Franklin Garden Club hosts evening meetings on 1st Mondays (except in June and December) at the Simpson County Literacy Center, 231 S. College Street, Franklin KY.

Special Event

Blue Star Marker Unveiling and Dedication

~Contact: Susan Throneberry 270 781-0000 sthroneberry1@gmail.com | Two Creeks GC
~What: Special Event
~Where: Phil Moore Park, Alvaton Kentucky
~When: Fri 8 Nov 2019 (10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Central Time)

Blue Star Invite 2019

Two Creeks Garden Club, a member of The Garden Club of Kentucky, Inc. and National Garden Clubs, Inc., cordially invites you to attend the

Unveiling and Dedication of their

Blue page1image12422816StarMemorial Marker

…a tribute to the Armed Forces who have defended the United States of America

Reception immediately following ceremony.

LOCATION

Phil Moore Park, 7101 Scottsville Road
Alvaton, KY 42122
DATE

Friday, November 8, 2019
10:30 CST

For more information:
Contact Susan Throneberry sthroneberry1@gmail.com 270 781-0000

Workday

Invasive Plant Field Day

~Contact: Amelia Hulth 859-384-3522 amelia.hulth@ky.gov | GCKY Info
~What: Workday
~Where: Big Bone Lick Historic Site, Union Kentucky
~When: Sat 9 Nov 2019 (9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Eastern Time)

Invasive Plant Pull Flyer

Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

  1. If you have the time, please consider volunteering your time to assist with the invasive plant removals
  2. Regardless of whether you can or cannot make it, please share the attached flyer on any of your social media platforms or list servs of volunteers that you think may be interested in attending/helping

Special Event

Blue Star Marker and Veteran Plaza Dedication

~Contact: Franklin 301-247-3503 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Special Event
~Where: Franklin Post Office, Franklin Kentucky
~When: Mon 11 Nov 2019 (11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Central Time)

Everyone is welcome to attend the Dedication Ceremony for the Veteran Plaza and the Blue Star Marker at the Franklin Post Office.

Club Meeting

Winter Creeper is Coming

~Contact: 3012473503 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Cornerstone Building, Franklin KY
~When: Wed 20 Nov 2019 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The Franklin Garden Club meets on 3rd Wednesdays at the Cornerstone Building in Franklin. Our program begins at 1:00 and the social time starts at 12:30, so come early for food, fellowship, and fun!

Club Meeting

Franklin GC Holiday Party

~Contact: 3012473503 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~When: Sat 7 Dec 2019 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The Franklin Garden Club will celebrate the holidays with a social gathering. Location TBD

2020

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Deadline

Deadline for GCKY Bulletin

~Contact: | Ann Fiel
~What: Deadline
~When: Wed 1 Jan 2020

Please send information, articles, and pictures to Ann Fiel (gckyann@fiel.com), editor of the GCKY Bulletin.

Club Meeting

Got Maple Trees? Make Your Own Maple Syrup

~Contact: 270-813-0276 franklinKYgardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Simpson County Literacy Center, Franklin Kentucky
~When: Mon 6 Jan 2020 (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Central Time)

If you have access to maple trees, with a very small investment in equipment you can make your own maple syrup that rivals Vermont’s in taste and quality. Join Gary Spradlin as he walks you through the simple steps to tapping your trees and making your own maple syrup. His process would make a great neighborhood or family project that you can experience starting in February if you wish, or visit Gary at his farm when he starts boiling down the syrup.

Free! Everyone is welcome.

The Franklin Garden Club hosts evening meetings on 1st Mondays (except in June and December) at the Simpson County Literacy Center, 231 S. College Street, Franklin KY.

Club Meeting

Franklin GC Day Meeting

~Contact: 3012473503 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Cornerstone Building, Franklin KY
~When: Wed 15 Jan 2020 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The Franklin Garden Club meets on 3rd Wednesdays at the Cornerstone Building in Franklin. Our program begins at 1:00 and the social time starts at 12:30, so come early for food, fellowship, and fun!

Club Meeting

Master Gardeners: A Conversation with the Community

~Contact: 270-813-0276 franklinKYgardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Simpson County Literacy Center, Franklin Kentucky
~When: Mon 3 Feb 2020 (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Central Time)

Join master gardeners from the Franklin Garden Club for conversation and appetizers as we discuss garden questions and concerns. Whether you are an absolute beginner or an advanced gardener, or any skill level in-between, we’d love to have a conversation with community members who want to know more about growing gardens indoors or out. If we don’t know answers to your questions, we’ll make sure we help you find them.

Free! Everyone is welcome.

The Franklin Garden Club hosts evening meetings on 1st Mondays (except in June and December) at the Simpson County Literacy Center, 231 S. College Street, Franklin KY.

Club Meeting

Franklin GC Day Meeting

~Contact: 3012473503 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Cornerstone Building, Franklin KY
~When: Wed 19 Feb 2020 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The Franklin Garden Club meets on 3rd Wednesdays at the Cornerstone Building in Franklin. Our program begins at 1:00 and the social time starts at 12:30, so come early for food, fellowship, and fun!

NGC Flower Show School

Flower Show School II

~Contact: Carol Ullerich 270-564-7592 kentina@copper.net | Kentucky Council of Nationally Accredited Flower Show Judges
~What: NGC Flower Show School
~When: Sun 1 Mar 2020 – Tue 3 Mar 2020 (All Day Eastern Time)

Location TBA.
Design Instructor Trece Chancellor

You do not need to become a Judge in order to take any/all of these courses.
Courses III and IV may be counted as a Refresher for judges for needed.

Club Meeting

Making Garden Pretties for your Table

~Contact: 270-813-0276 franklinKYgardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Simpson County Literacy Center, Franklin Kentucky
~When: Mon 2 Mar 2020 (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Central Time)

Master craftswoman Rita Hartsock has a beautiful idea for your spring table or summer garden party. Join us as she teaches us how to make adorable napkin rings out of miniature clay pots.

You’ll want to invite your friends over for a tea after you see these little perfections.

Free! Everyone is welcome.

The Franklin Garden Club hosts evening meetings on 1st Mondays (except in June and December) at the Simpson County Literacy Center, 231 S. College Street, Franklin KY.

Club Meeting

Franklin GC Spring Luncheon 2020

~Contact: 3012473503 franklinkygardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Cornerstone Building, Franklin KY
~When: Wed 18 Mar 2020 (12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time)

The Franklin Garden Club meets on 3rd Wednesdays at the Cornerstone Building in Franklin. Our luncheon begins at noon and the annual review and meeting start at 1:00

Club Meeting

Franklin GC Evening Program

~Contact: 270-813-0276 franklinKYgardenclub@gmail.com | Franklin Garden Club https://www.facebook.com/franklinkygardenclub/
~What: Club Meeting
~Where: Simpson County Literacy Center, Franklin Kentucky
~When: Mon 6 Apr 2020 (6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Central Time)

Topic will be announced.

Free! Everyone is welcome.

The Franklin Garden Club hosts evening meetings on 1st Mondays (except in June and December) at the Simpson County Literacy Center, 231 S. College Street, Franklin KY.

NGC Flower Show School

Flower Show School III

~Contact: Carol Ullerick 270-564-7592 kentina@copper.net | Kentucky Council of Nationally Accredited Flower Show Judges
~What: NGC Flower Show School
~Where: Yew Dell Gardens, Crestwood Kentucky
~When: Thu 25 Jun 2020 – Sat 27 Jun 2020 (All Day Eastern Time)

Yew Dell Gardens
Design Instructor Madelyn Hucker, design type: creative.
Horticulture Instructor Darlene Newell, specimens, ferns and hostas.

You do not need to become a Judge in order to take any/all of these courses.
Courses III and IV may be counted as a Refresher for judges for needed.

NGC Flower Show School

Flower Show School IV

~Contact: Carol Ullerich 270-564-7592 kentina@copper.net | Kentucky Council of Nationally Accredited Flower Show Judges
~What: NGC Flower Show School
~When: Thu 25 Jun 2020 – Sat 27 Jun 2020 (All Day Eastern Time)

In Frankfort, location TBA
Design Instructor: Janice Hamlin, Design Type- various and detailed.
Horticulture Instructor: David Robson, specimens: Orchids and Holly

You do not need to become a Judge in order to take any/all of these courses.
Courses III and IV may be counted as a Refresher for judges for needed.
270-564-7592 kentina@copper.net Carol Ullerich

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