DGC Meeting & Event CALENDAR 2021-2022
Due to COVID-19 our regular monthly meetings in our prior year (2020-2021) were cancelled until April 2021. We are now meeting again in person. Our meetings will be held at the Cambridge Yacht Club (CYC) unless noted otherwise.
OUTDOOR Meetings in mid 2021
Due to COVID19 restrictions in the state of Maryland, our first two meetings were held outdoors.
Friday, April 9, 2021: Outdoor mtg at
Gerry Boyle Great Marsh Park
Friday, May 14, 2021: Outdoor mtg at
Gerry Boyle Great Marsh Park.
Friday, June 4th, 2021 was our Annual Picnic (June 11th, our regular meeting date is the week of Eagle Man and traffic here will be unpredictable with road closures, etc.). Helen and Jack Saum graciously volunteered to host at their residence.--see two photos below
June 5-13 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show "Habitat, Nature's Masterpiece" Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, Philadelphia, PA
Monday, June 7th Trip to ‘Smokey Cat’ Lavender Farm, 5090 Long Swamp Road, Federalsburg, MD. We carpooled and met in the parking lot at the old ‘SAV-A-LOT, Grocery store between Cedar St and Crusader St off of Route 50. Meet at 11.45 am. Leaving at promptly at 12 Noon. We packed our own Brown Bag Lunch and the club supplied drinks.
June 8th Celebrate National Garden Week with a Garden Tour at the Cylburn Arboretum
June 11th FGCMD Virtual Book Club Meeting at 1:00 PM via Zoom. Selection: "The Language of Flowers" by Vanessa Diffenbach Contact Carolynyb28@gmail.com 11 District II Executive Board Meeting
Friday, July 9th, 2021 – Our first in person meeting for 2021-2022 at the Dorchester Yacht Club (DYC).
August 2021 - No Meeting
September 2021 Events and Programs:
Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 : Cambridge Yacht Club, Monthly Meeting
"Microgreens in the Kitchen," presented by
Assistant District Director and
Oxford GC member, Terry Holman.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 : "Books in Bloom," a Small Standard Flower Show presented by the Green-walled Garden Club (District V) to be held at the Holly Hills Country Club in Jamsville, MD.
October 2021 Events and Programs:
Wednesday, October 6, 2021: District 1 Semi-Annual Meeting. Hosted by DGC. Details to follow. Will either be in-person (with masks, social distancing and proof o vaccination) . This is a ZOOM virtual meeting (invitations sent to members only).
Saturday, October 9, 2021: Garden Tours of Local Private Gardens (for DGC Members only). Take a walking tour of members' and friends' gardens in Cambridge from 10 am to 2 pm. Tour is free, but open to members only.
However, we are accepting DONATIONS for the DGC Scholarship Fund.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 STAR MARKER DEDICATION CEREMONY at Veteran's Cemetery - tentative
Friday, Oct 15, 2021: Cambridge Yacht Club , Monthly Meeting
(changed from Oct 8, 2021)
"Robins Nest: preparing the Garden for Winter", presented by Ken Morgan
November 2021 Events and Programs:
November 12, 2021: Cambridge Yacht Club, Monthly Meeting
"Tablescapes, Table for One - Plus a Guest Designer"
Presented by Judy Slaughter.
December 2021 Events and Programs:
Thursday, December 2, 2021: "Holiday on the Choptank" Gala
at Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa & Marina ;
the doors open at 9:00 am;
View prelim info on the Dec 2021 tab (see tabs on right side)
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Tickets: $45 DGC Member; $50 Guest.
The Chorus of Dorchester will present a Holiday Concert
Sue Betz – Christmas Ikebana and Sogetsu
Thursday, December 7, 2021: Wreath Making Workshop at Zion UMC
Starting at 9:00 AM
January, 2022 - No Meeting
February and March 2022 Events and Programs:
Friday, February 11, 2022: Cambridge Yacht Club, Monthly Meeting
"Tree trimming and Pruning" by Zack Richardson, Bartlett Trees
Friday, March 11, 2022: Cambridge Yacht Club, Monthly Meeting
"Native Plants, Wildlife, and Bay-wise Practice" by Mikaela Boley
** Way in Advance Notice for 2022 **
District I will be hosting a Standard Flower Show on September 23-24, 2022 at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills. The show will likely have a fall harvest theme, but an 'official title' has yet to be announced.