GCFM and National Garden Club Events

Marshfield Fair & South Shore District Flower Show
Dates: Aug 16-25
Time: Every Day from 12 Noon – 10 P.M.
Cost:  Admission: $10.00 Children Ages 6 & Under Free
Location: Agriculture Hall, Marshfield Fair Grounds, 140 Main Street Marshfield, MA

An annual event since 1867! Many floral and horticultural exhibits and a flower show too!


GCFM Board of Directors meeting
Date:   Sept 4, 2019
Time:  10:30 am
Place: St. Brigid’s Parish, 2001 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA


GCC board meeting
Date:  Sept 5, 2019
Time:  10:30 AM
Place:  Panera, 197 Boston Post Road West, Marlborough, MA


South Central District Coffee
Date:  Mon Sept 16, 2019
Time:  10:00 am


NGC Fall Board Meeting
Dates:  Setp 17-19
Place:  St. Louis, MO


Back to Basics
Dates:  Sept 23, 2019, Nov 4, 2019 and Feb 3, 2020 (Feb 4, 2020 snow date)
Place: St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 320 Boston Post Road, Weston, MA


Judges Council
Date:  Sept 27, 2019
Place: Elm Bank, 900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA


Fuller Brook Native Plant Walking Tour, Wellesley
Date:  Oct 1, 2019


Deadline for 501(c) 3 renewals
Date:  Oct 1, 2019


GCFM Board Meeting
Date:  Oct 2, 2019
Time:  10:30 am
Place: Elm Bank, 900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA


Horticulture Morning
Date:  Oct 3, 2019
Time:  10:30 am
Place:  TBD


Topsfield Fair Flower Show
Dates:  Oct 4-14, 2019
Place:  Topsfield Fairgrounds, 207 Boston Street, Topsfield, MA


GCC lecture on Ornamental Grasses
Date:  Oct 8, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM
Place:  Weston Nurseries, 160 Pine Hill Road, Chelmsford, MA


Deadline for Yearbooks to Federation office (3 copies)
Date:  Oct 15, 2019


Flower Show School
Date:  Oct 15-18, 2019
Place:
Doubletree Hilton, 11 Beaver Street, Milford, MA


GCFM Flower Show School Course I – Growing, Staging, Exhibiting and Judging
Dates and Times: Wed Oct 16, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thurs Oct 17, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri Oct 18, 8:30- 12:00 Noon
Location: Double Tree by Hilton, 11 Beaver Street, Milford, MA


Landscape Design School Series 16: Course 2
Dates and Times: Thurs Oct 24, 8:45 AM. – 3:30 PM
Fri Oct 25. 8:45 AM – 3:30 PM
Exam: Fri, Oct 25, 4:00-6:00 PM
Location: St. Brigid’s Keilty Hall, 2001 Massachusetts Avenue Lexington, MA


Designing Workshops
Dates: Tuesdays: October 22, 2019, April 7, 2020, and May 19, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM – 12 noon
Location: Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Hunnewell Building, 900 Washington Street (Route 16), Wellesley, MA
Cost: $145 for materials and instruction for 3 workshops


New England Garden Clubs Annual Meeting, Woodstock, VT
Dates:  Oct 28-29, 2019


GCFM FALL CONFERENCE
Date:  Oct 30, 2019
Place: Dedham Hilton, 25 Allied Drive, Dedham, MA 02026


Advisory Council Meeting
Date:  Nov 6, 2019
Place: GCFM Office, 
400 Fifth Avenue, Suite 110, Waltham, MA


Deadline IRS and State filing
Date:  Nov 15, 2019


Deadline for Award applications & Poetry & Essay contests
Date:  Dec 1, 2019


GCFM Board of Directors Meeting
Date:  Dec 4, 2019
Time:  10:30 am
Place:  St. Brigid’s, 2001 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA


GCC Board Mtg.
Date:  Jan 8, 2020
Time:10:30 AM
Place: Panera, Westford, 2 Cornerstone Square, Westford, MA


Executive Session
Date:  Jan 15, 2020
Place: GCFM Office, 400 Fifth Avenue, Suite 110, Waltham, MA


Judges Council
Date:  Jan 24, 2020
Place: Elm Bank, 900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA


Fun with Flowers
Date:  Jan 28, 2020
Time: 10:30 -11:30 am
Place: St. Brigid’s, 2001 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA


Executive Session
Date:  Feb 12, 2020
Place: GCFM Office, 400 Fifth Avenue, Suite 110, Waltham, MA


Deadline for college scholarship applications
Date:  March 1, 2020


GCFM Advisory Council Meeting
Date:  March 4, 2020
Time: 10:30 pm
Place: Elm Bank, 900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA


Boston Flower and Garden Show
Dates:  March 11-15, 2020
Place:  200 Seaport Boulevard, Boston


Horticulture Morning
Date:  March 12, 2020
Time: 10:30 am
Place: Elm Bank, 900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA


Programs Workshops
Dates and Place: March 19 @ Tower Hill, 11 French Drive, Boylston, MA
Dates and Place: March 24@ Elm Bank, 900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA


Designing a Native Plant Garden
Date:  March 26, 2020
Place:  Elm Bank, 900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA


GCFM Board of Directors Meeting
Date:  April 1, 2020
Time: 10:30 am
Place: St. Brigid’s, 2001 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA


Gardening Study School
Dates: April 2-3, 2020
Place: Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston, MA


GCC Board Mtg
Date:  April 3, 2020
Time: 12:30 pm
Place: Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston, MA


Judges Council
Date:  April 3, 2020
Place:  Elm Bank, 900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA


Deadline for renewing GCFM insurance
Date:  April 15, 2020


Flower Show School
Dates:  April 15-17
Place:  Doubletree by Hilton, 11 Beaver Street, Milford, MA


Environmental Workshop
Date:  April 22, 2020
Place: Elm Bank, 900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA


Earth Day
Date:  April 22, 2020


Arbor Day
Date:  April 24, 2020


Deadline for club membership dues to GCFM
Deadline for applying for Goldberg Award & Helen DeOrsay Freidberg Scholarship
Date:  May 1, 2020


Art in Bloom
Date:    Arranger’s Day ~May 1, 2020
Dates:  May 2-4, 2020
Place:  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA


Wallack Lecture
Date:   May 5, 2020
Place:
Regis College, 235 Wellesley Street, Weston, MA


GCFM Board of Directors meeting
Date:  May 6, 2020
Time: 10:30 am
Place: Elm Bank, 900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA


Horticulture Morning
Date:  May 7, 2020
Time: 10:30 AM
Place: Turkey Hill Brook Tour, Spencer


Elm Bank Flower Show
Dates:  May 8-10
Place: Elm Bank, 900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA


NGC Annual Meeting
Dates: May 12-14, 2020
Place:
Milwaukee, WI


Judges Council, Annual Meeting
Date:  May
21, 2020


National Garden Week
Dates: June 2-8, 2020


GCFM Annual Meeting
Date: June 3, 2020
Place: Dedham Hilton, 25 Allied Drive, Dedham, MA


GCC Annual Meeting
Date: June 8, 2020
Time: 11:00 am
Place: Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston, MA


GCFM Board of Directors meeting
Date:  June 10, 2020
Time: 10:30 AM


Deadline for Yearbook Directory Information
Date: June 15, 2020


Deadline: Civic & Historic Grant application, Fall Conference Awards
Date: July 1, 2020