At 11:30 am, an annual buffet luncheon and business meeting will be held for members. The location is to be announced.
A bus trip to the Conservancy Garden in Central Park, and the Highline, an elevated railroad park in NYC will leave Frelinghuysen Arboretum at 8:30 am and return at approximately 5:00 pm. Docent led tours will be provided. Bting a bag lunch to be enjoyed at the Loggia, an outdoor area at the Conservency Carden.
Ticket sales to be announced.
A regular meeting will be held at 11:30 am. At 1:00, art historian, Janet Mandel will present a talk on "Tempestuous Beauty: Artists Inspired by Flowers and Gardens." The talk will feature an array of images from many periods in history, reminding us why flowers and gardens give us hope, nourish our souls and elicit pleasure and happiness.
9:30 am, "Lily Day." A garden club member will open up their home and garden to enjoy a morning of fun. Members are asked to bring an unwanted treasure to be auctioned off to each other. Proceeds will be used to support club service projects.
Brunch will be provided by the hospitality committee.
11:30 am, A new year begins with a 'welcome back' meeting held at a member's home. Afterwards, members will enjoy sharing their gardening expertise with an annual plant exchange. Each member will presemt a plant labeled with care information, and common and botanical name. Numbers are drawn to begin the plant selection.
Bring a bag lunch. Desserts and beverages will be provided by the hospitality committee.