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2022-23 MONTHLY MEETINGS, PROGRAMS & WORKSHOPS

SEPTEMBER 26, 2022      (You should be drying your flowers during the summer months)
1:00 PM -    Program - PSL Historical Society film "City for all Ages" w/Mary Dodge.
2 - 2:30  -    Hospitality
2:30 PM -   
Business Meeting
3:15 PM -   Workshop - "Pressing Business" - Yearbook covers with pressed flowers
                   (Paste dried flowers on the front and back covers, laminate the covers, and put the book
                   pages inside. Don't worry - someone will laminate for you and staple in the pages!)

OCTOBER 1, 2022 (Fundraiser) Community Yard Sale  'Junk-in-the-Trunk' - 8am to 1pm
                          Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens - donations needed.  Drop off of donations for the sale
                   either Friday, Sept. 30th at the Gardens between 3 and 4pm or October 1 between 7 and
                   8am at the sale.

OCTOBER 24, 2022            
1:00 PM - Program -
"Good Bugs/Bad Bugs in the Garden" w/Kate Rotindo, St. Lucie County Extension
2 - 2:30Hospitality
2:30 PM - Business Meeting
3:15 PM - Workshop - Succulent Planters being led by Elaine Minga. Please bring small container, no larger than 6 inches diameter, preferably terra cotta with a base.
                                   

NOVEMBER 9, 2022 (Fundraiser)
7:30 - 9:00 PM - Bat Stroll in the Gardens w/ Ken Geoli, St. Lucie County Extension. Call Joleen King,
                772-337-0223 for reservations and tickets; $20 per person.
                                        
NOVEMBER 28, 2022 
1:00 PM - Program - Holiday Floral Arrangement for the Home w/Stephanie A-G
                 (Reservations to participate due by November 14th - contact Elaine Minga, 804-316-3706.
2:00 PMHospitality
2:30 PM -  Business Meeting

3:15 PM - Workshop - Floral Arranging, Stephanie Alessandrini-Giaraffa will instruct us on how to make
a holiday arrangement that will last through the Holidays.  RSVP is required, so that we do not overbuy
on greens and flowers.  Please contact Elaine at elaineminga48@gmail.com by November 14th.  Materials will be provided for you free of charge.  Please bring clippers, gloves and any holiday ornaments you wish to include in your arrangement to take home.

DECEMBER 6, 2022 (Tuesday)  Bus Trip to BOK Tower Gardens, Lake Wales. Cost - $55.  Bus leaves
                 at 7:30am from PSLBG Parking Lot.  Pack your lunch and snacks, or Food Service is
                 available at their veranda at BOK Tower.  Non-members welcome.  Admission includes a
                 self-guided tour of the Pinewood Estate Historic Home decorated to the max for the holidays.
                 Return bus trip leaves at 3pm.  For tickets, Joleen King, 772-337-0223 or
                 strking@reagan.com, or info, Illona Christie, 772-812-0768.                      


JANUARY 20, 2023 (Friday)
                 ARBOR DAY tree planting at 11am at Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens

JANUARY 23, 2023
1:00 PM - Program -
"Creating a Thriving Pollinator Garden" w/C. J. McCartney
2:00PM  - Hospitality

2:30 PM - Business Meeting

3:15PM - Workshop - Butterfly plant demo to PSLBG Butterfly Garden. 
 
 
FEBRUARY 27, 2023   
1:00PM - Program -
"The Artist's Eye for Garden Color" w/Joyce Rosselli
2:00PM - Hospitality

2:30PM - Business Meeting
3:15PM - Workshop - Slow Release fertilizer sachets for potted plants w/Joleen King          

MARCH 2023 - Spring Bus Trip (Fundraiser)
              
TBA
                
APRIL 24, 2023
11:30AM - Location:  TBA

                        
MAY 22, 2023
1:00PM - 
Business Meeting
2:00PM - Program/Workshop - Making floral arrangements for "National Garden Week", June 5 - 11. You will need to bring small clippers or a really sharp knife.  (Reservations to participate due by May 15 - Contact Elaine Minga, 804-316-3706)
2:45PM - Hospitality




SUMMER 2022
OUT & ABOUTS


JUNE 22, 2022  -  Wednesday, 9:00 am - Florida Oceanographic Center guided tour, 890 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996

Cost: $20 cash to Elaine upon arrival. as one single payment is required.
Minimum 15 people(we need 15 people to qualify for a tour).  You are welcome to bring a friend/friends.

Program:
9am - Tour of Coastal Center with Zack Jud
10:30 - Public ray feeding center
11:00 - Public gamefish/environmental issues program
11:30 - Public sea turtle program

Lunch:
     The "The Drift" located in the Hutchinson Island Resort & Spa, 3793 NE Ocean Blvd., Jensen
     Beach, FL 34957.  Picnic tables are available at the Oceanographic Ctr. if you prefer to bring lunch.

Members will need to contact Elaine Minga elaineminga48@gmail.com or text or call  804-316-3706 with your reservation.

Please arrange your own car pooling.  Meet at PSLBG or meet you there.


JULY 26, 2022 - CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF INTEREST.  Tuesday, Depart 10:15am - Loggerhead Marinelife Center, 14200 US-1, Juno Beach, FL 33408

Cost: Donation

Meeting Place: Olive Garden Tradition 10221 SW Meeting St, Port St Lucie, FL
34987 or you may meet us there: 14200 US-1, Juno Beach, FL 33408
Time: 10am, Depart Promptly at 10:15 am

Private Tour at 12 noon depending on number of members attending.  Feel free to bring a friend.

Lunch: Juno Beach Fish House 13980 US-1, Juno Beach, FL 33408
Note: If your car group would like to eat elsewhere of course feel free to do so.

Members will need to contact Elaine Minga elaineminga48@gmail.com or text or call  804-316-3706 with your reservation.

AUGUST 22, 2022 - CANCELLED DUE TO RENOVATIONS AT POPSTROKE.  Monday, 10am, PopStroke at Tradition, 11070 SW Village Blvd., Port St. Lucie, FL 34987 (beside Recovery Sports Bar and Grill)

Cost:  $11+ tax - Senior Monday.  We will draw for foursome teams; a prize will be presented to the winning team with the lowest cumulative score.  If you do not wish to play Putt Putt golf, you can still meet us for lunch in the bar/restaurant around noon.  Food and drink is available while you are playing or afterward in the restaurant.  As always, feel free to bring a friend.

Members will need to contact Karen York, karenyork54@yahoo.com, 347-673-9656, or Darlene Enzian, denzian@gmail.com,
315-408-8443,  with your reservation.



2021-23:  For any changes, additions or deletions, contact Webmaster, Darlene Enzian, denzian@gmail.com, 315-408-8443.