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Meetings

Tuesday Novemeber 21, 2023 7pm Doors Open 6:30pm
'Winter Birch Wreath Workshop' with Scott Turner
Cannington Baptist Church, 60 Cameron St. W. Cannington

CHS Workshops are known for their creative and unique projects - this year's workshop fits the bill! Scott Turner, expert floral designer, will lead the group through the steps of building a frame-work of birch branchs and then decortating with seasonal greenery, cones etc to create a unique and beautiful holiday wreath. Participants will not only learn the skills to create it but make their own wreath to take home!

All materials provided, participants should bring their own clippers and gloves.

CHS Member Price: $45. Non-member price: $60. SORRY THIS WORKSHOP IS FULLY BOOKED.

Doors open 6:30pm

Mark your calendars! December 4, 2023

CHS Annual General Meeting, Photo Show + Awards Presentation will take place December 4, 2023 at 7pm. Cannington Baptist Church. All members are invited to attend for a evening of fellowship, refreshments, and review of the our season's highlights. Photo Show, Year end awards, election of the new volunteer board and club business will take place. Don't miss this evening to enjoy all CHS has accomplished in 2023.

 

Also featuring...live music by Claira, refreshments -featuring needlepoint decorated cookies by Eva and fancy buttertarts by Alana, doors prizes and more! 

Special festive demo with Mike Gibbs, Mike Gibbs Floral Design - this creation will become one of several featured door prizes to be awarded at the end of the event! Don't miss out!

In the spirit of the season - please consider bringing an unwrapped gift for a senior. All donations will be delivered to residents of the Bon Air Senior Home in Cannington.

Note: Photo Entries may be submitted for the AGM Photo Show at the November Workshop Meeting. See CHS Yearbook for details and classes.
 


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2023 Meeting Schedule 

 

March 25   Seedy Saturday - Co-Hosted by Beaverton, Cannington and Georgina-Brock Pefferlaw Lions Hall 9-2pm

March 27   'Ontario Forests...Under Pressure' with Richard Dickinson

April 22     Earth Day - help our planet - clean up your community from litter and garbage

April  24   'Modern Gardenscape: Growing With Soil & Plant Ecosystems'  with Mary Beerman + Flower Show 

April 29    District 17 AGM - 'Embracing Biodiversity - a world of variety for the Future'

                   Special Guest Speakers: Lorraine Johnson and Jillian Bishop. Flower and Photography Show,

                  Youth Guest: Morgan's Monarchs.  

                   Tickets: Adults $30.  Youth $20. Preregister to attend. Location: St. Paul's Leaskdale Church, Leaskdale. 

                                         

May 27      Annual Plant Sale  Brock 2020 Gardens, 199 Laidlaw St. North, Cannington 9am to 2pm Open to the public

          Donations from your garden welcomed -please drop off prior to sale at above location -set up Friday.

May 29   'Growing Food...Home Gardening'  with Alana Cawker + Youth 'Bee the Change-Plant Natives' Garden Challenge Info                   and registeration + Flower Show

                 CHS Membership 'Gift' -special gift to all CHS  registered members - must pick up in person, one per membership.

June 22    Peony Daze II Field Tour at Hedgerow Farm, Tickets for event on sale in May

June 26    'The Value of Conceptual Design' with Neil Turnbull - Landscape Architect

                   CHS Membership 'Gift' -special gift to all CHS  registered members - must pick up in person, one per membership.

                   Flower and Photo Show

                   Youth Sensory Garden Challenge "Bee the Change-Plant Natives" Get signed up tonight!

                   Youth Nature Walk signup   

July 8        Brock's Botanical Garden Tour  - eight exclusive private gardens on tour. Get your tickets now! See Special Events                        page for more details

July 20      Native Plants for Wildlife Walk  - with Richard Dickinson CHS Youth Member Only Event 

September 25   'Blooms for Butterflies' with Anna Mizyn + Flower Show and Youth Summer Challenge Awards

October 4   Youth Event: Buzzing Bee's Adventure Farm Tour -open to CHS Youth Members -see Special Events page

October 30   'Insects- the Good, the Bad & the Beautiful'  with Lydia Wong + Flower Show

November 21   Workshop: Winter Birch Wreath with Scott Turner

                            Pre-registration required + material fee.  Limited spots.

                              NOTE: Photo entries due tonight - will be presented at Annual General Meeting in December. 

December 4    CHS Annual General Meeting, Photo Show and Year End Awards - Live music, festive refreshments, door                                        prizes! Not to be missed!

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