Mother Lode Rose Society will feature a year full of rosy programs and events for 2018. Here’s quick reference list of what is planned so far:
We meet at Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Rd, Jackson CA unless otherwise noted. Monthly meetings feature a speaker on a variety of rose related topics is at 1:30 PM, raffle, and during season when roses in bloom a Little Rose Show. All are welcome.
Jan 9 at 1:30 PM – Monthly Meeting. “Roses: Myths, Legends, Scandals and Treasures” by Stephen Scanniello
Feb 5 at 1:30 PM – Monthly Meeting. “Surprise Topic” by Tom Liggett
Feb 10 from 10 AM – 12noon. Special Event. “Annual Pruning of the Senior Center Rose Garden.” Bring gloves and shears for hands-on demo. Weather permitting. Rain date Feb 4.
Feb 17 at 10 AM – Special Event. Annual Rose Auction & Fundraiser.
Mar 6 at 1:30 PM – Monthly Meeting. “New Garden Trends for 2018” by Debbie Arrington, Garden Editor of Sac Bee.
Apr 3 at 1:30 PM – Monthly Meeting. “Rose Photography” by Betty Mott.
Apr 19 Field Trip to University Park World Peace Rose Garden in Stockton.
Apr 24 Field Trip to Ellie Longanecker Private Garden, lunch at Sally Kornegay and tour of McKinley Rose Garden in Sacramento.
May 1 at 1:30 PM – Monthly Meeting. Member’s Roundtable “Member’s Share Challenges and Success in our Rose Gardens.”
Jun 5 at 1:30 PM – Monthly Meeting. MLRS Get’s Ready for Amador County Fair.
Jul 10 at 5 PM – Monthly Meeting. Note special time/date. MLRS Celebrates Our 30th Anniversary with Pizza Party, Potluck and More. Outdoors in Rose Garden.
Aug 7 at 1:30 PM – Monthly Meeting. “Modern vs. Traditional Arrangements” by Cherry Hoover.
Sep 4 at 1:30 PM – Monthly Meeting. “Preparing for the MLRS Rose Show.”
Sep 22 & Sep 23 – Special Event. Annual Rose Festival and Show “Wild West Roses.”
Oct 2 at 1:30PM – Monthly Meeting. “Historic Roses of California” by Darrell Schramm. Bonus “Biggest Little Rose Show.”
Nov 6 at 1:30 PM – Monthly Meeting. “ARS New Rose Reviews”
Dec date tba – Christmas Potluck and Installation of Officers.