Meetings/Events Schedule

2020 Meetings and Events 


The Bethlehem Garden Club meets on the second Wednesday of each month in the Bethlehem Public Library Community Room. Guests and new members are always welcomed at our monthly meetings. Just show up to determine if the club is right for you. Please arrive at 12:45 PM to sign in and enjoy the hospitality social. Meetings begin at 1:00 PM sharp unless otherwise noted. Members, please wear your name tags to all garden club events. The meeting calendar is based upon the budgetary year from July 1-June 30 of each year. Check back for newly scheduled meetings and activities.

2020 Meetings and Events Schedule

Feb 12, 2020

Bethlehem Public Library (BPL)

Is This A Weed?

12:45 - 2:45 PM. When is a plant a weed and what do we do about it? Connie Metcalf and Martie Teumim will explore these questions. We will talk about identifying weeds in our gardens and in public places like our Bethlehem Garden Club gardens as well as prevention and removal of unwanted plants.

Mar 11, 2020


"Flower Camp"

12:45 - 2:45 PM. Jean Dearstyne will be returning for another "Flower Camp" Workshop. Everyone who participated last year had a great time so we wanted to have her back. Welcome spring with a touch of St. Patrick's Day thrown in for good measure. 20 members can participate, the cost is $10 and Jean provides everything needed. Please bring a box to carry your arrangement home safely.

Feb 29, 2020

Philadelphia International Flower Show

2/29/20 - 3/8/20

Mar 10, 2020

Boston Flower and Garden Show

3/10/20 - 3/15/20

Capital District Garden and Flower Show

3/27/20 - 3/29/20

Apr 08, 2020


The Peony

12:40 - 2:45 PM David Weinreb, homeowner on last year's Garden Tour, will lead a lecture of beautiful "Peony."

May 13, 2020


15th Annual Art in Bloom - starring Vincent Van Gogh and YOU

12:45 - 2:45 PM. ART IN BLOOM: You know Van Gogh's flower and landscape paintings. This year members have an opportunity to interpret their favorite Van Gogh in flowers. Small prints will be handed out at the April meeting - you may pick your own favorite to create a floral tribute. Use the colors, lines, feelings of the art to create your own floral Vincent Van Gogh. Not a mirror, but a mood.

Addition: Send photos via email of the special places in your garden. Close-up shots, broad vista scapes, "special plants." Add a brief description if you want - 10 words or less per photo. These will be incorporated into a slide show playing during the meeting. Send photos of the special places in your garden via email to Marcy Corneil by May 1.

May 25, 2020

Meeting sight TBD

Memorial Day Parade

Members please join us to march in the annual Memorial Day Parade. Time and meeting place to be announced.

BGC Garden Tour

Everyone is needed for the one-day-a-year day-long fundraiser for our Community Missions.

Jun 17, 2020

Time and Location TBD

Executive Committee & Standing Committee Meeting

Celebrating our fiscal year end with a delicious pot luck luncheon followed by Program Planning for the coming year.

Jun 30, 2020

Date, Time, Place TBD

BGC Annual Day Trip

Date, time and place not yet known.

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Bethlehem Garden Club

P.O. Box 485

Delmar, NY 12054

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