Events

2017

November 9
“Annual Holiday Luncheon and Fundraiser”
We will have our usual fabulous raffle prizes, a silent auction, “Take A Chance” and we will have the wonderful Bake Sale.  There will be a program of floral designs created by a designer from Pesche’s Flowers.  The floral designs created will be raffled off at the end of the program.  At Manzo’s Banquets in Des Plaines, Ill.  Registration required.  For details, contact the club at:  desplainesgardenclub@yahoo.com

2018

 March 15 “Chicago Flower and Garden Show”
Our Club outing to the Chicago Flower and Garden Show at Navy Pier in Chicago, Ill.  Lunch will be on your own at one of the many fine restaurants on Navy Pier.  Registration is required.  For details, contact the club at:  desplainesgardenclub@yahoo.com
 May 16 “Artistic Effects in Glorious Gardens”
A presentation by Laura Mueller, a lecturer at the Art Institute of Chicago – free, but registration with the library is required – at the Des Plaines Public Library in Des Plaines, Ill.  Contact the library at 1-847-827-5551
 May 19 “Plant and Bake Sale”
Come for the plant sale, stay for the bake sale.  Our members share the treasurers from their gardens – beautiful plants at bargain prices.  And do try the examples of members’ culinary skills.  From 8:30 to 12:00 at Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E. Northwest Highway, in Des Plaines, Ill.  For information, contact the club at  desplainesgardenclub@yahoo.com
 June 14 “87th Birthday Celebration Trip”
Our annual Birthday Celebration trip this year will be to see the beautiful Rotary Botanical Gardens in Janesville, Wisconsin.  Lunch will be at Hhffrrrggh Inn.  Then we will have a bonus stop at the K&W Greenery Garden Center.
 July 12 “Annual Members’ Garden Walk”
Selected members get to show off their gorgeous gardens.  For members and invited guests only.  For information, contact the club at desplainesgardenclub@yahoo.com