You are cordially invited to attend
District III’s Annual Presidents’ Coffee, Friday, June 18
Via Zoom (details will be sent closer to the meeting)
9:30 am - Socializing & Zoom “Coffee”
10:00 am - District III Program – Jane O. Smith, Guest Speaker: “How to
Flower Designs for the District III Small Standard Flower Show.”
July 10th & 11th at Freeman Store & Museum, Vienna, VA
All District III Clubs Are Participating in This Exciting Show!
10:30 am - Each District III Club President presents a 2-minute presentation on a
topic of their Choice (see below)
11 am - Perennial Bloom Awards
11:15 am - Business Meeting
Hosted by Fairfax County Library -- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfb36jy4pCL0isB1VTg8spg.
BBC Nature on the Cicadas -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWr8fzUz-Yw
Eagle Drama at the US National Arboretum - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vw0vyhA5bCU
Ikebana International Annual Exhibit at the U.S. National
Arboretum April 10-11 and April 17-18 Outdoors
Our annual Exhibit at the U.S. National Arboretum is scheduled for two week-ends, April 10-11 and April 17-18. There will be seven large arrangements outdoors and each week we will have thirty individual arrangements done by members of each school with a short narration about the design on YouTube., which you can access by visiting our 2021 Annual Exhibit Page (https://iichapter1.com/2021-annual-exhibit/).
LET'S TALK GARDENS
Webinars from Smithsonian
Perfect Vision Virtual Flower Show
10 Virtual Garden Tours That Are Drop-Dead Gorgeous
While there’s nothing quite like the fresh smell of spring flowers, now is a great time to feast your eyes on the blooming Boboli or Monet gardens. Tons of incredible green spaces around the world are delivering their lush views online, which means you can traipse through medieval Italian flower beds, French chateaux and Hawaiian ravines from the comfort of your living room. Here, ten of the most gorgeous virtual garden tours to bring a little springtime into your home.
Read in PureWow: https://apple.news/As_5Hn7RlQYeFlTgBZd_Wug
DC Environmental Film Festival, free online films. Officially ended on March 31st, but many short films are still on their website! https://dceff.org/2020online/
New York Botanical Garden information about their Orchid Exhibit, on their Facebook page.
National Capital Area is has a YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCenSGW5BqMhwms9RCzR8P4w and members, send us photos (which we can turn into a video) and videos, from their / your own yard “tours” and, yes even past travels with your clubs. And, PLEASE subscribe to our channel.
Visit the National Capital Area Garden Club Facebook Page for daily links to interesting material, virtual tours and so much more :
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