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2018 Event Calendar

December 20, 2017

Chapter Meeting 5:30 p.m.

Holiday Potluck Dinner & Member slides at The Springs at Greer Gardens

January 17, 2018

Chapter Meeting 7p.m.  

Maria Stewart – Indumentum on Rhododendrons

February 21,2018

Chapter Meeting 7p.m.

Steve Hootman – Topic TBA

March 14, 2018

Chapter Meeting 7p.m.

John Weagle from the Atlantic Rhododendron Society

175 Years of Rhododendrons in Nova Scotia

(PLEASE NOTE - This is the SECOND Wednesday, NOT the THIRD Wednesday)

April 18, 2018

Chapter Meeting 7p.m.

John Stevens & Steve McCormick – Rhododendrons of Chile

May 5, 2018 Flower Show and Banquet

May 12, 2018 (note corrected date)

Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Sale @ Eugene Fairgrounds

June 3, 2018 Spring Picnic at Hendricks Park

Pre-Meeting Dinner RSVP

Please contact Harold Greer by phone at 541-554-2342 or by e-mail at, so that

Harold can let the staff at The Springs know how many will be in our party.

Please mark your calendar with the new meeting date and location.

The Springs at Greer Gardens, 1282 Goodpasture Island Rd, Eugene, Oregon

Chapter Meeting - Time & Place

• Chapter Meetings are at 7p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month from October to March, unless otherwise specified. The location is - The Springs at Greer Gardens located at 1282 Goodpasture Island Road, Eugene, OR

 The public is invited to join us at no charge.

• In 2018, we will have the annual Spring Rhododendron Show and Awards Banquet in May, to display what is blooming in our gardens. The show is informally judged by members. Dinner, a program, and a plant auction follows.

• Chapter picnics are held in June and September, usually at a member's home.

Chapter Membership

ARS Membership Benefits include:

• the monthly chapter newsletter

•the quarterly ARS Journal

•informative & interesting programs

•help in growing rhododendrons successfully

•wonderful social activities & picnics

•visits to private and public gardens

•access to plants & cuttings

Annual Regular Membership is $40

Contact Information:

Eugene Chapter
American Rhododendron Society
PO Box 50004
Eugene OR 97405


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