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2017 Event Calendar

April 11, 2017

Jack Olson presenting ‘How to Grow Rhododendrons from Seed.’

6:30pm at Campbell Community Center, 155 High Street, Eugene, OR

April 13  

Plants, People & Pizza get together at Jack Olson’s Rocky Knoll Farm 3-5pm 84953 Renagade Lane, Fall Creek, OR

April 15 & 29 & May 13, 2017

O. Howard Hindsdale Garden Open 10 to 2pm


April 27-30, 2017

ARS Annual International Convention in Eureka, California

Hosted by The ARS Eureka  Chapter

May 6, 2017

ARS Eugene Chapter, Spring Rhododendron Show & Awards Banquet- 3:00-9:00 Hilton Garden Inn, Springfield

Speaker - Mike Stewart - “Rhododendrons, and Their Journey to Your Garden”

May 13, 2017

WVHPG Hardy Plant Sale

Plant Sale at the Lane County Fairgrounds

9:00 am to 2:00 pm

May 20-21, 2017

Siuslaw ARS Chapter  –  110th Annual Rhododendron Festival Show

July 8, 2017

Picnic in Bandon

Joint picnic with the Southwest Chapter of ARS

At the home of Jack & Wanda Hackett at 12pm

57131 Fuller Rd, Bandon, OR 97477


September 17, 2017

Member Picnic

At Hendrick’s Park in the Pavilion. The time is 11am to 5pm

Chapter Meeting - Time & Place

• Chapter Meetings are at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month from October to March, unless otherwise specified. The location is at the Campbell Community Center, 155 High Street in Eugene. The public is invited to join us at no charge.

• In 2017, we will have the annual Spring Rhododendron Show and Awards Banquet in May, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 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 ARS

   P.O. Box 7704

   Springfeld, OR 97475


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