2015 – 2016 Club Program Calendar


Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Garland Farm; parking will be at 475 Bayview Drive, Bar Harbor. “Amazing Succulents” presented by Hannah Todd, Co-Owner Brick House Succulents of Etna.

Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Birch Bay Village, Bar Harbor. “Backyard Bird Feeding” program presented by Ruth Grierson. Ruth is a well known local naturalist who writes a weekly nature column for the Mount Desert Islander newspaper.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015, GCFM Fall Conference at the Augusta Civic Center.

Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Birch Bay Village, Bar Harbor. “All the Buzz about Bees” presented by Barbara Longstaff, GCFM Horticulture Chair.

Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 5:30 PM at the Neighborhood House, Northeast Harbor. “Christmas Holiday Pot Luck Supperis open to members and guests. Entertainment by The Kelley Farm Five Band.

Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Birch Bay Village, Bar Harbor. “Pruning for the Home Landscape: Trees and Shrubs” presented by Marjorie Peronto, Author and Extension Professor at the University of Maine.

Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Somesville Fire Station, Somesville. Roxane Scherer will assist members in creating Valentines for residents of Bar Harbor Nursing Homes.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Birch Bay Village, Bar Harbor. “Culinary and Medicinal Herbs in the Garden & Landscape” presented by Brighid Doherty, Landscaper-Herbalist-Gardner.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Somesville Fire Station, Somesville. “Hands-on Flower Arranging: Arrangements in a Square Container” presented by Club member Lindy Stretch.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 Annual Meeting Luncheon from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Kebo Valley Club, Bar Harbor. “Land Art — Artistic Expression, Nature and Creativity for Maine Gardens” presented by keynote speaker Bruce John Riddell, Landscape Architect.