Club Year: Sep - Jun
Auburn Garden Club
The club meets from September through June on the fourth Monday of each month at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1279 High Street (near the entrance to the Gold Country Fairgrounds). Meetings start at 9:00 AM sharp, with a social time from 10:00 to 10:30 AM, followed by a program. Currently scheduled programs are listed below.
2018-2019 Meeting Programs
September 24, 2018: Canning and Preserving: Earlene Eisley-Freeman, a certified UC Master Preserver, will discuss preserving produce from your garden.
October 22, 2018: Rich Colwell of Colwell Thundering Herd Ranch: The Colwell Thundering Herd Ranch was established in 1984 when Rich and Nancy Colwell returned to their childhood community and purchased property from Rich’s parents, Stan and Dorothy Colwell. Stan and Dorothy Colwell moved to Penryn in 1959 with their six children. The family home was built in the late 1800s and the land supported peach, pear, and plum orchards.
November 26, 2018: Auburn Garden Club Grants Presentations: Grant presentations and member's garden tips and questions for our own garden experts.
December tbd: Holiday Party: Our annual holiday party will be held.
January 28, 2019: Parker Stewart will Discuss Local Snakes Parker Stewart of the Effie Yeaw Nature Center will discuss the snakes local to our area. Parker has a BS in Environmental Studies from Humboldt University. He came to the EYSNC after the 2018 CARR Fire destroyed the Whiskeytown Environmental School near Redding California where he worked as a naturalist. He has a passion for educating the public about all things wilderness.
February 25, 2019: What's New in Gardening: Our annual visit from Trey Pitsenberger, owner of Golden Gecko Garden Center in Garden Valley, to get us ready for spring planting.
March 25, 2019: Robert Littlepage: Robert Littlepage is a landscape architect living and working in northern California. He worked a number of years with the United States Forest Service conducting rare plant and timber surveys and regularly hikes and photographs the mountains of California and Nevada.
April 22, 2019: Wildlife Rescue: Getting to Know Gold Country Wildlife Rescue, Greg Grimm. Gold Country Wildlife Rescue is a non-profit, volunteer organization, dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of injured and orphaned wildlife.
June tbd 2019 Installation Luncheon: Annual Installation of Officers and end-of-year luncheon at at Awful Annies' Restaurant.
The Club often schedules field trips throughout the year to various destinations in the area that are of interest to our members.
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