Program Calendar

Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 6:45 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 3717 W. Main St. in McHenry unless otherwise noted.

2018 Programs                                                                                                                      January 18 – Business meeting.                                                                                Hostesses: Marita Sension & Pat Leught                                                                                  Hospice Flowers:  Traudl Koeberlein

February 15 – Speaker:  Andy Klink (Composting at Midwest Organics & Recycling)              Hostesses:  Wanda Comin & Katie Granahan                                                                          Hospice Flowers:  Laurel Mayer & Edyta Greczek

SPECIAL EVENT – February 23 – Centegra Health Strong Women at D’Andres Banquets

March 15 – Speaker:  Prairieland Disposal Company (Recycling & Food Organics)                Hostesses:  Debbie Hoffman & _______________                                                                  Hospice Flowers:  Jane Thomas & Cathy Klink

SPECIAL EVENT – March 25 – April 7  Spring Flower Show at Macy’s, Downtown Chicago.  Group will go on the train if anyone is interested. ??

SPECIAL EVENT – April 7 – MCC Gardenfest  7:30 am to 4 pm

April 19 – Speaker:  Andrew Zeiger,  Lost Valley Visitors Center (Frogs of McHenry County)  Hostesses:  Holly Bauernsmith & Connie Nelson                                                                    Hospice Flowers:  Wanda Comein & Gina Dunkley

SPECIAL EVENTS – Tuesday, April 24 – Spring Flower Show at McHenry West Campus                                        Friday, April 27 –  Arbor Day  at McHenry City Hall                                                                    April 29 – Ladies Spring Tea – McHenry Country Club.  Noon to 4pm.

May 17 – Meeting at Jean & Vern Schillers’ garage. (Make a sign for your own Garden)  Materials will be provided.  Please RSVP if you are attending.                                                Hostesses:  Jean Schiller & Jackie Huber                                                                                Hospice Flowers:  Sandi Kelly & Holly Bauernsmith

June 21 – Meeting at Traudl & Freidl Koeberlein’s House.  Speaker Joyce Matuszewich (What it means to become a Master Gardener)  Also Rene will give a short presentation about the upcoming McHenry County Fair.                                                                              Hostesses:  Jane Thomas & Diane Boedecker                                                                        Hospice Flowers:  Edyta Greczek & Pat Schaefer

SPECIAL EVENT – June 24 – Peterson Farm Day

July 19 – Summer Picnic at Pat Leucht’s Home                                                        Hostesses:  Pot Luck … BRING A DISH TO PASS                                                                  Hospice Flowers:  Dorothy Kowalczyk & Maureen Andrews

SPECIAL EVENT – July 14, Saturday 9:00 am – 7 pm   – University of Illinois Extension’s Master Gardeners Annual Garden Walk.  Walk includes Four of our very own Member’s Gardens!!!

August 16 – Meeting at the Home of Maureen & Rob Andrews House.  View the beautiful garden & assemble your own Pizza.                                                                                        Hostesses:  Eileen Lane & Pat Dicker                                                                                      Hospice Flowers:  Debbie Hoffman & Jackie Homa

SPECIAL EVENT – August 2nd – 5th – McHenry County Fair

SPECIAL EVENT – September 9 – Sunday – Schiller’s Farm – Fall Family Potluck & Hayride

September 30 – Business Meeting                                                                                            Hostesses:  Carol Haske & Sue Yazel                                                                                      Hospice Flowers:  Connie Nelson & Joyce Matuszewich

SPECIAL EVENT – September 30, Sunday, McHenry County Farm Stroll

October 18 – Business Meeting                                                                                                Hostesses:  Laurel Mayer & Edyta Greczek                                                                            Hospice Flowers:  Eileen Lane & Jackie Huber

November 15 – Business Meeting – Election of New Board Members (Corresponding Secretary, 2nd Vice President, & Treasurer)                                                                          Hostesses:  Jackie Homa & Priscilla Rutter                                                                              Hospice Flowers:  Marita Sension & Pat Leught

SPECIAL  EVENT – November 18, Sunday,  Advent Dinner, McHenry Country Club, SOTH

December 20 – Christmas Potluck Party at the home of  Sandi Kelly, (Installation of New Board Members)                                                                                                                        Hospice Flowers:  Priscilla Rutter & Kathy Klink

All programs are subject to change.