BCCGC Events

Registration is now open for the BCCGC Fall 2019 General Meeting. Find out more now! 

View Calendar or Click on the links below to find out more information about upcoming events. Want to add your event to our Calendar? You will just need to fill out a simplified registration form and provide your event details. All members of the BCCGC may add garden-related events for free.

Outside vendors may add one event with the purchase of a newsletter ad or pay $30.00 to list an event. Contact communications@bcgardenclubs.com for more information.

If you are having difficulty adding your event to the calendar, please send contact webmaster@bcgardenclubs.com (please include your phone number so that we can quickly get back to you with any questions). Thanks!!!

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Oct 26, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

2019 Fall General Meeting

GET ROOTED We will feature an eco theme and will ask all attendees to bring their own meal kit (plate, cutlery, soup bowl, mug). New vendors will share our eco-friendly approach!

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Nov 4, 2019 - Nov 5, 2019 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Lee Valley Tools Gardener Appreciation Nights

Join us at one of our Gardener Appreciation Nights!

Vancouver Store Location – November 4th from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
1180 S.E. Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC V5X 2V6

Coquitlam Store Location – November 5th from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Coquitlam location: 1401 United Blvd, Coquitlam, BC V3K 6Y7

  • Private In-Store Shopping Experience
  • Lee Valley Gift Card Draws
  • Free Gift Bags
  • Planter Raffle
  • Guest Speakers
  • Demonstrations throughout the night.

Photo attached with further details and store locations.

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Nov 21, 2019 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Chilliwack Floral Art Club Christmas Gala

The Chilliwack Floral Art Club; Floral Artists of the Fraser Valley present a Christmas Floral Art Gala featuring a demonstration by Louisa Lam.  Tickets are $20.00 Pre-Sale only, no tickets at the door.

For tickets call Lynne at 604-858-6660 or email whitegl@telus.net.

Doors open at 12:30 PM. Demonstration starts at 1:30 PM. There will be sales tables for Floral Art supplies, Containers, Greens, Baking, and draw tickets for the demo designs.

Louisa Lam has been teaching floral design for nearly 30 years.  She is a member of the Canadian Professional Floral Designer Association (CPFD) and the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD).  She is currently the Vice President of the AIFD North West Regional Chapter and Vice Chair of the AIFD National Membership Committee.  She was the first official AIFD Certified Floral Judge and Evaluator in B.C.  In 2005, she represented Canada at the Hong Kong Flower Show and received “Award for Outstanding Exhibit” in the International Category.

Louisa is an Instructor at Langara College in Vancouver, and likes to stay current and teach students new techniques and how to use trendy materials.

Lynne: 604-858-6660 or email whitegl@telus.net or Cindy: 604-585-6786 or email ctataryn@telus.net.

www.floralartistsfv.ca

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Apr 11, 2020 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Vancouver Dahlia Society's Annual Tuber Sale

April 11, 2020
10 am – 3 pm
www.vancouverdahliasociety.com

Floral Hall, Vandusen Botanical Garden, 37th and Oak St., Vancouver, BC

There is no cost associated with the event, just the regular admission cost to VanDusen.

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Apr 25, 2020 All Day

Richmond Garden Club Gardens of the Loire Valley

Exclusive personalized tour led by Tour Guide extraordinaire, Timothee Faberger, for a maximum of 18 enthusiastic gardeners of gardens in the Loire Valley France.  Working with Timothee we have created a tour of historic castles and gardens throughout this beautiful region just a couple hours southwest of Paris.

Our tour includes visiting Chateau Chambord, Chateau du Rivau, Royal Abbey of Fontevraud, Prieure de Saint Esme, Chateau de Villandry, Clos Luce (Leonardo Da Vinci’s home and garden), Chenonceau Castle, and Chareau of Cheverny.  All of these castles have magnificent gardens for us to stroll through.

We will be staying in a manor house throughout the tour and will make day trips out to the different locations.  Most meals are included in the price.

Please contact Lynda Pasacreta at 604-275-2105 or lyndap@shaw.ca for more information.

Cost:

Double USD $2,780 per person

Single (USD $625 supplement)

Airfare not included.

Dates: 4/25/20 – 5/2/20

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