Calendar

Member Special Events

2017

December
December 4: Palomar District Floral Design Forum
Holiday Designs with Gudrun Kimmel returns. A NGC Master Judge, she is full of ideas for using unique plant materials. 12:30p.m. - Shinoda Design Center, 7170 Miramar Rd., San Diego, 92121.  $12 per session NGC/CGCI members, $15 per session non-members
2018
January 8: Palomar District Floral Design Forum
New Designs from National Garden Clubs.  Education, Inspiration and Enjoyment – just in time for the Spring Flower Show Season.  Over 20 designs, arranged like a FS, to view and learn about as NGC Judges explain the ins and outs of each one. Also see innovative ways to display Horticultural specimens. 12:30p.m. - Shinoda Design Center, 7170 Miramar Rd., San Diego, 92121.  $12 per session NGC/CGCI members, $15 per session non-members
February 5:  Palomar District Floral Design Forum
“FLOWER POWER” our most popular program.  Watch as local college student designers race against the clock to complete a Surprise Package design from material, container and theme.  Then, like a 3 ring circus, they show a “signature Design,” a “round robin,” and then a “wrap up” design. 12:30p.m. - Shinoda Design Center, 7170 Miramar Rd., San Diego, 92121.  $12 per session NGC/CGCI members, $15 per session non-members
March 5:  Palomar District Floral Design Forum
Joyce Dean and Marilyn Hafermatz, Creative Designers and NGC Flower Show Judges from the Palms to Pines District.  This tag team will get your creative juices flowing. 12:30p.m. - Shinoda Design Center, 7170 Miramar Rd., San Diego, 92121.  $12 per session NGC/CGCI members, $15 per session non-members
April 2:  Palomar District Floral Design Forum
Noel Tribby, AIFD,  a Floral Designer, Special Events, Freelance and does the end cap designs in San Diego and Santa Ana Shinoda Design Centers.  Always educational, entertaining and inspiring.  12:30p.m. - Shinoda Design Center, 7170 Miramar Rd., San Diego, 92121.  $12 per session NGC/CGCI members, $15 per session non-members
April 7:  Fallbrook Garden Club Horticulture Specialty Flower Show:  "The Magic of Color"
10:00a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Zion Lutheran Church, 1405 E. Fallbrook St, Fallbrook. Flower Show, plant sale, educational exhibits and more. 
May 7:  Palomar District Floral Design Forum
Camille Van Ast, Instructor Sogetso School of Ikebana.  Enjoy the simplicity, meaning and grace of her designs.  We are pleased that Camille could fit us in.  The Sogetso style is very much like NGC's creative Designs.  12:30p.m. - Shinoda Design Center, 7170 Miramar Rd., San Diego, 92121.  $12 per session NGC/CGCI members, $15 per session non-members

CGCI Official Calendar/NGC Schools




2018
January
January 30-February 2:  CGCI Winter Board Meeting
Palm Garden Hotel, Newbury Park, Host: Channel Islands District
Co-Chairmen:  Lisa Cosand & Judy Doane
February
February 3-4: Landscape Design School, Series 27, Course 1
Sponsor: Colfax Garden Club, Chairman: Ingrid Elsel
February 10-11: Landscape Design School, Series 27, Course 2
Sponsor: Colfax Garden Club, Chairman: Ingrid Elsel
March
March 3-4: Landscape Design School, Series 27, Course 3
Sponsor: Colfax Garden Club, Chairman: Ingrid Elsel
March 10-11: Landscape Design School, Series 27, Course 4
Sponsor: Colfax Garden Club, Chairman: Ingrid Elsel
April
April 6-8: Pacific Region Convention, Chena Hot Springs, AK
May
May 4-6:  Flower Show Symposium
Co-Chairmen:  Mary Arakelian & Lili Aram-Bost
May 21-24: NGC Convention, Philadelphia, PA
June
June 4-7: CGCI Convention
Tuolumne - Host: Valley Lode District
August
 
 
2019
February


April
April TBD: Pacific Region Convention, California
April 30-May 5: NGC Convention, Biloxi, MS
August