Schedule

Gardeners of Great Akron 2023 Calendar of Events

***If meetings are virtual for the month, this will be announced on the website in the first week of that month***

All member meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at St. George Fellowship Center located at 3204 Ridgewood Rd in Copley, Ohio beginning at 5:30pm. Dinner at 6:30 and is $15.00 payable at the door; reservations must be made by the previous Friday. All board meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month at Faith Lutheran Church located at 2726 West Market Street, Fairlawn, Ohio. All members and prospective members are welcome to attend any and all of these meetings and events.

January

  • 16, Member Meeting, Speaker: Randy Babcock, “Growing Local/Fresh Heirloom & Organic Vegetables”
  • 23, Board Meeting

February

  • 20, Member Meeting, Speaker: Robert McMahon “The Captivating Allure of Indoor Plants”
  • 27, Board Meeting

March

  • 20, Member Meeting, Speaker: Noelle Akins, Petitti Garden Center “New Plants in the Garden for 2023”
  • 27, Board Meeting

April

  • 17, Member Meeting, Speakers: Lori Zatroch & Jim Funai, Plant & Science Dept., Cuyahoga Community College “Horticultural Programs Leading to Career in Horticulture”
  • 24, Board Meeting

May

  • Date: TBA, Geranium Sale, Faith Lutheran Church, 2726 West Market Street, Fairlawn, OH
  • 15, Member Meeting, Member Plant Auction
  • 22, Board Meeting

June

  • 19, Strawberry Festival, Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Park Pavilion (2077 Newton St, Akron, 44305) Social Hour: 5:30-6:30; Dinner/Program follows. potluck style
  • 26, Board Meeting

July

  • 17, Member Meeting, Speaker: Margaret Rivera “Youth Gardening Challenges”
  • 24, Board Meeting

August 

  • 21, Member Meeting, GOGA Member Horticulture Show
  • 28, Board Meeting

September

  • 18, Member Meeting, Speaker: Bill Hendricks, Klyn Nurseries “Succulents are Sexy”
  • 25, Board Meeting

October

  • 16, Member Meeting, Officer Elections, Speaker: Mark Bennett, Akron Water Protection Agency “The Importance of Local Watershed”
  • 23, Board Meeting

November

  • 20, Member Meeting, GOGA Beautification Awards
  • 27, Board Meeting

December

  • 18, Holiday Party and Installation of Officers.  Entertainment: TBA
  • No Board Meeting