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Chapter Meetings

Many chapters of The Gesneriad Society hold regular meetings. Listed below you will find announcements of some of these meetings. 

Schedules are subject to change, so please contact the chapter representative for further details. 

Don't miss the events schedule for information on gesneriad shows and sales. For a complete listing of The Gesneriad Society chapters see the chapters page.

Attention Gesneriad Society Chapters. List your monthly schedules here. It's a great way to let people know who you are, and what you do. Send us the information or webmaster@gesneriadsociety.org


Arizona

  Desert Sun African Violet and Gesneriad Society
The chapter has two groups. One meets on the second Tuesday of each month at various members' homes throughout the Valley from September through June. The second group meets on the third Saturday of each month (Sept. through June) at various libraries in the Valley. Both meetings start at 10:00 a.m.   More information is available on the chapter website or by email.

California

San Francisco Gesneriad Society

Meetings are usually held on the third Sunday of each month, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Garden Club Room, at the San Francisco County Fair Building, Golden Gate Park, 9th Ave & Lincoln Way, San Francisco, CA. More information is available on the chapter website or by email.

Delta Gesneriad and African Violet Society

Meetings are the third Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. (sack lunch at noon) at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3300 McKinley Boulevard, Sacramento, CA.  More information is available on the chapter website or by email.

Grow and Study Chapter

Meetings are on the fourth Saturday of each month (except December) at 10 a.m. at Anaheim United Methodist Church, 1000 State College Blvd., Anaheim, CA.  More information is available by email.

Peninsula Gesneriad Society

Meetings are usually on the second Thursday of every month except August and December. Meetings usually last from 7 to 9:30 p.m. More information is available by email.

Culver City Chapter

Meetings are on the third Monday each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Culver City Memorial Auditorium 4117 Overland Ave, Room C, Culver City, CA.


Colorado

Gloxinia Gesneriad Growers (3Gs)

The chapter meets the first Saturday of the month (except June, July, and August) from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Denver Botanic Gardens, 1005 York Street, Denver, CO; (720) 865-3500 and the plant society information line at (720) 865-3639. More information is available at the chapter website.


Delaware

Delaware African Violet and Gesneriad Society

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday evening of September to November and January to May at 7:30 p.m. at Rockland Place, 1519 Rockland Rd, Wilmington, DE. More information is available on the chapter website or by email.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 – 7:30 p.m. - “The Primulina Workshop
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 – 6:00 p.m. (Note earlier time!) Potluck Dinner and Picnic (at private home, not Rockland Place)

 


Florida

Caribbean Basin Gesneriad Society

Meeting are held on the second Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. to noon, at Palm Hammock Orchid Estate, 9995 S.W. 66 St., Miami, FL. Guests welcome; free admission to garden and meeting. More information is available by email.

Suncoast Gesneriad Society

Meetings are temporarily suspended. Anyone interested in attending gesneriad meetings/programs in the area, please see the Tampa Bay Chapter listing as guests are welcome anytime at their monthly Saturday meetings.

Tampa Bay Gesneriad Society

Meetings are usually held the third Saturday of each month (except February and December) starting at 10 a.m at the office of Dr. Martinez, 402 West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Tampa, FL. More information is available by email.

Bloomin' Violets & Gesneriads of Palm Beach

Meetings are held  on the third Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m., except in August, at The Palm Springs Public Library, 217 Cypress Lane, Palm Springs, FL. More information is available by email.


Illinois

Northern Illinois Gesneriad Society

Meetings are generally held on the third Sunday of the month at 12:30 p.m at the Warrenville Fire Station at 3S472 Batavia Road, Warrenville, IL. More information is available at the chapter website or by email.

2014 PROGRAMS
Jan. 19           “Growing Under Lights” – by Beth Botts,  Writer and Editor of the ‘Garden Beat’
Feb. 16           “Miniatures and Terrariums and Fairy Gardens” – make a Fairy Garden using miniature and smaller growing Gesneriads.
Mar. 29 & 30   “Gesneriads in Fairytale Land” – a Display and Sale at the Chicago Botanic Garden
Apr. 27            “Growing for Show: A Skype Program” by Dale Martens
May 18           “China: Disappearing Mountains, White Bees, Venomous Caterpillars, and Grandma’s Primulina” – a Lecture and PowerPoint Presentation by Stephen Maciejewski from the Liberty Bell Chapter of Philadelphia, Pa. (tentative)
June 15          “Plants Go On Vacation ~ You Go On Vacation” – by Bob Nicholson
July 19            “Our Annual Club Outing and Picnic” – Saturday 1:00 to 5:00PM at the home of Gary Mikita,     2842 Brown St., Portage, Indiana
Aug. 17           “Members Best Growing Practices” – moderated by Janet Spencer
Sep. 21           “Propagating for our Annual Sale” – moderated by Bob Nicholson
Oct. 19           “Growing of Seeds as Project Plants – Part 1, Planting Seeds” – by David Harley
Nov. 16           “How to Rejuvenate a Gesneriad” – by Susan Bradford
Dec. 7             “Annual Holiday Party” - at the Warrenville Fire Station, Warrenville, Illinois.

2015 PROGRAMS
Jan. 18           “See Beautiful Tennessee” – a Powerpoint presentation of the 2014 Convention in Nashville.
Feb. 15           “Best Propagation Methods for Various Genera” – moderated by Janet Spencer
Mar. X & X      “Judged Show & Sale” at the Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois.  Dates to be announced.
Apr. 19            “Growing of Seeds as Project Plants – Part 2, Return of the Seedlings” – by David Harley


Kansas/Missouri

Heart of America Chapter Meetings:

Meetings are held the third Saturday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Loose Park Garden Center Building, 5200 Pennsylvania Avenue, Kansas City, MO. More information is available at the chapter website or by email.


Massachusetts

New England Chapter:

Meetings are held the first Sunday of the month at Russell’s Garden Center, 397 Boston Post Road (MA Route 20) Wayland, MA. More information is available at the chapter website or by email.

 

Michigan

Southeastern Michigan Gesneriad Society


President, Richard Holzman. More information is available by email.

 

Minnesota

Twin Cities Area Chapter

Meetings are held  on the fourth Tuesday of each month except July, August, and December, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Crusader room at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church at the intersection of Highway #36 and Hamline Avenue, Roseville, MN. More information is available at the chapter website or by email.

 

Missouri

Gateway West Gesneriad Society

More information is available at the chapter website or by email.


Nebraska

Omaha African Violet & Gesneriad Society

More information is available by email.


New Hampshire

Granite State African Violet & Gesneriad Society

More information is available at the chapter website or by email.


New Jersey

Frelinghuysen Arboretum Gesneriad Society

Meetings are usually held the first Thursday evening of each month (except January, July, August and December)  at 8 p.m. in the Haggarty Education Classroom A at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 53 East Hanover Avenue, Morristown, NJ.  More information is available by email.


New York

African Violet and Gesneriad Society of Rochester

More information is available by email.

African Violet and Gesneriad Society of Syracuse

More information is available by email.

African Violet and Gesneriad Society of Western New York

Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month, September to June, at 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of Depew High School on Transit Road in the village of Depew, NY. Parking and entry at the rear of the complex. More information is available at the chapter website or by email.

Greater New York Gesneriad Society

Meetings are held the third Saturday of the month, except July and August, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the GLBT Center, 208 West 13th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues, in Manhattan. More information is available at the chapter website or by email.

Long Island Gesneriad Society

Meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month (except for January, April, July and August) from noon to 3:00 p.m. at Planting Fields Arboretum in Oyster Bay, NY (Nassau County). More information is available at the chapter website or by email.

Vestal African Violet and Gesneriad Society

Meetings are usually held on the second Sunday of the month, except May, June, July and August, at 2 p.m. at the Vestal Public Library, Vestal Parkway, Vestal, NY. More information is available at the chapter website or by email.


Ohio

North Coast Gesneriad Club

Meetings are held on the second or third Saturday of the month at the Orange Library, 31399 Chagrin Blvd, Pepper Pike, OH. More information is available at the chapter website or by email.


Oregon

Mt. Hood Gesneriad Society

More information is available by email.

 


Pennsylvania

Liberty Bell Chapter

Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral Village Auditorium, 600 East Cathedral Road, Philadelphia, PA. More information is available at the chapter website or by email.


Tennessee

Tennessee Gesneriad Society

Meetings are held on the second Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. at Cheekwood's Botanic Hall, 1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville, TN.More information is available at the chapter website or by email.

Programs 2014

Jan-Sinningias
Feb-Basics on water, soil, fertilizer and light
Mar-Lawn and Garden Fair
April-Propagation workshop
May-Getting ready for show and transporting (grooming and transport)
June-Report on AVSA show AND stuff packets
July-Convention
Aug- Dale Skype
Sept-Julie's favorite gesneriads ppt with growing info discussed
Oct- Dog/little show
Nov- Dave Zaitlin
Dec-President's Party


Washington

The Puget Sound Gesneriad Society

Meetings are usually held on the second Sunday of the month, from 1 to 4 p.m., in members’ homes around the greater Puget Sound area. Contact M. J. Tyler for meeting information. More information is available at the chapter website or by email.


Washington, DC

The National Capital Area Chapter of The Gesneriad Society

Meetings are held several times a year on the second Saturday of the month at 11 a.m., usually at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C.  More information is available at the chapter website or by email.


CANADA

Carefree Gesneriad Society (Regina, Saskatchewan)

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month from October to June (except December). More information is available by email.

Edmonton Chapter

Meetings are held on the first Monday of every month, (except in July, August, and December), from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at the Central Lions Senior Citizens Recreation Centre in Edmonton. More information is available by email.

Toronto Gesneriad Society

Meetings are usually held on the second Sunday of the month, except July and August, beginning at 2 p.m., at the Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario. More information is available on the chapter website by email.

Vancouver AV & Gesneriad Society

Meetings are on the third Sunday of each month (except in July, August and December), from 1:30 to 4 p.m.,  in the Cedar Room of Van Dusen Botanical Gardens at W. 37th Avenue & Oak Street in Vancouver. More information is available at the chapter website or by email.

 

Sweden

Gesneriasts of Sweden

More information is available at the chapter website or by email.

 

Attention Gesneriad Society Chapters. List your monthly schedules here. It's a great way to let people know who you are, and what you do. Send us the information or webmaster@gesneriadsociety.org.

 
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