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Club News 2005



Holiday Workshop December 6, 2005

Club members Judy Colburne and Sue Kramer are hosting a hands on workshop at Town Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 7-9pm. Participants can choose from making either a Boxwood Tree or a Kissing Ball with holiday ribbons. The materials fee is $20 for club members and $25 for the general public. So bring along a friend and have fun creating a unique holiday decoration! Please sign up in advance with Judy Colburne.


Club Member Judy Colburne Wins First Place at Topsfield Fair

Congratulations to club member Judy Colburne for her first place finish in the Topsfield Fair's annual flower show.  Judy designed a breakfast tray which included a place setting and a small arrangement.  The class was "That's How Much I Love You."  The club congratulates her on the great effort.

Club Pleased to present Annual Silver Tea

Start your holiday season celebration at North Reading Garden Club’s Annual Silver Tea.  Taking place on Wednesday, November 9 at 7:00pm at The Hood School, 298 Haverhill Street, North Reading the Tea will feature the wonderful seasonal creations of floral designer Betsy Williams. 

Betsy has been in the business of growing, selling, decorating and teaching about living with herbs since 1970. Betsy is a trained florist who uses her wide knowledge of history, uses and lore of herbs and seasonal celebrations to create uniquely beautiful fresh and dried floral pieces for weddings and private homes. She draws on this same knowledge in her entertaining lectures, weaving stories and legends throughout her informative talks.  She will present her seasonal program “Welcome Yule” to Silver Tea guests.  For more information on Betsy visit her website HERE.

A guest fee of $8 is payable at the door.  The Club’s annual gift basket raffle will take place following Ms. William’s presentation.  Refreshments will be served.


April 2005 Meeting An Open Meeting

The North Reading Garden Club's April 2005 features club member Lee MacNeil.  Ms. MacNeil is a member of the Massachusetts Rose Society and she will be lecturing on the joys of miniature roses, both in garden and for use in arrangements.

Our meeting takes place at North Reading Town Hall, North Street, on Wednesday, April 13 at 7:00pm.

This is an open meeting and the public is welcome to attend.  A $5 guest fee is requested at the door.

March 2005 Meeting An Open Meeting

The North Reading Garden Club's March 2005  will feature floral designer Marisa McCoy.  She is an award winning designer.  Tonight she will demonstrate unique ways to display flowers on your dinner table in both formal and informal settings.  She uses unusual containers in her arrangements.  It is sure to be a fun evening!

This meeting is "open" to the general public and a $5 guest fee is requested at the door.  If you bring the ad from the North Reading Transcript, you will save $1.  Also, if you decide to join the Garden Club, your first year's membership will be reduced by the $5 admission fee from tonight's meeting.

Our meeting location has changed. The meeting takes place at North Reading Town Hall on Wednesday, March 9 at 7:00pm.



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