Programs & Events

Programs are held on the second Wednesday of the month, at 6:45 P.M. in the Pepperell Senior Center, except for Club socials and events as noted.

 

2016-2017 Monthly Meeting Programs

September 14, 2016, At our annual “Members’ Plant Swap”, members are encouraged to bring a labeled perennial or houseplant and enjoy Club friendships.

 

October 12 2016, “Jaw-Dropping, Traffic-Stopping, Get-Your-Neighbors-Talking Containers”, Deborah Trickett, award-winning designer, will demonstrate how to put together unique fall containers.

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 November 9, 2016,  “Surprise Holiday Workshop” Bring scissors, clippers, gloves and a happy holiday smile.

 

 

December (TBA), 2016,  Lisa Moran will lead the annual Holiday Wreath workshop from 8-11 AM at the Pepperell Community Center. The Club will create holiday wreaths for various locations in Pepperell, including the Post Office, Highway Dept., Fire Dept., Town Hall, Community Center, Police Dept., Senior Center and the covered bridge.  Members can help make the town wreaths or purchase supplies for a minimal fee to make their own wreath. More information will be distributed as the event draws nearer.

December 14, 2016, The annual Holiday Dinner Social is a fun filled evening when members gather to celebrate the holidays, enjoy a meal and exchange gardening presents.

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January 11, 2017,  President Terry Geddes will introduce you to  her antique vintage button collection depicting bees and flowers. Learn the symbolism behind some of the designs on these tiny works of art.

February 8, 2017, “Show and Tell” Bring gardening books or photos to share. Brainstorm with fellow members to help solve your garden problems.

March 8, 2017, “Willow Mist Grasses,” as seen on the The Victory Garden. Bill and Teresa Holt will present a slide show on ornamental grasses for your garden.

April 12, 2017,  “Yoga for Gardeners.”

“The Yogic Gardener ™ Clinic” Helen Yetman-Bellows, owner of Yoga Unfettered ® will guide us through stretches that can be done while gardening. These stretches will strengthen our everyday movements in the garden and relieve stress on our joints. Standing and sitting postures only, street and business attire taken into consideration. No yoga mats, special clothing, previous experience or flexibility required.

Helen Yetman-BellowsMay 10, 2017, Linda Bisbo and Dianne Kazanjian will lead us in Plant Sale Planning.

May 20, 2017Annual Plant Sale,  held at the P5-14 321epperell Senior Center from 8 AM-noon.  Residents of Pepperell and the surrounding towns look forward to one of the largest garden club plants sales in the area.

5-14 310Each year, we offer a wide variety of donated perennials, shrubs, trees, groundcovers, vines and native plants all at very reasonable prices.  We also offer herbs, annuals, hanging planters, and vegetable plants.

June 14, 2017 –  The annual June social is held at a local restaurant and enjoyed by members. PGC officers are elected during a brief business meeting.

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