January 2022 Announcements

  WE’RE HOLDING IN-PERSON MEETINGS AGAIN!  

Meeting Date: Tuesday, January 18, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (ZOOM login/social time at 6:30 p.m.)
Meeting Place: In person at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019 and on ZOOM.
Program Presenters:  Tim Pylate director of the Armand Bayou Nature Center
Program: Tim’s topic will be snakes and other critters in your garden. He will discuss identification and how to repel the bothersome ones.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Social time/login (Check your Bulletin for more information and your Zoom invitation.)
  • President’s Welcome
  • Announcements
  • Committee reports
  • Program
  • “Show and Tell” with John Schmidt and Gordon Stowe
  • Adjournment
  • Plant raffle

Next Scheduled Board Meeting: Thurs. January 20, 2022 7:00 p.m. It will be a Zoom meeting.
Deadline for the February bulletin:  January 28, 2022

November 2021 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, November 16, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: On your computer, tablet, or phone, it’s a ZOOM meeting!
Program Presenters: Bob Patterson
Program: Bob has owned Southwest Fertilizer since the 1960s.  Bob will talk about what bugs us in our gardens and how to treat them.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Login (Beginning at 7:00 p.m. for a meet and greet. Check your email or Bulletin for your invitation.)
  • President’s Welcome
  • Announcements
  • Committee reports
  • Program
  • “Show and Tell” with John Schmidt and Gordon Stowe
  • Adjournment

Next Scheduled Board Meeting: Thurs. November 18, 2021 7:00 p.m. It will be a Zoom meeting.  All members are invited.  Contact Shirl Stowe for logon information.
Deadline for the October bulletin:  November 2, 2021

October 2021 Announcements

Annual Business Meeting Date: Tuesday, October 19, 7:30 p.m. – business is finished
Meeting Place: On your computer, tablet, or phone, it’s a ZOOM meeting!
Meeting Agenda:

  • Login (Beginning at 7:00 p.m. for a meet and greet. Check your email or Bulletin for your invitation.)
  • President’s Welcome
  • Election of officers and board members
  • Special activities
  • Adjournment

Next Scheduled Board Meeting: Thurs. November 18, 2021 7:00 p.m. It will be a Zoom meeting.
Deadline for the October bulletin:  November 2, 2021

Annual ABC Meeting:  Saturday October 16, 2021
Meeting Place:  Mercer Arboretum
Time:  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Watch your email for more information.

September 2021 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, September 21, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: On your computer, tablet, or phone, it’s a ZOOM meeting!
Program Presenters:  John Edmonson
Program: John’s topic will be photographing your Bromeliads.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Login (Beginning at 7:00 p.m. for a meet and greet. Check your email or Bulletin for your invitation.)
  • President’s Welcome
  • Announcements
  • Committee reports
  • Program
  • “Show and Tell” with John Schmidt and Gordon Stowe
  • Adjournment

Next Scheduled Board Meeting: Thurs. November 18, 2021 7:00 p.m. It will be a Zoom meeting.
Deadline for the October bulletin:  October 5, 2021

August 2021 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, August 17, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: On your computer, tablet, or phone, it’s a ZOOM meeting!
Program Presenters:  Tim Pylate
Program: Tim’s topic will be snakes and other critters in your garden. He will discuss identification and how to repel the bothersome ones.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Login (Beginning at 7:00 p.m. with a meet and greet. Check your email or Bulletin for your invitation.)
  • President’s Welcome
  • Announcements
  • Committee reports
  • Program
  • “Show and Tell” with John Schmidt and Gordon Stowe
  • Adjournment

Next Scheduled Board Meeting: Thurs. November 18, 2021 7:00 p.m. It will be a Zoom meeting.
Deadline for the September bulletin:  September 4, 2021

July 2021 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, July 20, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: On your computer, tablet, or phone, it’s a ZOOM meeting!
Program Presenters:  Scott Sandel
Program: Scott will give a travelogue-style slide show featuring a May, 2019 trip he made to Bolivia. Like Peru, its neighbor to the north, Bolivia is a land of multiple habitats – including coastal deserts, the high Andes Mountains, inland foothills and valleys, and finally the eastern jungles, which drain into the mighty Amazon River basin. The slideshow will show many different habitats and will introduce you to some of the area’s archaeology as well.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Login (Beginning at 7:00 p.m. Check your email or Bulletin for your invitation.)
  • President’s Welcome
  • Announcements
  • Committee reports
  • Program
  • “Show and Tell” with John Schmidt and Gordon Stowe
  • Adjournment

Next Scheduled Board Meeting: Thurs., July 15, 2021 7:00 p.m. It will be a Zoom meeting.
Deadline for the August bulletin:  August 5, 2021