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Check out our latest newsletter and 2016 Calendar of events!

The Takoma Horticultural Club Presents:
Holiday Centerpiece Workshop
This event is open to all!

Wednesday, November 30 at 7:30 pm
Heffner Community Center
42 Oswego Ave., Takoma Park, MD



In this make and take workshop we will provide a demonstration of how to create holiday centerpieces from live greens and decorative sprigs and then work with you to create your own centerpieces Ė one for you and one to donate to Saint Annís Center for Children and Families. Saint Annís provides shelter, training, and support for single mothers. St Anne's is having a Christmas Open House and these centerpieces will be used for the tables.

Please bring the following materials for your centerpieces: evergreen and/or dried seed cuttings (no longer than 8 inches); snips/pruners; gloves; small holiday ornaments. We will provide the cans and floral foam ready to go for the workshop.

Please RSVP to Becky Lavash at ralavash@gmail.com. We have space for about 20. This event is now open to non-members and their guests.

Please bring snacks to share, a recycled nametag to wear, and a small box to safely take home your centerpiece. They may end up being about 12+Ē in diameter.

If you want to check membership status, join or pay dues, please contact Carole (cagalati@rcn.com)

Save the Date!

Our popular Winter Potluck is Wednesday, January 18 at Heffner. More details later. This is a Members Only event, so be sure you have paid your 2017 dues. You can check your membership status by contacting Carole (cagalati@rcn.com). You are also welcome to join using the form on our website: www.takamahort.org . Besides fabulous food, we also have an optional indoor plant/all things garden exchange. Great for re-gifting some of those superfluous holiday gifts!




The Takoma Horticultural Club (THC) welcomes gardeners from Takoma Park and surrounding areas, including DC, Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, and beyond. Our members love gardening, have very diverse interests and gardening experience, and enjoy many activities throughout the year. Our THC Calendar of Events includes lectures, two plant exchanges, two potluck dinners, an Open Garden series, workshops, lectures, special garden-related trips. Although many of our events are open to the public, more than half are for members only. And for $12, you can’t go wrong! Join us and increase your gardening pleasure!

The THC email list is open to all and is used to exchange information about gardening. You do not have to belong to the club to join in our email conversation! To join, simply follow the instructions.


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