Program of our Ottawa Centennial Chapter No. 120 , autumn 2012 to summer 2013
Unless otherwise stated, all meetings take place at the Sandy Hill Community Center, 250 Somerset East, Ottawa (11:30 AM).
September 26, 2012 - Welcome Tea with a presentation by Linda Thorn on the Gardens of Jane Austen's England. The meeting will commence at 11:30; guests and visitors are welcome.
October 31, 2012 - Toyoko Marshall who will talk about Tanaka Poetry and there will be a workshop thereafter
November 28, 2012 - Annual Christmas Fair and Bazaar
January 30, 2013 - Mitsuko Kawasaki will demonstrate Tenugui, a Japanese textile with many clever uses. Free for members, $10 for non-members.
February 27, 2013 - Ottawa Master Gardeners will give a presentation on Easy-Care Perennials.
March 21 - 24, 2013 - Annual Exhibition - Ikebana International, Ottawa Centennial Chapter 120 - at the Museum of Nature in Ottawa. Opening ceremony on March 20 on invitation only. (Here is a copy of the poster)
April 24, 2013 - Inspiring Designs Using Garden Material and Found Items, speaker Cate Kratzmann, Bloomfield Flowers
Other Ikebana Events in 2012 and later
September 22-23, 2012 - Ottawa Bonsai Society, Annual Show - Central Experimental Farm (for more details, see www.ottawabonsai.org)
September 23, 2012 - Ohara School Exhibition - Carveth Nursing home, 375 James Street, Gananoque (for more details, contact Cliff Barnes at (613) 382-8880 )
January 13, 2013 - Terry Hodgins will give a presentation on flower tricks and tips at the McNabb Community Center, 180 Percy street, Ottawa, from 13:30 to 15:30. Entrance: $20.
NEW - March 16, 2013 (Saturday): Sogetsu Ottawa Branch Workshop, 9:00am - 11:45am, followed by Annual General Meeting, at Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 des Pères Blanc, Ottawa. Theme: Easter - Sogetsu Style. Workshop leader: Nancy Sharp. Workshop registration deadline: March 7, 2013. More information
NEW - April 20 - 21, 2013 - Orchidophilia, Ottawa Orchid Society, 32nd Annual Orchid Show, Nepean Sportsplex (1701 Woodroffe Ave, Ottawa)
May 19-24, 2013 - 17th North American Regional Conference, hosted by Asheville Chapter (North Carolina) - Guest Demonstrator: Headmaster of Ichiyo School - see www.ikebanaasheville.org
Programs and Events from Previous Years