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December 2019

VanRidge Garden Club

December 9 @ 10:00 am
Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene, 801 N.E. 194th St.
Ridgefield, WA United States
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Discuss gardening experiences, socialize with gardeners. Gift sharing at VanRidge means attendants make, bake, or grow your present. Accessories can be bought, but handmade is the focus. Big or small, something created by our members is always cherished. Those who bring one get to pick one. How to grow or make with recipes can also be shared.

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Christmas Craft Nights at the Lodge: Christmas minis

December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lacamas Lake Lodge, 227 N.W. Lake Road
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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$55

Create three solid wood mini signs for your home this winter in time for Christmas and New Year. Pick from dozens of design choices and colors. Each set includes: - three blocks - three designs from a selection of 30 - paints in seasonal colors Supplies, tools and instructions included. All ages welcome. Complimentary drinks included for those age 21 and older, but BYOB and picnic style dinners if you wish to eat while you create. Register at https://www.threeand.me/product-page/christmas-minis

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

December 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Clark County Neighborhood Tree Planting

December 14 @ 8:45 am - 1:00 pm
The Gathering Place, 2500 NE 78th St
Vancouver, 98665 United States
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free

Help plant trees in Clark County. Dozens of large (6-10' tall) trees will be ready Dec. 14 for planting in their new homes. Ask about receiving your own tree to plant at home. Arrive by 8:45 a.m. to sign in and enjoy breakfast snacks and coffee, tea or hot chocolate. The planting starts at 9 a.m. Friends of Trees provides gloves, tools, and guidance. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes or boots. Neighborhood volunteers will provide a…

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Jane Weber Evergreen Arboretum

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jane Weber Evergreen Arboretum, 9215 S.E. Evergreen Highway
Vancouver, WA 98664 United States
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Free

Second Saturday Work Party. General garden duties for this time of year. Refreshments provided.

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Creating an Edible Landscape

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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This workshop provides insight and tools for thoughtfully incorporating edible plants into the landscape — from annual veggies and herbs to perennial berries and fruit trees. We’ll discuss design tips, ways to build fertile soil, and how to conserve water while producing a harvest. Participants will also learn about native plants that feature edible fruit and nuts, as well as how to invite beneficial insects to their garden. Make a plan for a beautiful — and delicious — landscape.

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Native Mason Bees Class

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CASEE Center, Building B, Room 205, 11104 NE 149th St., Building B, Room 202/205
Brush Prairie, 98606 United States
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$15

Join Brigg Franklin, Master Composter/Recycler and Mason Beekeeper, for what has become the Naturescaping annual Mason Bee experience! See how easy it is to attract and maintain these important pollinators in your yard. Learn about the bees and then get hands-on experience, as we will also be cleaning cocoons for our plant sale in the spring. In exchange, go home with some of your very own bee cocoons. We will stay beyond our normal noon hour to get as many…

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January 2020

MLK Day Invasive Plant Removal

January 20, 2020 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Blandford Canyon, North Blandford Drive and MacArthur Boulevard
Vancouver, WA United States
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Join to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy and give back to the community. The group will remove invasive plant species English Ivy in Blandford Canyon. English Ivy has the ability to take over space in a natural area, cause trees to become top heavy and fall down, and does not allow native plants to thrive. Tools, gloves, snacks, hot apple cider, and water will be provided. Bringing a reusable water bottle is encouraged. Wearing closed-toe shoes and weather-appropriate…

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VanRidge Garden Club

January 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene, 801 N.E. 194th St.
Ridgefield, WA United States
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Discuss gardening experiences, socialize with gardeners. Bring  seeds you have saved, either those you gathered yourself or left over from last year, and exchange them for ones you don’t have. If you don’t have some to bring, you can still get some for next year. Guests welcome.

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February 2020

West Vancouver Tree Planting

February 8, 2020 @ 8:45 am - 1:00 pm
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 426 E 4th Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98663, 426 E 4th Plain Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98663 United States
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free

Plant trees together in West Vancouver. Hundreds of large (6-10' tall) trees will be ready for planting in the following neighborhoods: Arnada, Carter Park, Edgewood Park, Fourth Plain, Fourth Plain Village, Fruit Valley, Hough, Hudson's Bay, Lincoln, Northwest, Rose Village and Shumway. Arrive by 8:45 a.m. to sign in and enjoy breakfast snacks and coffee, tea or hot chocolate. The planting starts at 9 a.m. Friends of Trees provides gloves, tools, and guidance. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy,…

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VanRidge Garden Club

February 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene, 801 N.E. 194th St.
Ridgefield, WA United States
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Discuss gardening experiences, socialize with gardeners. Gift sharing at VanRidge means attendants make, bake, or grow your present. Accessories can be bought, but handmade is the focus. Big or small, something created by our members is always cherished. Those who bring one get to pick one. How to grow or make with recipes can also be shared.

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March 2020

VanRidge Garden Club

March 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene, 801 N.E. 194th St.
Ridgefield, WA United States
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Discuss gardening experiences, socialize with gardeners. As part of the WSU educational program, Master Gardeners will present a program on gardening as participants get older. Guests welcome.

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April 2020

VanRidge Garden Club

April 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene, 801 N.E. 194th St.
Ridgefield, WA United States
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Discuss gardening experiences, socialize with gardeners. Committee chairs and speakers present reports on butterflies, birds, herbs and horticulture and other related gardening topics. This meeting, Nicole will share herb essentials with the Club. Guests welcome.

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American Rhododendron Society 75th Anniversary International Convention

April 29, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 1:00am, repeating until May 3, 2020

One event on December 2, 2019 at 1:00am

Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive
Vancouver, WA 98662 United States
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The annual international convention will feature speakers Lionel de Rothschild, of the United Kingdom; Kenneth Cox, of Scotland; Jens Nielsen, of Denmark; Steve Hootman, of the Rhododendron Species Foundation; Steve Krebs & Juliana Medeiros, of the Holden Arboretum; Valerie Soza; and more. Daily tours will visit the area's gardens and nurseries, including Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Cecil & Molly Smith Garden, Portland Japanese Garden, Lan Su Chinese Garden, Iseli Nursery, Woodburn Nursery, and Sebright Gardens. The convention will feature a…

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American Rhododendron Society 75th Anniversary International Convention

April 30, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 1:00am, repeating until May 3, 2020

One event on December 2, 2019 at 1:00am

Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive
Vancouver, WA 98662 United States
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Varies per selections

The annual international convention will feature speakers Lionel de Rothschild, of the United Kingdom; Kenneth Cox, of Scotland; Jens Nielsen, of Denmark; Steve Hootman, of the Rhododendron Species Foundation; Steve Krebs & Juliana Medeiros, of the Holden Arboretum; Valerie Soza; and more. Daily tours will visit the area's gardens and nurseries, including Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Cecil & Molly Smith Garden, Portland Japanese Garden, Lan Su Chinese Garden, Iseli Nursery, Woodburn Nursery, and Sebright Gardens. The convention will feature a…

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May 2020

American Rhododendron Society 75th Anniversary International Convention

May 1, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 1:00am, repeating until May 3, 2020

One event on December 2, 2019 at 1:00am

Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive
Vancouver, WA 98662 United States
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Varies per selections

The annual international convention will feature speakers Lionel de Rothschild, of the United Kingdom; Kenneth Cox, of Scotland; Jens Nielsen, of Denmark; Steve Hootman, of the Rhododendron Species Foundation; Steve Krebs & Juliana Medeiros, of the Holden Arboretum; Valerie Soza; and more. Daily tours will visit the area's gardens and nurseries, including Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Cecil & Molly Smith Garden, Portland Japanese Garden, Lan Su Chinese Garden, Iseli Nursery, Woodburn Nursery, and Sebright Gardens. The convention will feature a…

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American Rhododendron Society 75th Anniversary International Convention

May 2, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 1:00am, repeating until May 3, 2020

One event on December 2, 2019 at 1:00am

Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive
Vancouver, WA 98662 United States
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Varies per selections

The annual international convention will feature speakers Lionel de Rothschild, of the United Kingdom; Kenneth Cox, of Scotland; Jens Nielsen, of Denmark; Steve Hootman, of the Rhododendron Species Foundation; Steve Krebs & Juliana Medeiros, of the Holden Arboretum; Valerie Soza; and more. Daily tours will visit the area's gardens and nurseries, including Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Cecil & Molly Smith Garden, Portland Japanese Garden, Lan Su Chinese Garden, Iseli Nursery, Woodburn Nursery, and Sebright Gardens. The convention will feature a…

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American Rhododendron Society 75th Anniversary International Convention

May 3, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00am, repeating until May 3, 2020

One event on December 2, 2019 at 1:00am

Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive
Vancouver, WA 98662 United States
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Varies per selections

The annual international convention will feature speakers Lionel de Rothschild, of the United Kingdom; Kenneth Cox, of Scotland; Jens Nielsen, of Denmark; Steve Hootman, of the Rhododendron Species Foundation; Steve Krebs & Juliana Medeiros, of the Holden Arboretum; Valerie Soza; and more. Daily tours will visit the area's gardens and nurseries, including Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Cecil & Molly Smith Garden, Portland Japanese Garden, Lan Su Chinese Garden, Iseli Nursery, Woodburn Nursery, and Sebright Gardens. The convention will feature a…

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VanRidge Garden Club

May 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene, 801 N.E. 194th St.
Ridgefield, WA United States
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Discuss gardening experiences, socialize with gardeners. Garden Club members will bring their plants, bulbs, seeds and more to sell to each other as a fundraiser for our yearly expenses.  

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