Monthly meetings are held on the last Monday of each month September through April at 10 a.m. in the Sarasota Garden Club and Botanical Gardens main meeting room unless otherwise noted.  The Garden Club is located at 1131 Boulevard of the Arts (across the street from the Hyatt Hotel) in Sarasota.  Look for the sign on the corner of Boulevard of the Arts and US 41 (Tamiami Trail)

Our meetings are open to the public and member's guest(s) for a nominal fee of $5.00 per person.  Please pay the Treasurer at the registration/membership table upon entering.  Members of other chapters are welcome to attend a meeting when they happen to be visiting in the area at no charge.

  • Chance drawings for various types of items may be held at each meeting.
  • Scheduled program dates may be altered for master teacher workshops.
  • There are no meetings from May through August.

 

Tentative

2019-20  Ikebana Meetings and Programs

(Subject to Change)

 

 Monday, September 30, 2019 10:00 a.m.
Sarasota Garden Club and Botanical Gardens
Florida Garden Materials in Ikebana by Jerry Hill
Demonstration and Workshop

 
Monday, October 28, 2019, 10:00 a.m.
Sarasota Garden Club and Botanical Gardens
Mystery Flower Exchange 
Workshop 


Monday, November 25, 2019, 10 a.m. 
Sarasota Garden Club and Botanical Gardens
"Fantastic Fans" with Ikebana 
Demonstration and Workshop


Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:30 a.m 
University Park Country Club
Holiday Luncheon
Demonstration, Luncheon, and Chinese Auction 


Monday, January 27, 2020, 10:00 a.m.
Oscar Scherer State Park
1843 S. Tamiami Trail, Osprey FL
Field Trip, Chico Style Ikebana, and Bag Lunch 

Monday, February 24, 2020, 10:00 a.m.
Sarasota Garden Club and Botanical Gardens
Art with Ikebana
Presidents' Tea, Demonstration, and Workshop


Monday, March 30, 2020, 10:00 a.m.
Sarasota Garden Club and Botanical Gardens
Practice for Exhibition and Nominations
Presentation by Richard Saddlemire
Workshop

 

Wednesday & Thursday, April 1 & 2, 2020
Sarasota Garden Club and Botanical Gardens
52nd Annual Exhibition "Bamboo and Blooms"
Exhibition, Ginza, and Demonstrations


Monday, April 27, 2020, 10:00 a.m.
Sarasota Garden Club and Botanical Gardens
Garden Week Celebration of Japan
Demonstration and Workshop
Election and Installation of Board Officers

 

Wednesday, May 6 2020
Location to be determined
Sayonara Luncheon

 

Friday, May 15, 2020
Location to be determined
Program Planning