events


PROGRAMS 2021-2022

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
6:30 – 8:30pm

Welcome Back Social - Members only

Join all club members for the always fun and informative Welcome Back Social that kicks-off the Club’s new year. This is a catered event ($25 per person with underwriting by NAGC) and includes a cash bar. Yearbooks will be distributed.

Location:

North Andover Country Club
500 Great Pond Road, NA



Tuesday, October 5, 2021
6:30 – 8:30 pm

Creativity Workshop to make Bows and/or Gourds - Members only

Harriet Osgood and Norma Lochmann will lead members in the art of bow making with the help of the “bowdabra” tool. Ribbon will be provided to make the bows to adorn the wreaths displayed on North Andover’s town buildings during the Holidays. Also, Karen Lang will once again provide tips on how to decorate a seasonal gourd. Bring a large gourd, glue gun and any natural decorations from your yard that you would like to share with the club. Small gourds and decorations will also be provided.

Location:
First-Cavalry Baptist Church
586 Mass. Ave., NA



Tuesday, October 12, 2021

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Birdscaping: Home Sweet Habitat by Joan Butler - Members only
 
This delightfully illustrated program explores the importance of creating welcoming habitats for birds through thoughtful landscape choices, including native plants vital for food and nesting sites. Learn about the joys and benefits of creating beautiful layered gardens designed to bring avian performers right into our own backyards.

Location:
First-Cavalry Baptist Church
586 Mass. Ave., NA



Tuesday, November 9, 2021
7:00 – 9:00pm

Holiday Arrangements by Deborah Trickett - Open to the public

Deborah shows us how to give our holidays a fresh look by sharing tips anyone can employ. Using custom designs that showcase uncommon plants she creates combinations that are anything but cookie-cutter. Opportunity drawings will be held for the Holiday arrangements.  

Location:
First-Calvary Baptist Church
586 Mass Ave, NA



Tuesday, November 16, 2021
6:30 – 8:30pm

Boxwood Workshop by Karen Lang - Members only - $15 pp

Be creative and make your own boxwood tree to brighten your home through the Holidays. Learn from our member Karen Lang how to turn boxwood branches into a festive holiday work of art.

Location:
First-Calvary Baptist Church
586 Mass. Ave, NA



Tuesday, November 30, 2021
10 am – 1:00pm

Greens Workshop - Members only

Put your creativity to work by turning a plain wreath into an eye-catching one that will add a festive touch to town buildings for the Holidays. This is a fun workshop and a chance to socialize with other members while decorating and enjoying a delicious lunch.

Location:
First-Calvary Baptist Church
586 Mass Ave., NA



Tuesday, January 11, 2022
1:00 – 3:00pm

Member Potluck Social - Members only

Start the new year with a relaxing post-holiday get-together to enjoy each other’s company and delicious food!

Location:
Robin Doherty’s Home
16 Cutler Road, Andover



Saturday, February 5, 2022
10:30am – 12:30pm

Woody Vine for the Garden by Jen Kettell

This program is shared with Stevens Memorial Library and open to the public.

Come explore the ornamental characteristics of clematis, honeysuckle, wisteria and many lesser-known varieties. You will also learn how to support the vines structurally and properly maintain them.

Location:
Stevens Memorial Library
345 Main St, NA



Tuesday, March 8, 2022   
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Shaping your Green Thumb for Spring by Gretel Anspach - Open to the public

Gretel Anspach will present how to prune woody plants. She will discuss the science behind when, how, and why to prune and will offer pruning basics and other tips. Her talk may help attendees economize by identifying plants that may properly be pruned by a home gardener and those that require the services of a professional.

Location:
First-Calvary Baptist Church
586 Mass Ave, NA



Saturday, April 9, 2022
10:00 am

Adventure Raising Monarchs by Kathy Slade - Open to the public

Kathy has been raising and releasing Monarch Butterfly’s for quite some time. She will share what she has learned about raising these amazing pollinators indoors as well as how to best support them in our gardens. 

Location:
Stevens Center
Mass Ave, NA



Tuesday, May 10, 2022
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Your Body in the Garden by Susan Guest - Open to the public.

This is a lively presentation where members will learn practical information about ergonomic tools, physical modifications and other healthy strategies we can use to keep us gardening well into the future.

Location:
First-Calvary Baptist Church
586 Mass Ave, NA



Sunday, June 5, 2022
10:00 am – 2:00pm

Annual Plant Sale at the North Andover Middle School
(Rain or Shine)

Members plant delivery to Harriett Osgood, 69 Old Village Lane. All member participation. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year! Members are asked to donate at least 5 perennials from their gardens and to participate the day of the sale. Plants should be delivered to Harriett Osgood’s driveway at least 1 week prior to the sale. Please contact Karen Lang for more information.

Location:  North Andover Middle School



Tuesday, June 7, 2022
6:00 pm – 8:00pm

Annual Meeting at Calvary Baptist Church - Members only

Join us for an always-delicious potluck dinner, hear committee reports, toast events of the past and upcoming events of our program year!

Location:

First Calvary Baptist Church
586 Mass. Ave, NA



Tuesday, June 14, 2022
10.:0 am – 1:00pm

Members Tour – Bedrock Gardens

Tour the Bedrock Gardens’ grounds and experience a premier garden of New England, as an oasis of art, horticulture, and inspiration. The 37- acre site integrates unusual botanical specimens and unique sculpture into an inspiring landscape journey.

Location:
19 High Rd, Lee, NH