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Lake Superior Rose Society


2019 At-a-Glance: our Annual Calendar 

2019 Lake Superior Rose Society Calendar

Meetings are at 6:30 pm 3rd Wednesday of January or February, March, April, May, September & October, Valentini's, 1400 London Road, Duluth, MN unless otherwise advised, Dinner at 5:30 pm      

February 27     24rd Annual Holiday Dinner at BlackWoods Restaurant, 2525 London Road.  

Social hour 5:00 pm; Dinner service 6:00 pm  (Note this was rescheduled from Jan. 30 & Feb. 20!)

  •   Memberships due: $15 individual, $20 family.  Payable to Margaret Anderson, Treasurer
  •   Installation of new officers
  •   North Central District March Spring Meeting info: Wisconsin Dells, March 2-3, 2019                              

 March 20       Program:  3 "Rose Fun Facts" Presentations by Mary Tennis, Carol Borich and Margaret Anderson

  •  Fertilizer orders placed
  •  Memberships due; $15-individual, $20 per family,  payable with form to Margaret Anderson, Treasurer
  •  North Central District Spring Meeting report and review
April 17     Presentation "Recommended Northern Roses," by Julie Overom
  •  Rose order distribution and fertilizer pick up , City Warehouse, date/time to be determined
  •  Volunteer at Leif Erikson Rose Garden: Raise the roses. April 20, 9 a.m. - noon AND Apr 23, 3-6 p.m.

May 15 Presentation: "Chemical Safety" by Jim Beardsley

  • Volunteer at Leif Erikson Rose Garden: Prune the roses. Dates/times: to be determined         

June No Meeting in June

  •   Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden--deadheading Mondays 1-3 pm starting late June

July 12           Rose Show Set-up at Valentini's: 5-9 pm: fill vases, arrange tables, early flower entries  

July 13           LSRS Annual Rose Show at Valentini's, 1400 London Rd, Duluth, MN

  •         Registration 7 am  9:30 am, Judging 10 am - noon, Open to Public 1:00 to 3:15pm
  •         Teardown of show 3:15  pm

July 13 Rose Fest at Leif Erikson Rose Garden, 1300 London Road, Duluth

  •  Rose Garden tours, Q & A booth, Demonstrations
  •  Volunteer at Leif Erikson Rose Garden: Help prune roses. Dates/times: to be determined
  •   Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden-dates/times to be determined

August            No August meeting

  •   Volunteer Opportunity: Leif Erikson Rose Garden--dates/times to be determined
September 18 Landscape Roses by David Zlesak, presented by Julie Overom.

  •   Volunteer at Leif Erikson Rose Garden Activity: Help prune roses. Dates/times: to be determined
  •  Send in Roses in Review (RIR) ratings by September 26, 2019 - find info in the ARS issue
October 16    Program: Member Rose Ordering Meeting - from Bailey's

  • Brief member reports on roses in their gardens
  • Place orders for roses to arrive April 2020, and pay for roses ordered.
  • Election of 2020 officers--(co-president for 2-yr term)
  • Volunteer at Leif Erikson Rose Garden: Help tip the roses Oct 24, 1 to 6 PM and Oct. 26, 9 AM to Noon. 

      Last updated 10.4.2019                     


Notification of weather cancellations is by Calling Tree.  If seriously inclement weather threatens, check this site for last-minute cancellation news.  

Rose Garden work is not cancelled for light or moderate rain.

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Wednesday, Feb 19 at 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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