Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society
2019 Meeting Dates & Special Events

Info:  Kitty Belendez


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2019 ROSE SOCIETY MEETING DATES
Unless otherwise noted, all regular "meeting" times are on Sundays at 2:30 p.m. and located at the SCV Senior Center (map), 22900 Market Street, Newhall, California.   

PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR MEETING PLACE MIGHT BE RELOCATING AROUND MID-YEAR 2019 OR AS SOON AS THE NEW SENIOR CENTER IS COMPLETED. 
          

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January 6, 2019 (Sunday)
Executive Board Meeting (Planning & Budgeting)
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Home of Bob & Kitty Belendez

Annual planning, budgeting, and audit committee appointment. We will discuss and approve our annual budget, calendar, rose show, garden tours, and other important matters.


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​January 12, 2019 (Saturday): One-on-One Rose Care Consulting 
at Green Thumb Nursery, Newhall
10 am to 2 pm

SCVRS Consulting Rosarians will be on hand to assist the public with Questions & Answers and assistance with bareroot rose selections. SCVRS members who have paid their 2019 annual dues will be given a 10% discount card good at Green Thumb Nursery (Newhall) for the entire year, including purchases made this day. 

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January 13, 2019 (Sunday): FREE ROSE CARE SEMINAR
2:30 pm at the SCV Senior Center, Newhall
Speakers: Bob & Kitty Belendez, Master Rosarians
​Topic: "Pruning, Planting, Fertilizing, Mulching, Repotting"

Our Master Rosarians Bob Belendez and Kitty Belendez will present a Rose Care Seminar including pruning existing rose bushes and planting techniques for the new bareroot roses, as well as fertilizing and mulching. The public is invited to attend. Free of charge.

ANNUAL GREEN THUMB DISCOUNT CARD
SCVRS members who have paid their 2019 annual dues will be given an Annual 10% discount card at the meeting, good at Green Thumb Nursery, Newhall store only. If you cannot attend this meeting, you will need to mail a SASE to Kitty Belendez to get your Green Thumb Discount Card, which will be available after January 13, 2019.

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February 10, 2019: Meeting
2:30 pm at the Senior Center, Newhall
Speaker: To Be Announced
Topic: "To Be Announced"



Potted roses will be on our raffle table. We will also feature a "Silent Auction" of three special roses. Refreshments served to all that attend.  

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March 10, 2019:  Meeting
2:30 pm at the SCV Senior Center, Newhall
Speaker: Bob Martin
Topic:  "Shrubs That Show"



We will also have refreshments, a raffle (including potted roses), a silent auction, and a door prize. Those who bring refreshments will get a free raffle ticket and a chance to win any item on our raffle table.

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​April 14, 2019: Meeting
2:30 pm at the Senior Center, Newhall
Speaker: To Be Announced
Topic: "To Be Announced"

We will feature a "Little Rose Show" at the meeting, and members may bring roses in vases to share. We will also have refreshments, a raffle (including potted roses), a silent auction, and a door prize. Those who bring refreshments or roses to share will get a free raffle ticket and a chance to win any item on our raffle table.

APRIL is Red Rose Month, which includes roses that are medium red, dark red, and red blend. 

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Sunday, April 28, 2019
DATE, TIME, LOCATION TO BE CONFIRMED 
PRIVATE GARDEN TOUR
Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society
MEMBERS ONLY

10:00 AM to 12 Noon

Location:   TO BE ANNOUNCED via email to MEMBERS ONLY

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May 5, 2019: Meeting
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall
Speaker: Curtis Thomsen
Topic:  "Smart Gardening Workshop & Worm Culture"

This "Smart Gardening Workshop" is presented by Curtis Thomsen of Thomsen Environmental Consultants. Includes backyard composting, worm culture, grass recycling, native plant species, water-wise and fire-wise gardening. This special event workshop is sponsored by the County of Los Angeles. 

We will feature a "Little Rose Show" at the meeting, and members may bring roses in vases to share. We will also have refreshments, a raffle (including potted roses), a silent auction, and a door prize. Those who bring refreshments or roses to share will get a free raffle ticket and a chance to win any item on our raffle table.

May is BLENDS Rose Month for our Little Rose Show. Bring any color rose that is either striped or blended (bi-color). 


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June 9, 2019:  Meeting
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall
Speaker: Bob & Kitty Belendez
Topic: "How To Exhibit Roses at the Show"

This will be a demonstration and discussion geared to the beginning and intermediate rose exhibitor.

JUNE is Pink Rose Month for our "Little Rose Show" which includes roses that are light pink, medium pink, deep pink, and pink blend. 

We will feature a "Little Rose Show" at the meeting, and members may bring roses in vases to share. We will also have refreshments, a raffle (including potted roses), a silent auction, and a door prize. Those who bring refreshments or roses to share will get a free raffle ticket and a chance to win any item on our raffle table.     

Election of Nominating Committee for 2020 Officers..

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July 14, 2019 (Sunday):  1:00 p.m. Board Meeting & Rose Show Planning Meeting
At the home of Bob & Kitty Belendez in Saugus. Rose Show Director Kitty will host this meeting to finalize all the details for our annual rose show. We'll finalize the rose show schedule and any needed changes, review the trophies, volunteer assignment, trophy sponsors, and judges luncheon.

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July:  Nominating Committee will meet in July or August

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August: No meetings in August


FALL: Executive Board Meeting / Date, Time, & Location TBA
If needed.


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September 8, 2019:  Meeting
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall 
Speaker: Dan Bifano
Topic: "Estate Gardens"

​We will feature a "Little Rose Show" at the meeting, and members may bring roses in vases to share. We will also have refreshments, a raffle (including potted roses), a silent auction, and a door prize. Those who bring refreshments or roses to share will get a free raffle ticket and a chance to win any item on our raffle table.

SEPTEMBER is Yellow Rose Month, which includes roses that are light yellow, medium yellow, dark yellow, and yellow blend.  

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October 13, 2019: Meeting 
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall
Speaker: Christian Bedard of Weeks Roses
Topic: "New Rose Introductions for 2020"

We will feature a "Little Rose Show" at the meeting, and members may bring roses in vases to share. We will also have refreshments, a raffle (including potted roses), a silent auction, and a door prize. Those who bring refreshments or roses to share will get a free raffle ticket and a chance to win any item on our raffle table. 

OCTOBER is Orange and Apricot Rose Month, which includes orange or apricot or blends thereof. 

Announcements of Officers for 2019 Election.

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November 2, 2019: Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society 
26th Anniversary "Wild West" Rose Show 
Hart Hall, William S. Hart Park, Newhall 
See Rose Show Schedule & Details on our Rose Show Page
Show opens to the public at 12:30 pm after judging completed.

The Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society will host its 26th Annual Rose Show themed "Wild West Roses" on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at the William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Avenue, Newhall, CA 91321. The show is located in Hart Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Everyone is welcome to exhibit their home-grown roses at the show, including novices and children. You do not have to be a member of the rose society to exhibit, and there are no entry fees. Simply bring your roses in a bucket of water by 9:00 am, and the rose society will furnish the vases and the entry tags. 

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November 10, 2019:  Meeting
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall
Speaker: Giselle Schoniger
Topic: "Soil as a Living Organism"

Gisele will share her wealth of gardening wisdom as an educator to the industry and consumers all across the West. Her workshops are upbeat, educational and entertaining.

We will feature a "Little Rose Show" at the meeting, and members may bring roses in vases to share. We will also have refreshments, a raffle (including potted roses), a silent auction, and a door prize. Those who bring refreshments or roses to share will get a free raffle ticket and a chance to win any item on our raffle table. 

It is White Rose Month, which includes roses that are white, near white, and white blend (according to ARS Handbook for Roses)

Election of 2020 Officers and Board Members

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December 8, 2019:  Annual Holiday Party & Installation of Officers
Begins at 4:30 PM. 
LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED
Details in the November newsletter. SCVRS members and their guests only.*

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