The 2020 Program & Major Events
Please note: Monthly meetings begin at 1 pm. January through May and the November meetings are at the
Wakeman Center in Vineyard Haven and July through October meetings are at the Old Mill in West Tisbury.
THE 2020 PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
JANUARY 21, 2020: Medical Cannabis: What It Is Good For
Terry F. Kriedman, M.D. and Certified Evaluator for Medical Marijuana Prescriptions
FEBRUARY 18, 2020: Osprey: Back from the Brink - A Wildlife Success Story
Suzan Bellincampi, Director, Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Mass Audubon
MARCH 17, 2020: TBD
APRIL 21, 2020: Hunting Down Wild Plants on Martha's Vineyard
Margaret Curtis and Greg Palermo, Consultants to Polly HIll Arboretum and MVGC Members
MAY 19, 2020: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Bats - But Were Afraid to Ask!
Luanne Johnson, Ph.D, Founder, Director, and Wildlife Biologist, and Liz Olsen, Biologist, BiodiversityWorks
Pal Month and Greenhouse Pre-Sale
JUNE 2019: No Meeting: Blooming Art 2020!
Opening Night, June 18, 2020 from 5-8pm
JULY 21, 2020: Plants Go To War: A Botannical History of World War II
Judith Sumner, Botanist and Author
AUGUST 18, 2020 (Annual Meeting): Gardentopia: Design Basics for Creating Beautiful Outdoor Spaces
Jan Johnsen, Landscape Designer and Author
SEPTEMBER 15, 2020: Martha's Vineyard Land Bank Commission:
Its History, Mission and Future
James Lengyel, Executive Director
OCTOBER 20, 2020: Sculpting "Esiderap": Getting to Paradise Backwards by Creating a Pond, a Hill, a Meadow and Food Gardens
Cynthia Bloomquist and Thaw Malin III, Garden Enthusiasts and MVGC Members
NOVEMBER 17, 2020: Cook the Vineyard
Susie Middleton, Special Projects Editor, Vineyard Gazette Media Group, Founding Editor of Cook the Vineyard, Cookbook Author
DECEMBER, 2020: The Annual Holly Day Party at the Ag Hall is our meeting!
Annual Greenhouse Plant Sale (Members): 1 hr. before and 1 hr. after the May meeting, Wakeman Center
Annual Memorial Day Weekend Greenhouse Plant Sale (General Public)
Daffodil Walk (Members)
Flower Arranging Demonstration for Blooming Art Designers (May)
Blooming Art 2019
Wreath-Making Workshop (Members)
Holly Day Party
Information about these events will be announced at meetings and via email.
The 2020 Program Committee: Chair, Anda Woodward, Mary Lou DeLong, Kathy Kitsock, Minor Knight and Donna Paulnock