The Friendly Garden Club of Traverse City, MI

  Growing the Future...Love Blossoms & Joy Abounds! 

News from both the National Garden Clubs, Inc., Central Region and the Michigan Garden Clubs, Inc. will be displayed here on upcoming events for 2017.


May 16-21: National Garden Clubs, Inc. Convention  - Richmond, Virginia, 

May 16-21.  

Online Registration; click here.

*Registration deadline: April 15, 2017


Oct 5-7: (Thurs-Sat) Central Region Convention - Chula Vista Resort, 

Wisconsin Dells, WI

Click here for more information.


  • April 5:   MGC Finance Meeting, Time 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Location:  Hampton Inn Board Room, East Lansing, Business phone for hotel reservations:  517-324-2072.
  • April 7: 8:30-2:30 p.m.   MGC Board of Directors Meeting, Time:  Social Time:  8:30 - 9:30 a.m., Meeting 10:00 a.m.  - 2:30 p.m., Location: Plymouth Congregational Church, 2001 Grand River Avenue, Lansing, Business phone for emergencies:  517-484-9495.
  • April 17-18: Environmental Studies School, Course 2 Location – First Reformed Church, 630 State Street, Holland, Michigan 
  • April 24-25:   Landscape Design School - Course II Location: Haven Church, 5350 N Sprinkle Rd.  Kalamazoo MI Hosted by District III - Contact Carol Beckius for more information.  [email protected] Registration and Schedule
  • May 9-11:   Tuesday-Thursday - Flower Show School, Course IV, Location in Midland, Michigan.  Contact Flower Show Chair, Kathryn Clary, [email protected]  Registration and Schedule
  • June 1: 10-3 p.m.   District V meeting for District V Club Presidents and 1st Vice Presidents. Hosted by The Cadillac Garden Club. Will include lunch and leadership training and sharing time.
  • June 7-8:   Michigan Garden Clubs, Inc. State Convention - Holiday Inn, 3600 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor, MI
  • June 9:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm   MGC Board Meeting
  • September 4:  8:30 - 3 p.m. Annual District V Fall Meeting and Leadership conference. To be held at the beautiful Cathedral Barns at Historic Barns Park (Botanic Gardens) in Traverse City, MI