Capital Hudson Iris Society
(CHIS)
 
2016 Calendar

Sunday, January 17 - CHIS Meeting - 1:30 pm
Location: East Greenbush Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061-3918, (518) 477-7476.
Speaker: Dan and Joanne Maier will give a presentation, "Spectacular Gardens of Paris Overlooked by Guidebooks and Tourists Alike".

 

Sunday, February 21 - Annual Doldrums Party - 11:30 am
Location: Albany County Cooperative Extension in Voorheesville
Speaker: Rob Handel of The Bees Knees Cafe at Heather Ridge Farm in Preston Hollow will speak on "Rethinking Wild Edibles".

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Sunday, March 20 - CHIS Meeting - 1:30 pm

Location: East Greenbush Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061-3918, (518) 477-7476.
Speaker: Virginia Dorwaldt and Ronnie Siegel speak on "Composting Made Easy".

 

Sunday, April 10 - CHIS Meeting - 1:30 pm

Location: East Greenbush Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY 12061-3918, (518) 477-7476.
Speaker: To be announced.

 

Saturday, April 16 - Siberian Dig and Potting Party - 9:00 am

Location: At Euthemia's house. Email for directions.
Bring your clumps of named Siberian Irises to be divided and potted for our May 15th sale.

 

Sunday, May 15 - Siberian Iris and Perennial Sale - 9:00 am to noon. Rain or shine!

Location: Main Square Shoppes Parking Lot, 318 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY.

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Saturday, June 4 - Annual Iris Show - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location: Bethlehem Public Library, 451 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY, 12054

An opportunity to show your prized named irises.

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President: Linda Knipper

 

Vice President: Dan and Joanne Maier

 

Secretary: Virginia Dorwaldt

 

Treasurer: Don Salhoff

 

Newsletter Editor: Euthemia Matsoukas

 

Iris Show Chair: Kathryn Mohr

 

Meetings are held on the third Sunday of the month from September to April at the East Greenbush Community Library in East Greenbush, New York.

 

CHIS' monthly newsletter goes to over 400 people throughout the Capital District and New York State. Recent editions are provided below.

 

January 2016

February 2016

March 2016

April 2016

May 2016

 

January 2015
March 2015

April 2015

May - June 2015

July - August 2015

September 2015

October 2015

November 2015

December 2015

 

 

There is no membership fee and anyone is welcome to attend our meetings.