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OCEAN STATE ORCHID SOCIETY
P O BOX 7180
WARWICK, RI 02887
www.oceanstateorchidsociety.org

Ocean State Orchid Society Event Calendar 2015

A yearly calendar of our meetings, events and various society orchid shows in and around New England.

January 10, 2015
Saturday, 1 p.m.

OSOS Meeting
& Silent Auction

A great opportunity to choose from over 50 mature orchids donated by other collectors. Funds raised will benefit our Guest Speakers Program.

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FEBRUARY 14, 2015
Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

OSOS Annual Meeting

Phalaenopsis program presented by Dena Janson

Show and Grow Members' Orchid Table


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MARCH 14, 2015
SATURDAY AT 1:00 PM
Topic : “Species For Your Greenhouse”

Jeff Bookbinder, a founding member of Ocean State Orchid Society, will share his extensive knowledge of orchid species and his personal experience as a long time green house grower of  exotic orchids.  The Orchid Digest DVD by Sandra Svaboda entitled “Species for your Greenhouse” will accompany his
presentation.

GUESTS WELCOME

Location:  LaQuinta Inn & Suites
4 Universal Boulevard
Coventry, RI 02816
(Next to BJ’s, Centre of NE Mall)

Directions

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APRIL 11, 2015
Saturday
OSOS ANNUAL ORCHID AUCTION
Preview: 9:30 a.m.
Auction: 10 a.m.

A varied and unique selection of fine orchids will be offered.
There will also be a display of blooming orchids from the collections of the members,
as well as knowledgeable growers who will talk about the plants in the display and answer questions regarding orchid care and culture.
Refreshments will be available.

THE PUBLIC IS INVITED

NORTH KINGSTOWN COMMUNITY CENTER
30 BEACH STREET
WICKFORD, RI 02852


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MAY 9, 2015
SATURDAY AT 1:00 PM
THE ORCHIDS OF MEXICO
Guest Speaker :  T.J. Hartung
President of Vallarta Orchid Society, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Location:  LaQuinta Inn & Suites
4 Universal Boulevard
Coventry, RI 02816
(Next to BJ’s, Centre of NE Mall)

GUESTS WELCOME

Directions


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JUNE 13, 2015

OCEAN STATE ORCHID SOCIETY PICNIC

OSOS MEMBERS Barbeque/Picnic
at North Kingstown’s Allen Harbor Marina


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NO MEETING
JULY OR AUGUST


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SEPTEMBER 12, 2015
SATURDAY AT 1:00 PM


Jeff Bookbinder's presentation on San Francisco's "Pacific Orchid Expo"

GUESTS WELCOME

Location:  LaQuinta Inn & Suites
4 Universal Boulevard
Coventry, RI 02816
(Next to BJ’s, Centre of NE Mall)

Directions


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OCTOBER 10, 2015
SATURDAY AT 1:00 PM
PROGRAM: TBA


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NOVEMBER 14, 2015
SATURDAY AT 1:00 PM
PROGRAM: TBA


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DECEMBER 12, 2015
SATURDAY AT 1:00 PM
PROGRAM: TBA


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(Subject to change)



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The Ocean State Orchid Society's exhibit at the Cape & Island Orchid Show 2013.

Grow & show table at the July meeting/summer celebration. BELOW: Photos from our 2015 & 2010 auctions.

Decisions, decisions, 2015 OSOS Silent Auction.

Auction bidding at the 2015 OSOS Silent Auction.

Over 50 orchids at the 2015 OSOS Silent Auction.

Orchids for auction clearly labeled for quick, easy bidding.

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