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

Ocean State Orchid Society Event Calendar 2014

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

Jan. 11, 2014 Sat. at 1:00 p.m.

Christopher Bell of A&P Orchids will speak on ‘Hardy Orchids – Including Bletilla, Cypripedium and Calanthe’.
Orchids will be available for purchase.

Grow & Show orchid discussion

Raffle

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MARCH 8, 2014
SATURDAY AT 1:00 PM

“PESTS” – Identifying and dealing with orchid pests.

An illustrated program presented by OSOS veteran orchid growers Jeff Bookbinder and Bill Steinhart.

Grow & Show – a display and discussion of orchid plants grown by members.

Raffle

Public welcome

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

Directions click here

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OSOS ANNUAL ORCHID AUCTION
APRIL 12, 2014 SATURDAY AT 10:00 AM

Member set-up starts 9:00 a.m.
Orchid plant preview 10:00 to 10:30
Auction 10:30 a.m.

Payment by cash or check only

North Kingstown Community Center
30 Beach Street
Wickford, RI 02852

Public welcome – free admission

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May 10th, Saturday 1 p.m.
Tim Culbertson will speak on "Judging" prepping your plants for judging at a show. Please bring your own plants for Tim to judge.

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

Directions click here

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June 14th, 1p.m.

‘Mounting Workshop’ with Jeff Bookbinder.

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

Directions click here

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July 12th, 1p.m. (2nd Saturday)

“A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR VANDAS”
Guest speaker Dr Martin Motes of Motes Orchids Inc, Redlands, FL – A major breeder of vandas, worldwide speaker and American Orchid Society judge. Orchids will be available for purchase.
In addition accompanying Martin - Mary Motes with copies of her best selling cult novel ‘Orchid Territory’ available for purchase.

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NO AUGUST MEETING

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SEPTEMBER 13, 2014
Saturday at 1:00 pm

‘MINIATURE ORCHIDS’
Cordelia Head of J&L Orchids, Easton, CT
Pre-order and Orchids will be available for purchase
www.jlorchids.com

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

Guests Welcome

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Friday October 10, 2014
6:00 p.m. members Pot-Luck

7 p.m. Guests welcome to attend Alan Koch's presentation

Guest speaker, Alan Koch of Gold Country Orchids in California, 'What's New in Miniature Cattleya's'

Alan Koch, an American Orchid Society judge, has published articles
in several magazines, including Orchid Digest and Orchids Magazine.
He is an expert in Brazilian cattleya orchids and is well known
for his miniature cattleya breeding.

Orchids will be available for purchase at end of meeting.

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

Directions click here

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NOVEMBER 8, 2014 TBA

LaQuinta Inn & Suites

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DECEMBER 13, 2014 TBA

LaQuinta Inn & Suites




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

Directions click here


(Subject to change)



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OSOS exhibit Ma Show
The Ocean State Orchid Society's exhibit at the Massachusett’s Orchid Society Show 2004.
(click once for larger version)

 

Grow & show table at the July meeting/summer celebration held at a member's waterfront home on Great Island. BELOW: Photos from our April 2010 auction.

 

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