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Ocean State Orchid Society Meeting & Event Calendar
A yearly calendar of our meetings, events and various society orchid shows in and around New England.

Saturday, October 9th, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Growing Miniature Orchids in the Home

Cordelia Head of J&L Orchids will be speaking about household miniature orchid culture. Cordelia’s presentation is great for both the beginner and expert. Orchids will be available for sale at the end of the presentation. Covid protocols to be followed. Please wear masks and practice social distancing. Coffee and water provided.

Rocky Hill Grange
1340 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI 02818
(Enter through rear of building)


Past Meetings

Sept. 11, 2021 Saturday 1 p.m.

Welcome Back Meeting

Catching up on the last two months, planning future meetings, grow and show table, and a raffle!

Covid Protocols will be in place: masks and social distancing.

Coffee and water provided.

Rocky Hill Grange
1340 South County Trail
East Greenwich
(Enter through rear of building)


June 12, 2021, Saturday
In person Barbecue/Picnic for members.


Annual OSOS Auction
May 8, 2021
10:00 am

In Person Auction inside Rocky Hill Grange (East Greenwich)

10:00 am registration and review

10:30 Auction

Covid protocol to be enforced
     Masks must be worn
 Social Distancing  

Lunch break at noon: please bring your lunch, water will be provided

Chairs will be provided outside or you can eat in your vehicle

Please bring a labeled box or container for your plants which will be brought to you and kept at your seat until check out


Cash or Check (no credit cards)

Location: Rocky Hill Grange
1340 South County Trail
East Greenwich RI 02818

The Ocean State Orchid Society is excited to announce their annual auction! The auction will take place in person, inside the Rocky Hill Grange (East Greenwich). Social distancing and COVID protocol to be enforced. Approximately 150 orchids are available for purchase. Orchids up for auction are not your typical grocery store "Phalaenopsis" orchids. Orchid genera up for auction include Oncidium, Dendrobium, Cattleya, Laelia, Maxillaria and many more. Please be prepared to pay with cash or check ONLY. Lunch break will occur around noon. Please pack your own lunch to eat outside (seating to be provided) or in your vehicle. Limited parking on site. Public is strongly encouraged to attend. 


April 10, 2021 

1:00 Zoom Meeting

Miniature Cattleyas

Kelly McCracken of High Desert Orchids (Albuquerque, New Mexico) will be conducting a Zoom meeting about miniature Cattleyas. Orchids in this category include Sophornitis and Laelia (rupicolous and hadrolaelia). Kelly will discuss the different species available on the market, how to grow them, and why you need them. Society members and guests will have the opportunity to discuss and show orchids from their collection. Kelly will be offering plants for sale at a special discount.

Public is welcome.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 896 0252 2504
Passcode: 079289


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