Location & Time of General Meetings
- To see what’s coming up for our members, please see the list of upcoming events in the right column of this page.
- Public meetings are held to bring informative speakers on all aspects of growing roses and other gardening techniques, for sharing problems and successes as well as socializing with rosarians from the Huronia area
Open Meetings for 2020 Held on Tuesdays from 7 pm to 9 pm Free admission and parking. Light refreshments.
Dorian Parker Community Centre, 227 Sunnidale Rd., Barrie
Open meetings are from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
APRIL 21st MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC
“All the questions you were afraid to ask about rose growing”
Bring your questions verbally or in writing and a panel of rose growers will help you get off to a great start growing the Queen of Flowers.
The early years of our society will be celebrated in a slide presentation with commentary.
Information and photos of the roses for sale at the Barrie and Orillia Farmers’ markets in May will give you an opportunity to Preorder and Prepay for your favourite roses at $22 each. Miniflora roses will be available at the meeting for $10 each.
Photographic competition results will be displayed
Everyone welcome. Bring a friend and enjoy the company of fellow gardeners. Free admission. Lucky draws and light refreshments will round out the evening.
JUNE 16th. MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC
Topic: “Earth-Kind Gardens” Alex Henderson – Royal Botanical Gardens
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of our Millennium Memorial Garden
July 7th Annual Rose Show & Meeting Set up : 3:00pm Entries: 3:30 – 5:15 pm ***CANCELLED
Official Opening and cake cutting ceremony : 7:00 pm
Garden Visit at 6:30 pm to the garden of one of our members. Members only.
SEPTEMBER 15th * CANCELLED
“For Love of a Rose”
Speaker :Dr. Joe Shorthouse
Rose Show Awards presentation
OCTOBER 20th *CANCELLED
“Little Ladies in the Garden” (Miniature Roses)
Speaker: Dale Lovering
Entries received for the photographic competition
Programs for 2021— Our 40th Anniversary Programs have had to be cancelled because of the pandemic. We are hoping to hold them next year as we celebrate our “40 plus One” Anniversary.
We are always interested in what topics our members would like to have for our programs. Send your ideas to any Board Member or put your topics in the suggestion box at each meeting.
Dorian Parker community Centre, 227 Sunnidale Rd, Barrie
Southshore Community Centre, 205 Lakeshore Drive, Barrie, ON
Site of Millennium Memorial Rose Garden planted and maintained by our members
Barrie Farmer’s Market, 70 Collier Street, Barrie, ON
Orillia Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market, 4500 Fairgrounds Road, Orillia, ON