Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society
2016 Meeting Dates & Special Events

Info:  Kitty Belendez


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2016 ROSE SOCIETY MEETING DATES
Unless otherwise noted, all regular "meeting" times are at 2:30 p.m. and located at the SCV Senior Center (map), 22900 Market Street, Newhall, California.  
          
January 3, 2016:  Executive Board Meeting
1:00 PM At the home of Bob & Kitty Belendez
Annual planning, budgeting, and audit committee appointment. We will discuss and approve our annual calendar, rose show, garden tours, and other important matters. 

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January 10, 2016 (Sunday): FREE ROSE CARE SEMINAR
Speakers: Bob & Kitty Belendez, Master Rosarians
​Topic: "Pruning, Planting, Fertilizing, Mulching, Repotting"

2:30 to 4:30 PM
Located at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall 

Our Master Rosarians Bob Belendez and Kitty Belendez will present a Rose Care Seminar including pruning existing rose bushes and planting techniques for the new bareroot roses, as well as fertilizing and mulching. The public is invited to attend. Free of charge.

ANNUAL GREEN THUMB DISCOUNT CARD
SCVRS members who have paid their 2016 annual dues will be given a 10% discount card at the meeting, good at Green Thumb Nursery, Newhall store only. If you cannot attend this meeting, you will need to mail a SASE to Kitty Belendez to get your Green Thumb Discount Card, which are available now.

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January 16, 2016 (Saturday): One-on-One Rose Care Consulting 
at Green Thumb Nursery, Newhall
10 am to 2 pm

SCVRS Consulting Rosarians will be on hand to assist the public with Questions & Answers and assistance with bareroot rose selections. SCVRS members who have paid their 2016 annual dues will be given a 10% discount card good at Green Thumb Nursery (Newhall) for the entire year, including purchases made this day.  




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February 14, 2016: Meeting
Speaker: Tom Cooney, Master Rosarian
Topic: "Growing Beautiful Roses"

2:30 to 4:30 PM

​Located at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall CA

Tom will give us a program on Growing Beautiful Roses and how roses can be incorporated into the decorative garden. The program will cover how to grow roses to their fullest potential by highlighting the essential basics roses need to flourish with an emphasis on organic principles . Proper planting procedures will be shown and soil and water needs will be identified. We'll also cover the most common pests and diseases that are found in So. California and their control. 

Potted roses will be on our raffle table. Refreshments served to all that attend. 
10 FREE Raffle Tickets to NEW members that join at the meeting.

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March 13, 2016:  Meeting
Speaker: Barbara Morse
Topic:  "Wine and Roses in Italy"

2:30 to 4:30 pm

Located at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall CA 

​Barbara Morse is a Master Gardener at Ventura County. She is currently on the board of the Ventura County Rose Society and a Consulting Rosarian. She is the Horticulturalist with the Westlake Village Garden Club. She helps maintain the heritage rose garden at the Stage Coach Museum in Newbury Park. She will be speaking about the rose trip she took to Italy last year with Pat Shanley and Marilyn Wellan. 

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​April 10, 2016: Meeting

Speaker:  Scott Klittich
Topic:  "Growing Good Roses"

​2:30 to 4:30 pm

APRIL is Red Rose Month, which includes roses that are medium red, dark red, and red blend.

We will also a "Little Rose Show" during the meeting, and members may bring their roses in vases to share. We will also have refreshments, a door prize, and raffle.

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April 22-23-24, 2016
Pacific Southwest District Convention & Rose Show
Hosted by Pacific Rose Society
Headquarters Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott, Monrovia
Rose Show at L.A. County Arboretum, Arcadia
Link to registration & more info at www.pacificrosesociety.org

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May 1, 2016: GARDEN TOUR
Noon to 3:00 pm

Location: Garden of Bob & Kitty Belendez

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May 15, 2016: Meeting
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall
Speaker:  Eydie Osaki
Topic:  "Austin Roses at the London Chelsea Show"

2:30 to 4:30 pm

May is BLENDS Rose Month for our Little Rose Show. Bring any color rose that is either striped or blended (bi-color) for a chance to win a crystal gift plus 5 FREE RAFFLE TICKETS.

Our raffle includes potted roses.

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June 12, 2016:  Meeting
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall
At the Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall, CA 91321 Senior Center, Newhall
Speaker: Burling Leong
Topic: "Hearst Castle Roses" PLUS Chip Budding Demo
​Burling Leong is the owner of Burlington Rose Nursery located in Visalia, California. She has helped Hearst Castle to renovate their rose collection. Burling has a fascinating story to tell.

JUNE is Pink Rose Month, which includes roses that are light pink, medium pink, deep pink, and pink blend.

Election of Nominating Committee for 2016 Officers..

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July 10, 2016:  1:00 p.m. Board Meeting & Rose Show Planning Meeting
At the home of Bob & Kitty Belendez in Saugus. Rose Show Director Kitty will host this meeting to finalize all the details for our annual rose show. We'll finalize the rose show schedule, review the trophies, and judges luncheon.

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July:  Nominating Committee will meet in July

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August: No meetings in August


FALL: Executive Board Meeting / Date, Time, & Location TBA
If needed.


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September 11, 2016:  Meeting
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall 
Speaker: Julie Molinare of The Grass is Always Greener Landscape Designs
Topic: "Garden Design & Sustainability"
​Julie Molinare is one of Santa Clarita Valley’s premier landscape artists. She is able to turn your outdoor space into your own personalized paradise. 

SEPTEMBER is Yellow Rose Month, which includes roses that are light yellow, medium yellow, dark yellow, and yellow blend.  


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October 9, 2016: Meeting 
Speaker: Sue Diller & Barbara Schneider
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall
Topic: "Making Floral Arrangements for Gifts, Holidays, and the Rose Show"

We will also feature a "Little Rose Show" during the meeting, and members may bring roses in vases to share. We will also have refreshments, a raffle, and a door prize. Those who bring refreshments or roses to share will get a free raffle ticket and a chance to win any item on our raffle table. 

OCTOBER is Orange & Apricot Rose Month, which includes roses that are orange or apricot, or blends thereof.

Announcements of Officers for 2017 Election.

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November 5, 2016: Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society 
23rd Anniversary "Wild West" Rose Show 
Hart Hall, William S. Hart Park, Newhall 
See Rose Show Schedule & Details on our Rose Show Page
Show opens to the public at 12:30 pm after judging completed.

The Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society will host its 23rd Annual Rose Show themed "Wild West Roses" on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at the William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Avenue, Newhall, CA 91321. The show is located in Hart Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Everyone is welcome to exhibit their home-grown roses at the show, including novices and children. You do not have to be a member of the rose society to exhibit, and there are no entry fees. Simply bring your roses in a bucket of water by 9:00 am, and the rose society will furnish the vases and the entry tags. 

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November 6, 2016:  Meeting
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall
Speaker: Steve Bening of Star Roses--POSTPONED to February 12, 2017
Topic: "New Rose Introductions"--POSTPONED to February 12, 2017

NEW TOPIC: How to Take Rose Cuttings & Free Cutter Sharpening
Speakers: Vicki Wanek & Bob Belendez

We will also feature a Little Rose Show and members may bring roses in vases to share. We will also have refreshments, a raffle table, and a free door prize. Those who bring refreshments or roses to share will get a free raffle ticket and a chance to win any item on our raffle table.

It is White Rose Month, which includes roses that are white, near white, and white blend (according to ARS Handbook for Roses)

Election of 2017 Officers and Board Members

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December 11, 2016:  Annual Holiday Party & Installation of Officers
Begins at 4:30 PM. At the home of Linda Hinz. Details in the November newsletter. SCVRS members and their guests only.*

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MONTHLY ROSE CARE CALENDAR

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Updated April 14, 2017
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FREE ROSE CARE SEMINAR 2:30 PM ON JANUARY 10, 2016 
AT THE NEWHALL SENIOR CENTER.
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VISITORS OF ALL AGES WELCOME. FREE REFRESHMENTS AND DOOR PRIZE.
Julie Molinare
Sue Diller & Barbara Schneider
Barbara Morse
Burling Leong
Tom Cooney
Scott Klittich
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