Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society
2017 Meeting Dates & Special Events

Info:  Kitty Belendez


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2017 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 2017:  Executive Board Meeting
Date, Time, & Location TBD
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 8, 2017 (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 2017 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 14, 2017 (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 2017 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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January 21, 2017 (Saturday)
Executive Board Meeting (Planning & Budgeting)
At Teresa Mathers home.
1:00 PM 

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February 12, 2017: Meeting
Speaker: Steve Bening of Star Roses
Topic: New Rose Introductions (postponed from November 2016)

2:30 to 4:30 PM

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


Potted roses will be on our raffle table. Refreshments served to all that attend. 

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March 12, 2017:  Meeting
Speaker: Mike Wronkowski from Green Thumb Nursery
Topic:  Creating a Backyard Orchard

2:30 to 4:30 pm

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

​Potted roses will be on our raffle table. Refreshments served to all that attend. 



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​April 9, 2017: Meeting
2:30 to 4:30 pm

Speaker:  Bob Martin
Topic:  Polyantha Roses

An educational program on a class of roses that deserve more respect, featuring the humor of Rodney Dangerfield. It details the history of the polyantha, its use in the landscape and newer polyanthas worth growing. The program features photographs of polyanthas from the Martin garden and those shown in rose shows.

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 20-21-22, 2017
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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April 30, 2017: GARDEN TOUR
Time: To be announced

Location: Garden To Be Announced

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May 7, 2017: Meeting
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall
Speaker: Kitty Belendez
Topic:  "Fabulous Floribundas"

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 11, 2017:  Meeting
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall
At the Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall, CA 91321 Senior Center, Newhall
Speaker: Kathy Monge
Topic: "Micro-Minis"


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 9, 2017:  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 10, 2017:  Meeting
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall 
Speaker: To Be Announced
Topic: To Be Announced

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


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October 8, 2017: Meeting 
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall
Speaker: Randy Ritchie
Topic: "Malibu Compost"

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 2018 Election.

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November 4, 2017: Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society 
24th 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 24th Annual Rose Show themed "Wild West Roses" on Saturday, November 4, 2017, 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 12, 2017:  Meeting
2:30 PM at the Senior Center, Newhall
Speaker: Christian Bedard
Topic: New Rose Introductions for 2018

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 2018 Officers and Board Members

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December 10, 2017:  Annual Holiday Party & Installation of Officers
Begins at 4:30 PM. 
LOCATION TBD. 
Details in the November newsletter. SCVRS members and their guests only.*

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MONTHLY ROSE CARE CALENDAR

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Updated February 25, 2017
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VISITORS OF ALL AGES WELCOME. FREE REFRESHMENTS AND DOOR PRIZE.
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