Coming Events

General Meetings of the OSC
Other OSC Events
Horticultural Society of Canberra
Events of Other Organisations

Society General Meetings

DateFeatures
Doors open 7:30pm for setup and benching of plants, meeting commences 8:00pm.
If you have a sick plant and want advice, bring it to the meeting in a sealed plastic bag and our experts will look at it.
Venue: 7th Day Adventist Church, cnr Gould and Macleay Sts, Turner
2 May
Topic: Coelogynes
Presenter: Peter Stubbs
Coelogynes are an attractive smaller gowing orchid. Peter is a judge with the Orchid Society of NSW.
Sales table of supplies and plants, door table, benching of plants and popular vote.
6 June
Annual General Meeting and election of committee
For further information, see May - June Bulletin.
Topic: Keeping Orchids alive in Canberra winter
Presenters: Various members will tell how to do it.
Sales table of supplies and plants, door table, library, benching of plants and popular vote.
4 July
Topic: Orchid Growing Supplies
Presenters: South Pacific Hydroponics
South Pacific stock a wide range of items (pots, growing medium, fertliser etc) ideal for orchid growing. Check out the latest supplies and how to use them.
Sales table of plants only, door table, library, benching of plants and popular vote.
Tues 14 August
Venue: Raiders Club, Holt
Topic: tba
Presenter: Wayne Turville
Wayne Turville is proprietor of Australian Orchid Nursery located in Tyabb, Victoria. Wayne will give three short presentations and have plants for sale. Check out his website www.australianorchids.com.au
Sales table of supplies and plants, door table, benching of plants and popular vote, no library.
NOTE: this replaces our usual meeting.

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Other Society Events

DateEvent/Location
22, 23 September 2018
Sat 10am - 5pm
Sun 10am - 4pm
Annual Spring Orchid Show
hosted by the Canberra Orchid Society
Venue:Function rooms
Ainslie Football Club
52 Wakefield Av
AINSLIE
For information

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Horticultural Society of Canberra

DateEvent/Location
15 - 16
Sept 2018
Spring Bulb and Camelia Show
Horticultural Society of Canberra
Wesley Centre, National Circuit, Forrest
Information and show schedule
27 - 28
Oct 2018
Iris, Rhododendron and Azalea Show
Horticultural Society of Canberra
Wesley Centre, National Circuit, Forrest
Information and show schedule
10 - 11
Nov 2018
Spring Exhibition and Rose Show
Horticultural Society of Canberra
Wesley Centre, National Circuit, Forrest.
Information and show schedule

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Events of Other Organisations

Events of possible interest to Canberra members. We try to keep the information accurate. Please advise if there are any errors. A list of all orchid show dates in NSW is on the Orchid Society of NSW website
DateEvent/Host/Location
18 - 20 May
Fri/Sat 9am - 4pm
Sun 9am - 3pm
Orchids Out West
Hawkesbury Race Club
Clarendon
23 - 24 June
9am - 5pm
Mingara Orchid Fair
Mingara Recreation Club, Mingara Drive, Tumbi Umbi
13 - 14 July
Fri 9am-4pm
Sat 9am-2pm
Eurobodalla Orchid Club Winter Show
CWA Hall, Queen St,
Moruya
14 - 15 July
Sat 9am-8pm
Sun 9am-4pm
Shoalhaven Orchid Society Show
Bomaderry Bowling Club,
Meroo Rd, Bomaderry
20 - 22 July
Australian Orchid Council Orchids in the Foothills
Hawkesbury Indoor Stadium, 16 Stewart St
South Windsor
20 - 21 July
Fri 10am-6pm
Sat 10am - 3pm
Batemans Bay Orchid and Foliage Society Winter Show
Soldiers Club, Beach Rd, Batemans Bay
28 - 29 July
Sat 10am-3:30pm
Sun 9am-2pm
Milton-Ulladulla Orchid Society Winter Show
Civic Centre
Ulladulla
3-5 Aug
Fri-Sat: 9am-4pm
Sun: noon-4pm
National Orchid Extravaganza
The Centre, 1 Pellit Lane, Dural
17 - 19 Aug
Fri/Sat: 9am-4pm
Sun: 9am-3pm
St Ives Orchid Fair
St Ives Showground
17-19 Aug
Fri/Sat 9am-4pm
Sun 9am-1pm
Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Winter Show
Twyford Hall
Merimbula
25 - 26 Aug
Fri/Sat 9am-4pm
Sun 9am-1pm
Eurobodalla Orchid Club Spring Show
Leisure Centre, Narooma
1 Sep - 2 Sep
Sat: 9am-8pm
Sun: 9am-4pm
Shoalhaven Orchid Society Spring Show
Bomaderry Bowling Club, Bomaderry
7 Sep - 8 Sep
Fri: 10am-6pm
Sat: 10am-3pm
Batemans Bay Orchid and Foliage Society
Soldiers Club, Batemans Bay
15 - 16 Sept
Sat 10am-3:30pm
Sun 9am-2pm
Milton-Ulladulla Orchid Society Spring Show
Civic Centre
Ulladulla
20-21 Sept
Fri/Sat 9am-4pm
Sun 9am-4pm
Sapphire Coast Orchid Club Spring Show
BV Commemorative Civic Centre,
Bega
29-30 Sept
9am-4pm
Wagga Wagga Orchid Society
Glenfield Community Centre, Tanda Pl, Glenfield
5 - 7 Oct
Fri/Sat 9am - 4pm
Sun 9am - 3pm
Southern Orchid Spectacular
Caringbah High School
85 Willarong Rd, Caringbah
19 - 20 Oct
Fri: 10am-6pm
Sat: 10am - 3pm
Batemans Bay Orchid and Foliage Society
Soldiers Club
2 Beach Rd, Batemans Bay
27 Oct
Sat: 9am - 8pm
Shoalhaven Orchid Society
Bomaderry Bowling Club
154 Meroo Rd, Bomaderry

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