Capital Hudson Iris Society
(CHIS)
 
2019 Calendar

Wednesday, July 31 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Iris Rhizome Prep Party

Location: 13 Hartwood Road, Delmar, NY

Help prepare bearded iris rhizomes for the August 3rd Iris Sale.

 

Saturday, August 3 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Annual Iris Rhizome Sale

Location: Faddegon's Nursery, 1140 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, NY
Both Siberian and Bearded iris rhizomes will be for sale...at great prices!

https://www.faddegons.com/our_events/august-iris-society-sale/

 

Sunday, September 15 - 1:30 pm - CHIS Meeting

Location: East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY

Speaker: Dave Burdick: “Colchicums and More!” See the lead article in this newsletter. 

 

Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5

The Greater Rochester Iris Society is hosting the annual Region 2 meeting in Honeoye Falls, NY. Hybridizer Hugh Stout is the speaker. For registration please contact thehutchings@mac.com. AIS members see the Region 2 newsletter you should have received in your email recently for detailed information. 

 

Sunday, October 13 - 1:30 pm - CHIS Meeting

Location: East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY
Program: An afternoon of Zentangle pumpkins, garden stones and ceramic tiles. 

 

Sunday, November 17 -1:00 pm (note early time) - Annual Holiday Pot Luck Luncheon
Location:
East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush, NY
Program to be announced.

 

No meeting in December.

 

President: Linda Knipper

 

Vice President: Dan and Joanne Maier

 

Secretary: Virginia Dorwaldt

 

Treasurer: Don Salhoff

 

Newsletter Editor: Euthemia Matsoukas

 

Iris Show Chair: Kathryn Mohr

 

Meetings are held on the third Sunday of the month from September to April at the East Greenbush Community Library in East Greenbush, New York.

 

Recent editions of the CHIS monthly newsletter...

 

January 2019

February 2019

March 2019

April 2019

May-June 2019

July-August 2019

September 2019

October 2019

 

There is no membership fee and anyone is welcome to attend our meetings.