Capital Hudson Iris Society
2020 Calendar

Sunday, January 19th, 2020 - 1:30 pm - CHIS Meeting,

Location: East Greenbush Community Library.
Speaker: Cathie Gifford on Clematis

Sunday, February 16th - 11:30 am - Winter Doldrums Party, Albany County Cooperative Extension.
Our popular mid-winter pot luck luncheon. Come early if you can to help set up. Bring a contribution for the door prize table if you’ve got one. Stephanie Kronau is coordinating this year’s meeting for the Upstate New York Hosta Society.
Speaker: Please Note Change: Amy Howansky will speak on 'Attracting Pollinators and Birds to the Landscape' 


Sunday, March 15th - 1:30 pm - CHIS Meeting


Location: East Greenbush Community Library
Speaker: Amy Howansky on 'Beautiful Flowering Trees and Shrubs


Friday, March 27 - Sunday, March 29 - Capital District Garden and Flower Show

Location: Hudson Valley Community College,  Troy

At the Doldrums Party you can sign up for a two-hour stint to help man the table for CHIS/HADS/ UNYHS.

Look for the table when you go to the show!


Sunday, April 19th - 1:30 pm - CHIS Meeting

Location: East Greenbush Community Library

Speaker: Elisabeth Zander, President of the North American Rock Garden Society will talk about 'Using Irises in the Rock Garden'.



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 2020

February 2020

March 2020


January 2019

February 2019

March 2019

April 2019

May-June 2019

July-August 2019

September 2019

October 2019

November/December 2019


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