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July 2017

GOOD GARDEN BUGS

July 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday, July 6, 2017          Time: 6:30pm – Garden Club Business Meeting. 7:30pm - Program open to the public. Place: Little Compton Community Center Program: Did you know that dangerous chemicals are not the only, or best way to grow a beautiful garden? Certain insects can be very effective alternatives to pesticides. Kim Calcagno of the Audubon Society of R.I. will talk about how to identify beneficial bugs and how to attract them to your garden. This program is open…

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Roadside Litter Collection

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Brownell House + Google Map

    Time 9:00am Place: Meeting House Lane and the Commons Coordinators: Lynne Curtis, Lynn Parker Meet at the Brownell House parking lot. Thursday, July 13, 2017  

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August 2017

OUR LOCAL BIRDS

August 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday, August 3, 2017                              Time: 6:30pm – Garden Club Business Meeting.   7:30pm - Program open to the public.   Place: Little Compton Community Center   Program: Learn about Little Compton's bird population. Geoff Dennis, commercial fisherman and local resident, will share his knowledge and extraordinary photographs with members and the community. This program is open to the public. Hostesses: Rita Nazareth, Reine Horowitz Sandy Farr, Margaret Mataronas, Jane Lorch, Jean Sunny Coordinator: Ann Beardsley

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ROADSIDE LITTER COLLECTION

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Peckham’s Greenhouse, Corner of Peckham and West Main Roads
Little Compton,
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Thursday, August 10, 2017 Time:  9:00 am Place:  Peckham Road Coordinators: Lynne Curtis, Lynn Parker Meet at Peckham’s Greenhouse

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September 2017

INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN-UP DAY

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Shore Parking Lot + Google Map

International Coastal Clean-Up Day Please join the Sogkonate Garden Club on Saturday, September 16th, 2017, to celebrate International Coastal Cleanup Day. We will meet at 9 am at South Shore Beach to begin cleaning our local beaches, all of which need attention. The Sogkonte Garden Club will supply gloves, bags and data sheets. Working in pairs enables us to record our findings on the data sheets, which will be tallied and analyzed by Save the Bay and the Ocean Conservancy.…

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October 2017

Gardening is a Mystery

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Little Compton Community Center, 34 Commons
Little Compton,
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Time: 6:30 Business Meeting; 7:30 pm Program Place: Little Compton Community Center Program: Neal Sanders is the author of eleven mysteries, several of which use garden club settings or horticultural plots and presents Gardening is a Mystery. For three years he ran Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s activities at the Boston Flower and Garden Show, including the building of a major landscape exhibit. Coordinator: Carolyn Montgomery Hosting: Tara Bradley, Kathy Hall, Nancy Webb, Pat McCarthy, Donna Pilkington, Judy O’Connor

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Roadside Litter Collection

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Simmons Pond Parking Area + Google Map

Place: Long Highway, north of Simmons Pond to Tompkins Lane Coordinators: Lynne Curtis, Jean Sunny Meet at Simmons Pond Management Area parking area.

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November 2017

Salt Marsh Habitats: Strategies for Adapting to Sea Level Rise

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Little Compton Community Center, 34 Commons
Little Compton,
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Time: 6:30 pm Business Meeting - 7:30 pm Program Place: Little Compton Community Center Program: Many of Rhode Island’s salt marshes are not keeping pace with accelerated sea level rise. Wendley Ferguson, Restoration Coordinator at Save the Bay, discusses how restoration scientists are partnering with municipalities and land trusts on adaption activities to enhance the health and function of salt marshes and facilitate marsh migration in low lying upland areas. Coordinator: Marty Fisher Hosting: Kay Hughes, Kate Kelley, Dermot Hayes,…

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ROADSIDE LITTER COLLECTION

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Simmons Pond Parking Area + Google Map

Place: Long Highway south of Simmons Pond to Pottersville Road Meet at Simmons Pond Management Area parking area.

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December 2017

ROADSIDE LITTER COLLECTION

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Peckham’s Greenhouse, Corner of West Branch Rdand John Dyer
Little Compton,
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Place: Peckham Road Coordinators: Lynne Curtis, Jean Sunny Meet at Peckham’s Greenhouse

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