Rhode Island Rose Society Meeting
March 10, 2018 : The slots for the 20th Anniversary Luncheon are rapidly filling. The anniversary program includes an awards presentation and the best hot buffet anywhere followed by our guest speaker, Mike Schwartz. Mike's PowerPoint program describes his American Rose Trials for Sustainability (ARTS) and the North East Earth Kind trials he's running in Connecticut.
The lunch is 12 to 4 at Chelos Bar and Grill at 911 Warren Ave, East Providence, RI NOT the one on Newport Ave
April 14: Tockwotten on the Water at 500 Waterfront Drive East Providence, Rhode Island 02914. Program to be announced
May 19: Rose show prep
meeting at Tockwotten , East Providence.Tockwotten
on the Water at
500 Waterfront Drive
June 16: Kaleidoscope of Colors: 20th Aniversary Rose show at Cold Springs Community Center in Wickford
August 11: Garden Party at Frank and Charlotte's house. BYOB, bring finger food, bring your own chairs. Time 2-5
YANKEE DISTRICT ROSE SHOW and LOBSTERFEST!!
Friday, Sept 7th - Boat ride - $25 person. SORRY - BOAT FULL!
Followed by dinner "We have a change to the after boat ride dinner. It is going to be at the Barnstable Restaurant &Tavern, which is located at 3176Main St. Barnstable. Mattakeese was not able to fulfill our final number this year. It is a two minute walk from the Eco Tour parking lot. " Please let me know if you will attend the dinner, we have to make reservations for everyone!
Saturday, Sept 8th - Rose Show and Photo Contest!
Lobster, steak tips or Statler (free range) chicken $40
Send check [for boat and/or meal] made out to LCRS convention to
Sunday, September 9th - 10AM - Yankee District Business meeting, at Cindy & Irwin Ehrenreich’s house, 3780 Main St (6A) Barnstable, MA followed by an extraordinary opportunity to save many roses not in commerce any longer. Irwin & Cindy have generously offered members of the Yankee District cuttings of their roses. We will have rooting hormone, soil and containers so you can easily bring your “prepared” cuttings home safely.
September 15 -Meeting at Tockwotten. Presentation by beekeepers.
mailing label for your membership expiration date. To renew, send
$20 to RIRS c/o