Victoria Dahlia Society


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    Calendar 2017

    No Meeting in January or February.

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    March 2, 2017 – VDS General Meeting (Everyone Welcome)

    7:30pm at Wellesley Retirement Home, 2800 Blanshard Street. Entrance on Market Street, street parking available.

    Topic: Warming & Waking Dormant Tubers

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    April 6, 2017 – VDS General Meeting (Everyone Welcome)

    7:30pm at Wellesley Retirement Home, 2800 Blanshard Street. Entrance on Market Street, street parking available.

    Topic: to be announced

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     April 8, 2017– Victoria Dahlia Society Plant & Tuber Sale (one day only!)  2017 Tuber Sale Information

    9:30am to 2:00pm at Knox Presbyterian Church, 2964 Richmond Rd, Victoria map

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     May 4, 2017 – VDS General Meeting (Everyone Welcome)

    7:30pm at Wellesley Retirement Home, 2800 Blanshard Street. Entrance on Market Street, street parking available.

    Topic: to be announced

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    June 1, 2017 – VDS General Meeting (Everyone Welcome)

    7:30pm at Wellesley Retirement Home, 2800 Blanshard Street. Entrance on Market Street, street parking available.

    Topic: to be announced

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    July 6, 2017 – VDS General Meeting (Everyone Welcome)

    7:30pm at Wellesley Retirement Home, 2800 Blanshard Street. Entrance on Market Street, street parking available.

    Topic: to be announced

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    August 3, 2017 – VDS General Meeting

    7:30pm at a to be determined garden.

    Topic: Staging Flowers for the Show; Arrangements in Bowls and Baskets

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    71st Annual Victoria Dahlia Society Show, 2017

    August 19-20, 2017 (Saturday and Sunday – corrected!)

    Location: Prospect Lake Community Hall

    In conjunction with the PLCDA BBQ on Sunday!

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    August 26-27,  2017 – Nanaimo Dahlia Society Show

    Held at the Country Club Centre, Nanaimo.

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    September 2-3,  2017 – Vancouver Dahlia Society Show

    Held at the Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, Vancouver.

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    September 2-4,  2017 – Saanich Fair

    Those interested in entering blooms must purchase entry tickets at least a week ahead.  See the Saanich Fair Prize List.

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    September 7, 2017- VDS General Meeting 

    7pm (earlier time!) will be held outdoors at a location to be determined.  Topic: Parlour Show – a just for fun, informal show awarding the Iverson Trophy; Seedling Judging – new seedlings judged by popular acclaim

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    September to be confirmed,  2017 – Luxton Fair

    Held at the Luxton Fairgrounds, Langford.

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    September to be confirmed,  2017 – Fraser Valley Dahlia Society Show

    Held at the George Preston Rec Centre, Langley.

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    October 5, 2017 – VDS General Meeting (Everyone Welcome)

    7:30pm at Wellesley Retirement Home, 2800 Blanshard Street. Entrance on Market Street, street parking available.

    Topic: Digging, Dividing,& Storing Tubers

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    November 2, 2017 – VDS General Meeting (Everyone Welcome)

    7:30pm at Wellesley Retirement Home, 2800 Blanshard Street. Entrance on Market Street, street parking available.

    Topic: Election of the Executive for 2018; Tuber Clump Auction

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    December – No General Meeting

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    December  7, 2017 – Annual Christmas Dinner

    Details yet to be confirmed, members must pre-register.