Dates to Remember 2022

Friday & Saturday, May 20 & 21, 2022,  10 am

Annual Plant, Bake and Tag Sale

Friday is set up day, Saturday open to public at 10am

All member participation needed for our fundraiser for Civic Beautification.

Location:  Southern Vermont Art Center

Coordinators: Carolyn Brogan, Anne MacLaurin and Becky Moore


Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 7:00 a.m.

Annual Bird Walk and Breakfast

The location of large trees, open vistas and wetlands offer a large variety of species.

An easy one mile walk on a smooth path.  Breakfast follows at Equinox Village at 9:00 a.m.  The program will be related to bird conversation.

Location:  Manchester Country Club

Coordinator:  Martha Pfeiffer


Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 2022 at 9:00 a.m.

Manchester Town Green Cleanup

Coordinator:  Sue Hinkel


Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

A Tour of Scottish Gardens

Anthony MacLaurin will take us on a visual tour of the National Trust of Scotland properties.

Location:  Equinox Village

Coordinator:  Anne MacLaurin


Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.

Manchester Town Green Cleanup

Coordinator:  Sue Hinkel


Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

East Dorset Historic Homes

GCM member Michele Pagan will be back by member request to do her presentation on a large screen.

Location:  Equinox Village

Coordinator:  Michele Pagan


Saturday, July 23, 2022 at

Glory of the Garden Garden Tour

GCM Garden Tour of fabulous gardens in Manchester, Dorset and East Dorset. All member participation needed for this fundraising event for the scholarship fund.

Coordinators:  Garden Tour Committee


Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at 9:00 a.m..

Manchester Town Green Cleanup

Coordinator:  Sue Hinkel


Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 8:30 a.m.

Day Trip to Calvin Coolidge Historic

In Plymouth, Vermont.

Carpool from Christ Our Savior Parish (St. Paul’s Church) parking lot.

Coordinator: Beth Alden


Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.

Manchester Town Green Clean up

Coordinator:  Sue Hinkel


Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

Green up Day on River Road

Coordinator:  Barbara Powers


Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 12:00 a.m.

Annual Meeting and Tour of Seven Springs Garden

Tour the gardens and enjoy lunch in the guesthouse.

Installation of new officers will take place.

Location: Seven Springs Garden

Coordinators: Becky Burke and Christina Nichols


Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

Forest Bathing on the Boswell Trail

Shinrin-yoku or “Taking in the forest” is a practice supporting healing and wellness through immersion in forests and natural environments.

Location: Southern Vermont Art Center

Coordinators:  Carol Berry, Larissa Carlson,

Lu French


Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.

Manchester Town Green Clean up

Coordinator:  Sue Hinkel


Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

Tulip Tour Presentation

Pat Barnett will show us her photographic tour of Tulip Fields in bloom and The Keukenhof in the Netherlands known as the world’s largest flower garden.

Location:  Equinox Village

Coordinator:  Pat Barnett


Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 1:00 a.m.

Holiday Greens Design

Donna Andersen will demonstrate Greens Design of boxwood trees, swags, centerpieces and more in preparation for the holiday season.

Location: First Congregational Church

Coordinator: Becky Moore


Monday, November 28, 2022 at 9:00 am

Annual Greens Workshop

Location:  First Congregational Church

Coordinators: Carmen Bodge and Sue Hinkel


Wednesday, December 7, 2022 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Annual Tea and Ornament Exchange

Join in the fun of our annual event in a relaxed setting before the holiday rush.

Location:  TBD

Coordinator:  Christina Nichols