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In-person meeting

Sunday June 23, 2024

Venue:  Royal Canadian Legion - Strathcona Branch

    9020 51 Ave NW, Edmonton

Please park and enter through the back

11:30am Setup

Noon             Meeting Open                                                                        

12:30pm       Culture session: Demo - Hand pollinating 

                         a multifloral Paphiopedilum

1:30pm      OSA General Meeting

2:00pm Speaker: Fred Clarke, Sunset Valley Orchids

Topic: Mini Cattleyas

4:00pm          Adjournment and Takedown

    Fred will have plants available for sale at the meeting.  The pre-order for this meeting is already completed.

    Membership Renewals are Due

    Please ensure you renew your Membership to be able to buy plants and supplies.

    Payments can be made at the meeting. A debit machine will be available.

    Tea/coffee $2 / Lunch table $3

    A door fee of $10.00 will be charged to non-members

        We will be taking a summer break for July and August.  The next meeting will be Sunday, September 22nd.  Happy Summer!

        2024 Meeting Dates

        Speakers and Events

        Mark your calendars!

        Subject to change. Speakers will be updated as the information becomes available

        January 28, 2024

        Seminar: Importing orchids into Canada by Jennifer Atkins

        Culture Session: Orchid Round Table (hosted by Fred Pon)

        February 25, 2024

        Seminar: Growing orchids in tents by Jennifer Atkins

        Culture Session: Orchid Round Table (Dean Chesterman)

        March 17, 2024 

        SHOW PREP

        April 28, 2024

        Beginners’ Month

        May 26, 2024

        Seminar: Andrew Geimar - Roehampton Orchids, Toronto              Topic: TBA

        Culture Session:  TBA

        June 23, 2024 

        Seminar: Fred Clarke – Sunset Valley Orchids. Topic:  TBA                                    *Pre-order information in April.           

        Culture Session: TBA

        September 22, 2024 

        Seminar: TBA

        Culture Session: TBA

        October 27, 2024

        Seminar: TBA

        Culture Session: TBA

        November 24, 2024

        Annual General Meeting with Executive Elections and Silent Auction


        Please note

        There are No Meetings in July, August or December

        Guests are always welcome!  If you'd like to come to a meeting to see what goes on, feel free to join us any time.  Please note that there is a $10.00 entry fee for guests, which is deducted from the membership fee upon joining.

        When & Where....

        Fourth Sunday of Every month 12:30P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

        (unless otherwise advised or over long weekends)

        MEETING TIMES: 12:00-4:00 P.M.

        Setup: 11:30 P.M.

        Show Table: 12:30 P.M.

        Culture Session: 12:30-1:00 P.M.

        OSA Member General Meeting: 1:00-1:30 P.M.

        Plant sales: 1:00 P.M. the Plant Doctor will also be available during this time.

        Speaker of the month: 1:30-4:00 P.M.



        Royal Canadian Legion - Strathcona Branch

            9020 51 Ave NW, Edmonton

        Please click here for 

        a map to our Monthly Meetings

        Source: Google Maps     

        The Society meets nine times per year, normally on the Fourth Sunday of the month.

        There are no meetings in July, August and December. We also try to avoid having meetings on major holidays, so check the meeting schedule on this website or your monthly newsletter for date

        Orchid Society of Alberta
        P.O. Box 31117, RPO Namao Centre
        Edmonton, AB T5Z 3P3


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