Calendar of Events

Greater Portland Iris Society, “GPIS” Calendar 2022

Please check back frequently for possible cancellations due to COVID restrictions

  • General Meetings  Free and Open to the Public
    Location: Ainsworth House and Gardens

    19130 Lot Whitcomb Drive, Oregon City, Oregon
    Time: 7 pm-9 pm
    https://ainsworthhouse.net/

 

February 5th, Judges Training/Luncheon
“Siberian Iris” with Carol Warner
2-hour classroom training, need not be a Judge to learn and participate
Location: Radisson Hotel Portland Airport, Portland, OR
Registration and Hotel Information Feb-JT-Flyer-2022.pdf

  • March 1st, General Meeting
    Guest Speaker: Paul Black “New Directions in Iris Breeding”

April 1-2, Hortlandia Plant Sale
Vendor GPIS will be selling Bearded and Beardless Iris
Sponsor: Hardy Plant Society of Oregon
Venue: Westside Commons, 801 NE 34th Ave, Hillsboro, OR
Time: April 1st, 5 pm-8 pm
April 2nd, 9 am-4 pm

  • April 5th, General Meeting
    Guest Speaker: Bud Bowen “Seasons of Kew”

April 11th-16th, American Iris Society National Convention
Host: Las Cruces, NM
Registration and Information: http://aisregion23.com/2022-national-convention

May 1st, Early Season Iris Show
Note: Iris Show is one day only while the Spring Garden Fair is a two-day event
The Iris Show is free with front gate admission 
Venue: Spring Garden Fair, Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Canby OR
Further Information: https://springgardenfair.org/

May 21st, Mid-Season Iris Show
Venue: Oaks Amusement Park, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR
Time: 10 am-4 pm
The Iris Show is Free to the public

May 27th-29th, Siberian/Species Convention/Region 13 Spring Meeting
Host: King County Iris Society, Seattle, WA
Registration $195 per person, Postmarked by May 15, 2022
Hotel Information found in the Registration Form
Registration-Form-Siberian-Species-Convention-2022.pdf
Schedule-Siberian-Species-Convention-2022-Schedule.pdf

June 18th, Late Season Iris Show 
Venue: Japanese Garden, Portland, OR
Time: 10 am- 4 pm
The Iris Show is Free with Garden Entrance Admission

August 6th, Club Potluck/Auction
Venue: Timber Park, 30878 NW Evergreen Way, Estacada, OR
12 Noon to 3 pm

August 27th-28th, Bearded Iris Plant Sale
Venue: Portland Nursery on Stark,  5050 SE Stark, Portland, OR
Time: 9 am-4 pm

  • September 6th, General Meeting
    Guest Speaker: Terry Aitken “Surprise Topic”

September 17th-18th, Beardless Plant Sale
Venue: Portland Nursery on Stark,  5050 SE Stark, Portland, OR
Time: 9 am-4 pm

October 1st, Region 13 Fall Meeting
Host: Pierce County Iris Society, Tacoma, WA
Registration Form and further information to be posted

  • October 4th, General Meeting
    Guest Speaker: Thomas Johnson “Hybridizing Program”
  • November 1st, General Meeting
    Guest Speaker: Robin Shadlow “Reblooming Iris”

December 10th, Holiday Potluck/Gift Exchange
Venue: Sandy Grange Hall, 34705 SE Kelso Rd, Sandy, OR

 

  • General Meetings  Free and Open to the Public
    Location: Ainsworth House and Gardens

    19130 Lot Whitcomb Drive, Oregon City, Oregon
    Time: 7 pm-9 pm
    https://ainsworthhouse.net/