Calendar of Events

Greater Portland Iris Society, “GPIS” Calendar 2020

February 1,  Luncheon/Judge’s Training, “Aril, Arilbred Irises with Rick Tasco,  Clackamas Banquet Center, 12 noon
Preregistration required, must be received no later than January 28th.
greaterportland feb-1-luncheon registration form

  • March 3, General Meeting: “Working with 40 Chromosome Siberian Irises” by Patrick Spence
  • April 7, General Meeting: This General Meeting has been canceled

April 11/12, GPIS Spring Plant Sale with Hardy Plant Society of Oregon “Hortlandia” Expo Center
This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19
https://www.hardyplantsociety.org/hortlandia

April 16-18, Median Iris Convention, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 
https://medianvisions2020.weebly.com/

May 3,  Early Iris Show, Ikebana Displays
This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19
Venue: Master Gardeners Spring Garden Fair
Canby, Oregon May 2-3
Note: The fair is both Saturday and Sunday however the floral displays will only be found on Sunday 3rd, 10 am to 4 pm.
Show Schedule 2020

May 18-23, American Iris Society National Convention, Newark, NJ
This event has been officially canceled due to the COVID-19
https://2020irisconvention.org/

May 30-31 Plant Sale (This is a new listing to the Calendar)
This event has been officially canceled due to the COVID-19
Venue: Master Gardeners Spring Garden Fair, Canby Oregon
(changed from May 2-3)
https://springgardenfair.org/

June 20, GPIS Late Show 10-5
This event has been officially canceled due to the COVID-19
Japanese Garden, Portland Or
Show is free with entrance to the garden
Show Schedule 2020

July 17-18, Japanese Iris Convention, Nova Scotia, Canada
This event has been officially canceled due to the COVID-19
https://socji.org/ji-convention-2020/

August 1, GPIS Potluck/Auction
This indoor event has been officially canceled due to the COVID-19
See August 8 for re-scheduled outdoor event
Noon, Sandy Grange Hall

August 8, re-scheduled Brown Bag Lunch and Auction
Since we cannot hold our usual August potluck/auction inside, GPIS will have a picnic/members plant auction outside.
Location: Under the tall fir trees in Timber Park, Estacada, OR. (30878 NW Evergreen Way, Estacada, OR 97023).
Time 11:00
Everyone bring lawn chairs (blanket if you desire to sit on the ground) and your own lunch items (picnic lunch/brown bag). Picnic tables are very limited. Bottled water and punch will be provided.
Everyone, please bring your face mask. We will practice social distancing.

August 22-23, GPIS Plant Sale
Bearded Iris 9-4
This event has been officially canceled due to the COVID-19
Portland Nursery, 5050 SE Stark, Portland, Oregon

  • September 1, General Meeting: “Vaughn’s Rules in Hybridizing” by Kevin Vaughn
    This meeting has been officially canceled due to COVID-19

September 19-20, GPIS Plant Sale (Out-door)
Bearded and Beardless, Bareroot and Potted
Venue: Aitken’s Salmon Creek Garden
608 NW 119th Street, Vancouver, WA 98685
Time: Saturday 19, 10 am – 4 pm/ Sunday 20, 11 am – 3 pm
Cash-Credit Card-Check accepted
Social Distancing-Mask must be worn

October 3, Region 13 Fall Meeting, Oregon City, Oregon hosted by Oregon Trail Iris Society
This meeting has been officially canceled due to COVID-19.

  • October 6, General Meeting: “New Trends in Hybridizing MTB’s” by Lynda Miller
    This meeting has been officially canceled due to COVID-19.

 

  • November 3, General Meeting: No guest Speaker at this time. If there is to be a meeting “Members Show and Tell” bring your favorite photos of the past year on a thumb-drive.
    This meeting has been officially canceled due to COVID-19

 

December 12, GPIS Holiday Potluck
Noon, Sandy Grange Hall, Sandy, Oregon
This meeting has been officially canceled due to COVID-19

 

  • General Meetings Open to the Public
    location:
    Ainsworth House and Gardens
    19130 Lot Whitcomb Drive, Oregon City, Oregon
    7-9 pm
    https://ainsworthhouse.net/