, September 2-6, 2019

Art in the Garden
July 14–September 22, 2019
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

Enjoy stunning art installations, created by local artists, on display throughout the Garden. The event kicks off with an opening reception and opportunity to meet the artists.

2019 Annual Dahlia Festival
Saturday-Monday, August 24-26, 2019 • 8:00am-6:00pm
Saturday-Monday, August 31-September 2, 2019 • 8:00am-6:00pm
Swan Island Dahlias, Canby, OR

A must see for the dahlia lover, or if you just love flowers. View over 400 floral arrangements of dahlias, over 15,000 cut dahlia blooms on display, in our three indoor display rooms. This is the largest display put on by one grower anywhere in the United States! Free Admission, Free Parking, Handicap Accessible, A Rainbow of Color! Indoor Display Hours: 10 am to 6 pm. Field Hours: 8 am - 6 pm.

How to Grow and Care for Roses*
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 • 6:30pm (doors open at 6:00pm)
City of Beaverton, Griffith Park Building, Beaverton, OR

Presenter: Rich Baer, Former President Portland Rose Society. Join us for this informative class. * Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit.

Location: City of Beaverton, Griffith Park Building, Room 330, 4755 SW Griffith DR, Beaverton, OR 97014 (sponsored by Washington County Master Gardeners Assn. No registration needed, free parking, free event).

Honeybee Hikes
Wednesdays through December 10, 2019 • 10:00am-11:00am
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR

Your little honey bee will walk the trails - listening to the wind and the creek, touching soft leaves and looking for wildlife like bunnies, woodpeckers and deer. Our wonderful guides will then read a story and help the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Ages: 2–5 years, accompanied by an adult. Meets at the Manor House. Dress for the weather! $3.00 per child, non-walkers free.

Punch cards available in the Leach Garden Gift House—purchase 5 hikes and get the 6th one free. Groups with 10+ children/adults must preregister by contacting the Education Coordinator, 503-823-1671. Please check our website for possible cancellations due to weather or the impacts of our upper garden construction project.

Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97236, 503-823-1671.

The Intriguing History of Garden Tools
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 • 7:00pm-8:30pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR

The story of garden tools is the story of civilization. Although tools have evolved from sticks and stones to bone and wood, to a wide range of modern plastics and metals, the work we do with the tools hasn't changed much. Seth Pauley of Red Pig Garden Tools will talk about how garden tools evolved and how their history informs what tools we use today. He will also cover how to choose the right tool for the job, offer tips for digging and weeding more efficiently in the garden, and answer questions. The audience will be challenged by Seth's intriguing collection of old and unique tools - what on earth did they use that for? The artisans at Red Pig Tools are the only blacksmiths in the United States specialized in hand forged garden tools for home gardeners, nurserymen, landscapers, and farmers. Leach Botanical Garden Manor House, 6704 SE 122nd Portland, OR. Doors open at 6:00 pm for refreshments and strolling. Lectures begin at 7:00pm. Please use Creekside Parking Lot. Each lecture: $15/person $10/person for Leach Garden Friends. Reservations Required - 503-823-1671 or

Chicks Night Out 2019
Thursday, September 5, 2019 • 5:00pm-8:00pm
Bauman Farms, Gervais, OR

Looking for a fun and exciting night out with you and your girlfriends? Come join us for “Chicks Night Out” at Bauman’s. RSVP Today! 15% off the entire store for Bauman Rewards Members (non-members receive 10% off) 50–70 % off Pottery (brand new shipment arriving for the event). You will find amazing sales in addition to the entire purchase discount. There are lots of fun activities and give-a-ways to include: free classes throughout the evening, free live music, free gourmet food and cider sampling and free massages. Food, hard Cider, and wine will be available for purchase. Free.

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