events & calendar 

CALENDAR 
NOTE:

 

PLEASE NOTE THIS CALENDAR IS TENTATIVE. PLEASE REFER BACK TO THE WEBSITE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION ON ALL EVENT LOCATION AND TIMES. DOWNLOAD A PDF OF THE 2022-2023 BROCHURE

Sunday
October 2
2022

1:30 pm
 

Awards Ceremonies and General Annual Meeting: budget and calendar review, nominations.

Presentation by David W. Baehre: Bearded Iris Review; and What To Do in your Iris Garden in October.

Location: Julia B. Reinstein Library, 1030 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Saturday
October 22
2022

10:30 am
 

AIS Region 2 Annual General Meeting
Location: Zoom

Learn More and Agenda

Sunday
November 6
2022

1:30 pm

WNY Meeting: officers vote and budget vote

Presentation by Marilee Farry: Reticulata and Bulbous Iris; Introduction to Artistic Design; and What To Do in Your Iris Garden in November.
Location: Julia B. Reinstein Library, 1030 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Sunday
December 4
2022

TIME TBD

WNY Meeting: holiday party: bring a wrapped gift for a teen in need
Label boy/girl/age: we will be donating

Speaker: TBD
Location: TBD

January
2022


 

Winter Break - No Meeting

Sunday
February 5
2023

1:30 pm

WNY Meeting

Presentation by Joanne Bassett: Bearded Iris Review of Siberian, Louisiana, and Ensata; and What To Do in Your Iris Garden in February
Location: Julia B. Reinstein Library, 1030 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Sunday
March 5
2023

1:30 pm

WNY Meeting

Presentation by Maria Gerbracht: Artistic Design, foliage

Presentation by Annette Kuhn: Artistic Design, Tables; and What To Do in Your Iris Garden in March
Location: Julia B. Reinstein Library, 1030 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Sunday
April 2
2023

1:30 pm

WNY Meeting

Presentation by David Baehre: Nematodes and Methods of Destroying the Iris Borer; and What To Do in Your Iris Garden in April
Location: Julia B. Reinstein Library, 1030 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Sunday
May 7
2023

1:30 pm

WNY Meeting: Iris Show Review of Event & Responsibilities

Presentation by Wendy Roller: Median Iris

Presentation by Marilee Farry: What To Do in Your Iris Garden in May
Location: Julia B. Reinstein Library, 1030 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Friday
June 2
2023

3:00 pm

IRIS SHOW SET-UP

Saturday
June 3
2023
1:00 - 4:00 pm

 

ANNUAL IRIS SHOW

 

Wednesday
June 3
2023

Time TBD

Field Trip - Hamilton, Canada Botanical Gardens

Information to follow in WNY Iris Newsletter

Directions and Parking

 

July
Date TBD
2023

1:30 pm

Annual Picnic and Potluck Cookout

Details to Follow in WNY Iris Newsletter

Stiglmeier Park

810 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

Saturday
August 5
2023

9 am - 2 pm
 

WNY IRIS SALE

Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

2655 South Park Ave

Buffalo, NY 14218

Sunday
September 10
2023

1:30 pm
 

WNY Meeting

Presentation by Marilee Farry: Spuria and Aril Iris, and What To Do in Your Iris Garden in September
Location: Julia B. Reinstein Library, 1030 Losson Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14227

TBD
 

Garden Visits (depending on bloom)

Our members grow many different classes of irises: Bearded and Beardless irises. The bloom depends on the spring climate and the class of iris. Members who wish to show their irises can email all members with date and times to visit.