Membership in the Avalon Garden Club (AGC) is open to anyone who is interested working with Club members in the preservation of the natural resources, and the beautification of the Borough of Avalon. The Club is a nonprofit organization registered in the State of New Jersey.
The Avalon Garden Club has close to 100 members. Joining the Club is a good way to meet your neighbors and make new friends. Whether or not you are a newcomer to our area, the Avalon Garden Club would welcome you as a member and invites you to participate in its many projects, events and activities.
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP IS $20, JULY 1 – JUNE 30.
Monthly meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month from September to June at Community Hall, 30th Street and Avalon Avenue, Avalon, NJ. Hosted by the Hospitality Committee, the Club meets at 9:00 am for a social and continental breakfast, followed by the general meeting at 9:30 am.
- Speakers are invited to Club meetings to present various subjects of interest to gardeners, and topics that could include the wildlife that is all around us.
- The Club also offers workshops on hands-on fun projects in floral and plant arranging, making holiday wreaths, and other artistic gardening crafts.
- The Club offers opportunities to Members who do not or cannot garden to get involved with other fun Club activities or events, as indicated below.
- To support the Club’s mission, fund raising events include a Fashion Show, Plant & Bake Sale, Yard Sale, and a Summer Line Dancing Party, to name a few. There are also Fun Events for the members namely a Breakfast in March, a Holiday Luncheon in December and Bus Trips and features a Flower Show. In addition, the Club also participates in several Avalon community-based events; Community Connection, Memorial Day Parade, Trunk–or-Treat, and Festive Friday.
AGC also has a liaison with the the Stone Harbor and Avalon Elementary Schools, whereas Club members work with the children to produce flower arrangements for Mother’s Day (SH) and Community Day (Avalon). Members also work with the children to showcase their talents in flower arranging at the Club’s “Signature Event”, the Annual Flower Show in June.
Ramona Sanabria, President & Anita Stenger, 2nd VP, working on their Thanksgiving centerpieces during the Club’s workshop at the November meeting. Each were happy with their masterpieces, and had fun as well.