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 $25, 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, fundraising events include an Annual Plant & Bake Sale, Club Yard Sale, Fall Luncheon, and Card Party, to name a few. There are also Fun Events for the Members, namely a Breakfast in October, a Holiday Luncheon in December, Bus Trips, and the Annual Flower Show in June. In addition, the Club also participates in several Avalon community-based events; Avalon Home & Landowners Association (AHLOA) Community Connection, Town Memorial Day Parade, Chamber of Commerce/Borough holiday activities & celebrations.
AGC also has a liaison with the Stone Harbor and Avalon Elementary Schools, whereas Club members work with the children in interactive educational projects.
Thanksgiving centerpieces during the Club’s workshop at the November meeting.