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Calendar of Iris Events for 2017 - All SBMIS Events FREE and Open to the Public.
Events at the Oakland Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave., Oakland,
unless otherwise noted.
For 7:30 PM events, doors open at 7:00 PM

Saturday
January 21 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM Potluck lunch and judges' training on awards and ballots by John Jones
Friday February 17 Noon - 6:00 PM Sale of potted iris at Alameda County Home and Garden Show, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Saturday February 18 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 PM Sale of potted iris at Alameda County Home and Garden Show, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Sunday February 19 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 PM Sale of potted iris at Alameda County Home and Garden Show, Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
Friday
Feburary 24 7:30 PM Carl Boro: Louisiana Iris
Friday
March 24 7:30 PM Hands-On Iris Show Stalk How-To's
Saturday-Sunday April 8-9, 2017 entries 7:00-10:00 view 1-5 Sat., 9-4 Sun. Mt Diablo Iris Society show and sale. Alden Lane Nursery, 981 Alden Lane, Livermore
Friday-Sunday April 21 - 23   2017 Spring Regional, Sacramento, CA
Iris show; tour of two gardens; lunch; dinner and presentation by guest speaker; judges' training
For details: http://www.aisregion14.org/
Friday April 28 7 PM Members set up for SBM Iris Show, Lakeside Park Garden Center.
Saturday-Sunday April 29 - 30 Public view and sale: 1-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday SBM 2015 Iris Show and sale of potted irises.
Bring entries 7:30-9:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. Judging on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Lakeside Park Garden Center
Sunday May 21 11 AM - 3:30 PM Potted Iris Sale at Heritage Rose Show, El Cerrito Community Center,
7007 Moeser Lane, El Cerrito, CA
Monday-Saturday May 23 - 27   American Iris Society Convention, Des Moines, IA
http://www.irises.org/Member_Services/Conventions_Activities.html
Friday May 26 7:30 PM Jean Richter: Space Age Iris
Friday
June 23 7:30 PM Riley Probst: the 2017 AIS Convention
Friday July 21 7:30-9:30 PM Bearded Iris Sale and Auction
Saturday July 22 10 AM-3 PM Bearded Iris Sidewalk Sale, West Oakland Farm Park
2847 Peralta Street, Oakland
Friday August 25 7:30 PM Gesine Lohr: Historic Iris
TBA Late September
  BBQ-See your newsletter for details and location
Friday October 27 7:30 - 9:30 PM Beardless Iris Auction and Sale