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Upcoming Meetings:

Our meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month at 7:30 PM at the Mount's Botanical Garden building (click here for directions). Each meeting features a notable speaker, a palm & cycad auction, refreshments, socializing and camaraderie. Membership signup is available at the door.

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Coccothrinax borhidianaCoccothrinax borhidiana

Ravenea rivularisRavenea rivularis

2017 Monthly General Meeting Dates:

Please continue to check back for details as they become available.

  • Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: Jeff Searle
    • Subject: 2016 International Palm Society Biennial
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: Chad Husby, Ph.D, (postponed due to illness)
      Botanical Horticulturist
      Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
    • Subject: Exploring the Spice Islands in the Footsteps of David Fairchild
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: Chad Husby, Ph.D,
      Botanical Horticulturist
      Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
    • Subject: Exploring the Spice Islands in the Footsteps of David Fairchild
  • Saturday, April 8, 2017  - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Sunday, April, 9, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: Chip Jones
    • Subject: Cycad Sightings in Thailand
  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: Robin Crawford
    • Subject: Palm Sightings in Hawaii
  • Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: Ruth & Terry Lynch, Mary & Tom Whisler, and Dale Holton
    • Subject: Belize Trekking with Dale Holton
  • Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: Jerry Behan, President of the volunteer group at
      Arboretum at Constitution Park, Deerfield Beach
    • Subject: Jerry will discuss development of the plant collection at the Arboretum
  • Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 7:00 PM----EARLY MEETING TIME
    • Speaker: Joel Crippen, Horticulturist at Mounts Botanical Garden
    • Subject: Tour of new Mount's Garden Exhibit, "Windows on the Floating World"
  • Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 7:30 PM (CANCELED DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA)
    • Speaker: Mike Tevelonis from Botanics Wholesale
    • Subject: Palm Growing Strategies (at a large scale palm nursery)
  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: Dr. Patrick Griffith, Executive Director of Montgomery Botanical Center
    • Subject: Montgomery's new cycad and palm conservation project and the 
      Discovery of Sabal antillensis
  • Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CANCELED)
    Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CANCELED)
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: Robin Crawford
    • Subject: Palm Exploration in Cuba
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017, SEE BELOW
    • Palm Beach Palm & Cycad Society Annual Holiday Party and Spectacular Plant Giveaway
      (MEMBERS ONLY)
      • Door opens at 5:00 PM
      • Pot Luck Dinner begins at 6:00 PM
      • Plant Giveaway begins at 7:00 PM
    • Where: Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415
    • What to Bring: Please bring a covered dish, vegetable or fruit dish, or dessert and a plant (of any kind) for the plant giveaway

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Butia odorataButia odorata

Pinanga coronataPinanga coronata

2018 Monthly General Meeting Dates:

Please continue to check back for details as they become available.

  • Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: TBA
    • Subject: TBA
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: TBA
    • Subject: TBA
  • Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: TBA
    • Subject: TBA
  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, DATE CHANGE
    Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: TBA
    • Subject: TBA
  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: TBA
    • Subject: TBA
  • Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: TBA
    • Subject: TBA
  • Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 7:30 PM, (CANCELED)
    • Speaker: TBA
    • Subject: TBA
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: TBA
    • Subject: TBA
  • Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: TBA
    • Subject: TBA
  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: TBA
    • Subject: TBA
  • Saturday,TBA, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Sunday, TBA, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 7:30 PM
    • Speaker: TBA
    • Subject: TBA
  • Wednesday, December 5, 2018, SEE BELOW
    • Palm Beach Palm & Cycad Society Annual Holiday Party and Spectacular Plant Giveaway
      (MEMBERS ONLY)
      • Door opens at 5:00 PM
      • Pot Luck Dinner begins at 6:00 PM
      • Plant Giveaway begins at 7:00 PM
    • Where: Mounts Botanical Garden, 531 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415
    • What to Bring: Please bring a covered dish, vegetable or fruit dish, or dessert and a plant (of any kind) for the plant giveaway

 

 

 

 

 

 
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