East Aurora Garden Club will meet at noon Oct. 9 in St. Matthias Episcopal Church, Main and Maple streets, East Aurora. Parking is in rear lot. Mary Ann Jumper will present a slide show on the 12th World Association of Floral Artists flower show, “Flowers In Paradise,” which took place in Barbados. Guests are welcome. Call 980-3202 or 652-4985.
Kenmore Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Oct. 10 in Kenmore United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road. After a business meeting, Terry Skura, a member of several garden clubs and former NGC flower show judge, will present a program on the history and lore of Halloween customs. Town of Tonawanda officials will also honor club members who cared for Adopt-a-Box flowers throughout the summer.
Evans Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Angola Public Library. Veronica Sullivan, director of the senior center; Paul Michalec from the Evans Conservation Board, and Truman Partridge Chairman of the Town Recycling Committee will discuss plans for a community garden at the senior center. All interested gardeners are welcome.
Ken-Sheriton Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 in St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 576 Delaware Road, Kenmore. Annette Kuhn and Diane Wolfe will present “Leaf Manipulation,” how to manipulate your plant leaves to give your floral creations some added pizzazz.
Hamburg Garden Club members will give a presentation on “Women’s Health Issues” at noon Oct. 11 in the Hamburg Community Center, 107 Prospect Ave. Subjects that will be addressed are breast and ovarian cancers, nutrition, exercise and warning signs of a heart attack or stroke. Guests welcome.
Garden Friends of Clarence will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Clarence Town Park clubhouse, 10405 Main St., Clarence. Members are reminded to bring a flower pot and potting soil for bulb lasagna workshop.
Lancaster Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 in St. John’s Lutheran Church, 55 Pleasant Ave. Terry Skura will present “Trick or Treat!” – customs and lore of Halloween. Members are encouraged to wear costumes and bring canned goods for church pantry.
Western New York Herb Study Group will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave. Carol Ann Harlos will speak on what to do with all those herbs.
Town & Country Garden Club will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave. Heather Gring, archivist at the center on the Maud Gordon Holmes Arboretum at SUNY Buffalo State, will present a lecture. A tour of the new landscape garden in front of the center will also be included in the program.
South Town Gardeners will meet at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 13 in the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St. A member of the Reinstein Woods Nature Center will give a program on native and invasive plants. Guests and new members welcome. Call 668-0209.
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