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Officers

President:
Susan Kautz
Vice-President:
Penny Smith-Kerker
Recording Secretary/Parliamentarian - Saturday:
Mary Husk
Recording Secretary/Parliamentarian - Wednesday:
Susan Storey
Treasurer:
Dolores Gibbs
Historian:
Lynn Sissney

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2017 Spring Show

2016 Spring Show

2015 Spring Show

2014 Spring Show

2013 Fall Display

2013 Spring Show
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2018_FAAVS_Show_Logo_Final.jpgFIRST AUSTIN AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY'S 49TH ANNUAL JUDGED
SHOW AND SALE - "VIOLETS AT THE MOVIES" 


First Austin African Violet Society will host it's 49th annual judged show "Violets at the Movies"
and plant sale on March 17, 2018 at:

Austin Area Garden Center
Zilker Botanical Garden
2220 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78746

ONE DAY ONLY- Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 09:00 am - 4:30 pm

Come see our 49th annual judged show and help us celebrate "Violets at the Movies". We will have a large display of African violets
and other gesneriads. In addition we will have a great variety of African violets and other gesneriad plants and growing supplies
for sale. Entry fee to Zilker Botanical Garden is $1-children 3-12 & seniors 62+/$2-resident adults 13-61/$3-nonresident
adults 13-61.


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We have two active meeting groups. One group meets on Wednesday morning in central Austin and the other group meets on Saturday
morning in Round Rock. See meeting information below for details. For more details on current monthly meetings for each group, see the
on-line calendar, Monthly Program Information section below or contact our email. We also have a facebook page which you can access
under links in left column.

Wednesday Meeting Information

First Austin African Violet Society Wednesday group meets at:

Austin Area Garden Center
Zilker Botanical Garden
2220 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78746

Meetings start at 9:30 am on the fourth Wednesday of each month. See Monthly Program Information section below for exceptions and
more detailed information on dates/times of meetings and monthly program information.

Saturday Meeting Information

First Austin African Violet Society Saturday group meets at:

Allen R. Baca Center-Arts & Crafts Room
301 W. Bagdad Ave Building 2
Round Rock, TX 78664

Meetings start at 9:30 am on the second Saturday of each month. See Monthly Program Information section below for exceptions and
more detailed information on dates/times of meetings and monthly program information. There is parking underneath the building
entrance on the west side of building and an elevator.
 
MONTHLY PROGRAM INFORMATION 

SEPTEMBER - Program - "Growing Semiminiatures for Show". Presented by Penny Smith-Kerker.
Saturday Meeting: 09-09-17
Wednesday Meeting: 09-27-17 Hostess: Susan K

OCTOBER - Program - "Growing & Showing Primulinas" Video presentation by Mel Grice. Susan Kautz will moderate question and
answer session after video and bring examples of Primulinas to show.
Saturday Meeting: 10-14-17
Wednesday Meeting: 10-25-17 Hostess: Dolores G

NOVEMBER - Program - "FAAVS Show & Tell: A Participatory Program". Members will discuss interesting/helpful techniques,
tools and growing tips with group and bring "problem" plant material to critique for remedies.
Saturday Meeting: 11-15-17
Wednesday Meeting: 11-18-17 Hostess: Denise G

DECEMBER - 12-09-17 - Holiday Potluck Social At Austin Area Garden Center, Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs
Rd, Austin, TX 78746 from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm

JANUARY - Program - "Unleash Your 'Small Floral Design' Creativity". Presented by Mary Husk.
Saturday meeting: 01-13-18
Wednesday meeting: 01-24-18 Hostess: Susan S

FEBRUARY - Program - "Interpreting the Show Schedule & Final Preparations for Show". Presented by Penny Smith-Kerker.
Saturday meeting: 02-10-18
Wednesday meeting: 02-28-18 Hostess: Marjorie B

MARCH - Program - DVD: "Show-Place-Win" Presentation by Debbie McGuiness - Grower Extraordinaire!
Saturday meeting: 03-10-18
Wednesday meeting: 03-28-18 Hostesses: Lori O

APRIL - Program - "Caution: Mad Scientists at Work! Experiments & Adventures with African Violet Cloning" Presentors: Mad
Scientists Glenda & Jim Williams
Saturday meeting: 04-14-18
Wednesday meeting: 04-25-18 Hostess: Bobbie P

MAY - Program - "Potting Up Those Babies Workshop" - Everyone bring leaf pots to be potted up and shared. Potting supplies
provided.
Saturday meeting: 05-12-18
Wednesday meeting: 05-30-18 Hostesses: Glenda W & Penny S

JUNE - Field Trip to Denton African Violet Society's Summer Workshop, Potluck Luncheon & Plant/Supplies Sale
Date: Pending
Location: 1st Presbyterian Church of Denton, 1114 University Dr, Denton, TX 76201

JULY - 07-14-18 - Summer Social At Local Restaurant. Location To Be Announced

AUGUST - Meeting will be scheduled only if needed
 

Welcome to the FAAVS website.
The FAAVS is an affiliate of the AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY OF AMERICA, INC. (AVSA) and the LONE
STAR AFRICAN VIOLET COUNCIL (LSAVC).


If you have a violet related question or are interested in becoming a member of the FAAVS, please contact
us via the email form at the end of this page. Thank you for visiting our website. We look forward to hearing from you.

 
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