COOS Meetings

The COOS Newsletter

Our newsletter is emailed to members before each meeting to notify members of the scheduled speakers, upcoming orchid shows and other society activities.


Meeting Program for 2024

Meetings are held in the basement hall of St. Joseph's Church at the corner of Courtland and Madison in Kitchener on the fourth Monday (unless pre-empted, see the program dates below).

Meetings begin promptly at 7:00pm; arrive from 6:30pm for social time and sales. Free parking is at the rear of the school; the entrances are off Madison or Cedar. Guests are welcome.

Meeting dates are listed below with the programme, usually a guest speaker or slide show.

January 22 Robert Vanderheyden will discuss growing orchids in a grow tent from set up to maintenance.
February 26 Andrew Geimar of Roehampton Orchids topic is "Jewel Orchids at Home, a Story of Murder”, he will talk about his journey of growing (and killing) jewel orchids, and how that shaped his attitude towards jewels.
March 25 TBD
April 22 TBD
May 13 Note change from our regular meeting date. Inge and Peter Poot will be speaking. Topic TBD
June 24 TBD. See you again in September.
September 09 Social time. Preparation for our show. Come and volunteer for the show.
October 28 TBD
November 25 Our Christmas party, games (to join bring small, wrapped gift to $10), silent auction and pot luck dinner. Please bring your own dishes, cutlery and glassware. A punch, coffee and tea will be provided. You are welcome to bring wine if you wish. Doors Open at 6:30 p.m. Eat at 7 p.m.
December No meeting.