Coming Events For 2015:


The Fox Valley AVS meets the 3rd Friday each month at 7pm at the Warrenville Fire Station 3S472 Batavia Rd, Warrenville, IL 60555

Windy City Indoor Gardeners meet the fourth Sunday of the Month at 1:30 p.m. at the beautiful Oak Park Conservatory, 615 Garfield St., Oak Park, IL 60304. Oak Park Conservatory is accessible by public transportation. We grow many different kinds of house plants, including gesneriads. Everyone is welcome to attend.  Meeting dates for 2014 are: February 23, March 23, April 27, May 25, June 22, July 27, August 24, September 28, October 26, November 23. There is no meeting in January or December.


The Margaret Scott African Violet Society of Urbana Champaign: Meets on the first Saturdays of most months at the Anita Purves Nature Center (1505 N. Broadway, Urbana) Meetings begin at 1:30 pm. Meetings for next year are: Aug. 30, Oct. 4, Nov 1, Dec. 6, Jan. 10, Feb. 7, Mar. 7, Apr. 4, May 2, Jun. 6, Jul. 11, Aug. 1.


The Batavia Orchid Society: is to have an exhibition at their Show & Sale at the DuPage County Fairgrounds on February 21 & 22.


Northern Illinois Gesneriad Society Show and Sale: Sat. & Sun. March 21 and 22, 2015. Chicago Botanical Garden 1000 Lake Cook Road Glencoe, Illinois


Illinois African Violet Spring Show: Details to be announce.


AVSA's 69th consecutive convention and show: May 24 – May 31, 2015 at the Holiday Inn KCI Airport Hotel Hosted by The Missouri African Violet Council


Gesneriad Society Convention and Show

June 30 - July 4, 2015

at the Marriott Oakland City Center Hotel

1001 Broadway

Oakland, California


 Annual Outing/Picnic July 18 (Saturday) – At the home of Gary Mikita in Portage, Indiana. Join us for a fun day of good food and great companionship (and hopefully good weather!) While there, be sure to take a peek into the infamous ‘Crawlspace’.