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NGS News

Spring is,,,,HERE!



Dave and Hank

2023 Holiday Party Pix


We all had a wonderful time at our Holiday Party held in December at Warren Park. As per usual, the dishes brought for the potluck party were delicious and the party games were fun.


Coming Events


is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity.

                                                        ~ Lindley Karstens



Thursday, April 11, 2024; 7 PM at Warren Park Field House, 6601 N. Western Ave, Chicago


The Importance of Urban Bees


Presented by beekeeper Al Renslow

Mr. Renslow has maintained bee hives for the last three years He is fascinated by bees and the important role they play in our urban ecosystem as pollinators.
Refreshments would be welcome. 


There will be a $5.00 fee for non-NGS members.




Sunday, April 21, 12:00 PM, Emily Oaks Park.  Meet in the parking lot at 4650 Brummel St., Skokie 


Cicadas and Earth Day Celebration at Emily Oaks


Enjoy a self directed tour with experts on hand who will give informal talks about the 17 year cicadas emerging this year. (there is usually a nominal fee)
Join us at 1:30 for lunch at Hubs, 3727 Dempster. 
RSVP to Eva, elmannaberg@gmail.com





Annual Plant Sale


Saturday, May 18, 2024; 10 AM to 2 PM in the front of Warren Park Field House, 6601 N. Western Ave, Chicago.  


It will be held inside the building in case of inclement weather.


Perennials and house plants priced to sell, some house plants, assorted pots and other garden related items.



Left: Gillian Lindahl

Above: Katy Law

2023 NGS Contributions


During the year, NGS generously donated over $500 to support activities of  the Chicago High School of Agricultural Sciences and Warren Park of he Chicagp Park District.

NGS Entering the World of Social Media


In order to promote our activities and attract new members, the NGS Board has asked two of our new members, Gillian Lindahl and Katie Law, to head up a new program to upgrade our Facebook page and introduce the use of Instagram to share photos and information. 


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