The Village Garden Club of La Jolla

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This Month's Meeting:

april 26, 2018


“The Art of Flower Style and Design”

SPEAKer: kiana underwood
Floral Design


Inspired by her grandfather’s garden in Iran, Kiana brought her passion for flowers with her when she moved from Iran to the U.S. in 1990.  She has also lived in Italy and Washington, D.C.  She earned a Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in International Relations, however, her passion for flowers remained.

Encouraged by her husband, this mother of three children turned that passion into a business.  She is a floral designer, entrepreneur, and the artist behind Tulipina, a boutique floral design business in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she now resides.  She shares her talents by teaching floral design both nationally and internationally.

Starting with an idea, a website, perseverance, and a lot of hard work, she began her work without formal training but from her own experience.  She found that she could create amazing designs from the variety of flowers and foliage in her own back yard.

Kiana’s work can be seen on her website, as well as in Brides, Town and Country, Elle, Décor, Country Living, Style Me Pretty, and many other publications.

Special Interest Workshop:

"Fascinating Times"

Presenters: Margaret Anne Lozuk and Kathy Peterson

April 26, 2018 at 12pm
Workshop Fee $20.00

Create an elegant floral fascinator to wear for a special occasion, whether it be a tea, wedding, holiday or “Opening Day at the Races.”  If you can use a glue gun, you can make this lovely veiled fascinator that even Duchess Kate would be proud to wear!

Enjoy a beverage fitting the theme.  All supplies will be provided, and there will be many examples to inspire you.

Optional box lunch from Thyme in the Ranch or bring your own sack lunch.

Membership Forms

Member Renewals:

This year there are 3 ways to renew your membership!  Those renewing their membership have the option to do one of the following:  
1.  Complete forms and payment ONLINE via Paypal.  (You do not need to have a Paypal account to be able to pay through Paypal.)

2.  Complete forms ONLINE, but send a check by mail to the designated address listed on the form OR hand in to the Membership Table at the MARCH or APRIL meeting.

3.  Download and print the MEMBER RENEWAL form and COMMITTEE CHOICE form and mail forms with check to designated address listed on the form OR hand in to the Membership Table at the MARCH or APRIL meeting.

online renewal Form
Member Renewal Form (Download and Print)
Committee Choice Form (Download and Print)

New Member Applications:

Download and print the NEW MEMBER APPLICATION form and COMMITTEE CHOICE form, and mail forms with check to designated address listed on the form.

New Member Application (Download and Print)
Committee Choice Form (Download and Print)

Parking Information:
Valet Service to Continue

The guided valet parking at the well-attended March meeting was a considerable improvement, so we have decided to continue with this valet service for all our future club meetings, both this year and next. 

The valet system is one of guided self-parking, whereby cars are assisted in parking closer and straight, rather than diagonally.  In this way there is room for many more cars.

The valet parking service will begin at 7:30 am.  Enter the parking lot on Golden Haven Drive, proceed straight back to the parking structure, and valets in the parking structure will direct you to a parking spot. 

The advantage of this system is that you do not hand over your keys, and will not have to queue up on leaving.

However, we recognize that the parking structure cannot hold everyone.  Street parking and carpooling will still be needed.   If you are able to carpool – that would be very helpful.

Club Happenings and Information


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