2019-2020 Public Programs & Events
Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., Berks County Heritage Center
"Baskets of the Oley Valley"
Presented by Vickie Heffner, historic educator and basket maker. Members are invited to bring their favorite basket to the meeting.
Herb Study: Herb of the Month: Artemisia abrotanum (Southernwood)
Thursday, November 21, 2019, at 9:30 a.m., Berks County Heritage Center
"Holiday Floral Arrangement Design"
Presented by Amy Muckey, owner of Stein’s Flowers, Shillington
Herb of the Month: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Bearberry)
Thursday, January 16, 2020, at 9:30 a.m., Berks County Heritage Center
"The Historic Growth and Use of Hemp in Eastern Pennsylvania"
Presented by Les Stark, agricultural educator
Herb of the Month: Marrubium vulgare (Horehound)
Saturday, February 15, 2020, at 9:30 a.m., Berks County Heritage Center
"Workshop on Plant Propagation for Spring"
Presented by Caroline Amidon and Joyce Brobst, honorary PHHS members and former presidents of the Herb Society of America.
Herb of the Month: Echinacea pallida (Pale Purple Cone Flower)
Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., Berks County Heritage Center - CANCELLED