Ikebana Flower Arranging & Design
The art of Ikebana flower arranging and design will be demonstrated at the next meeting of The Town & Country Garden Club of Newtown on Wednesday, November 13.
Pat McNellis, a master in the Ichiyo art of Ikebana, will demonstrate the assemblage of five unique arrangements that will be displayed in five separate containers. Ms McNellis studied and taught this graceful art in Tokyo, Japan for ten years and after returning to the United States. She now conducts workshops and demonstrations for many different types of organizations. Past venues have included the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ikebana International World Convention in Tokyo, and the NYS Federated Garden Club Districts.
She also enjoys sharing her knowledge with many schools, continuing education classes, and garden clubs. Ms McNellis is currently president of West Haven Garden Club.
The meeting will be at Newtown Senior Center, 8 Simpson Street. The presentation will begin at 7 pm following the club’s 6 pm business meeting.
Reservations are not needed, and there is no charge to attend. For additional information, call 203-426-5418.