Our meetings are usually held on the third Sunday of the month, September thru May.  Please see the meeting schedule below for the exact dates.  Meetings are held at the Birmingham First Baptist Church, 300 Willits St. in Birmingham, Michigan.  Parking is free in the lot next to the building and we enter thru the back entrance.cropped-Lc-Betty-Ford-York-resz1.jpg

Many of our meetings are preceded by an educational discussion topic beginning at 1:40 P.M.  Please check the tentative speakers page to confirm specific dates.

The general meeting begins at 2:30 P.M. and presents an invited speaker.  Afterwards we have a short break, refreshments and then a members orchid exhibition and discussion.

Many members do finish the day with a restaurant meal and socializing.  We try to make our meetings friendly and educational so please come by and join us.

Membership is only 15.00 per year and is available at any meeting or by using the us page.  Membership gives access to all activities and our website Membership News heading.MOSMeeting

See   Tentative Speakers

The Michigan Orchid Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

Meeting schedule

March 28 – 29, 2015                              No Meeting this month – please see Palm Sunday Orchid Show on the events page

April 19, 2015 Regular meeting  –  Speaker Thomas Sampliner, “The Mediterranean Region a hotbed for orchids, antiquities and volcanoes”  Check Tentative Speakers for more information and biography.  NO EDUCATIONAL TOPIC THIS MEETING.

May 17, 2015 Regular meeting  –   Edgar Stehli from Windswept in Time Orchids   He will be speaking on Bulbophyllums.

June 28, 2015                                        No meeting this month – please see   Picnic and Orchid Auction  on the events page


September 20, 2015 Regular meeting  –  To be announced

October 18, 2015 Regular meeting  –  Speaker Tom Mirenda  (from the Smithsonian)    Check Tentative Speakers for more information and biography.  Educational topic to be announced.

November 15, 2015 Regular meeting  –  Speaker Russ Vernon      Check Tentative Speakers for more information and biography.  Educational topic to be announced.

December 6, 2015                             No meeting this month – please see  Holiday Banquet on the events page

Belle Isle volunteer dates: January 17,  February 14,  March 14,  April 18,  May 16,  October 17,  November 14,  December 5.


Speaker Marni Turkel (2)Sale Table

 Plant Table 3 (1)