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The Potomac Potpourri, our newsletter, is published six times a year and is available to members and to non-member subscribers. It contains current meeting information and news about unit activities, plus horticultural information and advice.
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Meetings & Programs

The Potomac Unit has five general attendance meetings a year, at various locations throughout the Washington D.C. area. These meetings start with an interesting program then proceed with the business meeting and complete with a delectable buffet catered by members.

September 20, 2017,, Wednesday, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
“Poisonous/Medicinal Plants in the Garden”
With a few common pharmacological mechanisms and examples of plants that fall under those categories.
Speaker: Jeff Day, Informatics Fellow, National Library of Medicine
Takoma Park Community Center (Azalea Room)
7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park MD 20912
December 2, 2017, Saturday, 11:00 am‐2:00 pm
“Herb of the Year 2018 - HOPS and Brewing.”
Speaker: Todd Brethauer, Volunteer Educator, U.S. Botanic Garden
U.S. National Arboretum, Administration Building (Classroom)
3501 New York Avenue, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002

January 17, 2018, Wednesday, 11:00 am‐2:00 pm
“An Overview of Using Herbs In A Clinical Setting – with some case studies.”
Speaker: Monica Chapman, Graduate Student, Western Veterinary Herbal Medicine
American Horticultural Society, River Farm (Ballroom)
7931 East Boulevard Drive, Alexandria VA, 22308‐1300

March 17, 2018, Saturday, 11:00 am‐2:00 pm
“The C&O Canal – The Park That Almost Wasn’t.”
Speaker: Jim Heins, C&O Canal Association
American University (details later in newsletters)
4400 Massachusetts (& Nebraska Avenues), Washington, D.C. 20016

Annual Meeting and Picnic
(late May or Early June 2018, TBA)

Watch the Potomac Potpourri for announcements of details, meeting dates
and locations. The Potomac Potpourri is a quarterly newsletter of Potomac Unit of the HSA.





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