AOS Affiliated Societies

Links & Contact Information for California Orchid Societies

AMERICAN ORCHID SOCIETY
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Web: www.aos.org

California Orchid Societies:

CARMEL ORCHID SOCIETY
Community Church of the Monterey Peninsula
4590 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel CA
1st Monday of the month, 7:00 pm
(No Meetings in May or September)
Mail: PO Box 223462 Carmel, CA 93922-3462
Web: www.carmelorchidsociety.org
Email: carmelorchidsociety@msn.com

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA ORCHID SOCIETY
The Clovis Senior Center
850 4th Street, Clovis, CA 93611
(Parking is available on the Northwest corner of 4th and Osmun)
1st Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm
(No Meeting in July or December)
Web: www.centralcaliforniaorchidsociety.com

COASTAL VALLEY ORCHID SOCIETY
Lompoc Public Library, Grossman Gallery
1624 E. Nectarine Avenue Lompoc, CA 93436
3rd Tuesday of the month, 7:00 pm
Web: www.coastalvalleyorchidsociety.com

DIABLO VIEW ORCHID SOCIETY
Contra Costa Water District Board Room
1331 Concord Avenue, Concord
2nd Thursday of the month, 7:30 pm
Web: www.diabloviewos.org

FIVE CITIES ORCHID SOCIETY
Arroyo Grande Women’s Community Center
211 Vernon St., Arroyo Grande, CA
2nd Thursday of the month, 7:30 pm
Mail: PO Box 1066 Grover Beach, CA 93483-6710
Web: www.fcos.org

GOLD COAST CYMBIDIUM GROWERS
San Mateo Garden Center
605 Parkside Way, San Mateo
3rd Friday of the month, September – May, 7:30 pm
(No Meetings in June, July & August)
(December Joint Meeting with Peninsula Orchid Society)
Web: www.goldcoastcymbidiumgrowers.com

GOLDEN GATE CYMBIDIUM SOCIETY
Lakeside Garden Center
666 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland
4th Wednesday January – October;
3rd Wednesday November – December, 6:30 pm
Web: www.goldengatecymbidiumsociety.com

MALIHINI ORCHID SOCIETY
Hewlett Packard Building, Oak Room
19111 Pruneridge Avenue, Cupertino
2nd Friday of the month, 7:30 pm
Web: www.malihini.org

MARIN ORCHID SOCIETY
San Rafael Corporate Center, Tamalpais Room
750 Linardo Street, San Rafael
4th Tuesday of the month, 6:30 pm
Web: www.marinorchidsociety.com

MONTEREY BAY ORCHID SOCIETY
Lincoln Avenue Presbyterian Church
536 Lincoln Avenue, Salinas
2nd Tuesday of the month, 7:00 pm
For more information, call 831-449-7869 or 831-663-3953

NAPA VALLEY ORCHID SOCIETY
Napa Valley Senior Activity Center
1500 Jefferson Street, Napa
2nd Friday of the month
Web: www.nv-os.org
FB: www.facebook.com/NVOrchidSociety

ORCHID FORUM OF SACRAMENTO
Garden and Art Center in McKinley Park
3330 McKinley Boulevard, Sacramento
4th Monday of the month, 7:30 pm
(No Meeting in December)

ORCHID SOCIETY OF CALIFORNIA
Lakeside Garden Center
666 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland
3rd Monday of the month, 6:30 pm
AOS Judging: 6:30 pm
Web: www.orchidsocietyofca.org

ORCHID SOCIETY OF SANTA BARBARA
Louise Lowry Davis Recreation Center
1232 De La Vina (at Victoria), Santa Barbara, CA 93101
3rd Wednesday of the month, 7:30 pm
Web: www.orchidsb.org

PENINSULA ORCHID SOCIETY
San Mateo Garden Center
605 Parkside Way, San Mateo
4th Friday of the month (except December, 3rd Friday), 7:45 pm
Skill Session: 7:00 pm
Web: www.penorchidsoc.org

PLEUROTHALLID ALLIANCE OF THE BAY AREA
Quarterly meetings at irregular times and locations
Contact Kathy Parker for information about the next meeting
Email: jandkparker@mindspring.com

SACRAMENTO ORCHID SOCIETY
Odd Fellows Hall
1831 Howe Avenue, Sacramento
1st Wednesday of the month, 7:00 pm
AOS Judging: 7:00 pm
Doors Open at 6:00 pm
Web: www.sacramentoorchids.org
Web: www.sacorchidshow.com
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SACRAMENTO VALLEY CYMBIDIUM SOCIETY
Shepard Garden and Art Center
3330 McKinley Boulevard, Sacramento
4th Wednesday of the month, 7:00 pm
(No Meetings in July & August)
Doors Open at 6:30 pm
Web: www.sacramentocymbidiums.org

SAN FRANCISCO ORCHID SOCIETY
SF County Fair Building, Hall of Flowers
9th Avenue at Lincoln Way, San Francisco
1st Tuesday of the month, 7:30 pm
AOS Judging: 7:00 pm / Skill Session: 7:05 pm
Web: www.orchidsanfrancisco.org
Contact: info@orchidsanfrancisco.org

SAN JOAQUIN ORCHID SOCIETY
San Joaquin Farm Bureau Federation
3290 North Ad-Art Road, Stockton, CA 95215
(At Hwy. 99 and Cherokee Road east)
Gen. Mtg. 4th Monday of the month, 7:15 pm
Orchid Basics Mtg. 2nd Monday of the month, 7:15 pm
(No Meeting in December)

SANTA BARBARA CYMBIDIUM SOCIETY
Louise Lowry Davis Recreation Center
1232 De La Vina (at Victoria), Santa Barbara
2nd Wednesday of the month
(No Meetings In December, March and August)

SANTA CLARA VALLEY ORCHID SOCIETY
American Legion Hall
1504 Minnesota (near Meridian), San Jose
1st Wednesday of the month, 7:30 pm
(No December Meeting)
Web: www.santaclaravalleyorchidsociety.org

SANTA CRUZ ORCHID SOCIETY
Live Oak Grange Hall
1900 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz
1st Friday of the month, 7:30 pm
Web: www.santacruzorchidsociety.org

SANTA MARIAORCHID SOCIETY
Quail Meadows Club House
Just south of Santa Maria Way (off College), Santa Maria
1st Wednesday of the month, 7:00 pm
(No Meetings in January & July)

SONOMA COUNTY ORCHID SOCIETY
Veterans Memorial Building, Dining Room
1351 Maple Avenue, Santa Rosa
(Across from County Fairgrounds)
2nd Tuesday of the month, 6:30 pm
Web: www.sonomaorchids.com

TROPICAL PLANT SOCIETY OF MODESTO
Stanislaus Union School, Multi-Purpose Room
1931 Kiernan Avenue, Modesto, CA 95356
3rd Tuesday of the month, Sept – May, 7:30 pm
(No Meetings in June, July & August)

For a complete listing of all AOS affiliated orchid societies, please visit their website. This page contains information for active societies located within the North Bay, Bay Area, Central Valley and Coastal regions.

Nevada Orchid Societies:

ORCHID SOCIETY OF NORTHERN NEVADA
St. Mary’s Hospital, Basement Conference Room
235 W. Sixth St., Reno, NV
1st Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm
(No Meeting in July or December)
Web: www.osnnv.com