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River Oaks Garden Club

The purpose of River Oaks Garden Club is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening, to share the advantages of association by means of educational meetings, conferences, correspondence and publications, and to restore, improve, and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and action in the fields of conservation and civic improvement.


Pink Elephant

Due to Hurricane Harvey, the 2017 Pink Elephant Sale has been cancelled. The River Oaks Garden Club has decided to donate the collected items to the Houston/Gulf Coast Communities.

Thank you for your continuing support of our sale and we look forward to seeing you in 2018.

Sadie Gwin Blackburn Environmental Seminar

Thu, Jan 11, 2018
09:30 AM
to 11:30 AM

Join us for the 28th Annual Sadie Gwin Blackburn Environmental Seminar. Our speaker Joe Wiegand will discuss Conservationists of the Great Outdoors - Theodore Roosevelt the 26th President of the United States. Held at The Museum of Fine Arts Houston-Brown Auditorium.

Azalea Trail

March 2-4, 2018

Enjoy gorgeous walks through private gardens at our 83rd annual trail takes place. Bayou Bend, Reinzi and The Forum of Civics Building as well as stunning homes will be in full bloom! Don't miss this chance to enjoy Houston's spring with the variety of well manicured residences.


Apr 16-17, 2019

One of the most outstanding flower shows in the country will be held at The Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Join us for incredible displays of floral designs, botanicals and astounding creativity in all things floral!! Mark your calendars NOW!

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The historic Forum of Civics building and gardens are available for special functions and wedding receptions. Built in 1910 and owned by the River Oaks Garden Club since 1942, the Forum of Civics building is of recognized historical significance and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Its gardens provide valuable green space in the heart of the city and are open to the public free of charge.

Bayou Bend Gardens

The heavily wooded 14 acres along Buffalo Bayou include eight formal gardens. Each is unique in its own way. Three of these are named for a statue of a goddess and muse that presides over their area, Clio, Diana and Euturpe. The other gardens are named White, East, Butterfly and Carla.

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2503 Westheimer • Houston, TX 77098
Phone 713.523.2483 • Fax 713.523.4306
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