WE MEET ON THURSDAYS IN 2019:
NOVEMBER 21 (ROSE AUCTION)
MEETINGS BEGIN AT 7:00 P.M. ACROSS FROM ALLENMORE HOSPITAL
AT GLORIA DEI LUTHERAN CHURCH
3315 S 19th St, Tacoma, WA 98405
Meeting at Pt. Defiance Rose Garden for the yearly hard pruning of ALL the rose bushes. Learn More . .
Donated bushes from TRS & Metro Parks are put out for our largest public sale at the Pagoda on a Spring morning.
Each June we run an ARS authorized Rose Show in Tacoma, where growers & arrangers show their stuff. A group of regional ARS judges visit each class in the show, agree on the quality of each entry, & decide on a best-in-class winner.
Trophies & Certificates are handed out to the winners in a grand ceremony at the end of the day, with a picture taken with the current President of TRS as a memento of their hard work. Learn More . .
Our biggest Member potluck on a great afternoon of food, fun, and games.
Tacomans have been celebrating roses and the beauty and joy they bring to us for more than 100 years.
It is regularly mentioned that the Tacoma Rose Society, having been in continuous existence since 1911, is the oldest rose society in Washington State.
But, by 1911 The City of Tacoma had already been featuring rose activities for almost 20 years . . . .