Annual Lunch – Saturday, March 24, 2012
Berkeley from 1:00 – 4:00 PM on Saturday, March 24th.
This year we are holding our annual lunch in the Botanical Garden at UC Berkeley. We pleased to have Dylan Ferreira, from UC Berkeley Botanical Garden, join us for lunch. Dylan will lead a palm viewing. His areas of expertise are in aquatic and Australian flora. Visit the excellent UC Berkeley Botanical Garden web site for more details on the garden and check out their Interactive Plant Map: http://botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu/
Directions: UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens, 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720-5045
There is a $7 parking fee.
Lunch Buffet: ( You can go back for seconds!)
There is a lunch buffet with a full selection of delicious dishes from the Bancroft Catering Services served with iced tea, lemonade, tea and coffee.
NEW: Bring Your Own Beer or Wine! To save additional costs, we are able to serve your own beer or wine if you’d like drinks with your lunch.
Selections from the buffet lunch menu:
Grilled Asparagus Salad - Mixed greens tossed with grilled asparagus, goat cheese, sweet onions, croutons and a light sherry vinaigrette.
Seasonal Fresh Fruit Salad
Grilled Pineapple Chicken - Grilled chicken breast topped with a salsa of grilled pineapple, mango, red bell pepper, oregano, and other herbs.
Seasonal Fish with Cucumber Salsa - Petite fillets of seasonal fish sautéed with herbs and topped with a marinated salsa of cucumber, basil, meyer lemon, and anaheim chilies.
Black Currant Rice Salad - Rice salad with roasted pine nuts and black currants.
Pesto Ravioli Salad - Egg pasta stuffed with mozzarella cheese tossed with a creamy basil pesto and sun dried tomatoes.
Dessert Bars: A variety of chocolate and non-chocolate desserts
Lemonade & Iced Tea, Coffee and Tea will be served
BYOA (Bring Your Own Alcohol) Bring Beer and Wine: If you would like beer or wine with lunch, please bring your own. (Coolers and glasses will be provided.)
Lunch Tickets: Tickets are $35 per person.
Reservations: RSVP to reserve your spot now! It’s easy! RSVP By Wednesday, March 21 so we can give guarantees to the caterers.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 415.215.2460 to reserve your lunch tickets.
The Palm Society banquet is getting near. It is at the Mirov Room in the beautiful Botanical Garden at UC
The payment options are:
By Mail: A check payable to the Northern California Palm Society may be mailed to:
290 Margarita Drive
San Rafael, CA 94901
Online: Pay online at: http://www.eventbrit...Berkeley&page=1
Then scroll down until you see our event listed. There is a $2.92 fee charged by the web service for the convenience of online credit card booking.
Payment Onsite: Bring a check payable as above to the banquet.
We look forward to seeing everyone there!
Questions? Any questions about the event or booking tickets, call or email Caroline Van Howe at: email@example.com or 415.215.2460
Caroline and Edith – Co-Secretaries, NCPS (Edith will be out of town March 10- 18th.)