2021 PROGRAM

January Meeting

featuring

IRENE BEARLY

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Planted Aquarium

Saturday, January 2, 2021

1 - 2:30 pm via Zoom

 

Join us as our guest Irene "Girl Talks Fish" Bearly shares her fishkeeping adventures. Visit her YouTube channel at Girl Talks Fish.

February Meeting

featuring

DEAN TWEEDDALE

Dean's Fry System

Saturday, February 6, 2021

1 - 2:30 pm via Zoom

 

Master Breeder Dean Tweeddale of Dean's Fishroom will share his many fishroom and breeding setup innovations. You can catch up with Dean at his YouTube channel here. 

March Meeting

featuring

DR. SOLOMON DAVID

Gars and Other Living Fossils in the Wild and the Home Aquarium

Saturday, March 6, 2021

1 - 2:30 pm via Zoom

APRIL TAILGATE EVENT

Free and open to the public

SUNDAY, April 18, 2021

1 - 4:00 pm

Parking Lot

Emmaus United Church of Christ

900 Maple Ave East

Vienna, VA 22180

May Meeting

featuring

Michael Lucas

Butterflies in the Water: Discovering Hydrophlox Shiners

Saturday, May 1, 2021

1 - 2:30 pm via Zoom

 

Who says native fish can't compete with imported fish? From pure beauty, to interesting/unique behaviors to ease of maintaining, reproducing and rearing. The best part is you don't need thousands of dollars, yellow fever shots, malaria meds, import licenses or long flights to acquire some of these American jewels.  

June Meeting

featuring

Johnathan Butkus

Title to be announced

Saturday, June 5, 2021

1 - 2:30 pm via Zoom

Feature presentation by Johnathon Butkus on the topic of aquarium filtration.

JULY BOWL SHOW

& INDOOR PICNIC ?

Saturday, July 10, 2021

1 - 4:30 pm

Outdoor picnic most likely

If the general public have all had the opportunity to receive a COVID-19 vaccination by this date, we will conduct our annual Bowl Show indoors. If not, we will plan for an outdoor picnic with social distancing and masks, but no fish as it will likely be too hot to ensure the safety of our pets.

AUGUST WORKSHOP

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Format TBD

If the general public have all had the opportunity to receive a COVID-19 vaccination by this date, we will begin holding our regular meetings in person at Green Acreas again. If not, this will be a virtual meeting via Zoom.

SEPTEMBER MEETING

Saturday, September 4, 2021

1 - 4:30 pm Green Acres Center

If the general public have all had the opportunity to receive a COVID-19 vaccination by this date, we will be holding our regular meetings in person at Green Acres. If not, this will be a virtual meeting via Zoom.

FALL ALL-DAY AUCTION

SUNDAY, October 3, 2021

10 am - 5:00 pm at Green Acres

 

We're willing to bet that we will be fully back to our old tricks by the Fall All-Day Auction, and it's sure to be a big "not-to-be-missed" event! 

NOVEMBER ANNUAL MEETING

Saturday, November 6, 2021

1 pm at Green Acres Center

 

Elections, Feature Presentation, Mini-Auction 

DECEMBER HOLIDAY PARTY & POTLUCK DINNER

Saturday, December 4, 2021

1 pm at Green Acres Center 

Potomac Valley Aquarium Society

PO Box 664

Merrifield, VA 22116

©2021 by Potomac Valley Aquarium Society, Inc.

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