2021 PROGRAM
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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.

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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. 

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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

Solomon is an aquatic ecologist and assistant professor of biological sciences Nicholls State Univ. interested in fish biodiversity, conservation, and science communication.

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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

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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.  

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June Meeting

featuring

Johnathan Butkus

Filtration

Saturday, June 5, 2021

1 - 2:30 pm via Zoom

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

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JULY BOWL SHOW

& INDOOR PICNIC ?

Saturday, July 10, 2021

1 - 4:30 pm

 

The Board of Directors will be meeting on May 22, 2021 from 2 - 4 pm to discuss the remainder of the 2021 program and determine when to begin meeting in person.

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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.

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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.

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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! 

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NOVEMBER ANNUAL MEETING

Saturday, November 6, 2021

1 pm at Green Acres Center

 

Elections, Feature Presentation, Mini-Auction 

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DECEMBER HOLIDAY PARTY & POTLUCK DINNER

Saturday, December 4, 2021

1 pm at Green Acres Center