Region 3

District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia

Background photo is “Carousel Lady” hybridized by Marie Burns of Maryland.

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Meeting Location
Pickersgill Retirement Community
615 Chestnut Ave
Towson, MD 21204

Meeting Time
Fourth Saturday of each month September through June at 10:00 a.m.

Karen Foster
Phone: 443-528-7048



Information updated 9/5/23


Meeting Information:

Cathedral Village Retirement Community, Cathedral Hall
600 East Cathedral Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 (Roxborough)

First Wednesday afternoons
12:30 pm-3:00 pm
Zoom First Thursday evenings.
7:30 pm


Judith Smith
Phone 215-233-2579:

Susan Hanna

Additional Club Information:

For people who love African violets.
Join us as we share plants, information and friendships.
Visitors welcome.
Free plant at 1st meeting.

Club Email:

Club Web Site:

Facebook: African Violet Society of Philadelphia

Updated 1/31/24

Meeting information:

Covenant United Methodist Church
Room 2-K, Main Level
212 W. Springfield Road
Springfield, PA 19064

Meeting Times:

First Tuesday each month, except July & August (second Tuesday, if a Holiday interferes). All meetings are held via Zoom for those members that cannot travel. 6:45 – 8:30 PM

Facebook – African Violet Society of Springfield


Lisa Bradley-President
Phone: 610-999-7015

Cindy Castaldi- Vice President
Phone: 610-457-1047

Information updated 1/9/2024


Meeting Information:
4500 Kensington Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221
Street parking on Commonwealth Ave

Meeting Times:

We meet the third Saturday each month
10:00 am

Sarah Coleman
Phone: 804-536-9113

Sharon Long
Phone: 804-740-5322

Web Site:

Additional Club Information:

Dec and June meetings sometimes held at other locations so call before visiting a meeting.

Information updated: 3/15/2024

Meeting Information:

Currently on hiatus – hope to resume in January 2024
Monthly, Sept. – May
Times and dates TBA


Rich Follett
Phone: (540) 325-9574

Club Email:

Club website:

Information updated 9/23/23

Meeting location:

  • Norfolk Botanical Gardens
    6700 Azalea Garden Road
    Norfolk, VA 23518
    Web Site: Facebook=Tidewater African Violet Society

Meeting Times: 2:00 to 4:30 pm  every 4th Sunday

Contact #1:

  • Patricia Knight
  • 757-681-0279

Notes: Monthly meetings have interesting Programs and plants/supplies for sale and trade. Yearly show and sale in April.

Information updated 7/1/2023

Regional Council – Mid-Atlantic African Violet Society (MAAVS)

MAAVS is the mid-Atlantic regional society of AVSA. It holds an annual convention with a show and sale each October/November.  Convention location rotates with sponsoring club

Web Site:

Contact: Sue Hoffman, President
Phone: 757-463-5383

Contact: Donna Brining, VP
Phone: 609-704-8112

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