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April 2019

April Club Meeting

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Bohemian Crystal, 639 N Blackhawk Dr
Westmont , IL United States
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Program:   Dr Andrew Plasz an expert on Roses will speak about growing beautiful roses. Dr Plasz’s extensive accomplishments are listed below. Location:  The Bohemian Crystal, 639 N Blackhawk Dr, Westmont IL (630) 789-1981 Dinner:   TBD Please make dinner reservations by Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by calling the Club’s voice mail at (312) 409-2081 (opt 1) or Email ccebulski@comcast.net. The dinner cost is $22.00 per person which includes tax, tip, and room fee.  Dinner starts at 7:00PM.  Meeting starts at 8:00PM. Directions:  The…

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May 2019

May Club Meeting

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
IL United States

Program:     TBD Location: TBD Please make dinner reservations by Tuesday, May 14, 2019 by calling the Club’s voice mail at (312) 409-2081 (opt 1) or Email ccebulski@comcast.net The dinner cost is: TBD. Dinner starts at 7:00PM. Meeting starts at 8:00PM. Directions:

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MPKS Spring Auction

May 18 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Midwest Pond & Koi Auction Spring Auction The MPKS spring koi auction will be held on Saturday, May 18th at a location  TBD.   This is an opportunity for club members to sell their koi to the public. The public is welcome to purchase fish. The viewing of the fish starts at 12:30 PM and the auction will start at 1:00 PM. Credit cards and cash will be accepted for payment of all purchases.  We will also have a silent auction for…

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June 2019

MPKS Tosai Auction

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

With the weather starting to warm up, we look forward to the MPKS Tosai Auction. The club holds this event to allow MPKS members to purchase a high quality koi fish at a better price.   The auction has about 40-50 fish and the starting price averages $20. This year the tosai koi will be supplied by Kevin Pham of Genki Koi in San Jose California and Myron and Ellen Kloubec of Kloubec Koi Farm in Amana Iowa. There will…

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MPKS 27th Koi Show and Trade Show

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - June 23 @ 1:00 pm
The Max, 4750 Vernon Ave.
McCook, IL 60525 United States
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27th Annual MPKS Koi and Trade Show June 21 – 23, 2019 The Max Athletic & Exposition 4750 S. Vernon Ave., McCook, IL 60525  The agenda for the weekend is: Friday - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Show Floor open to the public, Benching of fish for the Koi Show. Saturday - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Show Floor open to the public, Judging of fish for the Koi show. Sunday - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM -…

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June Club Meeting

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Max, 4750 Vernon Ave.
McCook, IL 60525 United States
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Program:    To be announced. Location:  MPKS Trade Show and Koi Show, The Max, 4750 S Vernon Ave, LaGrange Il Dinner:   No dinner. Please RSVP for the meeting by  Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by calling the Club’s voice mail at (312) 409-2081 (opt 1) or Email ccebulski@comcast.net. Meeting starts at 2:00PM. Directions:

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July 2019

July Club Meeting

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
White Fence Farm, 1376 Joliet Road
Romeoville, IL United States
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Program:      Larry Carnes of Reflections Water Gardens will present a walk through of how they built a koi pond in Chicago that was on the 2017 tour. The design, construction, and challenges of the project will be presented. Dinner: Farm Chicken OR Fried Shrimp served with baked potato, bean salad, cole slaw, cottage cheese, pickled beets, corn fritters, and ice cream for dessert with coffee. Please make your dinner reservations by Tuesday, July 16, 2019 by calling the Club’s voice…

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Southwest / West Region Pond Tour

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

A self guided tour of the Midwest Pond & Koi Society Southwest / West Region 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. View Garden and Pond Tour in the events section for towns in this area and where to purchase a map. Saturday, July 20 Southwest/West – Lisle, Downers Grove, Bolingbrook, Naperville, Elburn, Batavia.

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South Region Pond Tour

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

A self guided tour of the Midwest Pond & Koi Society South Region 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. View Garden and Pond Tour in the events section for towns in this area and where to purchase a map. Sunday, July 21 South - Clarendon Hills, Burr Ridge, Countryside, Evergreen Park, Dolton, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Homer Glen, Mokena, Decatur IL, and Schererville IN.

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North / Northwest Region Pond Tour

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

A self guided tour of the Midwest Pond & Koi Society North / Northwest Region 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. View Garden and Pond Tour in the events section for towns in this area and where to purchase a map. Saturday, July 27 North/Northwest -  Chicago, Glenview, Libertyville, Kildeer, Arlington Heights, Rolling Meadows, Elgin, Roselle, Carol Stream, Streamwood and Kenosha WI.

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Central Region Pond Tour

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

A self guided tour of the Midwest Pond & Koi Society Central Region 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. View Garden and Pond Tour in the events section for towns in this area and where to purchase a map. Sunday, July 28 Central – Lombard, Addison, Villa Park, River Forest, Oak Park, Riverside, North Riverside, Brookfield, Oak Brook, LaGrange

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August 2019

Kloubec Koi Farm Road Trip

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kloubek Koi farm, 1375 Baxter Ave NW
Amana, IA 52203 United States
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Road Trip to Kloubec Koi Farm Myron and Ellen Kloubec have extended an invitation to MPKS to visit their facility on Saturday August 10th. The agenda for the day follows: Saturday: Check in at Noon, farm tour, koi purchasing, and mud-pond grow out opportunity. The dinner plans for Saturday evening TBD Sunday: A 9:00 AM brunch at the Cedar Ridge Winery, 1441 Marak Rd NW, Swisher IA, for $19.99. Any koi purchases may be picked up following the brunch. The…

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August Club Meeting

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Program:      A local outing on Saturday morning to a beautiful garden. More details will be listed as the event draws closer.

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September 2019

September Club Meeting

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Home Run Inn Pizza, 7521 Lemont Rd
Darien, Ill
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Program:    To be announced. Location:  Home Run Inn Pizza, 7521 Lemont Rd, Darien IL 60561 Dinner:   Pizza, appetizers, salads, and dessert with soft drinks. Please make dinner reservations by Tuesday, Sept 17, 2019 by calling the Club’s voice mail at (312) 409-2081 (opt 1) or Email ccebulski@comcast.net. The dinner cost is $23.00 per person which includes tax, tip,  and room fee. Dinner starts at 7:00PM.  Meeting starts at 8:00PM. Directions:  The restaurant is located in the strip mall, on the…

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October 2019

October Club Meeting

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Alberto’s, 150 S Gary Ave
Carol Stream, IL United States
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Program:     To be announced.  Annual elections. Location:  Albertos in the Holiday Inn & Suites, 150 S. Gary Avenue, Carol Stream, Il Dinner:   TBD. Please make dinner reservations by Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by calling the Club’s voice mail at (312) 409-2081 (opt 1) or Email ccebulski@comcast.net. The dinner cost is per person which includes tax, tip, and room fee. Dinner starts at 7:00PM.  Meeting starts at 8:00PM. Directions:  From I-355 exit west on to North Ave (IL 64). Approximately 4.5…

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December 2019

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Clara’s, 6550 Route 53
Woodridge, IL United States
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Volunteer Appreciation Dinner The Midwest Pond and Koi Society is hosting the 23rd  Annual Volunteer Appreciation dinner on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm. This dinner is to honor our club members who volunteered a minimum of 8 hours during the 2019 season or participated in the MPKS Pond Tour.  

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