Next meeting is Monday May 13, 2019. Doors open 6:30 pm.


Welcome to Greater Akron Orchid Society


May 13 Meeting

Leon Glicenstein will give us a video tour of orchids in Peru

Our guest speaker is Leon Glicenstein from State College, Pennsylvania.  Leon is a world authority on orchids and orchid hybridizing and comes to us to give a travel tour of the orchids which grow in Peru.

Included in his superb photography of the local orchids, people and fauna in Peru will also be a number of slides on the history and condition of the Incan ruins of the palatial village located high in the mountains.  

Visitors are welcome.  Doors will open at 6:30 pm with the main program starting at 7:30 pm.  There is limited seating.  

Our meeting room is located in the Kiwanis Civic Center at 725 Portage Lakes Dr. in Akron, Ohio.  We will also have a show table where attendees can show off their flowering orchids.

Scenes from peru

Machu Picchu Ruins


Beautiful stonework abounds in this historic Aztec ruins in Peru.

Machu Picchu Ruins


An amazing overhead view of the excavated and restored ruins.

Anguloa virginalis


Just one of the extraordinary orchids that grow in Peru.