The Roxbury-Bridgewater Garden Club will present an afternoon of floral design, "Flowers and Fashion through the Decades," April 9 in Newtown.

Noted designer and entertainer Bill Graham will be the guest speaker at the event to be held at the Rock Ridge Country Club at 214 Sugar St.

Graham is widely known for his program "The Little Black Dress" and known in the floral industry as a designer, commentator and professional judge

He will create fresh floral designs coupled with anecdotes and stories to take us along on a journey of fashion and floral design from the 1920s to the present day.

The event will begin with a social hour at 10:30 a.m., followed by a luncheon and Graham's presentation.

Floral designs by garden club members will be featured at each table, and themed gift baskets of donated items from choice local businesses will be on view.

The event is open to the public.

Early registration is recommended as space is limited.

For more information and RSVP, contact Adrienne Caruso before March 25 at or 860-355-0670.