General meetings are the 4th Tuesday of the month, 7:00 PM, at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center in McKinley Park, 3330 McKinley Blvd. Click here for a map.
Events and Activities 2017
February 11 RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 4, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, ABAS Repotting Workshop at Renee Seely's Home
Cost is $10.00 to cover price of materials. Sign up at November meeting or contact
Renee via email email@example.com or phone (916) 929-2106.
Materials provided: soil, screen, wire. Participants bring 1 - 2 trees and pots. A review of soil composition, pot selection,
and tree development will be discussed related to the trees in the workshop.
Members who wish to come and observe are welcome at no charge.
February 18, 19; Bonsai Garden Lake Merritt Annual Mammoth Fundraiser
The Annual Bonsai Garden at Lake Merritt Mammoth Auction is on Saturday, February 18 and the Mammoth Sale is on Sunday, February 19, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM) at the Lakeside Garden Center in Oakland, CA next to the Bonsai Garden at Lake Merritt. Visit their website http://gsbf-lakemerritt.org.
February 28, ABAS Monthly Meeting
Pre-meeting: 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Regular meeting: Peter Tea presents a program on conifers. One of our raffle prizes will be a spot in a Peter workshop on Saturday, April 29!
Show and Tell: Bring your favorite conifer!
March 25, 26 - Sacramento Garden and Arts Center Spring Festival
Details to follow.
March 28, ABAS Monthly Meeting
Pre-meeting: 6:00 - 7:00 PM with Ann Hultgren assisting members create accent plantings.
Bring small pots!
Regular meeting 7:00 - 9:00 PM: In preparation for our Spring show, a member led program on exploring the mysteries of tree display with members Carmen Scott, Renee Seely and Kathleen O'Donnell.
Show and Tell: Bring a tree, stand, and accent for our program discussion.
April 1,2 - Bonsai Sekiyu Kai Annual Show
At the Sacramento Buddhist Church, 2401 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento, CA, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM each day,
demonstration 2:00 PM each day followed by a benefit raffle.
April 8,9 - ABAS Spring Show
This year we are honored to have Jonas Dupuich as our headliner. Visit his website
https://bonsaitonight.com/ to learn about this very talented bonsai artist.
April 22, 23 - Second Annual Fundraising Event for the Clark Bonsai Collection at Shinzen Gardens
At the Shinzen Gardens in Woodward Park, Fresno, CA. Activities include demonstrations by David Nguy
and Peter Tea, Toko-Kazari Display Competition, huge bonsai auction, large vendor sales, shohin workshops, and the first Central Valley Regional Bonsai Exhibit.
For more information contact Bob Hilvers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 25, ABAS Monthly Meeting
Pre-meeting: 6:00 - 7:00 PM, Bonsai Study Course.
Regular meeting 7:00 - 9:00 PM: Timm Johnson on satsuki azaleas.
Show and Tell: Bring an azalea or or other flowering tree(s).
May 6,7 - Sacramento Bonsai Club Annual Show
At the Sacramento Buddhist Church, 2401 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento, CA. Hours Saturday 12:00 - 5:00,
Sunday 11:00 - 4:00. Demonstration at 2:00 PM both days.
May 20, 21 - Satsuki Aikokai Annual Show
At theSacramento Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA. Hours Saturday 10:00 - 5:00,
Sunday 10:00 - 4:00. Demonstration at 1:00 PM both days.
May 23 - ABAS Annual Auction
Details to follow.