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June 2006 Newsletter

     Sensei: Kunitoshi "K" Akabane (925) 736-7600

                            Issue: 6/06 June 2006

Web Page Address:

2550 Camino Tassajara

Danville, California 94526

(925) 736-7600

June Meetings

All 2006 meetings will be Joint meetings and will be in the large upstairs room at the Heather Farm Garden Center, Walnut Creek. Meetings are scheduled on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, from 7:30PM to 9:30PM.

Meetings start at 7:30PM with a brief business meeting, and end at 9:30PM.
Please be ready to meet at 7:30PM.

Wednesday, June 21st, - 7:30pm. Joint Class Meeting.
                                          Lecture 7:30-8:00pm - Review of past 6 months studies & summer care.
                                         Workshop 8:00 - 9:30.
                                          Refreshments: Don Meeker and Jim Merrill.

Diablo Bonsai Club Look Ahead Schedule

Wednesday, July 19th, - 7:30pm. Joint Class Meeting.
                                          Lecture 7:30-8:00pm - Branch Development I. .
                                          Workshop 8:00 - 9:30pm .
                                          Refreshments: Don Meeker and Jim Merrill.

Events Elsewhere

June 10-11, Saturday and Sunday, San Mateo

Sei Boku Bonsai Kai 23rd Annual Show at the San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way. Show hours are 11AM-4:30PM both days. Demonstrations 12noon-3PM both days by Steve Iwaki and Steve Jang on Saturday, and Gordon Deeg, Valerie Monroe, and Mike Page on Sunday.

June 17-18, Saturday and Sunday, Oakland.

California Suiseki Society 12th Annual Suiseki Exhibition “The Japanese Art of Stone Appreciation,” at the Lakeside Park Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave. Show hours are 10AM-5PM both days. Free Admission. Sales of suiseki, stones, stands, books, and related items.

June 24, Saturday, Oakland,

GSBF Collection-North 10-Year Anniversary Celebration with Parks and Recreation Department, City of Oakland at the Lake Merritt Lakeside Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave. Event hours are 10AM-10PM. Style-A-Thon by 3 bonsai masters 10AM-5PM.

June 30 - July 4, Friday - Tuesday, San Rafael

Marin Bonsai Club Bonsai Show at the Marin Veteran's Memorial Auditorium, Marin County Fairgrounds, Highway 101 (exit N. San Pedro Rd.). Show hours are 11AM-10PM daily. Admission to the Fair is $11 adults, $9 seniors over 65 and children 4 to 12. Free for children under 4.

Diablo Bonsai Club Officers

James Stalker - President,    Steve Huskins - First Vice President
Sylvia Roemer - Secretary,     Rebecca Harris - Treasurer,
Club Historian - Lois Naye.    Editor - Don Meeker -