September 2007 Newsletter

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

                            Issue: 09/07 September 2007

Web Page Address: www.angelfire.com/ca2/diablobonsai

2550 Camino Tassajara

Danville, California 94526

(925) 736-7600

August Meetings

Meetings are held in the large upstairs room at the Heather Farm Garden Center, Walnut Creek, and are scheduled on the 3rd and 4th 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.

Tuesday - September 4th - Board Meeting, Charlotte Wood School, Danville. 7:30PM.

Saturday, September 8th - 11:00am. Field Trip to visit to members' homes.  See the "Notes" section for details.

Wednesday, September 19th - 7:30pm. Basic Class Meeting.
                                          Lecture 7:30-8:00pm - Topic to be announced.
                                          Workshop 8:00 - 9:30.
                                          Refreshments and help with cleanup and close: Brian Rasmussen.

Wednesday, September 26th - 7:30pm. Intermediate Class Meeting.
                                          Lecture 7:30-8:00pm - Topic to be announced.
                                          Workshop 8:00 - 9:30.
                                          Refreshments and help with cleanup and close:  Jim Merrill.

 Notes

Visits to Members' Collections:  Saturday September 8th: Two of our fellow members have invited us to visit their bonsai collections at their homes.  At 11:00 AM, we will visit the home of Jim Merrill, and then at 12:00 Noon, the home of Gale Newcomb. A sheet of directions and information has been attached.  Please let me know if you will attend, so that we can plan accordingly: Steve Huskins: (925) 937-4216, shuskins@sonic.net).

Spring Show 2008 - April 4-6:  The time to organize the Spring Show has now arrived!  Starting in our September meetings, we will begin to fill out this table.  Choose you spot now!

Committee

Chairperson

Show Chair

 

Publicity

 

Construction

 

Hospitality (Food)

 

Sales

 

Display

 

Education

 

Security / Raffle

 

Greeting

 

 

Diablo Bonsai Club Look Ahead Schedule

Wednesday, October 17th - 7:30pm. Basic Class Meeting.
                                            Lecture 7:30-8:00pm - Topic to be announced.
                                            Workshop 8:00 - 9:30.
                                            Refreshments and help with cleanup and close: Barbara Richards.

Wednesday, October 24th - 7:30pm. Intermediate Class Meeting.
                                          Lecture 7:30-8:00pm - Topic to be announced.
                                          Workshop 8:00 - 9:30.
                                          Refreshments and help with cleanup and close:  Lois Naye.

Events Elsewhere

Saturday - Sunday   September 15-16   San Mateo, California
San Mateo Bonsai Club:
44th Annual Fall Bonsai Show at Central Park Recreation Center, 50 E 5th Avenue, San Mateo, CA (5th & El Camino Real). Hours are Saturday 12noon-5PM and Sunday 10AM-4PM. Demonstration at 2PM both days. Plant sale & drawings.

Saturday - Sunday   September 29 San Jose, California
Midori Bonsai Club:
Annual bonsai Show St. Edwards Episcopal Church located just off Hwy. 85 at the Union Ave. exit in San Jose. Show hours are 10AM-4:30PM. Demonstration by Larry White at 1:30PM followed by a raffle. Tree, tool and pot sales.

Diablo Bonsai Club Officers

Steve Huskins - President,      Byron Nobriga - First Vice President,
Sylvia Roemer - Secretary,     Jim Stalker - Treasurer,
Lois Naye - Club Historian,    Newsletter Editor & Webmaster - Open.

Diablo Bonsai Club September 2007 Newsletter