September 2009 Newsletter

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

                            Issue: 09/09 September 2009

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

2550 Camino Tassajara

Danville, California 94526

(925) 736-760

 

August Meetings

Meetings are held in the large upstairs room at the Heather Farm Garden Center, Walnut Creek, and are scheduled on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, from 7:00PM to 9:30PM. 

Tuesday, September 1st Basic I Class Meeting
                                         Lecture 7:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Bunjin Style.

                                         Workshop 8:00 9:30 p.m.
                                         Refreshments and help with cleanup and close: Eddie Ballesteros

Tuesday, September 8th - Basic II Class Meeting

                                        Lecture 7:30 - 8:00 p.m. - How to Control Growth with Feeding

                                        Workshop 8:00 9:30 p.m.
                                         Refreshments and help with cleanup and close: Jim Stalker

Diablo Bonsai Club Look Ahead Schedule

Tuesday, October 6th Basic I Class Meeting
                                         Lecture 7:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Branch development of second year's training tree.

                                         Workshop 8:00 9:30 p.m.
                                         Refreshments and help with cleanup and close: Casey Campbell

Tuesday, October 13th - Basic II Class Meeting

                                        Lecture 7:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Discussion of bonsai and nature.

                                        Workshop 8:00 9:30 p.m.
                                         Refreshments and help with cleanup and close: Norm Wanek

 

 

 

 Notes

September Meetings - Beginning in September, the club will hold separate meetings for the Basic I and Basic II classes.  The Basic I class will meet on the first Tuesday of the month, and the Basic II will meet on the second Tuesday.

Events Elsewhere


Saturday and Sunday September 19-20 - San Mateo, California
San Mateo Bonsai Club 46th Annual Bonsai Exhibit at San Mateo Central Park Recreation Center, 5th & El Camino Real. Hours are Saturday, 12PM-5PM and Sunday 10AM-4PM. Demonstration at 2 PM both days. Bonsai sale and raffle after the demonstrations. Free Admission. For more information, contact Sam Tachibana stachibana@sbcglobal.net, 650-548-9470.

Saturday September 26 - San Jose, California
Midori Bonsai Club: 48th Annual Bonsai Show at the Northside Community Center, 488 6th St. Includes 18 separate, 2 and 3-point displays of fine bonsai. At 1:30PM, nationally acclaimed bonsai artist, Boon Manakitivipart, will style a bunjin Japanese Black Pine. Sales of trees, tools, pots and bonsai accessories will be offered by Jim Gremel, Shibui Bonsai, Inc., and others. Free styling help and advice for the public from "Dr. Bonsai". Contact JT at (408)371-7737 or jtbonsai@earthlink.net

 

Diablo Bonsai Club Officers

Steve Huskins President                  Byron Nobriga - First Vice President
Secretary - Open                               Jim Stalker - Treasurer
Lois Naye - Club Historian                 Helen Salmon - Newsletter Editor & Webmaster
Eddie Ballesteros - Publicity