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October 2002 Newsletter

Web Page Address:                                :     Issue: 10/02 October 2002

2550 Camino Tassajara

Danville, California 94526

(925) 736-7600

Sensei: Kunitoshi Akabane (925) 736-7600



October Meetings:

October 1   -  Board Meeting, CalFed Bank, San Ramon 7:30pm.

October 7 - Basic Class Meeting. 7:00 - 7:15pm Library open, 7:15 - 7:30 Business Meeting

7:30 - 8:00 pm Class Instruction by Sensei Akabane: topic, Ikadabuki (raft style)

      Refreshments - Lee Chen and Alan Chin

October 14 - Intermediate Class Meeting. 7:15 to 7:30pm - Business Meeting and Libary Open

7:30 - 8:00 pm - Class Instruction by Sensei Akabane: topic - Planting on Rock. Bring rock and tree

        Refreshments: Rebecca Harris.

After the meetings help clean up and put away the tables and chairs.

If you are listed to bring refreshments and cannot attend, call your Class Representative.

Wear your name tags to class every month to make it easier for everyone to meet each other.

If you need a name tag, ask your Class Representatives to order one.  The cost is $2.00.  

ALERT - Golden State Bonsai Federation reported new thefts of plants and suiseki in the Santa Clara Valley Area.

Events Elsewhere

Oct 12-13, Oakland,  East Bay Bonsai Society 41st Annual Show of bonsai, Lakeside Park. Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am - 4:30pm. Demonstration and workshop by David De Groat. Saturday workshop 1pm. Sunday demonstration 1 - 4 pm.

October 13, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Bonsai Kai 14th Annual Bonsai Show at the C.P.D.E.S. Hall, 216 Evergreen St., 10am - 4:30pm. Demonstration @ 2pm by John Thompson.

Oct 26-27, Hayward,  Yamato Bonsai Club, 31st Annual Bonsai Show. Centennial Hall, Foothill Blvd at City Center Drive. 10am-5pmboth days. Demonstrations by John Uchida @ 2pm both days.

Oct 27, Cupertino,  Midori Bonsai Club, 41st Annual Bonsai Show. Yamagumi's Nursery, 1361 S. De Anza Blvd. (No times given). Continuours demonstrations.

Nov 16th & 17th, Sacramento,  Capital City Bonsai Association, 4th annual fund raiser for the GSBF Bonsai Collection - North. Sacramento Garden and Art Center. 3330 McKinley, Blvd. Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4. Demonstration Sat, at 1pm by Mas Imazumi and Sun at 1pm by John Uchida.

Diablo Bonsai Look Ahead Schedule

November 4 - Basic Class,Review the year. Discuss transplanting.

Refreshments - Patrick Corbiere and Marcia Couzens.

November 5 Board Meeting

November 11 - Intermediate Class, Bring all projects of the year

Refreshments - Robert Lausten