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Summer 2004 Newsletter

Web Page Address:                            Issue: 07-08/04 July, August 2004

2550 Camino Tassajara

Danville, California 94526

(925) 736-7600

Sensei: Kunitoshi Akabane (925) 736-7600,

President: Jim Stalker,                                         Vice President: Nick Nickelson

Editor: Don Meeker,

Summer Meetings:

Note: The Charlotte Wood School is closed for the summer. Both the July and August Meetings will be held on Saturday mornings, from 9:00AM to 11:00AM in the Charlotte Wood School parking lot.

Saturday July 10th and August 14th - Joint Basic and Intermediate Meetings.

Workshop. Bring trees that you may want to show in the Spring 2005 Club Bonsai Show, or trees you are preparing for donation.

The purpose of these Summer Workshops is to help Club Members improve the quality of their Bonsai Trees. Since we won't have to carry the trees into the School you may bring more trees than you might normally bring.

Refreshments: If you want coffee, tea, water, soda or something to eat, please bring that with you.

The Club Library is closed for the Summer. If you have anything checked out of the Library please return it at the September Meeting.

Diablo Bonsai Look Ahead Schedule

Board Meeting - September 7, 7:30pm. Tassajara Nursery, Danville

Monday September 13th - Basic meeting. 7:00-7:30PM - Library and Business Meeting. 7:30-8:00PM - Discuss results of summer care. Workshop. Refreshments: Daryl Choy and Marcia Cousins

Monday September 20th - Intermediate meeting. 7:00-7:30PM - Library and Business Meeting. 7:30-8:00PM - Preparation for winter. Controlling after summer growth. Workshop. Refreshments: Jack Mahshi

Events Elsewhere

July 1 - 5, San Rafael - Marin BonsaiClub Annual Show at the Marin Veteran's Memorial Auditorium, at the Marin County Fairgrounds, Highway 101 and San Pedro Road. Hours 11AM - 10PM daily. Admission to the Marin County Fair is $11 for adults, $9 seniors 65 & older and children from 4 - 11, children under 4 are free.

August 7 - 8, San Francisco - San Francisco Suiseki Kai 23rd Annual Suiseki Exhibition at the Union Bank of California Hospitality Room, Japan Center East Building, 1675 Post St.

August 21 - 22, Placerville - Gold Country Bonsai Club Show & Sale at El Dorado Bonsai Facility, 3201 Newtown Road. Show hours are 10AM - 5PM both dys. Demonstrations by Kathy Shaner at 1PM each day.

August 28 - 29, Santa Rosa - Redwood Empire Bonsai Society 21st Annual Bonsai Show at the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building, 1351 Maple Ave. Hours Saturday 10AM-5PM and Sunday 10AM - 4PM. Demonstrations by Kathy Shaner at 1:30PM Saturday and by Boon Manakitivipart at 1:30PM Sunday.