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September 2010 Newsletter

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

                            Issue: 09/10 September 2010

Web Page Address:

2550 Camino Tassajara

Danville, California 94526

(925) 736-760


September Meetings

Tuesday, September 14th Joint Class Meeting


Lecture 7:30 - 8:00 p.m.  - Black Pines.  Please bring young, unstyled trees, or pines in need of restyling for the lecture and workshop.

Workshop 8:00 9:30 p.m.

Refreshments and help with cleanup and close: Marcia Cozens and Jeff Heffel.


Diablo Bonsai Club Look Ahead Schedule

Tuesday, October 12th Joint Class Meeting


Lecture 7:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Workshop 8:00 9:30 p.m.

Refreshments and help with cleanup and close: Steve Huskins and Marlene Louge.




Events Elsewhere

Tuesday, September 21 - Ross, California
Marin Bonsai Club Annual Auction: Marin Art and Garden Center, Livermore Room, 50 Sir Frances Drake Blvd. Viewing at 7PM; auction starts at 7:30PM. Specimen bonsai, pre-bonsai and everything in between, along with pots and bonsai related items will be auctioned. Checks and cash only; no credit cards. For more information, call Craig Thompson, 415-472-6685.

Saturday, October 2 - Salinas, California
Salinas Bonsai Club: Annual Bonsai Exhibit will be held at the Lincoln Avenue Presbyterian Church, 536 Lincoln Avenue. Exhibit hours are from 11AM-4:00PM with a demonstration by Katsumi Kinoshita at 1:30PM. A raffle of the demonstration tree, and other bonsai related items will follow the demonstration. Tea and cookies will be served, and there is plenty of parking for group attendance. For more information contact: Don White, 831-724-9283; e-mail:, or Maggie Brubaker, 831-663-5044; e-mail:

Saturday, October 2 - San Jose, California
Midori Bonsai Club, 49th Annual Bonsai Show, Wesley United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 566 N. 5th Street. Saturday 10AM-5PM. A formal display of members bonsai trees. Bonsai demonstration by Peter Tea at 1PM, with a raffle after the demonstration. Show is in conjunction with San Jose's Spirit of Japantown Festival. Admission to the festival and the bonai show is free.



Diablo Bonsai Club Officers

Byron Nobriga President                Jim Stalker - Treasurer
Steve Huskins - Secretary                 Jeff Heffel - Publicity