2019 Events


2019 Calendar of Events

Note: Dates, locations and event schedules do change periodically throughout the year. So check back often for updates, and be certain to watch the newsletter for the most up to date information about events for that month. Please click event (in green) for more information.

*Free for members – Attendance is voluntary; pick and choose the meetings of interest to you, no sign-up required.
General Meetings

January
January – No General Meeting this month
January – No Bonsai Basics this month
January – No Intermediate Class this month
January 22 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting (Shoreview Public Library)
January 26 – (12pm-5pm) Fundamentals with Matt Reel (Level II)

February
February 09 – Saturday, 1:00-4:00 PM – Winter Banquet
February 12 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting – Cancelled due to snow storm
February 19 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Overview of upcoming year)
February 21 – Thursday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Concepts Class* (Planning for upcoming year)
February 26 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting (Roseville Public Library)

March
March 05 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting  @ Hamline location
March 19 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Transplanting & Pot Selection)
March 21 – Thursday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Concepts Class* (Repotting)
March 26 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting (Shoreview Public Library)

April
April 02 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location
April 6 & 7- Fundamentals with Matt Reel (Level II)
April 11-14 – Bonsai on the Bayou (Convention)
April 13 – Saturday 12-4pm – Bonsai Concepts Class*  (Repotting)
April 16 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Wiring & Shaping Techniques)
April 23 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting (Shoreview Public Library)

May
May 7 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location
May 11-12 – Saturday, Sunday – Mother’s Day Bonsai Show at Como Conservatory
May 16 – Thursday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Concepts Class* (Air Layering)
May 18 – Bonsai Basics nursery tour with Lionel Flood
May 18, 19 – 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM – Introduction to Bonsai Workshops
May 21 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics*
May 28 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting (Roseville)
May 24-26 – Brussel’s Rendezvous 2019 Convention

June
June 4 – Tuesday, 7:00 PMGeneral Meeting @ Gloria DEI location
June 8 – Saturday, 10am – Spring Auction – open to the public
June 18 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class*
June 22 – Saturday 12-4pm – Bonsai Concepts Class*  (Pine and Deciduous Work)
June 25 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting (Shoreview Public Library, Community Program Room)
June 15 & 16 – Fundamentals Class (Level II) with Matt Reel

July
July 02 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location
July 13 –  China Friendship Garden Grand Opening | Phalen-Keller Regional Park
July 13, 14 – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM – Introduction to Bonsai Workshops
July 16 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Tropical Transplanting)
July 18 – Thursday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Concepts Class*  (Tropical Round Table)
July 23 – Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Board Meeting (White Bear Lake Library)
July 27 – Saturday, 10:00 – 3:00 Annual Members’ Tour and Picnic

August
August 06 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location
August 10 – Saturday 12-4pm – Bonsai Concepts Class* (Fall Preparation)
August 20 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (State Fair Preparation)
August 27 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting (Shoreview Public Library – Community Program Room)
August 29 – Thursday, 10:00 PM – State Fair Setup
August 30 & 31 – Friday & Saturday Minnesota State Fair Show (Guest Judge: Tyler Sherrod)

September
September 01, 02 – Sunday, Monday (Labor Day) – Styling Workshops with Tyler Sherrod
September 03 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location (Guest Tyler Sherrod)
September 14 & 15- Fundamentals with Matt Reel (Level II)
September 17 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Fall Care & Watering)
September 19 – Thursday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Concepts Class* (Chemicals & Fertilizers)
September 21 – 11:00 – 4:30 – Normandale Japanese Garden Festival
September 21,22 – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Introduction to Bonsai Workshops
September 24 – Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Board Meeting (White Bear Lake Library)

October
October 08 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM-General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location (Note this is the second Tuesday)
October 12 – Saturday, 10:00 AM – Fall Bonsai Auction – Open to the public
October 15 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Wintering)
October 19 – Saturday 12-4pm – Bonsai Concepts Class* 
October 22 -Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting (Roseville Public Library)

November
November 05- Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location
November 19 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Tool Maintenance & Records)
November 26 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting (Shoreview Public Library in the Community Program Room)
Note: There is no Bonsai Concepts meeting in November.

December
December 03 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location Holiday Party & Board Election –
December 17 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting (Shoreview Small Conference Room)
Note: There is no Bonsai Basics or Concepts in December.

Note: There is no Bonsai Basics Concepts Class for either December or January


2020 Calendar of Events

Note: 2020 dates are still to be confirmed.

January
January – No General Meeting this month
January – No Bonsai Basics this month
January – No Intermediate Class this month
January 28 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting 
January 26 – (12pm-5pm) Fundamentals Class

February
February 4 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting
(TBD) February 15 – Saturday, 1:00-4:00 PM – Winter Banquet
February 18 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Overview of upcoming year)
February 20 – Thursday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Concepts Class* (Planning for upcoming year)
February 25 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting

March
March 3 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting  @ Gloria DEI location
March 17 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Transplanting & Pot Selection)
March 19 – Thursday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Concepts Class* (Repotting)
March 24 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting

April
April 7 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location
(TBD) April 11 & 12- Fundamentals with Matt Reel (Level II)
(TBD) April 18 – Saturday 12-4pm – Bonsai Concepts Class*  (Repotting)
April 18 & 19 – Fundamentals with Peter Tea (Level I)
April 21 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Wiring & Shaping Techniques)
(TBD) April 24 – Saturday 12-4pm – Bonsai Concepts Class*  (Repotting)
April 28 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting

May
May 5 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location
May 9-10 – Saturday, Sunday – Mother’s Day Bonsai Show at Como Conservatory
(TBD) May 16 – Bonsai Basics nursery tour with Lionel Flood
(TBD) May 16, 17 – 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM – Introduction to Bonsai Workshops
May 19 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics*
May 21 – Thursday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Concepts Class*
May 26 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting
May 22-24 – Brussel’s Rendezvous 2019 Convention

June
June 2 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location
(TBD) June 13 – Saturday, 10am – Spring Auction – open to the public
June 16 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class*
(TBD) June 20 – Saturday 12-4pm – Bonsai Concepts Class*  (Pine and Deciduous Work)
June 23 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting
(TBD) June 27 & 28 – Fundamentals Class (Level III) with Matt Reel

July
July 7 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location
(TBD) July 11, 12 – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM – Introduction to Bonsai Workshops
(TBD) July 18 – Saturday, 10:00 – 3:00 Annual Members’ Tour and Picnic
July 27 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Tropical Transplanting)
July 23 – Thursday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Concepts Class*  (Tropical Round Table)
July 28 – Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Board Meeting

August
August 4 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location
(TBD) August 15 – Saturday 12-4pm – Bonsai Concepts Class* (Fall Prep)
August 18 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (State Fair Preparation)
August 25 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting

September
Sept 1 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting @ Gloria DEI
Sept 3 – Thursday, 10:00 PM – State Fair Setup
Sept 4 & 5 – Friday & Saturday Minnesota State Fair Show (Guest Judge: Peter Tea)
Sept 6, 7 – Sunday, Monday (Labor Day) – Styling Workshops with Peter Tea
Sept 15 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Fall Care & Watering)
September 17 – Thursday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Concepts Class* 
(TBD) Sept 19 – 11:00 – 4:30 – Normandale Japanese Garden Festival
Sept 19,20 – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Introduction to Bonsai Workshops
Sept 22 – Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Board Meeting
(TBD) September 26 & 27- Fundamentals with Matt Reel (Level II)

October
October 6 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM-General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location 
October 10 & 11- Fundamentals with Peter Tea (Level 1)
October 15 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Wintering)
(TBD) October 17 – Saturday, 10:00 AM – Fall Bonsai Auction – Open to the public
(TBD) October 24 – Saturday 12-4pm – Bonsai Concepts Class* 
October 27 -Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting (Roseville Public Library)

November
November 3- Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location
November 17 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Tool Maintenance & Records)
November 24 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting
Note: There is no Bonsai Concepts meeting in November.

December
December 1 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location Holiday Party & Board Election –
December 15 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting (Location TBD)
Note: There is no Bonsai Basics or Concepts in December.

Note: There is no Bonsai Basics Concepts Class for either December or January