2020 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 25 – Saturday, 12-2pm – Peter Tea Fundamentals
January 28 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting  (Roseville Public Library)

February
February 4 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting  @ Gloria DEI location*
February 8 – Saturday, 1:00-4:00 PM – Winter Banquet
February 18 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class*
February 25 – Tuesday, 6:30-8:00 PM – Board Meeting (Maplewood Public Library)

March
March 3 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting  @ Gloria DEI location*
March 17 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* – This event is cancelled
March 21 – Saturday, 12-4 PM – Bonsai Concepts Class* – This event is cancelled
March 24 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting (Zoom Meeting)
March 29 – Sunday, 12-4pm – Fundamentals Class – This event is cancelled

April
April 7 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting  This event is cancelled
April 18 & 19 – Fundamentals with Peter Tea (Level I) This event is cancelled, please check your email for possible online class.
April 21 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class*  This event is cancelled
April 28 – Tuesday, 6:30 PM – Board Meeting (Zoom 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 – Cancelled
May 16 – Bonsai Basics nursery tour with Lionel Flood
May 16, 17 – 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM – Introduction to Bonsai Workshops
May 19 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics*
May 22-24 – Brussel’s Rendezvous 2020 Convention
May 26 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting

June
June 2 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location*
June 6 – Saturday, 10am – Spring Auction – open to the public
June 16 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class*
June 20 – Saturday 12-4pm – Bonsai Concepts Class*  
June 23 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting
June 25 – 28 – MABA Convention Milwaukee
June 27 & 28 – Fundamentals Class (Level III) with Matt Reel

July
July 7 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location*
July 11, 12 – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM – Introduction to Bonsai Workshops

July 21- Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Tropical Transplanting)
July 25 – Saturday, 10:00 – 3:00 Annual Members’ Garden Tour and Picnic
July 28 – Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Board Meeting

August
August 4 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location*
August 18 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class*
August 22 – Saturday 12-4pm – Bonsai Concepts Class*
August 25 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting

September
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) – Workshops with Peter Tea
Sept 8 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting @ Gloria DEI*
Sept 15 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class*
(TBD) 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

October
October 6 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM-General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location* 
October 10 & 11- Fundamentals with Peter Tea (Level 1)
October 20 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* (Wintering)
October 17 – Saturday, 10:00 AM – Fall Bonsai Auction – Open to the public
October 24 & 25- Fundamentals with Matt Reel (Level II)
October 27 -Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting

November
November 3- Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location*
November 17 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class*
November 24 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting

December
December 1 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting @ Gloria DEI location* Holiday Party & Board Election –
December 22 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting 

Note: There is no Bonsai Basics Class in December or January