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

– 2021 dates will be posted by February 2021 –

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 –Online Zoom meeting with Andrew Robson
May 9-10 – Saturday, Sunday – Mother’s Day Bonsai Show at Como Conservatory – Cancelled
May 16 – Bonsai Basics nursery tour with Lionel Flood – Cancelled
May 16, 17 – 10:00 AM to 4:30 PMIntroduction to Bonsai Workshops – Cancelled
May 19 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM  Bonsai Basics* – Cancelled
May 22-24 Brussel’s Rendezvous 2020 Convention – Cancelled
May 26 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting (Zoom Meeting)

June
June 2 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM General Meeting – Zoom Meeting with Peter Tea
June 6 – Saturday, 10amSpring Auction – Cancelled
June 16 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* – Cancelled
June 20 – Saturday 12-4pm – Bonsai Concepts Class*  – Zoom Meeting
June 23 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting – Zoom Meeting
June 25 – 28 – MABA Convention Milwaukee – Cancelled
June 27 & 28 – Fundamentals Class (Level III) with Matt Reel – Cancelled

July
July 7 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – General Meeting @ Zoom Meeting
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) – Cancelled
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  Zoom meeting with Jonas Dupuich
August 18 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* – Cancelled
August 22 – Saturday 10-12pm – Bonsai Concepts Class*
August 22 – Saturday 1-4pm – Mark Youngdale Benefit
August 25 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting

September
Sept 3 – Thursday, 10:00 PM – State Fair Setup – This event is cancelled
Sept 4 & 5 – Friday & Saturday Minnesota State Fair Show (Guest Judge: Peter Tea) – This event is cancelled
Sept 6, 7 – Sunday, Monday (Labor Day) – Workshops with Peter Tea
Sept 8 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting  Online Zoom with Peter Tea
Sept 15 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* Online Zoom Meeting
Sept 19, 20 – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Introduction to Bonsai Workshops
Sept 22 – Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Board Meeting
Sept 26 – Saturday, 10:00 AM – Fall Bonsai Auction – Open to the public
Sept 26 – 11:00 – 4:30 – Normandale Mihon Teien Matsuri Festival – Cancelled

October
October 6 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM-General Meeting with Peter Tea
October 10 & 11- Fundamentals with Peter Tea (Level 1)
October 20 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* Online Zoom Meeting
October 24 & 25- Fundamentals with Matt Reel (Level II) – Cancelled
October 27 -Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting

November
November 7 – Saturday 12-4pm – Bonsai Concepts @ In person class (Free for members)
November 10- Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting with Rodney Clemons
November 17 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Bonsai Basics Class* – Cancelled —
November 24 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting

December
December 1 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting 
December 22 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM – Board Meeting 

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