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 01 – Tuesday, 7:00 PM –General Meeting  -Location TBD (Not Gloria DEI)
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 (Location TBD)
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 – Location TBD
December 17 – 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