General Meetings

Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month from 7-9pm (there is no meeting in January)

General meetings for 2022 will be a mix of Zoom, indoor and outdoor events.

Starting October 2022, in person events will typically held at:

Amherst H. Wilder Auditorium, Auditorium A
451 Lexington Pkwy N, St Paul, MN 55104  Click for Map >> 

Note: The library will no longer be available.

Please check back here for updates.

Missed a General Meeting?  (Click to view past programs)

January – No Meeting

February 22, 2022: Zoom Meeting
Topic: Presentation from Michael Ryan Bell
Time: 7-9 PM
Location: Click for Zoom link >>

March 1, 2022: 
Topic: Presentation from Sergio Cuan
Time: 7-9 PM
Location: Click for Zoom link >>

April 5, 2022: 
Topic: Presentation from Andrew Robson
Time: 7-9 PM
Location: Click for Zoom link >>

May 3, 2022 –
Topic: Displaying trees for exhibit
Time: 7-9 PM
Location: In person – Frogtown Community Center
click for directions >>

Topic: Water, please bring a water sample
Time: 7-9 PM
Location: Wellstone Center
click for directions >>

Topic: Picnic and MABA presentation (In person)
Time: 7-9 PM
Location: Como Midway Pavilion >>

Topic: State Fair prep, see newsletter page for full details
Time: 7-8:45 PM
Location: Frogtown Community Center -230 Como Avenue in St Paul

Topic: Pad Building
Time: 7-9 PM
Location: Washington County State Fair Grounds, 12300 40th St N, Stillwater, MN 55082

October: (In person and Zoom!)
Topic: Interview with Jack Wikle
Time: 7-9 PM
Location: Amherst H. Wilder Auditorium, Auditorium A

November: (In person only)
Topic: Tree discussion
Time: 7-9 PM
Location: Amherst H. Wilder Auditorium, Auditorium A

Time: 7-9 PM
Location: TBD

Meeting topics will be posted on The Newsletter page and social media prior to the meeting.

Our meetings are open to members, their guests, and all visitors. In person events, the doors open at 6:30. Meetings start at 7:00 and generally last about 2 hours. See the Newsletter page for a description of upcoming meeting topics.

• There are usually vendors at meetings selling soil, tools, pots, and sometimes trees.
• We hold a raffle at most monthly meetings. Bring in a tree to show off at a meeting and get a free raffle ticket!

Visitors are always welcome to attend General Meetings. It is a great way to begin learning about and enjoy bonsai.


Cost: Free for members!
Skill Level: All Levels
When: 7:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month
Where: Please see Newsletter. Typically meetings are held at the Gloria DEI Church in the Fellowship Room (Click for directions)