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2023 TBS CALENDAR

TUCSON BONSAI SOCIETY 2023 CALENDAR 

 Monthly Meetings - 2nd Sunday of each month, 12-3 p.m. - Tucson Women’s Club

-First 15 minutes - club news and announcements

-One hour presentation on a specific topic (or two 30 minute presentations)

-Five minute Plant-of-the-Month Zone 9 rundown

-Break and raffle drawing

-1 ½ hours tree work with mentors and members

 

January

January 4        Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm

January 5        Bonsai Basics Class #3  6:00-9:00 pm – Tucson Woman’s Center
January 8        Meeting:  Repotting Nursery Plants into a Bonsai Pot – When and How?

                                   Gabe Reed and Ralph Munoz

January 25      Beer, Bourbon and Bonsai Happy Hour  6:00 – 8:00 pm – location TBD

 

February

February 4      Mesquite Valley Nursery crawl - 8500 E Speedway Blvd. – 10:00 am

February 9      Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm

February 11     Jerome Kallerhals workshops – Ray Noseck residence

                          8:30 am – 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm – Saturday

February 12    Meeting:  Guest Artist Jerome Kellerhals Demonstration

February 22    Beer, Bourbon and Bonsai Happy Hour  6:00 – 8:00 pm – location TBD

 

March

March 7         Desert Garden Club Presentation by Cynthia Martin

March 9         Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm

March 12       Meeting:  Show Tree Prep and plant entry selection

                                 (bring your potential show tree for entry approval)

                                 Sample Tree Setup by Ray Noseck

March 29       Beer, Bourbon and Bonsai Happy Hour  6:00 – 8:00 pm – location TBD

 

April

April 6           Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm

April 9            Meeting:  Tree Collection Record Keeping – Cynthia Martin

                                          Logistics for upcoming Exhibition – Stephen Ross and Bill Goddu

April 26         No Beer, Bourbon and Bonsai Happy Hour this month

April 28         Setup for Exhibition 12:00 – 6:00 pm  Tucson Botanical Gardens

April 29-30    51st ANNIVERSARY BONSAI EXHIBIT  9:00 am – 5:00 pm

                      Tucson Botanical Gardens - 2150 N Alvernon Way

May  

May 7            Basic Bonsai Class #1   9:00 – 12:00  Tucson Womans Club

May 11           Zoom Board Meeting   7:00 pm

May 14           Meeting:  Pests and How to Control Them – Barbara Waughtel

                                         Critique-a-Rama and mentoring (bring in one tree for audience advice                                                                           and suggestions)

June

June 4             Basic Bonsai Class #2  6:00-9:00 pm – Tucson Woman’s Center

June 8             Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm

June 11           Meeting - Summer Care of Your Trees

June 28           Beer, Bourbon and Bonsai Happy Hour  6:00 – 8:00 pm – location TBD

 

July

July 6              Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm

July 9              Meeting: Bougainvillea and Crepe Myrtle Care –

                                         Ray Noseck and Barbara Waughtel

July 26            Beer, Bourbon and Bonsai Happy Hour  6:00 – 8:00 pm – location TBD

 

August

August 6          Basic Bonsai Class #3  6:00-9:00 pm – Tucson Woman’s Center

August 10        Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm

August 13        Critique-a-Rama and mentoring (bring in one tree for audience advice and

                          suggestions)

                          Additional presentation TBA

August 30         Beer, Bourbon and Bonsai Happy Hour  6:00 – 8:00 pm – location TBD

                  

September

September 7     Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm

September 10   Meeting: Photographing your Trees - Mitchell Masilun

September 27   Beer, Bourbon and Bonsai Happy Hour  6:00 – 8:00 pm – location TBD

 

October

October 4          Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm

October 8          Meeting:  Wiring and Bending using Raffia – Gabe Reed and Ralph Munoz

October ?          Root Over Rock Workshop – date, time and place TBD

October 25        Beer, Bourbon and Bonsai Happy Hour  6:00 – 8:00 pm – location TBD

 

November

November 9      Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm

November 12    Potluck Holiday Party and Auction

Tree collecting in the Santa Rita Mountains (Ralph, Stephen and Mitch)

November 29    Beer, Bourbon and Bonsai Happy Hour  6:00 – 8:00 pm – location TBD

 

December

 

December 6       Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm

December 10     NO MEETING

December 27     Beer, Bourbon and Bonsai Happy Hour  6:00 – 8:00 pm – location TBD

 

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