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2023 TBS CALENDAR

TUCSON BONSAI SOCIETY 2023 CALENDAR 

 Monthly Meetings - 2nd Sunday of each month, 12-3 p.m. 

  Saint Philip’s In The Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N Campbell Ave 

-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:  Tree Collection Record Keeping – Cynthia Martin

                                 Show Tree Prep and plant entry selection

                                 (bring your potential show tree for entry approval)

                                 Sample Tree Setup by Rod Johnson-McKenna and Gabe Reed

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 8           Saturday Meeting this month:  Logistics for upcoming Exhibition – Stephen Ross and Bill                                 Goddu - Udall Park, Ramada #1, 7222 E Tanque Verde Rd,  12:00 - ?? (7:00 pm?)

April 26         Beer, Bourbon & Bonsai Happy Hour - 6:00 pm LaCo Tucson, 201 N Court Ave, Tucson

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

April 29-30   51st ANNIVERSARY BONSAI EXHIBIT  8:30 am – 4:30 pm

                      Tucson Botanical Gardens - 2150 N Alvernon Way

May  

May 6            Basic Bonsai Class #1   9:00 am – 12:00  2550 E River Rd, Tucson, AZ

May 4            Zoom Board Meeting   7:00 pm   

May 7            Meeting:  Pests and How to Control Them – Barbara Waughtel

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

May 31           Beer, Bourbon and Bonsai Happy Hour  6:00–8:00 pm, Noble Hops, 1335 W Lambert Ln,

                        Oro Valley, AZ 85737 

June

June 3             Basic Bonsai Class #2   9:00 am – 12:00   2550 E River Rd, Tucson, AZ

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; Barrio Brewing, 800 E 16th St,

                       Tucson, AZ  85719

 

July

July 6              Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm    

July 9              Last meeting at the Woman's Center!

                        Join us for a fun day of Auctions and a Potluck lunch. 

                        Bring your gardening/bonsai items to donate or sell, and don't forget to bring a dish to                                    share at the potluck.

                        Please print and fill out your auction form for each item you are selling.

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

                        Brother John's Beer Bourbon and BBQ - 1801 North Stone Ave

August

August 5          Basic Bonsai Class #3  9:00 am – 12:00  2550 E River Rd, Tucson, AZ

August 10        Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm  

August 13        New meeting location:  

                         Saint Philip’s In The Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85718

                         (parking lot and entrance from the east side of the property)

                         Meeting Topic:  Sustainable Yamadori - Stephen Ross and Carianne Funicelli

August 19        Bonsai Club Workshop - 9 am - 2 pm 2550 E. River Rd, Tucson AZ   Must register!

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

                         Poco & Mom's Cantina, 7000 E. Tanque Verde, Suite 34, Tucson, AZ 85715

                  

September

September 7     Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm    

September 9     Saturday meeting this month!

                          Meeting Topics: Photographing Your Trees - Mitchell Masilun

                                                     Bonsai Critique-A-Rama:  Bring in one tree for audience advice                                                                           and suggestions

September 24   Fall Bonsai Basics Class, 12-3:00 pm, Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N Alvernon, Tucson

September 27   Beer, Bourbon and Bonsai Happy Hour  6:00 – 8:00 pm – Reforma Modern Mexican, 4340 N                            Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ  

October

October 4          Zoom Board Meeting 7:00 pm 

October 14        Ernie Hasan Intermediate Bonsai Workshop  9:00-3:00  Harlow Gardens, 5620 E Pima,                                     Tucson, AZ

October 15        Monthly Meeting:  Special Guest Artist Ernie Hasan Demonstration

October 22       Fall Bonsai Basics Class, 12-3:00 pm, Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N Alvernon, Tucson

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

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 17     Fall Bonsai Basics Class, 12-3:00 pm, Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N Alvernon, Tucson

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

 

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