VANCOUVER ISLAND BONSAI SOCIETY

VIBS Meetings and Activities for 2017

*subject to change

 

  January 2017
14th Saanich Seedy Saturday at HCP 505 Quayle Road Victoria Admission $5 10am - 2pm
16th Monthly Meeting (7:00 - 9:30) Theme: Phoenix grafts
  February 2017
4th Board of Directors meeting
11th Phoenix graft workshop
20th Monthly Meeting (7:00 - 9:30) Theme: Seasonal & Basic Care – Spring & Summer: Activity: Annual General Meeting.
  Show & Tell: "non-worked" tree material/Stock
 
March 2017
11th
Board of Directors meeting
17th

Vancouver Island Rock & Alpine Garden Society (VIRAGS) Spring Show 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday March 18 9 to 3 .

20th
Monthly Meeting (7:00 - 9:30) Theme: Purchasing Bonsai Stock (Guest Speaker) S&T:Non-Worked Tree Material/Stock
 
April 2017
1st Board of Directors Meeting
8th Saturday, April 8th Beginner's Styling Workshop at Maurice's.For info or to register: workshops@victoriabonsai.bc.ca
17th Monthly Meeting (7:00 - 9:30) Theme: Wiring & Shaping Trees Show & Tell: TBA
 
May 2017
6th Board of Directors Meeting
7th Sunday May 7 – Annual Nursery Crawl & Field Day Further details to follow.
15th

Monthly Meeting (7:00 - 9:30) Theme: Showing & Judging Show & Tell - your finest tree.

27th Saturday May 27 Advanced Styling Workshop at HCP Further details to follow.Contact: workshops@victoriabonsai.bc.ca
  June 2017
3rd

Board of Directors meeting

4th Bonsai Show (Formal) at HCP Info: workshops@victoriabonsai.bc.ca
19th Monthly Meeting (7:00 - 9:30) Theme: Landscape & Penjing Show & Tell: Landscape & Penjing
24th Landscape & Penjing Workshop at HCP Contact & Info: workshops@victoriabonsai.bc.ca
  July 2017
8th
Board of Directors meeting
17th Monthly Meeting (7:00 - 9:30) Theme: Working on trees - "Study Group" style Show & Tell: TBA
 
August 2017
5th Board of Directors meeting
21st Monthly Meeting (7:00 - 9:30) Theme: Working on trees - "Study Group" style S&T: TBA
26 & 27 VIBS Annual Field Day / Bonsai Show and Sale to be held in conjunction with Arts & Music in the Garden at the HCP  (Volunteers will be needed) Info: workshops@victoriabonsai.bc.ca
26 & 27 Arts & Music in the Gardens at HCP
 
September 2017
9th Board of Directors meeting
19th Monthly Meeting (7:00 - 9:30) Theme: Seasonal & Basic Care - Fall & Winter
24th Seminar: David DeGroot Shaping & Advanced Styling 2 Sessions 8AM and 1PM Each session limited to 6 participants & 12 "silent observers". Bring Your Own Tree Participant fee: $150 Observer fee: $20 per session both payable to VIBS. For further info or to register, please email: workshops@victoriabonsai.bc.ca
 
October 2017
7th Board of Directors meeting
16th

Monthly Meeting (7:00 - 9:30) Theme: Annual auction of trees and bonsai-related items

  18th Annual Victoria Nikkei Society Japanese Cultural Fair at the Esquimalt Rec Centre 10AM until 4PM
 
November 2017
4th Board of Directors meeting
20th Monthly Meeting (7:00 - 9:30) Theme: Famous Bonsai Artists and their "Art"
 
December 2017
2nd Board of Directors meeting
18th Monthly Meeting (7:00 - 9:30) Annual Christmas Social (pot luck snacks) and display of seasonally decorated bonsai.

 

Home