Bonsai Society of the Lehigh Valley

BSLV Meeting Schedule for 2017 - 2018

BSLV meetings are generally held on the fourth Tuesday of each month from September to November and January to May. We usually meet at the Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School-Bethlehem Campus, 3300 Chester Avenue, Bethlehem, PA. The annual New Year's Party is held in January and the annual picnic and auction is held in June.

Meeting Location: Bethlehem Area Vocational-Technical School-Bethlehem Campus 3300 Chester Avenue, Bethlehem, PA. Directions can be found by using the following web links: http://www.mapquest.com/directions/ or http://maps.yahoo.com/dd

Time: 7:30 PM
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2017 / 2018 Schedule

  • September 18, 2017 (3rd Monday) 7:00 pm - Lecture/Demo by Bonsai Master Francois Jeker of France. This is a joint meeting with Pennsylvania Bonsai Society at the GREATER PLYMOUTH COMMUNITY CENTER, 2910 Jolly Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA, 19462. Details will be announced later. Demo tree will be raffled.

  • October 24th, 2017 (4th Tuesday) 7:30 pm - Bring your own (BYO) bonsai for styling or repotting or just for discussion with other members. Bring whatever materials you need (tools, wires, soil, pots, etc.). If there is something you might want to purchase from Jim Gillespie (soil, tool, wire, etc.) please contact Jim prior to the meeting.

  • November 28, 1017 (4th Tuesday) 7:30 pm - Group styling. Members will be divided into 6 groups of 4 or 5 people to style a tree. Final designs will be presented to the entire group and discussed. Trees will be raffled.

  • January 23, 2018 (4th Tuesday) 6:30 pm - Annual Dinner at Gourmet Buffet (Hamilton Blvd and Cedar Crest Blvd.). Snow date is January 30.

  • February 27, 2018 (4th Tuesday) 7:30 pm - Suiseki program (tentative). Details to be arranged.

  • March 27, 2018 (4th Tuesday) 7:30 pm - Kusamono program (tentative). Details to be arranged.

  • April, 2018 - Mid-Atlantic Speaker. Will be set up after travel plans of mid-Atlantic speakers are known.

  • May 22, 2018 (4th Tuesday) 7:30 pm - Repotting demonstration, followed by BYO (bring your own) bonsai for repotting or styling. Bring whatever materials you need (tools, wires, soil, pots, etc.). If there is something you might want to purchase from Jim Gillespie (soil, tool, wire, etc.) please contact Jim prior to the meeting.

  • June, 2018 - Annual Picnic/Auction.



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