2017 Calendar
Meetings and Events

Date

Time

Location

Topic/Demo

Guest/Presenter

January 19
Thursday

7:30 PM

King of Kings Lutheran Church, Middletown, NJ

At this month's meeting, we concentrated on Conifers.

Steve K. & Members


February 16
Thursday

7:30 PM

King of Kings Lutheran Church, Middletown, NJ

Monthly meeting. Bring a tree to work on or display.

Members


March 16
Thursday

7:30 PM

King of Kings Lutheran Church, Middletown, NJ

Monthly meeting.  Discussion of MABS. Check theAnnouncementpage for more info and any weather related changes.

Steve K. & Members


March 18 Saturday

10:00-12 PM

Neptune Library, 25 Neptune Blvd. Neptune, NJ

Workshop for 12 adults. We will use Juniper Procumbens Nana nursery stock. Bring your tools to share with students. Club wire will be available.

Steve K. & Members


March 25 Saturday

12:00-4:00 PM

Monmouth County Library, 125 Symmes Dr. Manalapan, NJ 07726

Makers Day Event. Exhibit and meet and greet. We’ll have a couple of trees up and working on one. If you can stop by to say hello to the public and display a tree let Steve K. know.

Steve K., Members, & Public


April 7-9,
Fri. - Sun.

Crowne Plaza Cromwell, Cromwell, CT

MidAtlantic Bonsai Society (MABS) Spring Festival


April 10

Monday

1:00 –5:00 PM

Deep Cut Gardens, 152 Red Hill Road Middletown, NJ 07748  

Workshop exhibit for the public. We’ll be working on trees for the public interest. If you want to come to work on one or two of your trees, please let Steve K. know.

Steve K., Members, & Public


April 11,

Tuesday

1:00 – 4 PM   

Haggerty Education Center at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum (just opposite the Morris County Library), 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township, NJ 07962

Deep Cut Bonsai and Great Swamp Bonsai Societies have teamed up to have a bring-your-own-tree workshop in the afternoon with bonsai artist Boon Manakivipart, fresh from the MABS Spring Festival.

 

Please let Steve K. or Bart know if you would like to sign up for the workshop or to be a silent observer ($10). The number of observers may be limited. We will break for dinner after the workshop.

Pre-registered Members


April 11,

Tuesday

6:30 – 9:00 PM

Haggerty Education Center at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum (just opposite the Morris County Library), 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township, NJ 07962

We will have a lecture/demo by bonsai artist Boon Manakivipart. This will be co-hosted by the Great Swamp Bonsai Society and take the place of our April meeting. After the demo, the tree will be raffled off. There is no charge for the lecture/demo.

Members


April 22, Saturday

10:00 AM – ?

Deep Cut Gardens 152 Red Hill Road, Middletown, NJ 07748

Root pruning and repotting Deep Cut Garden’s bonsai. Come out, bring your tools, have fun with the club and the public. Help us and learn how to care for these trees in our park. This is an important skill to have for Bonsai. We’ll have soil mix.

Members


May 18
Thursday

7:30 PM

King of Kings Lutheran Church, Middletown, NJ

Monthly meeting. We will discuss when to and how to use the air layering technique. Bring a tree to work on or display.

Steve K. & Members


June 11
Sunday

10 AM - 3 PM

Deep Cut Gardens  152 Red Hill Road, Middletown, NJ 07748  ( by the greenhouse)

Deep Cut Gardens Open House.  Members may work on Deep Cut Gardens’ bonsai or one of their own. We will be there to explain bonsai to park visitors and to promote our club.

Steve K. & Members


June 15
Thursday

7:30 PM

King of Kings Lutheran Church, Middletown, NJ

Monthly meeting. Bring a tree to work on or display.

Steve K. & Members 


July 20
Thursday

7:30 PM

King of Kings Lutheran Church, Middletown, NJ

Monthly meeting. Bring a tree to work on or display.

Steve K. & Members


July 27 & 28

Thurs. & Fri.

5 to 11 PM

Monmouth County Fair, Fairgrounds, Freehold, NJ

Our 2-day exhibit at the Monmouth County Fair. Contact Steve Koebcke (koebckesteve@gmail.com) if you can be there to help. (See the Announcement page on this website for more information.)

Steve K. & Members


July 30 Sunday (rain date)

2:00 PM

Check your email for details

Club Picnic – See your email for details or email Steve Gallo (saglawyer@hotmail.com)

Members & Spouses/significant others


August 17
Thursday

7:30 PM

Steve Koebcke’s house. See our Announcement page for more information.

Monthly meeting. Bring a tree to work on or display.

Steve K. & Members

 


TBD

12:30 to 5:00 PM

At Margo’s

Meet at Margo’s to prepare Bonsai to be sold at Bonsai Day at Deep Cut Gardens on Sunday, Sept. 11th.  Just bring tools, helping hands, and whatever refreshments you might want.

Members

 


September 10
Sunday

12 to 4 PM

Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown, NJ

“Bonsai Day” at Deep Cut Gardens is presented by Monmouth County Park System and the Deep Cut Bonsai Society.

Members


September 16,
Saturday. Rain date is Sunday

10:00 AM

Steve Koebcke’s house. See our Announcement page for more information.

Monthly meeting.  We will be doing a slab/HPERTUFA workshop.

Steve K. & Members


October 19
Thursday

7:30 PM

King of Kings Lutheran Church, Middletown, NJ

Monthly meeting. Bring a tree to work on or display.

Steve K. & Members


November 16
Thursday

6:30 PM

King of Kings Lutheran Church, Middletown, NJ

Monthly meeting. Bring a tree to work on or display. This is our last meeting for the year.

Steve K. & Members