We are required to follow covid-19 protocols so please bring a face mask at all club meetings until further notice. While we encourage all club members to get vaccinated, it is not a requirement to attend meetings.
Kofu Kai Events and Club Meetings:
February 18, 2023 First club meeting for 2023.
January 21-22, 2023 No meeting. Kofu Kai encourages everyone to attend Baikoen's Winter Silhouettes Show in NEW LOCATION, Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue Street, Temple City, CA 91780, from 10:00am to 4:30pm. Demonstration at 1:00pm both days; Saturday - Ken Teh, Sunday - Lindsay Shiba. Sales area will include plants, pots tools and more. Saturday evening reception and raffle from 6:30 to 9:00pm
December, 2022 No official meeting or club party in December, but members can get together on their own if they wish.
November 19, 2022 Caroline Scott will be our guest presenter. Please see our newsletter for details.
October 5-9, 2022 Bowers Museum Exhibition. Setup will begin after the museum closes to the public on Tuesday October 4th, and on Wednesday morning October 5th before the museum opens at 10:00am. Public exhibition dates: October 5th thru October 9th. Demonstration on October 8th
September 17, 2022 Demonstration by Bill Ward
August 20, 2022 Demonstration by Tom Vuong
July 16, 2022 Club Meeting, Tropical Tree Critique by Bonsai Artist Jose Rodriguez, and silent auction.
June 18, 2022 Auction and Fund Raising event!
May 21, 2022 We will welcome Yannick Kiggen, CBS' visiting artist from Belgium at this meeting. At this meeting Mr. Kiggen will critique members' trees. If you would like your tree to be part of the critique, please contact David Melitz email@example.com to have your name added to the list.
April 16, 2022 Our April meeting will include a demonstration by Ron Espiritu. This meeting will be held at our regular meeting place in Anaheim at the United Methodist Church, 1000 S. State College Blvd. The meeting will begin at 6:00pm
March 19, 2022 Our March 2022 meeting was held and David and June Nguy's Nursery. David critiqued several member trees and gave a wonderful demonstration. David and June also provided wonderful meal of beef stew, fresh fruit and pastries for lunch. Thank you David and June for your generosity and your demonstration. Individuals were able to arrive at the venue as early as 1:00pm. While Mr. Nguy's demonstration didn't start officially until 3:00pm, he spent the rest of the afternoon working on trees and presenting his ideas on how to improve them.
February 19, 2022 Tentative first meeting for 2022. If covid-19 numbers permit, we hope to have regular monthly meeting in 2022.
January 2022 No meeting, please attend Baikoen's Winter Silhouettes show (see below)
February, 25-26, 2023 Bonsai-A-Thon, 11:00am to 4:00pm at The Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Rd. San Marino, CA 91108
January, 21-22, 2023 Baikoen Bonsai Kenkyukai 59th Winter Silhouette Show and Sale. Temple City Live Oak park Community Center, Live Oak room, 10144 Bogue St., Temple City, CA 91780. 10:00am to 4:30pm. This is a temporary new location for this show. Sales and demonstrations on both days. Demonstrations at 1:00pm
October 8-9, 2022 GSBF Bonsai Rendezvous 2022, Santa Nella, California at the Hotel Mission del Oro, 13070 S. Highway 33, Santa Nella, CA 95322.
October 1-2, 2022 Chino Bonsai Club Exhibit. 261 S. Junipero Serra Dr. San Gabriel, CA. Show hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm. Demonstrations, silent auction, raffle, vendor and club sales.
September 17-18 San Diego Bonsai Club, 56th annual Fall Show, Balboa Park, San Diego, Casa del Prado room 101
January 22-23, 2022 Baikoen Bonsai Kenkyukai 58th Annual Winter Silhouettes Show, Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Ayers Hall, 10:00am to 4:00pm
February 4-6, 2022 California Shohin Society, Shohin Seminar CANCELLED due to statewide covid numbers. The California Shohin Society is rescheduling this event for February 2023. Please visit Calshohin.org for more information.
April 2-3, 2022 As of January 30, 2022, the Bonsai-A-Thon has been postponed until April 2-3, 2022 The Huntington Library due to covid safety concerns. Golden State Bonsai Federation "Bonsai-A-Thon" at the Huntington library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108. DUE TO COVID-19, THE HUNTINGTON LIBRARY IS EVALUATING THE FEASIBILITY OF SAFELY HOLDING THIS EVENT. WE WILL NOT KNOW IF THIS EVENT WILL ACTUALLY TAKE PLACE UNTIL MID- FEBRUARY. ALL PEOPLE PLANING TO ATTEND MAY NEED TO PRE- REGISTER ON THE HUNTINGTON'S WEBSITE FOR THE SPECIFIC DAY THEY WISH TO ATTEND.