Donations can be dropped off in the main church hall, beginning at 5:00pm.
The auction will begin at 6:30pm.
Volunteers for the auction please arrive by 4:30pm
This is our primary fundraiser for the year and an opportunity to buy some wonderful bonsai trees, pre-bonsai material, bonsai pots, tools and more. Not to mention, it's a lot of fun!
Kofu Kai Events and Club Meetings:
November 18, 2023 Hugo Zamora Luna, normal time and location
October 21, 2023 TBA, normal time and location
September 16, 2023 Jason Saito, elm forest planting, normal time and location
August 19, 2023 Tak Nakmura, normal time and location
July 15, 2023 Mike Lane, normal time and location
June 17, 2023 Kofu Kai Auction/Fundraiser. Donations can be dropped off starting at 5:00pm. The auction will begin at 6:30pm. Typically there are items for all levels of bonsai enthusiasts from beginner to experienced, including bonsai trees, pre-bonsai material, bonsai pots, tools, and more.
May 20, 2023 CBS Guest Artist Adam Toth from Northern California
April 15, 2023 Ron Reekers, normal time and location
March 18, 2023 Our March meeting will be at the Eastern Leaf Bonsai, at 11:00am. Eastern Leaf is located at 3826 Riverside Dr., Chino, CA 91710. Bring your own tree and tools, and Jason Chan will offer some suggestions on how to possibly improve your tree. This will also be a POTLUCK LUNCH so bring some food to share.
February 18, 2023 We will have a California Bonsai Society guest artist Maliea Chiem. Our February meeting will be in a different room at the church. We will be in the choir room next to the main chapel. Please do not go into our normal meeting room as it will be occupied by another group. Our club meeting will be at 6:00pm. No raffle due to the smaller room.
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
February, 25-26, 2023 Bonsai-A-Thon, 11:00am to 4:00pm at The Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Rd. San Marino, CA 91108. Club members wishing to enter at no cost, must preregister for a specific day (check your email for our February newsletter and further instructions on how to preregister. There are a limited number of free entrance slots. If you are unable to preregister, you may still be able to attend this event by paying The Huntington Library's entrance fee.
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