The Bonsai Society of Portland, Oregon, promotes the art of bonsai through education. The Society meets monthly, presents guest speakers, shares bonsai knowledge, holds public exhibits, maintains a library of books, videos, maintains a mentorship program and holds social events.

Join the Bonsai Society of Portland and participate in an educational and pleasurable learning environment dedicated to the art of bonsai.


March 24, 2015 Meeting - Raw material and what to do with it

Show & Tell Tables 6pm - 9pm:
  Show us your hard work.  Anything in the advanced development stage is welcome. We also would like to see your interesting saikei (landscapes) and suiseki (display rock).   When you arrive please fill out an information card (available on the table) and place it next to your item.
Silent Auction 6pm - presentation break:  This month we have more great trees from the generous donation of Steve Longnecker as well as additional items donated  from Steve & Deb Wilcox. A great selection of trees, pots & supplies are available for your bid.  This month the Silent Auction benefits the General Club Fund.
Raffle 6pm - meeting end:  A variety of trees & other related items will be available this month. Your 1st ticket is FREE when you pick up your name badge.   Additional raffle tickets are available for purchase for $1.00 each and will be sold before the meeting and during the break. We are trying a new procedure for the raffle – we will be drawing and posting the winning numbers before the end of the meeting.  When the meeting is finished, check the winners’ board to see if you won.  This month the raffle proceeds benefit Oregon Shohin Kai.  Donations of items to the raffle are always welcome if you need to thin your collection.
Vendor Tables 6pm - 7pm & break: Local bonsai vendors & members will be on hand to sell bonsai supplies & equipment and answer questions.  Trees, Pots, soils, Wire etc.…all available to fill your needs.  Wee tree, Daybreak Garden and others will be on hand for your bonsai needs.  You can call ahead and preorder:  Daybreak (Donna) 360-687-5641 Wee Tree (Rose) 541-829-1859.

BSOP Library 6pm – 9pm:
Our club library offer a huge selection of books, periodicals and other reference material covering a wide range of Bonsai topics.  Our librarian Barbara DeVitt is handy to assist you with your selections and checkout. The library is located at the back of the stage in main meeting room and is closed during the presentation.

Your assistance with resetting the meeting room after the meeting is always welcome.
As always, guests are welcome. See you all at the meeting.

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