Bonsai clubs in the United States (2023)

Bonsai clubs in the United States

Joining a bonsai club is highly recommended to start and progress in a bonsai hobby. In addition to workshops, most clubs organize tours, contests, and exhibitions; a great way to learn as much or as little as you want about bonsai growing. In the United States, about 183 bonsai clubs and organizations have been founded, most of them members of the American Bonsai Society (ABS) or one of the regional bonsai societies (see list below). Contact us for missing/updated club information.

Bonsai Clubs and Societies in the USA

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Regional Bonsai Societies in the US

Florida Bonsai Clubs (BSF)
28 local bonsai clubs and societies in the state of Florida.

The Golden State Bonsai Federation (GSBF)
65 local bonsai clubs and societies in the state of California.

Louisiana Association of Bonsai Societies (LABS)
6 local bonsai clubs and societies in the state of Louisiana
(same site) email: awBonsai (at)

Federation Lone Star Bonsai (LSBF)
10 local bonsai clubs and societies in the state of Texas.
(same site) email: TexBonsai (at)

Bonsai Alliance of Central America (MABA)
32 member clubs in the states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Ontario and Wisconsin.

Mid-Atlantic Bonsai Societies (MABS)
11 member clubs in the states: CT, DE, NY, NJ, PA and RI.

Pacific Northwest Bonsai Club Association (PNBCA)
19 member clubs in the states: BC (Canada), ID, MT, OR and WA.

Potomac Bonsai Association (PBA)
12 member clubs in the states: MD, PA, VA and Washington D.C.


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ALABAMA - Birmingham
Alabama Bonsai Society - Meets at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Auditorium, 2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, Alabama, the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. m. Contact: Oscar Ethridge, President, by phone (205) 414-3900 or by email. We are a group of people who seek the pleasure of creating and maintaining Bonsai. We like to have workshops and experience the work of other members of society. We have a spring show with excellent quality trees.

ALABAMA - Decatur/Huntsville
The Living Art Bonsai Society - Meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Huntsville Botanical Gardens at Bob Wallace in Huntsville, AL at 7:00 PM. m. Contact: Roy McCorkle (256)777-0617 Email: WRM (at)

ALABAMA - Cellular
Azalea City Bonsai Society - Meeting at the Mobile Botanical Garden in Langan Park, First Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. m. He started in 1979 specializing in large single stem bonsai azaleas. It shows spring and fall each year. Presenter of regional shows every three years. Contact: Joe B. Day, (251) 344-5873. Email: acbsBonsai(at)


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ALASKA - Polo Norte
Borealis Bonsai Club – Located at 2653 Tenakee Way, North Pole, Alaska. Six meetings a year (May-October), first Saturday of each month, from 2 to 4 p.m. Contact founders Kevin and Lorri Heneveld at Borealis Bonsai & Landscaping, P.O. Box 57262, North Pole, AK 99705 or call (907) 488-5786


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Bonsai of Payson - Meeting at 905 N. Hillcrest, Payson, first Monday, 7:00 p.m. m. Larry Mueller, 905 N. Hillcrest, Payson, AZ. (602) 474-3370. Shows on Earth Day in April and at the County Fair in September.

ARIZONA - Phoenix
Phoenix Bonsai Society: Meets at Valley Garden Center, 1809 N. 15th Ave., the first three Tuesdays, September through May, at 7:30 p.m. m. Beginning in the fall of 2016, we will meet on Wednesdays (no longer Tuesdays). Elsie Andrade, 2026 W. Northview, Phoenix, AZ 85021, (602) 995-3870.

ARIZONA - Scottsdale
Bonsai of Scottsdale is located at the Via Linda Senior Center, 10440 E Via Linda near Shea Blvd. First and third Saturday of the month at 1:30 p.m. m., please contact Fairlee Winfield at 480-860-9348.

Tucson Bonsai Society, Inc. Meets every third Sunday from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm at the Tucson Botanical Garden, 2150 N. Alvernon Way (just south of the intersection of Grant and Alvernon Way). For information, contact: Gregory A. Baumgartner, (520) 762-1572 or by email. Annual seminars and workshops with instruction from a nationally known Bonsai teacher and teacher to acquire new skills and techniques. Field trips to the mountains to collect native specimens. We offer beginner classes consisting of 3 four-hour sessions on consecutive Saturdays. Courses include material selection, styling, Bonsai history, care basics, and Bonsai styles and types.

Southern Arizona bonsai enthusiasts. Meets every third Saturday at 10:30 am at Desert Gardens Cumberland Presperterian Church, 10851 E. Old Spanish Trail. For information, contact: Doris Cavanaugh, (520) 290-0522, email: doris.c(at) or Loveda Petrie, (520) 886-2446, email: veda27(at)earthlink . Internet


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Central Arkansas Bonsai Society. Meets the fourth Saturday of each month at 10:00 am at the Maumelle Public Library, 10 Lake Pointe Drive, Maumelle, AR. Contact: Mike McCoy, 808-371-2042, Email: mike(at),

ARKANSAS - Hot Springs
Bonsai Hot Springs Club. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm. at the Arkansas School of Mathematics and Science (meetings are held in the main conference room of the new building which is adjacent to and to the west of the main building, formerly St Joseph's Hospital), 200 Whittington in Hot Springs. Contact: James Harwood, 1110 N Hwy 7, Hot springs, AR 71909, Phone: (501) 624-7779 or email: jharwood(at)


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Bay Island Bonsai meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm at First Congregational Church located at 1912 Central Ave., Alameda CA. Contact: Boon Manankitivipart via email: boon(at) Bay Island Bonsai is a Northern California organization founded in 1998 by Boon Manakitivipart. The organization was born out of Boon's desire to improve standards in Bonsai, produce a Bonsai exhibit, and establish a group of dedicated Bonsai artists who could work and learn together. Website:

Kofu Bonsai Kai meets in Anaheim at the United Methodist Church 1000 South State College Blvd. Anaheim 7:00 pm 3rd Saturday evening.

The Orange County Bonsai Society meets the fourth Sunday of each month at 1:00 p.m. m. at the O.C. Buddhist Church, 909 S. Dale St., north of Ball Road in West Anaheim. Contact: Ken Schlothan at ocBonsai(at) The club exhibits trees every two years at the Hannamatsuri Festival for the Church and has an annual bonsai exhibition every June also at the Buddhist church with a demonstration on both days of the exhibition. .suppliers and a huge gift.

Orange Empire Bonsai Society
PO Caixa 2114 La Habra, CA 90632
Email: marieminton (at)
Phone: (714) 429-6687

Santa Anita Bonsai Society. Meeting at 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, second Saturday of every month, except July, August, and December, at 7:30 p.m. m. Jim Barrett, (818) 445-4529.

Shohin Bonsai Society. Meeting at the Los Angeles Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, second Wednesday, except July and August, 7:30 pm. Marty Hagbery, (818) 332-8381, or Edith Izant, 1021 Sierra Vista Dr., La Habra, CA 90631, (310) 691-3450. Bonsai 10 inches or less. Annual show the second weekend of April.

Humboldt Bonsai Society. It meets in the homes of members on various dates. Karen Haas, PO Box 816, Trinidad, CA 95570, (707) 677-0636. Membership consists of people residing in various towns in the Humboldt Bay area.

CALIFORNIA - Castro Valley
The Yamato Bonsai Club is located at the Castro Valley Women's Club, 18330 Redwood Road, Castro Valley, CA. every third Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm. Demonstrations, workshops and plant reviews. Annual Fall Show on the third Saturday/Sunday in October. Website: Email: lubedardjr(at)

Boy Bonsai Society. Meeting at Pleasant Valley Recreation Center, 2320 North Ave., fourth Sunday, except July and August, 1:00 pm. Contact: Pat Gilmore (530) 343-3447. Website:

CALIFORNIA - Crescent City
Seacrest Bonsai Club. Meets at various locations on the second Monday, October through May, at 7:00 p.m. m. Ted Weber, 288 W. 5th St., Crescent City, CA 95531, (707) 464-4949. Annual Memorial Day weekend display in conjunction with the Azalea Festival in Brookings, Oregon.

Fresno Bonsai Society. Meetings are held the second Saturday of each month at 9:00 am at Fresno City College Horticulture, except we are free during June, July, and August. If you have any questions, please contact Steve DaSilva treekutter (at)

California Bonsai Society. Meets at 7:00 pm on the first Friday at the Ken Nakaoka Community Center, 1700 W. 162nd Street, Gardena, CA. Roy Nagatoshi, (818) 362-5476. Annual Bonsai Show in April at the Huntington Library.

Dai Ichi Bonsai Kai. Meets the third Friday of every month (except May and December) at the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute (GVJCI), 1964 W 162nd St, Gardena 90247 (West of Western Blvd.), at 7:00 p.m. m. Each meeting features a bonsai demonstration and a charity raffle. The public is welcome and families are encouraged to participate. Our annual Bonsai Show and Sale is held the first weekend in May, where members and invited artists are encouraged to display their best trees. You can learn more about the Daiichi Bonsai Kai by attending our meetings and visiting our Facebook page at or our website:

Hanford Bonsai Society, Inc. Meets in the Kings County Civic Center Agriculture Building; 680 N. Campus Dr, Suite F (next to the Ag Center), third Thursday at 7 pm. Contact: Bob Hilvers (559) 732-9286 Workshops, demonstrations, information group.
CALIFORNIA - La Canada (Flintridge)

Rest Bonsai Society. Meeting at Descanso Gardens, La Canada Flintridge, CA, 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 pm. The workshop and critique precede regular meetings, demonstrations, and programs. Annual outdoor show in June. Contact: Jim Barrett, 480 Oxford Dr, Arcadia, CA 91007, phone (818) 445-4529. Email: lizlikes(at) Website:

Modest bonsai club. Meets the third Saturday of every month, except December, from 10 am to 2 pm at Blue Oak Nursery, 784 Albers Rd. near Highway 132, Modesto - members and visitors alike enjoy learning the art of bonsai in the park Lakeside Blue Oak Bonsai Nursery. The mailing address is PO Box 578518, Modesto, CA 95357-8518. Contact: Jerry Jumper (209) 667-6701 or email Website:

Napa Valley Bonsai Club. Meeting at 1500 Jefferson, third Monday, 7:15 pm. Penny Pawl, PO Box 2220, Napa, CA 94558. Tel - (707) 224-8983 Email: pap1142(at)

East Bay Bonsai Society. Meeting at Lakeside Garden Center, 666 Bellevue, Oakland, second Wednesday, 7:30 pm. Max Cooperstein, PO Box 1575, El Cerrito, CA 94530. Full schedule of demonstrations at most meetings, beginner's programs, workshops, children's bus tours, spring and fall concerts, and annual auction.

CALIFORNIA - Riverside
Inland Empire bonsai society. Meets at Botanic Gardens Lecture Hall, UC Riverside, 2nd Sun. except July and August, from 13:00 to 16:00 hours. Mrs. Knox, 3349 Dwight Ave., Riverside, CA, 92507 (909) 682-6623.

American Bonsai Association. from Sacramento. Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm. at the Sacramento Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Contact: Simon Lau, Phone: (530) 622-9681 Email: NHCatLady(at) Website: The club has excellent educational programs, outreach to beginning bonsai, and high-quality professional demonstrations.

Satsuki Aikokai Sacramento. Meets at Shepard Garden Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. m. Contact: Ronn Pigram Phone: (916) 428-8505 Email: satsukiaikokaisac(at) Satsuki Aikokai Sacramento Bonsai Club It is a blooming bonsai club. We grow and care for Bonsai Satsuki Azaleas with an eye on our mid-May show when they are in full bloom. Interested come to our meetings!

San Diego Bonsai Club. Works in the Casa del Prado Building, Room 101, Parque Balboa 2do Domingo. 11:00 Club Phone, (619) 699-8776. Active club of 200 members. Two shows a year, spring and fall, plus two bus tours and various social events. Website:

CALIFORNIA-San Francisco
Bonsai Society of San Francisco. Meetings in the Hall of Flowers, 9th Ave. and Lincoln Way on the second Thursday. 8:00 pm. Mia Amato, (415) 285-6807. spring display. Our meeting location and contact information have changed and are available on our website

Kusamura Bonsai Club Meets every third Friday of the month at - St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto, in Parish Hall. The meetings are at 7 pm with a basic workshop and at 8 pm with a special presentation. Contact: Jerry Carpenter, Email: jcsf1090(at) Website:

Midori's Bonsai Club. Meets the first and third Thursday of each month throughout the year at 7:30 p.m. m. at St. Edwards Episcopal Church at Union Ave. and Hwy 85. The first Thursday general meeting features speeches, demonstrations, workshops or programs in a round-robin format. The third Thursday is an open forum workshop for all interested parties. Visitors are welcome!! Contact John Thompson (JT) at (408) 371-7737.

Shohin from the Bay Area. Meets at various locations in the greater San Francisco Bay Area on Sundays, except July, August, and December, at 1:30 p.m. m. Bill Sullivan, 117 Jefferson Dr., Tiburon, CA 94920. (415) 388-5854. Informal meetings open to anyone interested in shohin (bonsai under 10 inches). Dates and locations vary. Please write or call for current hours.

Hillsborough Bonsai Society. Meeting at San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way, Third Friday, 7:30 pm. Barbara Bokeland, (415) 348-2835. Workshops, demonstrations, talks by guest speakers and club members, field trips, and visual aids.

Sei Boku Bonsai Kai. Meeting at 605 Parkside Way, Wednesdays except December, 7:30 p.m. m. Warren Clark, 889 Lurine Dr, Foster City, CA 94404, (415) 574-6074. Cordial welcome to visitors. Annual exhibition the first weekend of October.

CALIFORNIA - Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Bonsai Club. Meets at Goleta Valley Community Center, 5679 Hollister Ave., Goleta, CA. second Tuesday, except August and December, at 7:30 p.m. Contact Joe Olson, PO Box 3703, Santa Barbara, CA 93103, (805) 964-0869, or email: joeyuccaseed(at) Monthly Programs, Potlucks and Raffles for August and December. Annual exhibition and sale of plants in May at the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden. website

CALIFORNIA - Santa Maria
Bonsai Club of Santa María. Meeting at the Japanese Cultural Center, 134 N. Western, second Sunday, 9 am to noon. Chris Ehrler, (805) 489-9046. Annual shows at the San Luis Obispo and Santa Maria Obon Festivals and the Santa Barbara County Fair.

The Redwood Empire Bonsai Society is located at Veterans Memorial Hall, 1351 Mapl, Santa Rosa, CA. (in front of the fairgrounds) on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Guest speakers/protesters are introduced. The annual show on the last weekend of August each year is one of the largest in California, featuring more than 150 trees. Website: Email: President (at)

CALIFORNIA - Temple City
Baiko-en Bonsai Kenkyukai. Meeting at Avenida Barela, 5118, second Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m. Marty Hagbery, 5009 N. Willow Ave., Covina, CA 91724. (818) 331-8382. Frank Nagata Memorial Annual Show Invitational "Winter Silhouettes" Bonsai Exhibit at the Los Angeles State and County Arboretum, Arcadia, CA, the last weekend of January.

CALIFORNIA - Vacaville
Vaca Valley Bonsai Club. Meets at Community Presbyterian Church, 425 Hemlock St., Monday Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. m. John Jackson, 4681 Midway Rd., Vacaville, CA 95688. (707) 446-1720. Mailing Address: 592 Cottonwood, Vacaville, CA 95688

Sansui Kai of So. California. Meets the first Wednesday at 7:30 pm in the Japanese Garden, co-located with the Donald C. Tillman Water Reclamation Plant, 6100 Woodley Avenue, Van Nuys. Pre-meeting workshop 6:30 pm, bring plants, tools and wire and get help from other members. Installation dinner in March and party/auction in August at members' residences, location to be determined. Contact Michael Jonas at (818) 776-0813. Annual show in May at The Japanese Garden, 6100 Woodley Ave., Van Nuys, CA. John Naka, and others, founders. Welcome visitors.

CALIFORNIA - Town of Westlake
Conejo Valley Bonsai Society. Meets the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm at Westlake Village City Hall/Community Room, 31200 Oakcrest Drive, Westlake Village, CA. Contact: Ken Fuentes, Pres. (805)495-7480 or by email. Have you ever wanted to learn how to train and care for a Bonsai plant? Come to our monthly meetings and find out how with our resident experts and guest professionals. We can help you decide where to get plants, pots, supplies, and we've got plenty of tips to help you get started. Beginners and all ages are welcome and light refreshments are served. We organize excursions to local nurseries and vendors and provide information on bonsai shows and demonstrations. Our group puts on an annual exhibition and demo show at the Gardens of the World on Thousand Oaks Blvd. in October. website


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Rocky Mountain Bonsai Society. Meets at the Denver Botanic Gardens on the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm, except December. For more information visit our website

COLORADO - Fort Collins
The Bonsai Society of Northern Colorado has meetings on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm and workshops on the second Saturday of each month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. We have shows in spring and fall. All meetings, workshops, and performances are at the Fort Collins Nursery, 2121 E. Mulberry in Fort Collins. Contact: Barbara Rich, 970-663-3046.

COLORADO - Large intersection
The Western Colorado Bonsai Society of Grand Junction. is available via email: trehaus (at) we are a relatively new club, but we have many informed and knowledgeable members. We have two shows a year and they are always in our newly installed (by us) Japanese Garden at the WCCA in Grand Jct.


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Yama Ki Bonsai Society meetings are held monthly, usually at the Greenwich Garden Education Center, 130 Bible St. Cos Cob CT 06807, second Saturday at 1pm. Please visit our website for actual location and hours. Contact: Michael Pollock, 914-764-5557 or email mikepollock(at) Programs scheduled throughout the year offer a variety of bonsai-related topics and include lectures, demonstrations, workshops, and other activities designed to help beginners and appeal to more experienced bonsai enthusiasts.

Greater Hartford Bonsai Society. Meets at the Pond House at Elizabeth Park, Asylum and Prospect Avenues, West Hartford, on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. m. Our club picnic is held in June and the annual show is usually held in July. We don't officially meet in August, but we've been using that month for road trips to local Bonsai nurseries for new or novice members. The contact is Diana Majchrzak via email. The website is

China Bonsai Trading Society. Meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month, March through November, from 6:00 p.m. m. to 8:00 p.m. m., at Conn College, New London Hall, 270 Mohegan Ave., Rt. 32, New London, Connecticut. Website:

Greater New Haven Bonsai Society. Meeting at Edgerton Garden Center, 145 Edgehill Rd., Monday Tuesday at 7:30 pm. The regular meetings of the Society are held from January to December. The August meeting is a member picnic and the December meeting is the members' end-of-year party. The contact form, the club membership form and the events calendar can be found on the website;

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DELAWARE (Norte) - Wilmington
Brandywine Bonsai Society. Meets every third Saturday of the month (except December) at Brandywine Town Center, Wilmington -West Chester Pike (Rte 202) and Naamans Road (Rte 92), at 10 am. The varied programs include guest teachers. Annual bonsai shows in the courtyard of the Brandywine River Museum (Chadds Ford, PA) in June and at Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, PA) in the fall. Contact: Steve Ittel, 302-778-4546 or by email BrandywineBonsai (at) Website:

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Bonsai Club of Washington. Meets in Administration Bldg., US National Arboretum, second Saturday, except July and August, 2:00 pm. Dorothy Miller, c/o National Arboretum, 3501 NY Ave. NE, Washington DC 20002. Member of the regional Potomac Bonsai Association which organizes spring and fall symposia. Contact: Ross Campbell campbellr(rice)

Potomac Bonsai Association. Meets bimonthly at the National Arboretum, 3501 NY Ave., NE, Washington, D.C. 20002, (301) 871-5768. The Potomac Bonsai Association is an umbrella organization for 12 Bonsai and Rock Viewing Clubs in Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Our big event is the Potomac Bonsai Festival, which takes place in May at the National Arboretum in Washington D.C. 🇧🇷


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FLORIDA - Boca Raton
Lighthouse Bonsai Society. Meeting at the Boca Raton Community Center, 150 N. W. Crawford Blvd., Boca Raton, FL, 4th Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. m. Contact: Rita Rosenberg, Phone: (516) 251-1802 or Email: riritobyrose (at) The Lighthouse Bonsai Society is a group of novices and seasoned enthusiasts. The more experienced ones are more than helpful. Our meetings are fun and educational. Consult us at no cost. If you are interested, please join. The annual subscription costs $25. We have visiting teachers, hands-on workshops, demonstrations, and much more. Request to be included in our mailing list.

FLORIDA - Volusia County
KAWA Bonsai Society. the third Saturday of each month, unless otherwise noted on our website, at Schley's Bonsai and Supplies, 2745 Audubon Ave, Deland, Florida 32720. Kawa Bonsai is a very active club north of Daytona Beach. In addition to monthly meetings, visiting artists, an annual three-day show called the Joy of Bonsai, Kawa also participates in the Florida Bonsai Societies State Convention. If you are interested in Bonsai, visit us on the web. All of you are welcome. Website:

Broward Bonsai Society. Meets the third Saturday of each month at 11:00 am at Flamingo Gardens, 3750 Flamingo Rd., Davie, FL. Contact: Art Cid, Telephone: (954) 261-0135 or Email. Bonsai classes begin at 9 am on Saturdays at Flamingo Gardens for beginners to progress. Meetings follow class on the third Saturday of each month. Website:

FLORIDA-Fort Lauderdale
Gold Coast Bonsai Society - Meeting at the City of Sunrise Parks and Recreation Department, 6800 Sunset Strip, Sunrise, Florida, Second Saturday, 9:30 am. Contact: Ed Trout, 954-432-8208. visit us online at:

FLORIDA-Fort Myers
Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida. The club meets the third Saturday of each month at the Garden Council, 2166 Virginia Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33901. We have a variety of activities including demonstrations, workshops, critiques, and an annual picnic and Christmas party. Our club has its annual show at the beginning of November. Contact: Martha Goff, (239)332-3850. Email: info(at), website:

FLORIDA - Fort Pierce
Treasure Coast Bonsai Society. Meeting at St. Lucie Agriculture Center, 8400 Picos Rd., Monday Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. m. Jim Smith, Vero Beach, Florida, (772) 562-5291.

FLORIDA - Ft. playa de walton
Foot. Walton Beach Bonsai Society. PO Box 224, Shalimar FL 32579-0224 Attention Okaloosa County Extension Bldg., 125 Hollywood Blvd. NW, ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548 1st Ter. and 3 qui., 19h

FLÓRIDA - Gainesville
Gainesville bonsai society. PO Box 15383, Gainesville, FL 32604-5383 Meets at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, 4700 SW 58th Dr., Gainesville, 3rd Sat. 9:30 a.m

FLORIDA - In Homosa
Buttonwood Bonsai Club of Crystal River. 10 Boxelder Ct., Homosassa, FL 34446 - Meets at First Presbyterian Church, USA 19, Crystal River, FL 2nd Saturday, 9:30am-1:30pm. m.

FLORIDA - Lakes Region
The Lakeland Bonsai Society meets at 7 p.m. m. on the third Thursday of each month at the First United Methodist Church at 72 Lake Morton Drive in Lakeland. The current president is John Petterson. The club's website is

Miami Bonsai Society. Meeting at Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Monday Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. m. Call Glenn Hilton at 305-796-9088 for more information. The mailing address is: Bonsai Society of Miami, PO Box 902094, Homestead, Fl 33090-2094 Website: Email: Bonsaisocietyofmiami(at)

Bonsai Society of Naples. It meets twice a month in various locations. Ernie Fernandez, P.O. Box 704, Bonita Springs, FL 33959. (813) 947-3552 (residence) or (813) 992-0800 (0fc). Annual Spring Exhibition. Annual sale, first Saturday in December.

Bonsai Club of Central Florida. Meets at the Orange County Agricultural Center at the corner of Conway and Judge rd. in orlando Meetings are held on the second and fourth of each month, Fridays at 7:30 pm. Contact Adam Lavigne, Phone: (407) 399-1224 or Email: president (at) The CFBC was founded in 1969 and is a member of the BSF. We meet twice a month, once for a meet-and-demo and once for a hands-on workshop, no holds barred, bring what you want for a fun night of Bonsai.

Brevard Bonsai Society. 1263 Serenade Street NW, Palm Bay, FL 32907 - Melbourne Public Library Meeting, Fee Ave, Melbourne, FL, 3rd Saturday, 2pm Website:

FLORIDA - Pensacola
Pensacola Gulf Coast Bonsai Society. Meeting at the Gulf Breeze Library, 1060 Shoreline Dr., Gulf Breeze, FL 32561, the first Thursday other than July, at 7:30 p.m. m. Jean Jongewaard, 5262 Pale Moon Dr., Pensacola, FL 32515. (904) 492-1305.

FLORIDA - Puerto Charlotte
Charlotte Ichiban Bonsai Kai. Meeting at Port Charlotte Cultural Center, Community Room, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte, Florida 33952 on Wednesday Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. m. Jerry Oseland, (813) 625-6468 or Robert Clifton, (813) 743-0829, or write Charlotte Ichiban Bonsai Kai, PO Box 8023, Port Charlotte, FL 33952-8023. Everyone is welcome. Workshop at Powell's Nursery every Saturday at 10 am, a good encouragement for new members.

FLORIDA - St. Petersburg
Suncoast Bonsai Society. Meets the third Saturday of the month at the Seminole Recreation Center, best communicate on Facebook.
9100 113th St N. Seminole, FL 33772 (727)391-8345

FLORIDA - Sarasota
The Sho Fu Bonsai Society meets the first Thursday of every month at 7:30 p.m. m. at Waterside Retirement Estates, 4540 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34233 Contact: info (at)

FLORIDA - Tallahassee
Tallahassee Bonsai Society: Meets every second Sunday at 2 pm at the County Extension office building on Paul Russell Rd. in Tallahassee (behind the fairgrounds). For more information, contact: Les Lonsdale President, 229-726-5634 llonsdale (at)

Hukyu Bonsai Society of Tampa. Meeting at USF Botanical Gardens, 4202 E. Fowler Ave, SCA 238, 3rd Saturday, 10 am. William B. Henderson, 10704 Lake Carroll Way, Tampa, FL 33618-4236. (813) 932-3714. A high level club for Bonsai lovers.

FLÓRIDA - West Palm Beach
The Bonsai Society of the Palm Beaches meets at 7:30 pm on the first Tuesday of each month at Mount's Botanical Building, 551 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL. Contact: Dick Miller at (561) 432-1230 or by email. BSPB is a friendly group of beginners interested in learning Bonsai. Anyone is welcome, free of charge. Only join if you are interested in doing so. $25 annual subscription. Bring us your tired, tired and downtrodden Bonsai, we will provide you with expert assistance. A newsletter is published monthly and sent to members.

Florida - Jacksonville
The North Florida Bonsai Club is located in Jacksonville, Florida and we meet the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. m. Our meeting place is the Mandarin Demo Garden at 2892 Loretto Road Jacksonville, FL.
Contact Josh Brown Joshuareubenbrown1(at) or 309-838-0259 for more information.


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GEORGIA - Atlanta

Atlanta Bonsai Society. Most of the monthly meetings take place at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Occasionally (meetings will be noted on our website at events). Check our website for meeting and workshop dates. For more information, contact: Dennis McHugh, Phone: (770) 436-5747, Email: dennismchugh(at)


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HAWAII - Honolulu

Club 100 Bonsai. Meeting at Club 100, 520 Kamoku St., Wednesday Thursday, 7:00 p.m. m. Warren Yamamoto, 1526C Pukele Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816, (808) 523-4603 (bus). Affiliated with the 100 Club, the 100th Infantry Veterans organization. restricted association.

Pacific Bonsai Club. Meeting at 2907 Alphonse Place, third Tuesday, 7 pm. Lyle Takeuchi (808) 737-0408.

Bonsai Arch Club. Meeting at 2673 East Manoa Rd., second Sunday, 9:00 a. m. Wayne Arita, 2673 East Manoa Rd., Honolulu, HI 96822, (808) 988-7775.

Wahiawa-Wailua Bonsai Club. Meets monthly at 94-074 Akalele Place. Richard Andrzejewski, (808) 625-1885. The oldest bonsai club in Hawaii.

HAWAII - City of Pearls

Bonsai club of the city of pearls. Meeting at 852 Second St., Third Tuesday, 7:00 pm. Bonsai exhibition, demonstration and sale of plants in early May. Club organized in 1963.


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IDAHO - Boise
Boise Bonsai Society For more information, contact: Barbara Gough, 893 E. Twin Willow Court, Boise, ID 83706, (208) 336-5769. E-mail: blg(at) Website:


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ILLINOIS - Glencoe
The Midwest Bonsai Society meets at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe, IL, the first Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m. m. Contact: Midday Bonsai Society, P.O. Box 1373, Highland Park, Il 60036, or by email at midwest.Bonsai(at) One of the largest clubs in the Midwest, MBS has been going strong in Chicago for over 30 years. Come see our two annual shows; our spring show is the third weekend in May and our August show is the third weekend in August. Must see events! Website: and

ILLINOIS - Glen Ellyn
State Prairie Bonsai Society. Meeting at College of DuPage, Wednesday, Monday, 7:30 pm. The club hosts various programs, demonstrations, and lectures given by members, local teachers, and visiting teachers from across the United States and Japan. We are one of the few clubs that have their own Farm Plot where our members grow and care for trees to use for Master demos and then raffle them off to members. We also organize two annual shows. The first at the beginning of June and the other at the end of September or beginning of October. President: Mark Karczewski Contact: Prairie State Bosai Society, P.O. Box 2634, Glen Ellyn, Ill. 60138-2634 Phone: (630) 257-7586 Website

Close to the West Bonsai Society. The NWBS meets on the third Monday (February through November) at the Maze Branch Library, 845 S. Gunderson Ave, Oak Park, IL 60304. 7:00 p.m. m. to 8:30 p.m. m. Contact Roger D. Thompson Roger (at) (708) 383-5267. Website:

Bonsai Club Heart of Illinois. Meet at the Bio Center, Glen Oak Park, third Thursday, 7:30 pm. J. Horvath, Jr., 109 W. Almond Dr., Washington, IL 61571, (309) 745-5256.

ILLINOIS - Isla Roca
Quad City Bonsai Club. Meetings listed on the website: Website:

Rock River Bonsai Society. Meet at Rock Valley Greenhouse & Garden Center, 785 N Bell School Road, Rockford, IL every third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. m.

ILLINOIS - Sandwich
La Ke Bonsai Society. She attends the Fox Valley Senior Center, 1406 W Suydam Rd., Sandwich, IL. The second Saturday, 10 am. All year. Contact: Kevin H. Johnson, 215 19th Ave Naplate, IL 61350 or email: de_la_ke_Bonsai_society(at)

ILLINOIS - Springfield
Springfield Bonsai Society. Meets at the Washington Park Botanical Garden, 1740 W. Fayette, the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. m. We do not meet in December and January. Contact: David M. Kerwin, 217-891-8853
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INDIANA - Elkhart
Michiana Bonsai Study (formerly Wellfield Bonsai Study). It meets the second Sunday of each month at 2:00 p.m. (except December). Our meeting location varies from month to month. For more information, please contact: Liz Borger via email at ElkBonsai532 (at)

INDIANA - Evansville
The Bogan Bonsai Study Group meets at Dave Bogan's house on the first Saturday. of the month, 10 am, except January, July, October and December 2009. Contact: Dave Bogan, 101 Terry Lane, Lynnville, IN 47619, phone (812) 922-5451 or email bogansBonsai(at)

INDIANA - pies. Wayne
Foot. Wayne's Bonsai Club. Meets the third Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Meetings are held at various libraries, residences, or at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, occasionally changing dates for conflicting events. Club meetings are designed to educate and share knowledge, skills, and experiences. For meeting locations, contact Ed Hake, Treasurer, (260) 747-0493 or email edhake(at)aolcom. Facebook Page: Fort Wayne Bonsai Club for meeting notices, information, photos, or even to ask questions.

INDIANA - Indianapolis
Bonsai Club of Indianapolis. Meetings the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm. Meetings are held at the Garfield Park Conservatory, 2450 Shelby St., Indianapolis, IN. President Mark Fields: maf71459 (at), Vice President Carl Wooldridge: carlwool (at) Website


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IOWA - Cedar Rapids
Eastern Iowa Bonsai Association. Meets at different venues monthly from February to November, the third Thursday of each month, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The exact locations will be indicated on the following home page of this website:
The contact is: Chris Burr, President, 319-389-3821

IOWA - Des Moines
Iowa Bonsai Association. Meeting at the Des Moines Botanical Center, 909 E River Dr., third Tuesday except December, 7:00 pm. David Lowman, lowman(at), (515) 769-2446 or 800-528-2827. Bonsai information and supplies offered in a spectacular setting! Visitors very welcome.


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KANSAS - Mission
Members of the Bonsai Society of Greater Kansas City Society meet monthly (except July) at the Garden Center in Loose Park, 5200 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, MO for programs, demonstrations, and workshops. Meeting dates are irregular, check the website. We also have a number of exhibitions to which the general public is invited, including exhibitions at the Japan Festival and Powell Gardens. Contact: Brad Short via email.

KANSAS - Wichita
Wichita Bonsai Club – Meets the second Saturday of each month at Hong's Landscape and Nursery at 8904 E. 31st Street S. Wichita, Kansas. The hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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KENTUCKY - Henderson
Great Bonsai Society of Evansville. Meeting at the Henderson County Public Library, first Wednesday, 6:30 pm. The club sponsors at least two shows a year, four to five demonstrations with teachers, vendor sales twice a year, workshops, and club talks fill the remaining months of the year. We also hold an annual fair and auction every September with at least 12 bonsai sellers, demonstrations and an auction. This event is held at River Front Park in Henderson KY and is open to the public. Contact: Dave Bogan (812) 922-5451 Email

Great Louisville Bonsai Society. Meets monthly at the Bon Air Regional Library, 2816 Del Rio Place, Louisville, Kentucky. Visit website for meeting date/time


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LOUISIANA - Baton Rouge
Louisiana Bonsai Society. Meeting at Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd, Third Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. m. Contact: Howard Merrill at (225) 275-2917 Exhibitions at Garden Center, April and November.

LOUISIANA - Lafayette
Acadiana Bonsai Society. Meeting at the University of Louisiana Lafayette Horticultural Center, Johnston St., First Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. m. Contact: Bonsai Society of Acadiana P.O. Box 51906 Lafayette, Louisiana. 70505-1906 or Johnny Hardcastle at 337/365-4829 or email address jmh6344(at)

LOUISIANA - Lake Charles
The Lake Charles Bonsai Society meets at McNeese State Univ., Frasch Hall, Lecture Hall 101, Beauregard Drive at Ryan Street, the third Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. m. Contact: Dennis Corley, President, P.O. Box 1652, Lake Charles, LA 70602, Phone: (409) 866-5803 Email: awBonsai (at) Visit website for driving directions.

LOUISIANA - New Orleans
Bonsai Society of Greater New Orleans. Meeting in the hall of St. Andrews Church, 8017 Zimple St., Monday Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. m. Johnny Martinez, (504) 467-2857. The meeting date may change in the months that we have guest speakers. The Society's Annual Show is in May at the Botanical Gardens in City Park at the Greater New Orleans Spring Garden Annual Show. WEBSITE:

LOUISIANA - Shreveport
Shreveport Bonasi Society: Meets monthly at the Barnwell Art and Garden Center. 801 Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway, Second Saturday, 1 p.m. m. Annual spring show and workshop. For more information contact: Robert Specian (318) 227-0744, email rspecian (at) Website:


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MAINE - Bangor
Bangor Area Bonsai Society. Meeting on the third Sunday, from 3 to 6 p.m. Barbara Friedman, 1229 Broadway, Box 417, Bangor, ME 04401. (207) 947-5588. Multiple hangout locations in and around Bangor. Bangor Garden Show every April.


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MARYLAND - Baltimore
Baltimore Bonsai Club. Meetings are normally held on the fourth Sunday of each month at locations convenient to members, generally from 12:00 p.m. m. to 5:00 p.m. m. Information about meetings, upcoming events, workshops and study groups is posted on our website Contacts are: Fritz Lages (410) 349-7063, Bill Petterson (President) (410) 593-7578 or (410) 598-3586. Email our club at BaltimoreBonsaiClub(at)

MARYLAND- Regional
Maryland Bonsai Association. Meetings are generally held on the fourth Sunday of each month. Meetings are held at locations convenient to members, generally from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. Information about meetings, upcoming events, workshops and study groups is posted on our website Contacts are: Betty Lou Lages (410) 984-8036, Bill Petterson (President) (410) 593-7578 or (410) 598-3586. Email our club at MarylandBonsai(at) for any information.

MARYLAND - Betesda
Brookside Bonsai Society. Meeting at the Chevy Chase Recreation Center, Third Thursday, 7:30 pm. Jim Hughes (301) 779-2891.

Bonsai Bowie Club. Meets at the Bowie Community Center, last Monday at 7pm. Terry Adkins, (301) 350-3586.

Mei Hawa Penjing Society. Meeting at Bowie Community Center, second Sunday, 1pm. Akey CF Hung, 12412 Shadow Lane, Bowie, MD 20715. (301) 390-6687.

Kiyomizu Bonsai Club. Meets the fourth Sunday at 2:00 pm at the Clearwater Nature Center. Essie Wilson wilsone (at)

MARYLAND - Dark Side
Shady Side Bonsai Website: - Location: Shady Side, Maryland Contact: Tachigi (at) Meetings: Second Thursday of the month


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Cape Cod Bonsai Club. Meets every Monday at 7 p.m. m. at the Yarmouth Senior Center on Forest Rd. Contact Andy Amault at email: A.Amault (at) for instructions on meeting and exhibit times.

Northeast Bonsai Association (founded in 1968). Our monthly meetings are held in the Clubhouse at Topsfield Fairgrounds 207 Boston St Topsfield, MA. We normally meet on the second Sunday of the month at 1:30 p.m. Contact person is Joe Thomas at northeastbonsai(at) or

Bonsai Society of Greater Springfield meetings begin at 7:00 pm and location can be inquired. Visit our website for meeting location and other details. Group members learn the art of bonsai through instruction, hands-on activities, and preparation for bonsai exhibitions at local areas and events.

MASSACHUSETTS - Boston Metropolitan Area
Bonsai Study Group (founded in 1965). Meetings on the first Sunday of each month can be hands-on workshops, lectures, or demonstrations. We encourage shared learning as members work on their trees. The club also hosts a bonsai display at the Boston Flower & Garden Show each spring. Newcomers Welcome - Email:This e-mail address is protected against spambots. You need to enable JavaScript to view it.for meeting theme and location, usually New England Bonsai Gardens (914 South Main Street /Rte. 126 Bellingham, MA 02019). Members are encouraged to bring a tree to work on at each meeting. Newcomers are welcome.

MASSACHUSETTS - Martha's Vineyard
Martha's Vineyard Bonsai Club. Meets at Polly Hill Arboretum, 809 State Road, West Tisbury, MA, 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm, no meetings in December and January. The contact person is Dan Harnen, P.O. Box 4919, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568, Phone: (508) 693-9788. Email: Tashmoodan(at)AOL.Com


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MÍCHIGAN - Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor Bonsai Society. Meets at the Matthaei Botanical Garden, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd., the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. m. Contact: Ryan Liu by phone: 313-421-1917 or email: aabsnewsletter(at) The Ann Arbor Bonsai Society was founded in 1970. The purpose is to promote knowledge, appreciation and practice of the art of Bonsai among its associates and the general public through meetings, conferences, workshops, exhibitions, publications or other means. The Society holds regular meetings, workshops, an annual concert, and various informal gatherings for members and their guests. The meetings are monthly, with the exception of December, the last Wednesday of the month. Club newsletter.

MICHIGAN - Three Cities
The San Toshi Bonsai Society meets on the third Thursday of each month. Contact Dan Brinker at (989) 750-3145 or santoshibonsai(at)

MICHIGAN - Kalamazoo
The Bonsai Society of Kalamazoo meets the second Sunday of each month at 1:00 pm at the Girl Scout Headquarters located at the corner of Maple and Crosstown in Kalamazoo. Contact: Eric Newton, Phone: (269) 731-3850 or Email: newtsBonsai (at) Founded in 1980. Visitors are always welcome. The Bonsai Society-Kalamazoo (BS-K) is a nonprofit educational organization whose purpose is to promote knowledge, appreciation, enjoyment, and interest in the ancient oriental arts of Japanese bonsai and Chinese penjing. He is affiliated with the American Bonsai Society (ABS), MidAmerican Bonsai Alliance (MABA), Bonsai Clubs International (BCI); and the National Bonsai Foundation, Washington, D.C. Site:

MICHIGAN - Traverse City
Sakura Bonsai Society of Northern Michigan – Club meets the second Wednesday of every month from March through October at 6:30 p.m. m. in the Grand Traverse Conservation District Nature Center on Cass Rd. Traverse City MI.
E-mail address: sakuraBonsaiNM(at)

MICHIGAN - Tri-Cities
The San Toshi Bonsai Club meets the third Thursday of each month at Bay Landscaping, 1630 N SE of Boutell, Essexville, MI. Contact: Anne Kemper at 517-835-7730 agkemper(at)

MÍCHIGAN - Rochester Hills
The Four Seasons Bonsai Club usually meets on the last Sunday of the month at 2:00 p.m. m. at Bordine's Nursery, 1835 Rochester Road South, Rochester Hills, MI 48307. (Meeting dates, locations and start times may vary. Check our website for the most recent newsletter.) Contact: Michael Corbeille, email: 4seasonsbonsai(at) Website:


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MINNESOTA - Minneapolis
The Minnesota Bonsai Society (MBS) meets the first Tuesday of every month (except January) and visitors are welcome. MBS offers classes for beginners and continuing education and workshops for members. For more information, visit the MBS website: or Facebook:


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Mississippi Gulf Coast Bonsai Society. Meets monthly at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, in the building to the left of Administration Bldg. in Long Beach, corner of Espy and "B" Street, Longbeach, MS at 6:30 pm, the second Wednesday of each month. Husa. Feb.2002 by six MS Master Gardeners, this small club holds annual shows/shows and basic bonsai classes and participates in nearby club shows. For more details, contact Mitch Thomas, (985) 643-1573 or email: HylanderOB1(at) Website:

MISSISSIPPI - Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg Bonsai Society. We are just getting started in the Hattiesburg area. Our goal is to expand the art of bonsai and make it more accessible to the people of Mississippi. For more information contact Chris Williams: 985-768-8039 or email:This e-mail address is protected against spambots. You need to enable JavaScript to view it.🇧🇷 You can also find us on Facebook: Hattiesburg Bonsai Society.


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MISSOURI - Kansas City
Bonsai Society of Greater Kansas City (MO). Serves at Loose Park Garden Center, 5200 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, MO. Saturdays and Sundays depending on the schedule, except August and December, at 9 a.m. Gilbert Novak, 9842 Overhill Rd., Kansas City, MO 64134. (816) 762-2992. The annual list lists memberships, meeting dates, and programs. The monthly member turntable newsletter keeps the information up to date. Exhibitions in May and October.

MISSOURI - Springfield
Ozarks Bonsai Guild. We are just getting started in the Springfield, MO area (Feb 2009). For more information contact: Jeff Germann at (417) 883-6782 or my email: ozarksBonsai (at) Please visit our website at and join if interested.

Bonsai Society of Greater St. Louis. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday or Wednesday of the month (7:00 PM) in the Beaumont Room at the Missouri Botanical Gardens. The meetings are for educational purposes to promote the bonsai hobby and are open to the general public. Check our website for the schedule of meetings and other club activities. For information, contact Glenn Pauley, President, at (314) 843-1312 or email: gkpauley(at)


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MONTANA - Collections
Billings Bonsai Society. Serves at Gainan's Garden Center Billings. For more information on meeting dates, contact: Wally Mclane, PO Box 288, Billings, Montana 59103. Phone number 406-259-8676

MONTANA - Kalispell
Big Sky Bonsai Society. There are currently no regular meetings. For information, contact Jerry Meislik at 406-862-0387 or email jerry(at)


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NEVADA - Las Vegas
Las Vegas Bonsai Society. Meeting at Nevada Garden Club Center, Lorenzo Park, 3333 W. Washington Ave. in Las Vegas, the second Wednesday, 7 pm. Meetings, where demonstrations or workshops are held, are open to the public. Contact: Bob Kovach (702) 257-4768 or email tubs78 (at) There are two additional workshops held each month for members only. The Society also offers free demonstrations at kindergartens, schools and various other local organizations when time permits. Our newsletter can be found on our website.

Yukiyama Bonsai Kai meetings are held the first Saturday of each month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Northeast Community Center, 1301 Valley Road in Reno, NV. Contact: Pat Flynn (775) 825-1858 or by email info(at) Website:

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The Bergen Bonsai Society. Gathering at Closter Nature Center, Ruckman Rd., Closter, NJ, Third Sunday, 10:00 a.m. m. The Club sponsors frequent workshops, demonstrations, and study groups. Maintains an extensive lending library for members. Contact: George LeBolt via email Bonsaibygeorge (at) Website:

NEW T-SHIRT - Middletown
Deep Cut Bonsai Society. Meets at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 250 Harmony Rd., Middletown, NJ, on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. m. Contact: Steve Koebcke 732-740-2802, koebckesteve(at) Website:

NEW T-SHIRT - Morristown
Great Swamp Bonsai Society. Meets the second Tuesday of the month (usually) at 7:30 pm. at Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Hanover Ave., Morristown, NJ. Contact John Michalski Email: hounia(at) Website:

NEW JERSEY - Mount Laurel
South Jersey Bonsai Society. Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm. at Clover Garden Center, 1017 South Church St., Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. Contact Tom De Simone (856) 988-9094 or email: thomasrose (at) We are a newly formed club that started in April 2009 because there were no clubs closer than that in upstate New Jersey or West Philadelphia. We are approximately 11 miles east of Philadelphia. Our senseii is Chase Rosade and our membership consists of both experienced and novice bonsai. We are in a large garden center that sells bonsai and supplies.

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NEW MEXICO - Albuquerque
Albuquerque Bonsai Club. Meets at Cumberland Heights Presbyterian Church, 8600 Academy Rd. NE, first Saturday at 9:00 AM. For more information, contact Sunsan Burns, President, s.r.burns (at) May Spring Show at the Botanical Gardens. Website:

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NEW YORK - Buffalo
Buffalo Bonsai Society. Meeting at 7:00 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month (except July and December) at Menne's Nursery, 3100 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, NY 14228. Monthly programs include demonstrations, workshops, lectures, discussions, raffles, and the sharing of bonsai ideas and experiences. Members often bring trees to view, critique, diagnose, and help. Please feel free to bring your own trees. For more information, email us: info (at) Website:

Bonsai in Buffalo
Started in 2004, Bonsai In Buffalo is made up of an informal group of people living in the Buffalo, New York metropolitan area who enjoy learning and sharing the art of bonsai. We meet for workshops about nine times a year, mainly from February to October, and we may have an additional meeting or two during the year as well. We work on our trees at every meeting; each member brings one or more trees they want to work on. Website:

NEW YORK - Long Island
Long Island Bonsai Society. Meets at Planting Fields, Upper Brookville, NY, on the second Monday of each month, except for the January/February meetings on the second Sunday at 11:00 am. Pre-meeting workshops at 7 pm. Website:

NUEVA YORK - Farmingdale
Farmingdale Chapter of the Bonsai Society of Greater New York. Meeting at Greenhouse, S.U.N.Y., Farmingdale, Second Friday, 8:00 p.m. m.

NEW YORK - North Syracuse
Bonsai Club of downtown New York. Meets at Pitcher Hill Community Church, 605 Bailey Road, North Syracuse, near Buckley Road, the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. m. Club activities: discussions, workshops, demonstrations, field trips, and outside speakers. Show in September, annual auction usually in June. Printed newsletter available. Contact person: Iris Cohen, 6 Bevell Lane, North Syracuse, NY 13212, (315) 461-9226 or email: iriscohen(at) Website:

NEW YORK-Rochester
Bonsai Society of Upstate New York. Meeting at Brighton Town Park at Buckland Park, 1341 Westfall Road. Contact: William Valavanis, 1070 Martin Rd., West Henrietta, NY 14586-9623, (585) 334-2595 or email: wnv(at) Great exhibition at the end of May. Website:

New York - Staten Island
Staten Island Bonsai Society. Meetings at the Blue Heron Nature Center, 222 Poillon Ave, Staten Island, every second Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. m. Contacts: Vito Morongiello, 718-984-9739 or Kevin Kilkenny.

NEW YORK - Utica
The Mohawk Valley Bonsai Club meets at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Higby Road / near Genesee Street, Utica, on the second Saturday at 12:00 noon. For more information contact: Tom Martin, (315) 292-1140 or email: tmartin (at) Club founded in 2005. Serving bonsai enthusiasts in Utica/ Rome and Mohawk Valley. New members and watchers are always welcome. Welcome visitors. website

NEW YORK - West Charlton
Mohawk - Hudson Bonsai Society meets the last Sunday of each month at 12:00 noon. Check website for location. MHBS was founded in 1968 and serves the Capital District of New York and its surrounding areas. New members and visitors are always welcome. For up-to-date information, click on the MHBS newsletter icon on the home page of for meeting dates, locations and events. Contact: Pauline Muth, 7 Western Ave, West Charlton, NY (518) 882-1039 or email: pauline(at)

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Blue Ridge Bonsai Society. We meet around 1:30 pm with the program starting at 2 pm. Bring a tree to show and tell or ask questions. Beginners are especially welcome! Annual membership is $25. Attend the Botanical Gardens in Asheville, 151 W.T. Weaver Blvd., Asheville, North Carolina. For more information about our club contact us on the web

The Bonsai Society of the Carolinas, the oldest Bonsai club in the Carolinas, normally meets the second weekend of every month at the Bonsai Learning Center at 4416 Beatties Ford Road in Charlotte, NC. The meetings vary between Saturday and Sunday, depending on the availability of the speaker. Beginner and advanced programs are offered. Artists from out of state are often featured. Annually, the society sponsors a bonai pavilion at the Southern Spring Show in Charlotte, NC. This event is usually in the last week of February. For more information, visit the society's website - For more information, contact: Bob Wymer, 8328 Kapplewood Ct., Charlotte, NC 28226, Tel: (704) 541- 5776 or Tel: (24 hour Bonsai Hotline) - (704) 552-6551

CAROLINA DEL NORTE - Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill
Triangle Bonsai Society. Meets in the Commons Building, Wake County Office Park, 4011 Carya Dr., Raleigh, NC. Meeting dates vary by month; check website for up-to-date information; contact Harold Johnson. 6806 Knotty Pine Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27517 email

NORTH CAROLINA - Winston-Salem
North Carolina Bonsai Association. contact: unknown

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OHIO - Akron-Canton
The Akron-Canton Bonsai Society meets the first Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. m. at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, 2131 Front Street in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio -- At the mall in downtown Cuyahoga Falls, south of Portage Trail, near Rt. 8. You can also see photos of our recent shows, events details, workshops, and demos at For more information and a recent newsletter, contact akroncantonBonsai (at) gmail .with .

Bonsai Society of Greater Cincinnati. Meeting at Civic Garden Center, 2715 Reading Rd., third Thursday except December and January, 7:30 pm. Website: Contact: Tom McCormack, 10931 Allenhurst Blvd. E., Cincinnati, OH 45241; (513)563 0473; 🇧🇷 Annual show - summer - Civic Zoo; autumn show at the Krohn Conservatory

Cleveland Bonsai Club. Meets at the Cleveland-Rockefeller Park Greenhouse, 750 E. 88th St. off Martin Luther Kind Blvd., Cleveland, OH, on the fourth Saturday of the month, 9:30 am to noon. The Cleveland Bonsai Club is one of the oldest Bonsai clubs in the US, founded in 1956 and has over 120 full-time members. A very prestigious club with many tremendously talented members. Contact Dale Harder by phone: (440) 888-2163 after 5:30 p.m. m. EST or by email: dale(at)

Colombo Bonsai Society. Meets at Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 East Broad St., the third Sunday of each month at 2:00 p.m. m. Contact: Mark Passerrello, 438 Mainsail Drive, Wesetrville, Ohio 43081, phone: 614-890-1995 or email. Monthly meetings typically feature workshops, lectures/demonstrations, or other organized programming. Annual show in June. The September meeting is a picnic/outing, the December meeting is a holiday dinner/holiday; these meetings are held off-site, all other meetings are at the Franklin Park Conservatory. website

Bonsai Dayton meets at the OSU Extension Office at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 1001 S. Mailn Street, the third Wednesday, except July and August, at 6:30 p.m. m. Our meeting times may change if we share speakers with another club. Send an email to join the free email newsletter distribution list. Contact: John Porterfield (937) 325-9624. Email: Bonsaidayton (at)

OHIO - Newark
Pun Ching Bonsai Club meets at The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd., SE, Newark, OH 43056, on the third Tuesday (see agenda for additions or changes) at 7:00 p.m. m. Contact: Jeff Carr (740) 323-2355. Email us for current hours, come join us in exploring the exciting hobby of bonsai. Email: jcarr(at)

OHIO - Sandusky
Sandusky Bonsai Club. Meeting at 306 Wayne St., first Tuesday other than January, 7:30 pm. Mail Parkview Barber Shop, 306 Wayne St., Sandusky, OH 44870, or call Paulette Grahl, (419) 626-2703.

OHIO - Willoughby
Ohio Great Lakes Bonsai Society. Meets the second Saturday of each month. Contact Albert Vlasar, 5278A Liberty Lane, Willoughby, OH 44094 Phone: (440)585 4867


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Oklahoma Bonsai Hobbyist Association - Meets first Sunday of the month from 1:00 p.m. m. to 4:00 p.m. m., usually at the Firehouse Art Center in Norman Oklahoma. For information, contact Randy Jones at rj(at) or call 405.364.8960

OKLAHOMA - Ciudad de Oklahoma
Central Bonsai Society of Oklahoma. Meeting at 3400 NW 36th St., Monday Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. m. Exhibition and bazaar in June. Contact Dale Haworth, 10874 S. Sante Fe. Ave, Edmond, Oklahoma. (405) 844-2513 Or email dalehaworth(at)

Northeast Oklahoma Bonsai Association. Meeting at Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria, Monday at 7:00 p.m. m. Glen Miller, Jr., 1708 S College Ave., Tulsa OK 74104. Spring and fall shows. Tulsa Bonsai Society. Meeting at Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria, first Monday, 7:00 pm. Dennis Chandlee, annual spring and fall show.


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OREGON - Corvallis
Corvallis Bonsai Society. Meeting at Chintimini Senior Center, 2601 NW Tyler Ave., Wednesday Tuesday, 7:00 p. m. Ruth Musil. (503) 757-8261.

OREGON - Coos Bay/North Bend
Bay Area Bonsai Society. Meeting at the Coos Bay Public Library, 525 Anderson, second Monday, except July and August, 7 pm. George and Eva Ahuna, 1434 N Tenth Court, Coos Bay, OR 97420, (503) 269-9696 or Kenneth Windred, 3013 Pigeon Point Rd., Coos Bay, OR 97420, (503) 888-3634. Annual Spring Exhibition.

OREGON - Eugenio
Eugene Bonsai Society, Inc. Meets at the Eugene Garden Club, 1645 High St. in Eugene on the first Thursday other than January, July, and August at 6:30 p.m. m. For more information, contact: Dean Burkhart, (541) 744-1919, email: burkhaks(at) Website:

OREGON - Medford
Cascade Bonsai Society. Meets the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. m. at Eastwood Baptist Church Annex, 675 N. Keene Way, Medford, OR Contact: Jan Bailey (541) 857-2627 Email: bondoxies (at)

OREGON - Portland
Portland Bonsai Society. BSOP is an active club, founded in 1968. Guests are welcome. Meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at St Phillips Neri Parish, located at 2408 SE 16th Avenue, Portland. There are no meetings in July, August and December.
Contact: Eileen Knox Email: Knox (at) or PortlandBonsai (at)

OREGON - Port Orford
Wild West Bonsai Society. Meeting at Alfonso Travel Park, first Monday, 7:00 p.m. DeBoyd & Eileen Smith, 95650 Sixes River Rd., Sixes, OR 97476. (503) 332-7633. 4th of July display at Driftwood School, Port Orford.

OREGON - Salem
Willamette Valley Bonsai Society. Meets at Marion County Fire District #1, 300 Cordon Road NE, Salem, OR on the second Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. m. Contact: Ron Phair Phone: (503) 932-2165 Email: phairest (at) WVBS encourages interest, information, and appreciation of the art of bonsai by participating in fairs, exhibits, conventions, and other educational exhibits for members and non-members Website:


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Great Lakes Bonsai Society. Contact Mike Golab at (814) 456-6186 or email: mikego6194(at) for meeting dates and locations.

Susquehanna Bonsai Club. Meeting on the third Monday at 7:00 p.m. Contact James and Mary Kay Doyle, 145l Pleasant Hill Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17112, (717) 545-4555 for meeting locations. Club since l98l. More than 200 members.

Lancaster Bonsai Society. It is located in the historic Conestoga House and Gardens at 1608 Marietta Pike (Rt. 23), west of Lancaster. The club meets in the library every second Wednesday of the month, except December, at 7:00 pm. Member of the Potomac Bonsai Society. Spring and fall shows. Contact: email: ulrich51 (at)

PENSILVANIA - Lehigh Valley
Lehigh Valley Bonsai Society. Meeting at Bethlehem Area Vocational Technical School, Horticulture Hall, 3300 Chester Ave., Bethlehem, last Tuesday, 7:00 pm, except July, August, and December. Jim Gillespie, (610) 837-6688. Members come from Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, and the surrounding Lehigh Valley. Mailing address: Caixa Postal 1684, Belém, PA 18016-1684. Exhibition mid-May.

PENNSYLVANIA - Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Bonsai Society. Meeting at Greater Plymouth Community Center, 2910 Jolly Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA, Third Friday, 7:00 p.m. m. Linda Brant, 610-948-6380. Email: lbrant(at) Website:

Pittsburgh Bonsai Society
DEPOSIT. Box 8236, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15217

The North East Pennsylvania Bonsai Society meets the last Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Midway Garden Center 1865 Highway 315 Pittson, PA. The Northeast PA Bonsai Society was started in June 1988 and continues with the mission of providing a place for its members to come together to expand and share their knowledge and skills, as well as promote and promote interest in Bonsai among the general public. in northeast PA. Pennsylvania. For more information contact Susan Lauer 570-654-6194 selauermgc(at)

Augusta Bonsai Club. Meets the second Monday of each month at 6:30 pm at United Christ Church, White Deer Churches, West Milton, PA. An occasional gathering held at members' homes. Contact: John Bierley (570) 546-7811, email: quietspiritarts (at) Meetings are fun and informal. From time to time an excursion and every September a picnic.

PENNSYLVANIA (sureste) - Wilmington, DE
Brandywine Bonsai Society. Meets every third Saturday of the month (except December) at Brandywine Town Center, Wilmington-West Chester Pike (route 202) and Naamans Road (route 92), at 10 a.m. m. The varied programs include guest teachers. Annual bonsai shows in the courtyard of the Brandywine River Museum (Chadds Ford, PA) in June and at Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, PA) in the fall. Contact: Steve Ittel, 302-778-4546 or by email BrandywineBonsai (at) Website:

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PUERTO RICO - Trujillo Alto
Puerto Rico Bonsai Federation Contact: President Pedro J. Moarales, P.O.Box 1620, Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico 00977-1620 Tel: 787 765 6680 Res. 787 755 3362 Fax: 787 767 1888 Res. 787 761 3394 email: futago (at)

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PORTO RICO - Bayamon
The Puerto Rico-San Juan Bonsai Club Chapter meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm at the Crown Hills Community Center, Wiston Churchill Ave., El Señorial, San Juan. Contact: Jose Rivera Email: josorl(at) - Website:

Bonsai En el Trópico is a study group formed in 2006 with a small group of people who know how to make bonsai. In 2009 the Bonsai Internet Forum was created as Bonsai en el Tropico with the address
Currently, the Study Group meets bimonthly on the last Sunday of the month, from 11 am to 5 pm, at the home of one of the members of the group. The head of the Study Group is José O Rivera, with 35 years of experience making Bonsai. José graduated from the European School with Professor Salvatore Liporace.
To communicate with the group you can do so through the website or by email toThis e-mail address is protected against spambots. You need to enable JavaScript to view it.

Rhode Island

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ISLA DE RHODE - Kingston occidental
Rhode Island Bonsai Society, PO Box 40935 Providence, RI 02940 website: email: president (at)

South Carolina

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Bonsai Club of South Carolina (disbanded!)

SOUTH CAROLINA - Seabrook Island (off Charleston)
Bonsai Club of the Carolina Coast. (possibly no longer active!)
Meets in the Owners Community Room, Seabrook Island, on the second Monday of every other month, beginning in January, at 7:30 p.m. m. Jeanne P. Thompson, 2384 High Hammock Rd., Johns Island, SC 29455, (803) 768-2192. We have a security gate. You must be invited or ask for information from the contact person.

Dakota del Sur

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TENNESSEE - Kingsport
Mid-Appalachian Bonsai kai meets the third Monday of every month, for location and instructions contact Anita Bausman at (423) 239-7602 or by email. Interested Bonsai Student Study Group, Various Levels, All Ages, September Show, Attend Other Shows and Education/Community Events, All Welcome, Email or Call for More Information.

TENNESSEE - Knoxville
KBS meets once a month (usually on Saturday mornings) at members' homes or at the Knoxville Botanical Gardens. At each meeting, a new topic related to bonsai art, culture and design is introduced and discussed. For more information, contact: Shannon Salyer at s_salyer1979(at), or Dat Tran at TR8618(at)BELLSOUTH.NET Website: Facebook:

The Memphis Bonsai Society meets at the Memphis Botanical Gardens Goldsmith Civic Center (750 Cherry Road, Mphs, TN) on the fourth Tuesday of each month (unless otherwise directed by special activity). Meetings start at 7 pm. Contact: info (at) Website:

TENNESSEE - Nashville
The Nashville Bonsai Society meets at Cheekwood Botanic Gardens, 1200 Forest Park Drive, Nashville, TN, the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM. m., except during the months of December and January. Contact: Barbara Bogan (615) 337-4728 or email: bogansBonsai(at) The Nashville Bonsai Society is an association of individuals dedicated to promoting interest in the art of bonsai. website


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TEXAS - Abilene
Great Country Bonsai Club. Meeting at Abilene Garden Club, 300 Westwood, Monday Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. m. Evelyn Mayfield, 1425 Tanglewood Rd., Abilene, TX 79605, (915) 692-1665

TEXAS - Austin
Austin Bonsai Society. The Austin Bonsai Society has been in existence since 1965. It has about 50 active members, several of whom have gained national or international recognition for their expertise. The club meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm. social gathering and 7:30 am at the Zilker Garden Center in Austin. Special events each year including workshops with Bonsai Masters and a club show in May. For more information, call Elaine at (512) 266-2655 or email: ewbonasi(at)

The Shohin Society of Texas (SSOT) meets quarterly in Austin, TX at Persimmon Hill Bonsai, Sheila & Terry Ward
www.texshohin (arroba)

TEXAS - Beaumont
Bonsai Club of Southeast Texas. Meeting at Garden Center, Terrell Park, first Tuesday, 7:00 pm. Occasional special meetings held elsewhere in June, September and December. Welcome visitors. Spring and fall shows. Contact: Mark Lee (409) 722-9287. website

TEXAS - Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi Bonsai Club. It meets every fourth Thursday of the month, from January to October, at 7:00 p.m. at the Garden Senior Center, 5325 Greely Street. Gatherings include short business meetings and talks/demonstrations led by club, Texas, and national artists. Workshops are scheduled every second Wednesday of the month, in addition to frequently scheduled special workshops. A library of Bonsai books is available for use by club members. Visitors can attend meetings and join the club to learn more about this exciting horticultural art form. The club is a member of the Corpus Christi Area Garden Council, Inc., Lone Star Bonsai Federation, and Bonsai Clubs International. Contract: Yvonne Padilla (512) 992-0009, Email: myforest (at) Website:

Dallas Bonsai Society. Meets the first Saturday of each month at 9:00 am at North Haven Gardens, 7700 North Haven Road. Contact: George Straw, Bonsaistraw(at) enthusiast, (214) 357-3048. Website:

TEXAS - Fort Worth
Fort Worth Bonsai Society. Meeting at the Fort Worth Botanical Garden Conservatory, 3220 Botanical Garden Dr., 2nd Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. m. Dan LeBlanc, 8613 Glenmont Dr, NRH, TX 76182, (817) 907-1398. Annual display at Japanese garden festivals in spring and autumn. Spring Society Annual Show -

The Bonsai Society of Houston, Inc. meets monthly on the first Wednesday at the Houston Garden Center at Hermann Park, 1500 Herman Dr., at 7:00 p.m. m. Contact: Donald Green, HBS, P.O. Box 540727, Houston, Tx 77254-0727, Email: zgreen3(at) Phone: (713) 771-1442, Website:

TEXAS - San Antonio
Bonsai Society of San Antonio, Inc. Meets at 7:00 pm on the second Thursday of each month at the Lion's Field Center for Adults and Seniors located at 2809 Broadway (corner of Broadway and Mulberry). Contact: Kevin Preston: www.hattie1(at) (Chairman) and Donna Dobberfuhl, at two2views(at) Mail: PO Box 39161, San Antonio, TX 78216.

TEXAS - Weslaco
Bonsai Society of the Rio Grande Valley. Meets the second Sunday of each month (with a few exceptions to accommodate outside speakers) at 2 pm. in the Hoblitzelle Building of the Texas A&M Research Center in Weslaco, TX. Contact Rick Choate, (210) 580-4303, evenings and weekends.


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UTAH - Salt Lake City
Bonsai Club of Utah. Meeting at Sugar House Park Garden Center, 1676 E. 21st South, Wednesday, 7:30 p. m. Jean Schroeder, PO Box 58975, Salt Lake City, UT 84158. Website:


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VERMONT - Central to Northern Vermont
Green Mountain Bonsai Society. Meets in members' homes or Williston Federated Church on the third Sunday at 3:00 p.m. m. Trudy Anderson, RD 1, Box 129, Jericho, VT 05465, (802) 899-3487. Annual members perform in June and in a major display at the Champlain Valley Fair each year for a week ending on Labor Day.

VERMONT - Northeast Vermont
Bonsai Club of Northeast Vermont. Meets at the New England Art Glass Studio every fourth Thursday of the month. Contact: Tim Byrne, RR#1, Box 4, Derby Vermont, 05829. Annual newsletter, digs, workshops, and annual trip to the Montreal Botanical Gardens. No meetings from November to February...


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VIRGINIA - Arlington
The Northern Virginia Bonsai Society is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to educate and share information about bonsai. We have talks by renowned speakers, workshops, collection trips and we publish our own newsletter. NVBS has been around for over 27 years. We meet every second Saturday of the month at 9:00 am at the Walter Reed Community Center, 2909 16th St. S. Arlington, VA.

VIRGINIA - Hampton
Peninsula Bonsai Society. Meets Monday, Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. m. at the Peninsula Council of Garden Clubs building in Hampton. Contact: Bob Owens (757) 877-3515 Email Bowensai(at)

VIRGINIA - Lynchburg
The Central Virginia Bonsai Society generally meets at the Grove Street Recreation Center, 301 Grove St. Meeting times on their website.
The Central Virginia Bonsai Society was founded in 1986 to promote the appreciation and enjoyment of Bonsai in Central Virginia through the education, involvement, and mutual support of its members. There are usually four meetings in spring and two meetings in autumn, coinciding with the busiest times to work with Bonsai. CVBS is co-sponsored by the Lynchburg Recreation Department. Meetings are held at various times and locations. Notice of time, place, and topic is given through the bulletin. The meeting format is flexible, but usually consists of a planned agenda for the main event, followed by an opportunity for members to ask questions or present a "group therapy" problem plan.
Contact: Julian R. Adams, 1721 Langhorne Road, Lynchburg, VA 24503, (434) 384-7951, email: jra(at) Bonsai enthusiasts of all levels are welcome. Meeting days and places are irregular. Call ahead for current hours.

VIRGINIA - Norfolk
The Virginia Bonsai Society is dedicated to the promotion, education, and enjoyment of the living art of Bonsai and Penjing. We meet in the Holly Room of Baker Hall at Norfolk Botanical Gardens, 6700 Azalea Garden Rd., on the first Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. m. Contact: Walter Lisicki (President) (757) 486-3422, or email: info (at) For additional information, visit

VIRGINIA - Richmond
Richmond Bonsai Society. Email: richmondBonsaisociety(at) Check the events calendar on the website for monthly topics and speakers.

VIRGINIA - Roanoke
Hinoki Bonsai Club. Meets at Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs Bldg., 3640 Colonial Ave., the third Wednesday of every month, except August, at 7:30 p.m. m. Contact: Ken Clubb (540) 362-2725 or Email: kclubb43(at) Our club meets monthly with programs related to the creation, styling and maintenance of Bonsai. We usually have one or two visiting bonsai artists who give lectures/demonstrations each year.

Virginia, Suffolk
Tidewater Bonsai Club. Supports and promotes the art of bonsai in Virginia in the Hampton Roads and Tidewater areas through education, demonstrations, exhibits, and volunteerism. TBC meets the second Saturday of each month from 2 pm to 5 pm. Whether you are a beginner looking to take your Bonsai learning to the next level, or a seasoned Bonsai artist looking for a club of equal passion, then we may be the club for you. We are a work club and most of the meetings are practices to improve our own trees and learn from other members.

virgin islands

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Olympia Bonsai Club. Meets at 7:00 pm on the second Thursday of each month at the Lacey Community Center 6729 Pacific Avenue SE, Olympia, WA. Our mailing address is Box 2682, Olympia, WA., 98507-2682, Representative: Gene Tsuji (360)491-0593

Puget Sound Bonsai Association. Attend the Univ. of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St. Site:

Dungeness Bonsai Society. Serves at Pioneer Park, 387 E Washington Street in Sequim. First Tuesday of February, March, April, May, September, October, November, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Contact President Robert Stack, Dungeness Bonsai Society, PO Box 1441, Sequim, WA 98382. Email.

Inland Empire Bonsai Society: Meets in the Manito Park Meeting Room (4W, 21st Ave) on the third Sunday of each month at 12:00 noon. Contact: Hal Allert (509)869-4583, Email: info (at) Website:

Yakima Valley Bonsai Society. Meetings are held at 7:30 pm on the last Tuesday of each month, February through October, at the Yakima Area Arboretum, 1401 Arboretum DR, Yakima WA Contact: Ernie Smith Racee(at)

West Virginia

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Bonsai Mountaineering Society. Meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Evansdale Greenhouse Division of Plant and Soil Sciences, West Virginia University. Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 Phone: (304)293-4480 Current President: Tom Simonyi mistermoyogi(at)

WEST VIRGINIA -Parkersburg
Ki No Kazi Bonsai Club - Monthly meetings on the second Sunday at 2 pm.
Visit our Facebook page or contact edie_lindley(at) for more information.


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Bay Area Bonsai Society. Meeting at The Senior Center in downtown Green Bay, WI on the second Wednesday, except January, July, November, and December, at 7:00 p.m. m. For more information, contact: Sandra Keller, 920-865-7546 or Bay Area Bonsai Society, PO Box 12244, Green Bay, WI 54307-2241

The Bonsai Club of the Coulee Region. Meets at Asbury Methodist Church, 19 and Redfield St., third Monday except December, 7:00 p.m. m. Tony Buchda, 400 Monitor St., LaCrosse, WI 54601. (608) 782-4231. 30 members Annual show in June.

Badger Bonsai Society. Meetings are at 7:00 am on the second Thursday of each month at Olbrich Gardens (3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI), except in January and July when the club holds a special dinner. variety of topics of interest to Bonsai enthusiasts, many special events are held. This includes workshops, lectures, demonstrations, exhibits, collection tours, and instruction in the art of bonsai. Contact: Ronald Fortmann, (262) 490-8733 or email aaBonsai(at) Website:

WISCONSIN - Appleton
Fox Valley Bonsai Society. Meeting at Gardens of the Fox Cities in Appleton, WI, second Tuesday at 7:00 pm. Contact: Leroy Frahm, (920) 832-6722 or email leroyfrahm (at) Annual show on the last Sunday in September at the Fox Cities Gardens in Appleton.

Milwaukee Bonsai Society. Meeting on the first Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. m. at Boerner Botanical Garden, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, Wisconsin Contact: Voicemail 414-299-9229 or write PO Box 24082, Milwaukee, WI 53224.
Email: mbsweb(at)


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WYOMING - Gillette
Gillette Bonsai Study Group. Available on different dates and times. Contact Gerald Gardner, 912 Cherry Lane, Gillette, WY (307) 685-2041 EMAIL: ggardner(at)

WYOMING - Laramie
Laramie Bonsai Study Group. Contact Gerald Gardner, 912 Cherry Lane, Gillette, WY (307) 685-2041 EMAIL: ggardner(at)

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