Boise Bonsai Society
A non-profit organization dedicated to educating our members and the general public in the art and culture of bonsai in the Treasure Valley, since 1996.

2017 Calendar of Events to Come

- Events are moved from this page to the Historical Calendar-of-Events Page as they come to pass

BBS & IWGKS: Bonsai & Koi Show at the Idaho Botanical Garden
Date/Time: August 26, 2016; Move-In 8:30am; free to public 10:00am-4:00pm
Location: Idaho Botanical Garden (IBG)
The Idaho Botanical Garden is once again hosting an annual Bonsai & Koi Show this year. Please prep and bring your trees for show and enjoy good company and demos. Spread the word: this is the only time of year that the Botanical Gardens are free to the public (10:00am-4:00pm)!

Idaho Botanical Garden (IBG) Koi Show Website

BBS Meeting: Farwest Nursery
Date/Time: September 21, 2017; 6pm
Location: FarWest Landscape & Garden Center
Planned Discussions relating to the following:
  • The basics of wiring: Demo & work on bare branches!
  • More about Fall fertilizing.

BBS Meeting: Farwest Nursery
Date/Time: October 19, 2017; 6pm
Location: FarWest Landscape & Garden Center
Fall Color!
  • Bring a tree with Fall color to show!
  • Winter Storage discussions: Successes and losses from last year as we struggled through one of the hardest winters in Idaho history! (6 DEC 2016 - 6 FEB 2017 - 2 full months of persistent snow and freezing temps!). How'd we survive? How to prepare for the worst. Lessons learned, tips and advice for new members - especially those without greenhouses.

BBS Annual Holiday Party
Date/Time: November 16, 2016; 5:30-8:00 pm
Location: Smoky Mountain Pizza on Park Center Blvd
Description: Annual Christmas Party.
More specific information to come on this event.

Information from previous year as reference:
No-host cocktail at 5:30, dinner served at 6:15. $15.00 per person. Door prizes to be given away. This is one of our most popular events, so plan to attend. We also have a gift exchange if you wish to participate. Please try to keep the gift under $15.00. Spouses and family are welcome to attend. Please email Barb if you plan to attend as we need a count for the restaurant.

BBS Annual Planning Meeting
Date/Time: 7 DEC 2017; 6-8pm
Location: Chili's on Franklin (by the Mall): 7997 Franklin Rd; Boise, ID 83709
Description: Annual planning meeting.
More specific information to come on this event.

Information from previous year as reference:
The club will provide Hors d'oeuvres. If you wish to purchase dinner, you may do so at the responsibility of the member. Members: This is a most-important meeting as we need your input to set the schedule. This is your club and we need your input, so please bring your ideas for this next year!
End of CY2017 Calendar of Events
Note: Our next Annual Planning Meeting will be held on 7 DEC 2017 and the next CY of events will be planned at that time.