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Avon Bonsai Society

Events Calendar

 

2019 Club Programme

 

Month

Date

Event

Details

February

6th

Club Night

FEATURE – Bring Seedlings/Young Trees for First Styling

TREE OF THE MONTH – Free Choice of Style

Help Desk/Critique - Rebecca        

 

March

3rd

 

Japan Day – Bonsai Display

From 9.30am to 4.30pm at

Riccarton Park Function Centre
165 Racecourse Road
Sockburn
Christchurch

 

March

6th

Club Night

FEATURE – Visit & Talk By Arborist

TREE OF THE MONTH – Group Plantings

Help Desk/Critique – Lyn K  

 

April

3rd

Combined Club Night

FEATURE – Visit by Christchurch Bonsai Club to Avon Bonsai And Market Night

TREE OF THE MONTH – Informal Upright

Help Desk/Critique – Myra

May

1st

Club Night

A.G.M.

FEATURE – Suiseki

TREE OF THE MONTH – Semi or Full Cascades

Help Desk/Critique - Kees

 

May

5th

Field Trip

Details to be Arranged

 

June

5th

Club Night

FEATURE – Kokodama Making

TREE OF THE MONTH – Silhouette

Help Desk/Critique - Chris

 

July

3rd

Club Night

FEATURE – Pot Making

TREE OF THE MONTH – Windswept

Help Desk/Critique – Alison

 

July

7th

Workshop

Work on your Trees at Bev’s place

More Details at July Club Night

 

August

7th

Club Night

FEATURE – Potting Up Demo

TREE OF THE MONTH – Literati

Help Desk/Critique - Wayne

September

11th

(N.B. This is one week later than our normal meeting night)

Combined Club Night

FEATURE - Visit to Chch Bonsai Club at Cotswold Preschool Hall, Bishopdale with a Joint Market Night

TREE OF THE MONTH – Free Choice of Style

 

October

2nd

Club Night

FEATURE – Bring Accent Plants to Pot Up into Pots Made in July

TREE OF THE MONTH – Informal Upright

Help Desk/Critique – Virginia

 

October

5th/6th

 

AVON ANNUAL BONSAI SHOW

Location to Be Arranged

 

October

11th/13th

 

National Bonsai Convention

Hamilton

Details at: http://bonsaiconvention.net.nz/

 

November

6th

Club Night

FEATURE – Trouble-some Trees, Advanced Styling

TREE OF THE MONTH – NZ Natives

Help Desk/Critique - Maureen

December

7th

Club Night

FEATURE -  Xmas Breakup T.B.A.

"TREE OF MONTH – Your Best Bonsai for Judging for "TREE OF THE YEAR" Competing for the "Joy's Bonsai" Trophy in both the Open & Novice Classes.

Then presentation of "VANZ CUP" to the winner from the remaining Artists who have not been a previous winner of the “Tree of the Year” competitions.

Also presentation of both the “Open Grade Trophy” and “Novice Trophy” to this year's winners of the Tree of the Month Competitions.

 

    Please Note that there will be 3 Display sections at each meeting:
    1. OPEN - Any Bonsai of the Nominated style. Trees must be in a bonsai pot. To be judged by member’s vote.
    2. Novice - Member whose membership is 5 years or less, any Bonsai of the nominated style. Trees must be in a bonsai pot. To be judged by member’s vote.
    3.“ DISPLAY ONLY” Class. Any other bonsai with some special feature ( eg at it’s best, in flower, or showing a special technique etc) that you would like to show to the members.
    4. N.B. Up to 2 entries per class, per person, for each meeting.


    Members may bring any of their trees along to club night to work on. There will be Club members available to give help or advice if needed.


    Market & Trading Nights
    Bring along any Bonsai / Gardening-related items for sale, or swap items directly with other club members.
     

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