Note: Broward Bonsai workshops are open to members only unless otherwise specified.

Events sponsored by other organizations are open per their rules, see individual sites for requirements

Broward Bonsai Society:
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Here are events for the Broward Bonsai Society, 
see below for events from other groups....

ED TROUT Workshop

FEBRUARY 27, 2016, 9am-Noon


March 11, 2016, evening (time tba)

Location: Spring Valley Park, Pembroke Pines

    (BSF Speakers' Bureau tour)

for more information about Ted, go to Ted Matson

Flamingo Gardens Annual Garden and Bonsai Show

April 16-17, 2016


Pauline Muth Workshop

June, 2016

Tour is scheduled June 12-28; our workshop date tbd

for more information about Pauline, go to
and Pauline Muth

(BSF Speakers' Bureau tour)




From the Website of the Gainesville Bonsai Society


Events and exhibits sponsored by other organizations:

The BCI calendar is on the bottom of the page

Visit the permanent exhibition at the Nation Bonsai Foundation located on the grounds of the U.S. National Arboretum:


The National Bonsai & Penjing Museum is located on the grounds of the U.S. National Arboretum at 3501 New York Avenue N.E. - Washington D.C. 20002.

The Museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The U.S. National Arboretum is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. daily.  There is no charge for admission to the Arboretum or the Museum.

The Arboretum and the Museum are closed on New Year's Day, Martin Luther King's Birthday, President's Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

For more information go to their website:


For Flamingo Gardens events, go to:


The James J. Smith Bonsai Garden

At Heathcote Botanical Gardens 

210 Savannah Road Fort Pierce , FL.


Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446
Phone: 561-495-0233


For more information click on the image:

or go to



The Bonsai Societies of Florida 

43rd Annual Convention May 27-30, 2016


gps address: 8001 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando FL 32809




Go to the BCI Website for additional information



Note: links are not active so please copy/paste the url.

20 February 2016: Shohin Society of Texas meeting. Bring back previous materials/bring new trees to work on.
Tuesday, 15 March 2016: LCBS March meeting
on the Ides of March! Details TBA.

16-20 March 2016: Philippines-BCI Regional Convention & Exhibition
at Ayala Triangle Gardens in Makati City, The Philippines. Featuring Dr. Tom Elias, Peter Huang, Ricky Wu, Shinichi Nakajima, William Valavanis, and Xu Wen Ren. Details and registration from Philippine Bonsai Society, Inc., FMSG Building #9 Balete Drive, New Manilla, Quezon City, The Philippines 1112. '(63)2 571-7818.

2-3 April 2016: Spirit of Shohin
weekend hosted by British Shohin Society at RHS Wisley Gardens featuring Taiga Urushibata. The cost for these workshops will be £130 per day. Participants should bring their own material and equipment. For details contact or visit or spirit/.

2 April 2016: Shohin Society of Texas meeting featuring Saikei by Stephen Hendricks

8-9 April 2016 from 9-5: 17
th Annual Southwest Louisiana Garden Conference & Expo 2016 at Burton Coliseum. Set-up will be on Thursday, 7 April starting about noon. 

15-17 April 2016: Mid-Atlantic Bonsai Societies Spring Festival
at Crown Plaza Cromwell, 100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, CT 06416. Featuring Kunio Kobayashi, Walter Pall, Bjorn Bjorholm, Jim Doyle, and Frank Mihalic. Workshops include Shimpaku Juniper with Kobayashi, Yamadori Conifers with Pall, Hinoki Cypress with Bjorholm, and Bonsai Jewelry Making with Mihalic. Full registration is $160 to 1 March and $175 thereafter. Details from or David Payton at or 518-356-3299. Hotel reservations at 855-914-9606 for $94 + tax using Group Code: MidAtlantic Bonsai Societies.

12-15 May 2016: Bonsai in the Garden Learning Seminars presented by the American Bonsai Society and the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park including the Michigan All-State Bonsai Show in Grand Rapids, MI. Lodging 15 minutes away at the Grand Rapids Airport Comfort Inn for $80/night prior to 11 April. Featuring Ted Matson, Jim Doyle, Jerry Meislik, Marty Schmalenberg, Julian Adams, Andy Smith and David Hodgetts along with Frank Mihalic and Doug Hawley. Registration fee of $260 for ABS members prior to 1 March ($290 after) and $305 for non-ABS members ($335 after 1 March) includes cost of four classes/workshops excluding extra materials fees as noted. Registration to ABS 2016, c/o Pauline Muth, 7 Western Ave, West Charlton, NY 12010 or 518-882-1039 or

20-23 May 2016: 29th Australian National Bonsai Convention, "Southern Bonsai – Island Style" at Wrest Point Convention Centre in Hobart, Tasmania. Featuring Robert Steven, Grant Bowie, Chris Xepapas, Will Fletcher, and Quentin Valentine. Registration details at or http://bonsai-southern-

28 May-6 June 2016: 45
th Kanuma Satsuki Festival at 2086-1 Moro Kanuma-shi Tochigi 322-0026 Japan.
Tuesday, 14 June 2016: LCBS June meeting. Details TBA.

18 June 2016: Shohin Society of Texas meeting featuring Critique by Kathleen Williamson & Ray Gonzalez.
Tuesday, 19 July 2016: LCBS July meeting
. Details TBA.
Tuesday, 16 August 2016: LCBS August meeting. Details TBA.

2-4 September 2016: BCI 2016
hosted by at Vilnius, Lithuania. Details at:

10-11 September, 2016: 5
th US National Bonsai Exhibition at Rochester, NY. For additional information and to submit photos for entry contact: William Valavanis, '585-334-2595.

17 September 2016: Shohin Society of Texas meeting featuring Set-up convention & decide the 2017 schedule. 

15-18 December, 2016: Beyond the Spirit of Bonsai—2016: International Bonsai Convention & Exhibition at Mysore, India organized by Dr. Swamiji Ganapathy Sachchidananda and Kishkindha Molika Bonsai Garden with Bonsai Study Group of Indo-Japanese Association, Mumbai. Registration 4000 Rs to 7-31-16 then 5000 Rs. 

3-5 February 2017: Noelanders Trophy XVII—EBA Congress. Details TBA.

27-30 April 2017: 8
th WBC 2017 to be held in Omiya, Saitama, Japan at Omiya Sonic City, Palace Hotel Omiya, the same venue as the original WBC in 1989. Hosted by WBFF, Nippon Bonsai Association, and Saitama City. Other events will be at The Omiya Bonsai Art Museum, Omiya Bonsai Village, and the Hikawa Shrine. Details at http://wbff-

27 May-5 June 2017: 46th Kanuma Satsuki Festival. Details at 2086-1 Moro Kanuma-shi Tochigi   322-0026 Japan. 

For an excellent listing of known recurring bonsai events, please 

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