Our November Society meeting will be held on November 6th at the Chicago Botanic Garden and is the last meeting of 2017. The meeting will start at 7PM with Bonsai 101, and the main meeting will be the elections for our Board. The following positions are open: President Executive Vice President Vice President in Charge of Special Events Vice President in Charge of Monthly Programs Treasurer Secretary 3 Member-at-Large Positions
Join us for our October meeting on Monday October 2nd. At 7PM our Bonsai 101 session will cover purchasing new trees, as well as fall care for bonsai. At 7:30, we will have our annual White Elephant sale. Bring items you no longer want to sell to other society members. Hope to see you there!
The 40th Annual Mid-America Bonsai Exhibition was held August 18-20th. Being one of the largest exhibitions in recent history, we're proud of the quality of the trees exhibited by members of the Midwest Bonsai Society, as well as other Bonsai enthusiasts from around the region and country!
And don't forget to save the date! The 41st Annual Mid-America Bonsai Exhibition will return to the Chicago Botanic Garden August 17-19, 2018 - it's never too early to start planning and preparing trees!
Join us Monday for our August Society Meeting. Past president Cat Nelson will be speaking about accent plants - with a specific focus on preparing them and other accessories for the August Exhibition. We'll also dedicate time during the meeting to preparing your own trees and displays - so please bring items you are planning to show! Reminder, only 2 weeks until the 40th Mid-America Bonsai Exhibition. More information on our page dedicated to the August Exhibition.