Meetings and Events 


  • All Payments should be sent to our Treasurer: Layne Rodney at 267 Loveland Road, Stamford, CT. 06905 - please RSVP all workshops.


  • March, Saturday 24th,  10-2pm Peter Keene will be conducting a Grafting Workshop at New England Bonsai ($65.00). This a great opportunity for you folks that are just learning or want to improve you grafting skills. Yamaki Bonsai had Pete Keene for couple of workshops in the past and he is an excellent teacher and performs grafts at a very high rate of sucess - I know this from my own personal experience! This is a got to have skill set to have! Here’s the link: https://www.nebonsai.com/peter-keane-grafting-workshop-march-24-2018/


  • March, Saturday 31th,  starting a 9 am; Bjorn Bjorholm and Mauro Stremberger will be appearing at  Down to Earth Nursery. The Nursery is located at 1040 Route 45, Pomona, NY 10970. For questions call John Dillon at 845-304-2183.


  • April 7 & 8th, the Long Island Bonsai Society is hosting 2 days of workshops with Mauro Stemberger at the Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay, NY. The cost for the whole day is $75.00, or $50.00 for a half day and observation is $20.00 for the whole day. You can email Cecilia Gomez at: CGomez@jaglabs.com or sign up at the website:   http://www.longislandbonsai.org/


  • April, Saturday 14th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum  Yamaki will Not meet. Instead, Yama Ki will be at the  Mid Atlantic Bonsai Festival in Cromwell, CT.


  • Mid Atlantic Bonsai Annual Spring Festival - April 13-15. It will be taking place at the Radisson Hotel in Cromwell, CT. Here’s there link: http://www.midatlanticbonsai.org/


  • May, Saturday 12th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum Yamaki has Sergio Cuan doing a lecture then following that a critic workshop. Sergio will spend the morning with a slide presentation on maple (deciduous) techniques and in the afternoon members will have an opportunity for criticing their trees.


  • June, Saturday 9th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum Yamaki has Tyler Sherrod. He will be doing a hands on workshop, reviewing previous recommendations and giving new advise. This is a hands on workshop; so please bring your lunch, tools,  wire and at least 1-2 trees. You can learn about Tyler’s background: http://www.dogwoodstudiosnc.com/about.html


  • July, Saturday 14th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum will be Yamaki's annual election and auction.


  • August, Saturday 11th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum - Yamaki agenda to be determined.


  • September, Saturday 8th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum. Yamaki meeting is questionable because of the US National Bonsai Exhibi by Bill Valavanis this same weekend in East Rochester, NY.



  • October, Saturday 13th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum Yamaki has Tyler Sherrod. He will be doing a hands on workshop, reviewing previous recommendations and giving new advise. This is a hands on workshop; so please bring your lunch, tools,  wire and at least 1-2 trees. You can learn about Tyler’s background: http://www.dogwoodstudiosnc.com/about.html


  • November, Saturday 10th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum Yamaki's agenda to be determined.


  • December, Saturday 8th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum Yamaki's Party and Auction.