Austin Bonsai Society
Austin Bonsai Society

Calendar of Events

Club Meetings occur on the Second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Club Workshop Meetings occur on the Third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

Club Board Meetings occur on the Third Tuesday of each month and are open to any who would like to come.  Held in the Zilker Library at 7:00 p.m.

Zilker Botanical Garden Center

2220 Barton Springs Rd.
Austin, Texas


January 10th, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

   Black Pine demo with Juan Andrade

January 16th 7:00pm – 9:00pm

   ABS Member’s Workshop

   Cancelled due to inclement and wintry weather

February 14th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   Preparation, tips and advanced techniques on Yamadori and urban collection 

   with Chuck Ware

February 20th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   ABS Member’s Workshop


March 14th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   Boxwood grafting with Joey McCoy

March 20th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   ABS Member’s Workshop

   Boxwood grafting

April 11th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   Cascade and Semi-Cascade with Ken Credeur

April 17th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   ABS Member’s Workshop

  Cascade and Semi-Cascade

May 9th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   3 people critique (Terry Ward, Mike Hansen and Chuck Ware)

   Preparation for Annual Show in May

May 15th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   ABS Member’s Workshop

   Preparation for Annual May Show

May 19th - 20th 10:00am – 5:00pm

   ABS Annual May Show

   Zilker Bontanical Garden

June 13th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   Slab tree plantings with Joe Day

June 19th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   ABS Member’s Workshop

   Bring your own trees (Tropicals) with Yvonne Padilla

July 11th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   Growing Japanese Bonsai - Fundamentals (Black Pine) with Dr. Hoe

July 17th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   ABS Member’s Workshop

August 8th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   History and presentation on Japanese scroll with John Borusheski

August 21st  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   ABS Member’s Workshop

   Bring your own tree

September 12th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   Club Auction

September 24th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   Tyler Sherrod Workshop

   LSBF artist

October 10th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   Deciduous trees with Todd Schlafer

October 16th  7:30pm – 9:00pm
   ABS Member’s Workshop

   Deciduous tree styling

November 14th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   Holidays Party

November 20th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   No ABS Member Workshop

December 14th  7:30pm – 9:00pm

   No meetings/workshops

   Enjoy the holidays!