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 21st, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum. Bobby Mahler is our guest artist. This will be a hands on workshop for our participants who pay $25. Please remember to pack 2-3 trees, wire, tools and lunch. Also, for our members who don’t want to participate in the workshop you are still welcome to come and be silent observers. This is an excellent Bonsai learning event for all levels.

  • April, Saturday 11th,  10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum.  Artist Mauro Stemberger wil be conducting a lecture and demonstration on material that our club will buy. So after this tree is styled, we will be auctioning it off. That means you need to show up with your lunch and check books! By the way, this too is an excellent learning opportunity for all levels.

  • April, Saturday 4th, 1st Annual Bonsai Shack Bonsai Show Grand Re-Opening! This event starts at 9am-5pm, it’s a Bonsai Show, you bring one or two trees to display and receive 10% of any purchase and enjoy a day of BBQ and meet and with fellow Bonsai enthusiasts. Please call John at (845)304-2183 and reserve your spot. It’s going to be a great day to welcome in spring with Bonsai Bang! 

  • April, Saturday 4th also marks the begining of new school offered by Bonsai Shack featuring local artist Sergio Cuan perfect for those just starting or wanting to start to all about Bonsai. Go see Sergios website: https://www.m5bonsaiworks.com/
  • Here’s the address for Bonsai Shack: 1040 Route 45, Pomona, NY, 10970. Call John at (845)304-2183 and reserve your spot.

  • April 17-19 Mid Atlantic Bonsai. Check it out at they’re website: http://www.midatlanticbonsai.org/
  • May, Saturday 9th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum. YamaKi Bonasi Society will be in doors: showing trees and working them as well. Also, we’ll have a table outside to sell material, tools, pots etc. Any members who are interested in selling needs to contact our board members. Here’s the link to the Bartlett Arboretum event: https://www.bartlettarboretum.org/events-concerts/2019-plant-sale

  • May, Saturday 23rd, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum. It’s that time a year where Tyler Sherrod is back at YamaKi. This a workshop that costs $25 dollars for participants and free for silent observers. Everyone should pack a lunch and participants need to bring 2-3 trees, tools, wire too.

  • June, Saturday 20th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum.  Andrew  Robinson (Studied with Michael Hagedorn 2016-2019) will be our featured guest artist. We’re still working on an agenda; but you know it’s either a workshop or a lecture/demonstration.

  • July, Saturday 11th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum.  Agenda TBD.
  • August, Saturday 8th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum. Agenda TBD.
  • September, Saturday 12th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum.  Agenda TBD.

  • September, 12th & 13th: 2020 US National Bonsai Exhibition - here is the link: http://www.internationalbonsai.com/page/497083608

  • October, Saturday 10th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum. Agenda TBD.
  • November, Saturday 14th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum.  Agenda TBD.
  • December, Saturday 8th, 10 am to 4 pm at the Bartlett Arboretum. Yamaki’s Holiday celebrations - agenda TBD.