Bonsai Society of the Lehigh Valley

BSLV Meeting Schedule for 2024

BSLV meetings are generally held monthly from September through November and February through May. The annual New Year’s Party is held in January and the annual picnic and auction is held in June.

Meeting Location: Lehigh Valley Active Life Center, 1633 West Elm Street, Allentown, PA, 610-437-3700.

Time: 7:00 PM unless otherwise noted.

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2024 Schedule

  • February 22, 2024 (4th Thursday) 6:30pm Annual Banquet (a buffet) at Gourmet Buffet and Grill, Allentown, PA.

  • March 21, 2024 (3rd Thursday) 7:00 pm - BYO: Bring your own tree to work on. This could be a tree that will be dis-played at MABS or one you are currently working on for yourself. Bring tools and supplies you may need. An informal discussion on care and maintenance will be held, so bring any questions you might have on repotting, pruning or styling. Our in-house pros will be happy to answer questions and give advice. If there is something you might want to purchase from Jim Gillespie, please contact Jim prior to the meeting. Reminder: Dues are due!

  • April 18, 2024 (3rd Thursday) 7:00 pm - Lecture/Demo: Bob Mahler from East Greenville, PA, BSLV member and ower of Kifu Bonsai, will do a lecture/demo on Satsuki Azalea. Demo tree will be raffled. Visit Bob's website, , for information on the artist and his work.

  • May 23, 2024 (4rd Thursday) 7:00 pm - Slide/Power Point presentation: Sergio Cuan from Sparta, NJ, will present a lecture on Deciduous Trees. Sergio is a featured artist at this year's MABS Spring Festival. Visit Sergio's website,, for information about the artist and his work.

  • June 22, 2024 - Annual Member Picnic/Auction at Kondikoff Farm. Details TBD

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