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The Dai Ichi Gazette  |  Volume 34, Issue 06  | June 2019 

Michael Ryan Bell – February 16th 7PM @ GVJCI

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE This month is a pretty interesting time in southern California, I’ve watered maybe 2 times in the past month.   The atmospheric river has brought many inches of rain all over the state of California.  I’ve tried to keep up with the repotting season...

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Julian Tsai – Jan 19th 7PM @ GVJCI

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Another year of bonsai is over and a new and exciting dragon bonsai year is here.  This should be an exciting time for bonsai, we have some young and talented bonsai professionals planned for our club demonstrations.   Starting the year off we have...

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Hugo Zamora – Nov 17th 7PM @ GVJCI

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE November is our last meeting of the year and we're going out with a bang! CBS's Visiting Artist Pedro Zamora will be our demonstrator, Pedro has extensive experience demonstrating throughout the world and has studied under master Kunio Kobayashi....

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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE This month we are having our normal meeting a week earlier, Friday the 13th what could happen?  We have the privilege of hosting Laurent Darrieux busy on his first US tour.  We will be having a workshop during the day to discuss and work on...

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Dai Ichi Bonsai Kai (“Number One” Bonsai Club) was established in January, 1986 and takes great pride in its family-oriented character. Our club is dedicated to promoting the art of bonsai. The club meets on the third Friday of each month (except May and December) at the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute (GVJCI), 1964 W 162nd St, Gardena 90247 (West of Western Blvd.) at 7:00 pm. Each meeting features a bonsai demonstration, benefit drawing and is free and open to the public. Our annual bonsai show and sale is held on the first weekend in May, where members and invited artists are encouraged to show off their best trees.

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