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THE CENTRAL VIRGINIA BONSAI SOCIETY

PRESENTS

SPRING SYMPOSIUM '19

 PINE BONSAI

FEATURING

WILLIAM N. VALAVANIS

 

   Bill Valavanis is one of North America's most highly regarded bonsai artists and is the only living member of the bonsai Hall of Fame. At his International Bonsai Arboretum in Rochester, NY, Bill maintains a magnificent bonsai collection, teaches bonsai, and publishes "International Bonsai", a top quality bonsai magazine. In addition to his activities in Rochester, Bill is a much sought after teacher and lecturer who is regularly featured at major bonsai gatherings all over the world. CVBS is pleased to again sponsor his appearance in Lynchburg.

  This year we will have a two part program. The morning portion will be a presentation and demonstration on pine bonsai. This part will focus on the fundamentals of using pine for bonsai. The principles discussed will be useful in all bonsai design. In the morning program, Bill will demonstrate creating a bonsai using nice black pine material. With Bill's assistance, afternoon workshop participants will create and take home their own pine bonsai using black pine material grown for bonsai training. Please bring your own tools and wire for the afternoon workshop. No potting will be done. All registrants are welcome as silent observers in the afternoon workshop. An additional fee will be charged for active participants in the workshop. The presentations and workshop will be inspirational to the expert but not intimidating to the beginner. Members are encouraged to bring a tree for exhibit.

   Bill is one of the most effective and enthusiastic bonsai teachers in the world today.  Don't miss this opportunity to study with him. The public is welcome at all events.  REGISTER EARLY TO ASSURE WORKSHOP PARTICIPATION. Registration fee(s) are charged to defray costs of Spring '19. All proceeds support this and other CVBS events.

 

DATE: SATURDAY, February 23, 2019

PLACE: COMMUNITY ROOM,LYNCHBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY, MEMORIAL AVE.

          REGISTRATION & EXHIBIT: 9:15 A.M. Saturday 2/23/19

         PINE BONSAI lecture/demo: 9:30 -11:45 A.M., Saturday 2/23/19

         BLACK PINE workshop: 12:45-3:45 P.M., Saturday 2/23/19, (Limited to 10 ACTIVE participants. Silent observation of workshop included for all Spring í19 registrants)

 

Detach registration form here and return to address below

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REGISTRATION FORM

 

NAME____________________________ADDRESS________________________________

 

CITY______________________ ZIP________ PHONE: h____________w________

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Registration (required. Includes attendance at all events)                           [    ]       @ $ 20.00        ________   

 

           Black Pine Workshop participation: CVBS members       [    ]      @ $ 110.00       ________    

 

Black Pine Workshop participation: nonmembers           [    ]      @ $ 130.00           ________

                       Join now for memberís price

 

           Individual or family CVBS membership for 2019             [    ]      @ $12.00           ________

           (Most memberships expired December 31, 2018)

           Your e-mail address__________________________                  

                                                                                            Total enclosed             ________

 

CONTACT JULIAN ADAMS AT 434-384-7951 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Mail registration form to:         CVBS

                                            1721 Langhorne Road

                                            Lynchburg, VA   24503

INFORMATION FOR SPRING '20 COMING SOON.