Northern California Clubs

updated 3/30/22

American Bonsai Association Sacramento * 

Club Website:  https://www.abasbonsai.org/
Facebook / Instagram:  American Bonsai Association Sacramento
Club Email:  abasbonsaiclub@gmail.com

Meeting Day: 4th Tuesday
 - Time: 6:00PM (beginners); 6:30PM (main meeting)

Location: Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816

Second Meeting Day:  Monthly workshop dates vary – see website

Club Contact: Dodie Newman, President, 916-799-9575

Contact Email: dodienewman@gmail.com
Club Contact:  Kathleen O’Donnell, Vice-President, 916-502-5022
Contact Email:  koandh@surewest.com

Bonsai Sekiyu Kai *

Meeting Day: 3rd Wednesday
Time: 7:00PM

Location: Sacramento Buddhist Church, 2401 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818

Second Meeting Day: Saturday after 3rd Wednesday
 Second Time: 9:00AM

Second Location: Maruyama Nursery, 1415 47th Ave Ste F, Sacramento, CA
Club Email:  bonsaisekiyukai@gmail.com
Club Contact: Yuzo Maruyama, President, 916-421-6888

Contact Email: yuzomaruyama@aol.com
Club Contact:  Steve Fat, bonsaisekiyukai@gmail.com

Capital City Bonsai Association
Meeting Day: Annual Two Day Bonsai Show 

Location: Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816

Club Contact: Paul Holtzen, Chairperson,
 Contact Email:  pbholtzen@sbcglobal.net   

Chico Bonsai Society*
Club Website:  https://www.chicobonsaisociety.org/
Social Media:  Facebook – Chico Bonsai Society

Meeting Day: 2nd  Sunday 
Time: 10:30AM

Location: Chico Elks Lodge #423, 1705 Manzanita Ave, Chico, 95927
Club Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1869, Chico, CA 95927

Club Contact:  Ruben Rodarte, President, 530-321-9813
Club Contact: Leo Martinez, Treasurer, (916) 549-4018

Contact Email: LeoRMartin@gmail.com


Gold Country Bonsai Club 

Meeting Day: Last Wednesday of each month
Time: 3:00PM

Location: Lotus Bonsai Nursery, 1435 Lower Lake Drive, Placerville, CA 95667
Club Contact: Scott Chadd, President, 530-622-9681
Contact Email: scottchadd@lotusbonsai.com

Humboldt Bonsai Society*

Meeting Day: 1st Sunday
Time: 1:00PM

Location: Mad River Gardens Nursery, 3384 Janes Rd, Arcata, CA 95521
Club Contact: Kim Chamberlain, President, 707-498-3586

Contact Email: idowatsu@sbcglobal.net

Marin Bonsai Club* 

Club Website: www.marinbonsai.org

Meeting Day: 1st Tuesday 
Time: 7:00 – 9:30 PM

Location: Terra Linda Community Center, Room 4, 670 Del Ganado Road, San Rafael, CA 94903
Second Meeting: 3rd Tuesday (Workshop) – free to members, $20 non-members

Second Time: 7:00 – 9:30 PM

Second Location:  Terra Linda Community Center, Room 4,
670 Del Ganado Road, San Rafael, CA 94903
Club Email:  info@marinbonsai.org
Club Contact:  Marcia Summers, Treasurer, 650-464-3038
Contact Email:  msummers@pon.net

 

Mother Lode Bonsai Club*

Meeting Day: 1st Saturday (no meetings June, July & August)
Time: 10:00 AM

Location: San Andreas Central Library 1299 Gold Hunter Road, San Andreas, Ca 95249
[off Mountain Ranch Road] 
Club Contact: Doug Lau, President, 209-588-6834
Contact Email: dlauhale@gmail.com
Club Contact: Bob Dean, Vice-President/Treasurer, 209-754-5887
Contact Email: goldrushdean@yahoo.com


Napa Valley Bonsai Club*
Club Website:  www.nvbonsai.org
Meeting Day: 2nd Saturday
Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Napa Senior Center, 1500 Jefferson St, Napa, CA 94559

Club Contact: Brent Ihli, President, 707-294-2292, 510-604-3223

Contact Email: bpjihlis@comcast.net
Club Contact:  Patti Ihli, 510-541-7337

Nevada County Bonsai Club*

Meeting Day: 2nd Tuesday
 Time: 6:00PM

Location: Madelyn Helling Nevada County Library, 980 Helling Way, Nevada City, CA 95959
Club Contact: Phil Richardson, President, 530-210-0142

Contact Email: philrhorn@gmail.com

Redwood Empire Bonsai Society*

Club Website:  www.rebsbonsai.org
Social Media:  Facebook - Redwood Empire Bonsai Society

Meeting Day: 4th Thursday
Time: 7:00PM

Location: Rohnert Park Community Center, 5401 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park, Ca 94928
Club Contact: Alan Murakami, President

Contact Email:  amurakami6@yahoo.com
Club Contact:  Paul Wycoff, Treasurer, 707-537-7019
Contact Email:  ptwycoffjr@aol.com

Sacramento Bonsai Club*
Club Website:  www.sacbonsaiclub.com
Social Media:  Facebook – Sacramento Bonsai Club

Meeting Day: 2nd Monday
Time: 7:00PM

Location: Buddhist Church of Sacramento, 2401 Riverside Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818

Club Contact:  Lucy Sakaishi-Judd, President, 916-300-8103

Contact Email: Juddbonsai@att.net

Satsuki Aikokai Association
Social Media:  https://www.facebook.com/Satsuki-Aikokai-Bonsai-Sacramento-409204179148180/
Meeting Day: 3rd Monday
Time: 7:00PM

Location: Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816
Club Email: satsukiaikokai@yahoo.com​            

Club Contact: Eric Trevena, President, 209-367-9452

Contact Email: erictrevena@comcast.net

Sierra Bonsai Club*
Meeting Day: 2nd Thursday
Time: 7:00PM

Location: Placer Buddhist Church, 3192 Boyington Rd, Penryn, CA 95663


* Golden State bonsai Federation Member Clubs