Members gather the first Saturday each month at the Trini Mendenhall Community Center (1414 Wirt Road, Houston 77055).  The Board of Directors will meet at 9 AM, followed by the regular meeting starting at 10 AM.  Refreshments provided.

Monthly meetings include world-renowned guest speaker programs, “show and tell” demonstrations, and hands on workshops that inform and educate.


Saturday, November 9th, Houston Bonsai Society General Meeting, Trini Mendenhall Community Center (1414 Wirt Road, Houston, Texas 77055).  Meeting starts at 10:00 AM.  Black Pine Lecture with Scott Barboza.

To view the complete 2019 monthly meeting program schedule click here. 


  • Saturday and Sunday, October 19th – 20th, HBS Annual Fall Show – Location – Memorial City Mall. Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM & Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM.  Free.
  • Saturday, October 26th, Bonsai Basics #2 – Styling and Wiring, Location = Timeless Trees, 9 AM – 1 PM,  ( 8 people – 6 spots open)  We will teach the basics of styling and wiring a tree.  We will provide a tree, (Ficus, boxwood, or Podocarpus, depending on what is in season.) wire cutters, handout and wire.  Everyone goes home with a styled tree.
  • Saturday, November 2nd, HBS Saturday Study Group,  Location – Location – Timeless Trees, Rosenburg,  9 AM – Noon,  Free.  Come and work on your trees with other members of HBS.  Please bring your trees, tools, soil, wire , etc.  Refreshments provided.
  • Saturday, November 9th, Houston Bonsai Society Meeting – Location = Trini Mendenhall Community Center,  (1414 Wirt Road,  Houston, Texas  77055), 10 AM Refreshments, 10:15 Meeting starts, Program –  Black Pine Lecture with Scott Barboza.
  • Saturday,  November 23rd, Bonsai Basics #1 Class – Re- Potting, Location – Timeless Trees Nursery, 9 AM – 1 PM,  $ 60.00 per person, (8 people max).  Focus will be on re-potting.  Students will receive a Tree, pot, soil, wire, handout, and a pair of scissors.  We will re-pot the trees into a ceramic pot, and make initial branch selection.