Bonsai Societies of Florida: Club/Society Information

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Bonsai Societies of Florida: Club/Society Information

BSF is the parent volunteer organization (501c.3) for many bonsai clubs throughout Florida. Those interested in the bonsai artform should contact one of the local clubs listed below.  Club websites have contact info and list the date, time and place for their club meetings.  By joining a local club, you will benefit from local artist experience and become a member of the growing bonsai community.  Should you choose to join BSF without being a member of a local club, please join here as a Member at Large.

Fort Walton Beach Bonsai Society


Meeting Place:

Okaloosa County Extension Building
127 NW Hollywood Blvd.
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
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Meeting Time:

1st Tuesday & 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m.

Trustee:

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Pensacola Gulf Coast Bonsai Society


Meeting Place:

The Pensacola Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.
1850 N 9th Avenue and Avery Street
Pensacola, FL 32513
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Meeting Time:

2nd Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

Trustee:

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Tallahassee Bonsai Society


Meeting Place:

Leon County Extension Center
615 Paul Russel Road
Tallahassee, FL 32301
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Meeting Time:

2nd Sunday of the month at 2:00 p.m.

Trustee:

Wilson Sanchez – District 2
trustee2.ws@bonsai-bsf.com

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North Florida Bonsai Club


Meeting Place:

Mandarin Demo Garden
2892 Loretta Road
Jacksonville, FL
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Meeting Time:

2nd Monday of the Month 7:00 pm

Trustee:

Joe Stumpf – District 3
trustee3.js@bonsai-bsf.com

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Gainesville Bonsai Society


Meeting Place:

Oak Hammock at UF
5100 SW 25th Blvd
Gainesville, FL 32608
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Meeting Time:

1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month – 10am-12pm

Trustee:

Paul Bova – District 4

Website:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1222646291222847
(private group, contact Trustee)

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Hukyu Bonsai Society


Meeting Place:

Moccasin Lake Park
2750 Park Trail Lane
Clearwater Fl. 33759
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Meeting Time:

Clearwater: 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month

Trustee:

Jeanne Cosenza – District 5
trustee5.jc@bonsai-bsf.com

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Suncoast Bonsai Society


Meeting Place:

Seminole Recreation Center
9100 113th St. N.
Seminole, FL 33772
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Meeting Time:

3rd Saturday of the month, 10:00 am – 12:30

Trustee:

Jeanne Cosenza – District 5
trustee5.jc@bonsai-bsf.com

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Bonsai Society of Brevard


Meeting Place:

Melbourne Public Library
540 E Fee Ave,
Melbourne, FL. 32901
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Meeting Time:

3rd Saturday of the month at 1:00 p.m.

Trustee:

Mark Ceskavich – District 6
trustee6.mc@bonsai-bsf.com

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Central Florida Bonsai Club


Meeting Place:

Orange County Cooperative Extension
6021 S. Conway Road
Orlando, FL 32812
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Meeting Time:

3rd Saturday of the month, 10am – 3pm

Trustee:

Mark Ceskavich – District 6
trustee6.mc@bonsai-bsf.com

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KAWA Bonsai Society


Meeting Place:

Schley’s Bonsai and Supplies (Nursery)
2745 Audubon Ave
Deland, FL 32720
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Meeting Time:

3rd Saturday of the month at 12 noon.

Trustee:

Mark Ceskavich – District 6
trustee6.mc@bonsai-bsf.com

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Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida


Meeting Place:

Berne David Botanical Garden
2166 Virginia Av
Fort Myers, FL 33901
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Meeting Time:

3rd Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.

Trustee:

Tom Friend, District 7
trustee7.tf@bonsai-bsf.com

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Ichiban Bonsai Kai


Meeting Place:

Harold Avenue Recreation Center
23400 Harold Ave
Port Charlotte, FL 33980
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Meeting Time:

Every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Trustee:

Tom Friend – District 7
trustee7.tf@bonsai-bsf.com

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Sho Fu Bonsai Society of Sarasota


Meeting Place:

Selby Botanical Garden (Great Room)
1534 Mound Street (NEW as of 1-9-2024)
Sarasota, FL 34236
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Meeting Time:

2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Trustee:

Tom Friend – District 7
trustee7.tf@bonsai-bsf.com

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Bonsai Society of the Palm Beaches


Meeting Place:

Mounts Botanical Gardens
531 N Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33415
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Meeting Time:

1st Tuesday of the month @ 6:30 p.m.

Trustee:

Jim Ferguson – District 8
trustee8.jf@bonsai-bsf.com

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Treasure Coast Bonsai Society


Meeting Place:

Port St Lucie Botanical Garden
2410 SE Westmoreland Blvd
Port St. Lucie, FL 34952
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Meeting Time:

See Facebook link for meeting info

Trustee:

Jim Ferguson – District 8
trustee8.jf@bonsai-bsf.com

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Lighthouse Bonsai Society


Meeting Place:

See website for meeting location

Meeting Time:

See website for meeting information

Trustee:

Jim Ferguson – District 8
trustee8.jf@bonsai-bsf.com

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Heathcote Botanical Gardens Study Group


Broward Bonsai Societies


Meeting Place:

Flamingo Gardens
3750 Flamingo Road
Davie, FL 33330
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Meeting Time:

Varies from month to month

Trustee:

Bob Wertz – District 9

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Gold Coast Bonsai Society


Meeting Place:

Village Civic Center
6800 Sunset Strip
Sunrise, FL
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Meeting Time:

2nd Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.

Trustee:

Bob Wertz – District 9
trustee9.bw@bonsai-bsf.com

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Bonsai Society of Miami


Meeting Place:

Pinecrest Gardens (Hibiscus Room) 11000
Red Road
Pinecrest, FL 33156
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Meeting Time:

2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.

Trustee:

Bob Wertz – District 9
trustee9.bw@bonsai-bsf.com

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Florida Membership Districts


Districts Membership within the State of Florida is divided into nine districts. The district map and Member Societies are listed below.

District #1:       Vacant

District #2:      Wilson Sanchez: trustee2.ws@bonsai-bsf.com

•Tallahassee Bonsai Society

District #3:       Joe Stumpf: trustee3.js@bonsai-bsf.com

  • North Florida Bonsai Club

District #4:     Paul Bova: trustee4.pb@bonsai-bsf.com

  • Gainesville Bonsai Society

District #5:       Jeanne Cosenza: trustee5.jc@bonsai-bsf.com

  • Hukyu Bonsai Society
  • Suncoast Bonsai Society

District #6:       Mark Ceskavich: trustee6.mc@bonsai-bsf.com

  • Central Florida Bonsai Club
  • Bonsai Society of Brevard
  • Kawa Bonsai Society

District #7:      Tom Friend: trustee7.tf@bonsai-bsf.com

  • Sho Fu Bonsai Society
  • Ichiban Bonsai Kai
  • Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida

District #8:       Jim Ferguson: trustee8.jf@bonsai-bsf.com

  • Bonsai Society of the Palm Beaches
  • Lighthouse Bonsai Society
  • Treasure Coast Bonsai Society
  • Heathcote Botanical Gardens Study Group

District #9:      Bob Wertz : trustee9.bw@bonsai-bsf.com

  • Broward Bonsai Society
  • Gold Coast Bonsai Society
  • Bonsai Society of Miami
  • Literatus Study Group
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