Registration deadline for bonsai for beginners at Community Nature Center

Date(s) - Friday, May 24, 2019
5:00 pm

Audubon Community Nature Center


The Audubon Community Nature Center will hold a bonsai for beginners workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 1 at the Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Rd., Jamestown.

The cost is $20 for adults and $15 for Nature Center members plus a $45 required materials fee.

Paid reservations are required by May 24. Reservations can be made online.

This class will instruct the beginning bonsai enthusiast in techniques needed to turn a standard nursery plant into a bonsai tree. During the class the instructor will discuss the history of bonsai, common styles of bonsai, specialized tools and bonsai care.

Trenton Lutes graduated from Hartwick College in Oneonta with concentrations in painting, photography and glassblowing. He is self-taught in the art of bonsai and has been working with his trees for eight years now. He has taught bonsai classes at a variety of locations around Chautauqua County including: Audubon, Sensory Winery & Art Gallery, The Resource Center, Westfield Grape Discovery Center, and the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities.

For more information call (716) 569-2345 during business hours.