Orlando-Winter Park, Chapter #132


Calendar of Events & Programs

Scroll down to Chapter Calendar below for Chapter 132 Ikebana  Events

September 10, 2015 (EBM)
Sogetsu Workshop
Faye Conti - sensei
Workshop for Exhitit Preparation
~ Virginia Leedy

October 8, 2015
Fall Exhibit Planning Meeting, Biannual Auction 
Host ~ Nancy Hirst

Annual Fall Exhibit at Leu Gardents

October 22, 2015

Ikebana: Japanese Floral Elegance
Exhibit Opening

October 23-24, 2015
Fall Exhibit

October 24, 2015
Ikebana Japanese Flower Arrangement Class for Beginners
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
For more information & to sign up for classes, go to

November 12,
Morimono Open Workshop - Thanksgiving Basket Arrangements 
Host ~ Faye Conti

December 10 2015
Annual Holiday Luncheon

Sushi Lola's Japanese & Korean Restaurant
2902 Corrine Drive
Orlando, FL 32803
Phone: 407-898-5652

January 14, 2016 
Banmi Shofu Ryu Workshop by
Dr. Ric
Bansho Carrasco - sensei
Tapping into the Spirit of Driftwood with Creative Stabilizing Techniques 
~ Betty Strandberg

February 11, 2016
Sogetsu Workshop by  Irene Gomulka - sensei
Budding Branches 

 ~ Madeleine Sweeney

February 27, 2016
Sogetsu Workshop b
Chieko Mihori - sensei
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

& 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Lunch from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location TBA

February 29, 2016
Founder's Day Luncheon
Host ~ Faye Conti

March 10, 2016

Sogetsu Workshop by Frances Jacksonsensei 
Arranging Flowers with Leaves Only
Biannual Auction

Host ~ Bonnie Tanner

April 14, 201(AGM)
Sogetsu Workshop by 
Betty Strandberg - sensei
~ Frances Jackson

May 12, 2016

Annual Potluck Luncheon & Installation of Officers
Leu Gardens
Everyone Hosts!














 Lotus Flower & Butterfly 

Spring nature see and hear smells of spring... ahh, wonders of beauty and friendships through flowers


fruits glow abundant
  orchid topped lemongrass rosemary
flavors of thanks ~ yummmm

Ric Bansho, Thanksgiving 2010


       Unless otherwise specified, all Chapter meetings start at 12:30 P.M. in the Palm Room of the Garden House at Leu Gardens, except for May in the Orchid Room; Executive Board Meetings, indicated with EBM start at 11:30 AM

Bet Groshong & Monique Noujaim, assisted by Laurel Fooks demonstrate the use of Obi with Flowers during the Chapter's November 2009 program.

the grasses are misty the waters now silent

 it is evening 
~ Yosa Buson


                       The Chapter meets every second Thursday once monthly at the Harry P. Leu Gardens located on 1920 N. Forest Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803-1537.  For directions, call 407-246-2620 for or click the link below.  Each session features a program and a light lunch hosted by the membership.  Chapter members &/or invited experts present programs that are planned in advance to learn Ikebana, but also related Japanese arts (See calendar below).

        You can access a brief introduction to the Chapter & directions to Leu Gardens by clicking:

Chapter 132 Information Flyer
2.    http://www.leugardens.org/directions/


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