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Day: 3rd Thursday of the Month unless otherwise noted in the Programs.

Time: 7:00 pm setup, 7:30pm call to order
Location: S. F. County Fair Building, Recreation Room
1199 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way (entrance to Golden Gate Park), San Francisco
See Maps for directions.

Meetings include a featured speaker, program or discussion topic along with members Show and Tell, refreshments and the very popular plant raffle table and silent bid plant auction. See Programs and Dates. (Note: this year we are having our annual tour in July in lieu of a meeting.)

Our meetings are also listed in the events calendar of the San Francisco Botanical Garden.


Programs 2017:

Bruce_HolstNovember 16:
3 years of Bromeliad Hunting in Belize:
Bruce Holst will share stories and images of his work during the past three years to inventory epiphytic plants of Belize, particularly bromeliads. The work has added many new records to the log of species known in Belize, including some species previously unknown to science.

BruceHolstBruce K. Holst, Director of Botany, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Bruce has enjoyed studying plants for over 40 years and has participated on more than 25 international plant research and collecting expeditions. He is interested plant diversity and distribution in the American Tropics. He is a BSI Director for the Southern Region and formerly edited the Journal of the Bromeliad Society. He is currently working on projects related to the floras of Belize, Ecuador, Venezuela, and Florida.


SantaDecember 21: Holiday Potluck
Our annual holiday potluck with annual feast featuring turkey and ham with sides and desserts provided by members. Additionally members exchange gifts. Members only and their guests.




All meetings are on the 3rd Thursday of the month.

January 19
2017 Pacific Orchid Expo, San Francisco Orchid Society.
February 24-26,

March 23, April 20,
May 18, June 15,
July 16, Annual Tour
August 17, September 21,
October 19, November 16,
December 21, Holiday Potluck

San Francisco Botanical Garden
May 5, Members Only Sale 5-8pm
May 6, Public Sale 10am-2pm,

2017 BSSF Annual SALE with SF Succulent and Cactus Society, June 10 & 11, Saturday & Sunday


Annual BSSF Garden Tour July 16, 2017