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Next Meeting

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 2018:


JayVannini talkApril 19: Guatemala
This month our guest Jay Vannini lived 40 years in Guatemala. He will talk about Bromeliads and other flora and fauna of Guatemala and how salamanders and arboreal alligator lizards live with the epiphytes.
Jay has published on a variety of natural history-related topics over the years and has a long-standing interest in bromeliads and herpetofauna.

May 17:

June 21: Pam Koide Hyatt and the Story of Cork

July 19:

August 16: Christy Brenner

September 20: Andy Siekkinen

October 18:

November 15:

December 20: Holiday Party



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

January 18
February 15
2018 Pacific Orchid Expo, San Francisco Orchid Society.
February 22-25,

March 15, April 19,
May 17, June 21, July 19
August 16, September 20,
October 18, November 15,
December 20, Holiday Party

San Francisco Botanical Garden
May 4, Members Only Sale 5-8pm
May 5, Public Sale 10am-2pm,

2018 BSSF Annual SALE with SF Succulent and Cactus Society, June 9 & 10, Saturday & Sunday


Annual BSSF Garden Tour July 16, 2017