Bonsai Society of WA teams up with Morley art group for annual Seniors Week celebration


John Divincenzo with his bonsai tree. Volunteers from the YMCA Morley Sport and Recreation Centre and Bonsai Society WA are hosting the Art Bonsai Ikebana Celebration during Seniors Week. Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au d474619
John Divincenzo with his bonsai tree. Volunteers from the YMCA Morley Sport and Recreation Centre and Bonsai Society WA are hosting the Art Bonsai Ikebana Celebration during Seniors Week. Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au d474619

BONSAI Society WA has joined forces with a Morley art group and floral arrangement group for its annual celebration event at YMCA Morley Sport and Recreation Centre.

The Art Bonsai Ikebana Celebration, sponsored by health campaigners Act-Belong-Commit, will be held during Seniors Week and will feature artworks, selected bonsai, Japanese floral arrangements and live demonstrations.

Bonsai Society of WA vice-president Nigel Atkinson said this year would be the fifth event held in Morley, after stints in Leederville and Fremantle during the society’s 41-year history.

Artist and art group teacher Angela Verhangen said there would be about 56 artworks for sale, which mainly comprised of oil paintings, pastels, water colours and pencils.

What: Art Bonsai Ikebana Celebration
Where: Morley Sport and Recreation Centre
When: Opening night on October 27, 6.30pm, exhibition from October 28-29, 9am-5pm
Cost: Gold coin donation
Contact: 9375 3529

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