Plant Sale and Show This Weekend
May 2, 2019
Annual La Ballona Valley Bromeliad Society (LBVBS) show and sale Saturday is being held this weekend, May 4&5, in the Garden Room at the Veterans Memorial Hall located at 4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City. The show hours are 10am until 5pm on Saturday an 12pm until 5pm on Sunday. Sale hours 10am until 5pm on Saturday only. Admission and parking are free. For more information call (310)487-3367.
The LBVBS for short is a group of bromeliad enthusiasts and plant lovers from Los Angeles and California. One of the oldest bromeliad societies, LBVBS was started in 1950 by Victoria Padilla, Bill Palen, Fritz Kubich, Charles Wiley, Lloyd Smith, and Bob Harris. The first big annual show was held in 1953.
The LBVBS meets at 7:30 pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month, January through October, in the Rotunda Room at Veterans Memorial Hall. The meetings feature a speaker, refreshments, a show and tell of plants brought by members, and a raffle table. Annual club events include a Holiday Dinner in October and the Plant Show and Sale in May. Guests and visitors are always welcome at our meetings.