California Betta Society

Meeting Schedule 2017

Meetings are on the 4th Saturday of every other month unless otherwise specified. They begin at 1:00p.m. and end by 4:00 p.m.

Visiting and auction sign-in are from 1:00 to 2:00. The meeting program begins at 2:00p.m. The auction and raffle (if any) begin at 3:00p.m.

If you have a suggestion for a meeting idea or location, please contact our Vice President. We are always interested in suggestions!

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4/15/17 - April Meeting
Time: 5pm-8pm (NOTE DIFFERENT TIME!)
Location: Mountain Mikes - Castro Valley, 20261 Patio Dr, Castro Valley, California 94546
Topic: Planning for our CBS Shows this year
1) Touch base with everyone and have a wonderful time hanging out and talking fish!
2) Start some preliminary planning for our annual CBS show, which will take place on June 3, 2017 at Embassy Suites in Santa Clara, CA
3) Organize materials to send down to our sister club, Golden State Bettas, which will be having their Spring show the following weekend!

4/23-4/24/17 - GOLDEN STATE BETTAS SHOW
Our cbs staffs and members will be attending April IBC Show hosted by Golden State Bettas (SoCal)
Location: UCC Plaza, 2338 E. Anaheim, Long Beach, CA 90804
Topic: This is an IBC Betta show held by Golden State Bettas in Long Beach, California. CBS will be heading down to support GSB and to see all the fish. :) See more information at the group discussion on the facebook event page

5/13/17 - May SF Fish Tours
Time: 1pm-4pm (optional lunch at noon)
Location: start at Aquaforest in Japantown
Topic: SF Fish Store Tour

Come join us for a fun fish tour running around San Francisco! We roam around as a group of hobbyists to the best San Francisco has to offer: Aqua Forest, Ocean Aquarium, Ocean Flower, 6th Avenue, and Fairy Lake Discus Palace. Itís wonderful to visit all of these aquarium stores with the betta fish crew, and we usually have a group lunch prior to the adventure.

OPTIONAL: For those of you that would like to meet up for lunch beforehand, we usually have a group lunch at 12 pm. Lunch location TBD in group discussion on this event page!

We've previously had our lunches at Tenroku and could go here again (inside Japantown, near the book store). This restaurant is sushi boat style; pick what you want. http://www.yelp.com/biz/tenroku-sushi-san-francisco

Meeting starts at 1 pm; please meet at Aqua Forest. Schedule of visits is below.

Aqua Forest, 1718 Fillmore St,
San Francisco, CA 94115

Ocean Aquarium, 120 Cedar St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Ocean Flower (New to us! This location is about a 7 minute walk from Ocean Aquarium), 356 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109

6th Ave Aquarium, 425 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118

Fairy Lake Discus, 1609 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121

Note: depending on how much time we spend at each location, meeting time may go over.

 

6/2-3/17 - CBS Spring Show (well, summer...)
Location: Embassy Suites Santa Clara - Silicon Valley
2885 Lakeside Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Come join us for an International Betta Cogress sanctioned event, where hundreds of show and wild bettas will come from breeders all over the country to compete for Best of Show. We also have a rousing auction of many of these quality show fish that is quite well attended! We would love for you to come to the show, or even help out with the show room with you would like.
We're setting up the show on Friday and volunteers to help set up are welcome.  Judging is done on Saturday morning, restricted only to show staff and judges.  The Show Room opens to the public at noon on Saturday.  The auction will begin at 4pm and will run several hours. More details on the Shows page!

7/22/17 - July Meeting and Summer Picnic
Location: Fenestra Winery, 83 Vallecitos Road, Livermore, CA
Time: 1pm-4pm
Topic: Join us once again for our annual Summer Picnic at Fenestra Winery in Livermore! This is a potluck, so feel free to bring snacks to share. Wine tasting is optional. Remember, no alcohol besides Fenestra wine is allowed on the premises. The tasting room will be open, and we can drink what we purchase in the picnic area while we socialize. This meeting is always a hit with our members, hope you can make it!

TBD - September / October Show - TBD
Location: Embassy Suites Santa Clara - Silicon Valley
2885 Lakeside Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Come join us for an International Betta Cogress sanctioned event, where hundreds of show and wild bettas will come from breeders all over the country to compete for Best of Show. We also have a rousing auction of many of these quality show fish that is quite well attended! We would love for you to come to the show, or even help out with the show room with you would like.
Show room opens to the public at noon on Saturday, and the auction will begin at 4pm and will run several hours. More details on the Shows page!

No Meetings in November/December - Have a Nice Holiday ^^

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