Irma S. Abu-Jumah a resident of Rochester and native of EL Salvador shares the passion of the ancient art of growing bonsai trees that is been practice for over thousands of years. Many people believe that it came from Japan, however, bonsai tree cultivation actually originated in China. The bonsai trees were associated with the religion of Zen Buddhism. Today the bonsai trees are use as decorative art an as Irma mentioned it can be a hobby. Irma would love for people to come to the event , she stated “I started to learn to cultivate the trees 6 years ago.” Caring for bonsai trees gives the cultivator a chance to take a contemplative yet creative role in the growth of an emblem of natural beauty. Click here for more details.
May 17-18, 2014 • Saturday & Sunday, from 10am to 5pm
Monroe Community Hospital
Corner of E. Henrietta Road & Westfall Road
Admission $5 , Seniors $3 – Children under 12 FREE