Monday, May 21, 2018

Upcoming Summer Events Calendar

May 20 - World Bee Day (United Nations)

May 21 - SABA meeting on cut comb honey production 

May 22 - Nothern Berkshire Beekeepers meeting on Spring Management 

June 2 - Bennington Beekeepers field visit to John and Melanie Letourneau's apiary in Pownal 

June 9 - Langstroth Bee Festival, 2nd Congregational Church, Greenfield MA 9:30-12:30.  Looking to carpool?  Call Jeanne 802-823-7955 Our pastor Rev. Lorenzo Langstroth invented the modern moveable frame beehive in 1852. He wrote the first apiary manual here, "On the Hive and the Honeybee," still in world wide use today. Every June since 2010, Bee Fest celebrates the importance of bees today with free fun kid activities and informative lectures by leading experts.

June 14 - Bennington Beekeepers Club discussion meeting, no meal, 7:00, see earlier post.

June 23 - VT Beekeepers Association summer meeting Swanton VT. 

June 23 - Betterbee Field Day, free but must sign up ahead of time.  Speaker Dr. Kirsten Traynor 9-3 pm 

June 30 - Bennington Farmer's Market Our club will have an exhibit/table. Do you have some honey to sell?

July 28 - Pownal Valley Fair Bennington Beekeepers booth, We need volunteers for our table, set up and take down.  2 hour shifts are needed 10:00-3:00 

We are still negotiating a site and date for our club picnic in August, look for further details soon.

August 25 - Sun and Fun ecological fair at 2nd Cong. Church Bennington.  We need volunteers for our booth, set up and take down.  2 hour shifts are needed

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