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22 April @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm| Free
Come See The Bees
In conjunction with the Heritage Festival, 2017 our club is opening its’ doors to the wider community with an open day. This is a great opportunity for everyone to visit the Bee Gardens at Sutherland and find out about the bees in our community.
The day will include wearing our protective clothing and inspecting a hive in operation, we even have clothing for children. The day will feature Informative talks on beekeeping, the life of a worker bee and native bees, Honey tastings and sales provided by club members, books on beekeeping along with wax products.
We will also host a BBQ Sausage Sizzle with Cold Drinks for Sale. Raffles with prizes including a beekeeping course for beginners [value $299], honey, books and lots lots more. You can also board a vintage bus from our apiary to other exhibits around Sutherland.
On The Day
There will be regular information sessions at the top of each hour from 10 am to 2 pm featuring:
- Life of the Honey Bee presented by Janice Conlan
- An insight to Native Bees presented by Peter Atkins
- Honey Industry presented by Lamorna Osborne
- Questions and Answers
Members, We Need Your help, Please
If you can give a couple of hours of your time,
please come forward
Also we are looking for donations for the raffle, if you can make a donation please contact us