Open Day 5 May 2018 Only a few days to go

Open Day 5th May 2018: Only a few days to go

With just a couple of days to go until our open day, we’re getting plenty of interest. Thanks to our hard-working committee, members, social pages and the local newspaper we have received a lot of enquiries over the past few days so it looks like it will be popular.  Special thanks to John Veage and the people at the St George & Sutherland Shire Leader for the great article.

Remember gates open 9am to 3pm 

The day will include inspecting a working beehive with the use of our protective bee clothing. And we haven’t forgotten the kids with small clothing available for children to wear and a special kids corner with bee-themed activities.

The day will also 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 sausage sizzle with coffee, tea and cold drinks available. Raffles with prizes including a beekeeping course for beginners (value $299), honey, books and lots lots more.


Image & Story Courtesy St George and Sutherland Shire Leader


On The Day

There will be regular information sessions at the top of each hour from 10 am to 2 pm featuring:

  1. Life of the Honey Bee
  2. An insight to Native Bees
  3. Honey Industry Topics
  4. 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

By | 2018-05-03T16:42:47+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Community, Events|0 Comments

About the Author:

Emmanuel has been beekeeping since 2013 and is an active member of the Illawarra Branch of the ABA. He has his own backyard apiary in Sydney's inner west, collects swarms, runs a small website to promote awareness of bees in our environment called and helps with the iT related tasks of our branch.

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