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Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Heartland Apicultural Society Public Events (Thu. 9 Jul, 2015 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

"The Buzz About Bees" brings three days of bee-related activities, education and fun to the greater Albion Community, July 9-11 at Albion College. The program is offered in conjunction with the College's hosting of the Heartland Apicultural Society (HAS) Conference, a gathering of several hundred bee enthusiasts from 14 states.

 

All events listed below are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted. For more information about HAS or conference activities, please see www.heartlandbees.org or facebook.com/HASbees2015.

 

Thursday, July 9

 

1-3 p.m., Kellogg Center
Buzzin' with the Bee Lady. Beekeeper/storyteller/musician Kim Lehman is a featured presenter at this fair that includes  honey tasting, making beeswax candles, bee body parts puzzle, bee a beekeeper, bee biology with Microscopes, pollination fun and games, products of the hive and bee puppets.

 

2:50-3:40 p.m., Corner of Perry/Hannah Green Space
Drone Petting. Drones (male bees with no stingers) come out of the hive for an up-close look.

 

5 p.m., Corner of Perry/Hannah Green Space
Bee Beard Competition. Which of three beekeepers can model the best beard of thousands of bees?

 

5:30 p.m., Bobbitt Visual Arts Center (opposite corner of Perry and Hannah Streets)
Bee-centric Art Exhibit Opening. Some 20 artists, from the U.S. and Mexico display work about bees and/or using beeswax as a medium. Artist Ladislav Hanka will give a short artist talk at 6 p.m. Light refreshments served and some artwork will be available for purchase.

 

7 p.m., Baldwin Hall Courtyard
Ice Cream Social and raffle of bee-related items.

 

8:45-10:15 p.m., Whitehouse Nature Center

Night hike. Albion naturalists guide this walk on forest trails. Pre-registration is required by contacting David Green at djgreen@albion.edu or 517-629-0582.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Nature Tots Butterflies and Other Bugs (Fri. 10 Jul, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

If your little tot (ages 3-5) enjoys the natural world, this series of programs will help them explore nature's wildlife and plants. Games, crafts, stories, and hands-on discoveries will provide each child with the opportunity to investigate the natural world. Classes will be held indoors and outdoors, please dress for the weather. An adult must accompany the child.

Pre-register by the Wednesday before each program by emailing your information to Tara Mahon, tcm14@albion.edu or djgreen@albion.edu

Heartland Apicultural Society Public Events (Fri. 10 Jul, 2015 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

"The Buzz About Bees" brings three days of bee-related activities, education and fun to the greater Albion Community, July 9-11 at Albion College. The program is offered in conjunction with the College's hosting of the Heartland Apicultural Society (HAS) Conference, a gathering of several hundred bee enthusiasts from 14 states.

 

All events listed below are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted. For more information about HAS or conference activities, please see www.heartlandbees.org or facebook.com/HASbees2015.

 

112-8 p.m., Bobbitt Visual Arts Center:

Bee-centric art exhibit. Artists from the U.S. and Mexico, display work about bees and/or using beeswax as a medium. Some artwork will be available for purchase.

 

1-3 p.m., Bobbitt Visual Arts Center

Arts and crafts workshop for children

 

2:50-3:40 p.m., Corner of Perry/Hannah Green Space

Drone Petting. Drones (male bees with no stingers) come out of the hive for an up-close look.

 

5:30 p.m., Kellogg Center

Honey and Mead Tasting. Sample diverse honeys from around the region and honey wine from Michigan brewers. Tickets for this event are $10.

 

7 p.m., Kellogg Center

“Behind the Times” acoustic strings band blending influences from bluegrass, country, jazz, and popular favorites, oldies but goodies and new creations;

 

8 p.m., Kellogg Center

Auction of queen bees

 

8:45-10:15 p.m., Whitehouse Nature Center

Night hike. Albion naturalists guide this walk on forest trails. Pre-registration is required by contacting David Green at djgreen@albion.edu or 517-629-0582.

Heartland Apicultural Society Public Events (Fri. 10 Jul, 2015 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

"The Buzz About Bees" brings three days of bee-related activities, education and fun to the greater Albion Community, July 9-11 at Albion College. The program is offered in conjunction with the College's hosting of the Heartland Apicultural Society (HAS) Conference, a gathering of several hundred bee enthusiasts from 14 states.

 

All events listed below are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted. For more information about HAS or conference activities, please see www.heartlandbees.org or facebook.com/HASbees2015.

 

Thursday, July 9

 

1-3 p.m., Kellogg Center
Buzzin' with the Bee Lady. Beekeeper/storyteller/musician Kim Lehman is a featured presenter at this fair that includes  honey tasting, making beeswax candles, bee body parts puzzle, bee a beekeeper, bee biology with Microscopes, pollination fun and games, products of the hive and bee puppets.

 

2:50-3:40 p.m., Corner of Perry/Hannah Green Space
Drone Petting. Drones (male bees with no stingers) come out of the hive for an up-close look.

 

5 p.m., Corner of Perry/Hannah Green Space
Bee Beard Competition. Which of three beekeepers can model the best beard of thousands of bees?

 

5:30 p.m., Bobbitt Visual Arts Center (opposite corner of Perry and Hannah Streets)
Bee-centric Art Exhibit Opening. Some 20 artists, from the U.S. and Mexico display work about bees and/or using beeswax as a medium. Artist Ladislav Hanka will give a short artist talk at 6 p.m. Light refreshments served and some artwork will be available for purchase.

 

7 p.m., Baldwin Hall Courtyard
Ice Cream Social and raffle of bee-related items.

 

8:45-10:15 p.m., Whitehouse Nature Center

Night hike. Albion naturalists guide this walk on forest trails. Pre-registration is required by contacting David Green at djgreen@albion.edu or 517-629-0582.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Heartland Apicultural Society Public Events (Sat. 11 Jul, 2015 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

"The Buzz About Bees" brings three days of bee-related activities, education and fun to the greater Albion Community, July 9-11 at Albion College. The program is offered in conjunction with the College's hosting of the Heartland Apicultural Society (HAS) Conference, a gathering of several hundred bee enthusiasts from 14 states.

 

All events listed below are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted. For more information about HAS or conference activities, please see www.heartlandbees.org or facebook.com/HASbees2015.

 

12-5 p.m., Bobbitt Visual Arts Center

Bee-centric art exhibit. Artists from the U.S. and Mexico, display work about bees and/or using beeswax as a medium. Some artwork will be available for purchase.

 

1-5 p.m., College Quadrangle

Michigan Beekeepers Potluck Picnic. All are invited to celebrate the 150th anniversary of MBA, one of the oldest agricultural organizations in the country. Deli sandwiches provided but bring a dish to share. Activities for the whole family include mural painting, drone catching and our new favorite: seed bomb making.

 

 

 

 

Heartland Apicultural Society Public Events (Sat. 11 Jul, 2015 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

"The Buzz About Bees" brings three days of bee-related activities, education and fun to the greater Albion Community, July 9-11 at Albion College. The program is offered in conjunction with the College's hosting of the Heartland Apicultural Society (HAS) Conference, a gathering of several hundred bee enthusiasts from 14 states.

 

All events listed below are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted. For more information about HAS or conference activities, please see www.heartlandbees.org or facebook.com/HASbees2015.

 

Thursday, July 9

 

1-3 p.m., Kellogg Center
Buzzin' with the Bee Lady. Beekeeper/storyteller/musician Kim Lehman is a featured presenter at this fair that includes  honey tasting, making beeswax candles, bee body parts puzzle, bee a beekeeper, bee biology with Microscopes, pollination fun and games, products of the hive and bee puppets.

 

2:50-3:40 p.m., Corner of Perry/Hannah Green Space
Drone Petting. Drones (male bees with no stingers) come out of the hive for an up-close look.

 

5 p.m., Corner of Perry/Hannah Green Space
Bee Beard Competition. Which of three beekeepers can model the best beard of thousands of bees?

 

5:30 p.m., Bobbitt Visual Arts Center (opposite corner of Perry and Hannah Streets)
Bee-centric Art Exhibit Opening. Some 20 artists, from the U.S. and Mexico display work about bees and/or using beeswax as a medium. Artist Ladislav Hanka will give a short artist talk at 6 p.m. Light refreshments served and some artwork will be available for purchase.

 

7 p.m., Baldwin Hall Courtyard
Ice Cream Social and raffle of bee-related items.

 

8:45-10:15 p.m., Whitehouse Nature Center

Night hike. Albion naturalists guide this walk on forest trails. Pre-registration is required by contacting David Green at djgreen@albion.edu or 517-629-0582.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Whitehouse Nature Center Junior Explorer Camp (Tue. 14 Jul, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Pilgrim Life: 1st-3rd graders get the chance to experience what it was like to live like a pilgrim. Enjoy special activities such as butter churning, a trip to the student farm, candle dipping and many other activities.

A "Bird and Bugs" Junior Explorers Camp takes place July 28-30.

PThe cost for each Junior Explorers Camp is $30/child and pre-register is open until the day before each program. To register or for more information, contact Nature Center intern Tara Mahon, tcm14@albion.edu or djgreen@albion.edu

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Whitehouse Nature Center Junior Explorer Camp (Wed. 15 Jul, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Pilgrim Life: 1st-3rd graders get the chance to experience what it was like to live like a pilgrim. Enjoy special activities such as butter churning, a trip to the student farm, candle dipping and many other activities.

A "Bird and Bugs" Junior Explorers Camp takes place July 28-30.

PThe cost for each Junior Explorers Camp is $30/child and pre-register is open until the day before each program. To register or for more information, contact Nature Center intern Tara Mahon, tcm14@albion.edu or djgreen@albion.edu

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Whitehouse Nature Center Junior Explorer Camp (Thu. 16 Jul, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Pilgrim Life: 1st-3rd graders get the chance to experience what it was like to live like a pilgrim. Enjoy special activities such as butter churning, a trip to the student farm, candle dipping and many other activities.

A "Bird and Bugs" Junior Explorers Camp takes place July 28-30.

PThe cost for each Junior Explorers Camp is $30/child and pre-register is open until the day before each program. To register or for more information, contact Nature Center intern Tara Mahon, tcm14@albion.edu or djgreen@albion.edu

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Whitehouse Nature Center Trailblazer Camp (Tue. 21 Jul, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

 

4th-6th graders learn what it would be like to be a member of the Potowatomi tribe that lived right here in Albion. A canoe trip down the Kalamazoo River, exploring the Nature Center (where members of the tribe lived), and visiting the Student Farm to see plants grown during that time period will all lead to a better understanding of Native American history.

 

Session 2, "Water World" takes place August 4-6.

PThe cost for each Trailblazer Camp is $30/child, and includes lunch and all supplies needed. PPre-register is open until the day before each program. To register or for more information, contact Nature Center intern Tara Mahon, tcm14@albion.edu or djgreen@albion.edu

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Whitehouse Nature Center Trailblazer Camp (Wed. 22 Jul, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

 

4th-6th graders learn what it would be like to be a member of the Potowatomi tribe that lived right here in Albion. A canoe trip down the Kalamazoo River, exploring the Nature Center (where members of the tribe lived), and visiting the Student Farm to see plants grown during that time period will all lead to a better understanding of Native American history.

 

Session 2, "Water World" takes place August 4-6.

PThe cost for each Trailblazer Camp is $30/child, and includes lunch and all supplies needed. PPre-register is open until the day before each program. To register or for more information, contact Nature Center intern Tara Mahon, tcm14@albion.edu or djgreen@albion.edu

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Whitehouse Nature Center Trailblazer Camp (Thu. 23 Jul, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

 

4th-6th graders learn what it would be like to be a member of the Potowatomi tribe that lived right here in Albion. A canoe trip down the Kalamazoo River, exploring the Nature Center (where members of the tribe lived), and visiting the Student Farm to see plants grown during that time period will all lead to a better understanding of Native American history.

 

Session 2, "Water World" takes place August 4-6.

PThe cost for each Trailblazer Camp is $30/child, and includes lunch and all supplies needed. PPre-register is open until the day before each program. To register or for more information, contact Nature Center intern Tara Mahon, tcm14@albion.edu or djgreen@albion.edu

Friday, July 24, 2015

Nature Tots: Skunks (Fri. 24 Jul, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

If your little tot (ages 3-5) enjoys the natural world, this series of programs will help them explore nature's wildlife and plants. Games, crafts, stories, and hands-on discoveries will provide each child with the opportunity to investigate the natural world. Classes will be held indoors and outdoors, please dress for the weather. An adult must accompany the child.

Pre-register by the Wednesday before each program by emailing your information to Tara Mahon, tcm14@albion.edu or djgreen@albion.edu

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Whitehouse Nature Center Junior Explorer Camp (Tue. 28 Jul, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Birds and Bugs: 1st-3rd graders learn about all of the little creatures that live right here in Albion. Activities include: exploring a worm colony, butterfuly catching, and lots more..

PThe cost for each Junior Explorers Camp is $30/child and pre-register is open until the day before each program. To register or for more information, contact Nature Center intern Tara Mahon, tcm14@albion.edu or djgreen@albion.edu

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Whitehouse Nature Center Junior Explorer Camp (Wed. 29 Jul, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Birds and Bugs: 1st-3rd graders learn about all of the little creatures that live right here in Albion. Activities include: exploring a worm colony, butterfuly catching, and lots more..

PThe cost for each Junior Explorers Camp is $30/child and pre-register is open until the day before each program. To register or for more information, contact Nature Center intern Tara Mahon, tcm14@albion.edu or djgreen@albion.edu

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Whitehouse Nature Center Junior Explorer Camp (Thu. 30 Jul, 2015 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Birds and Bugs: 1st-3rd graders learn about all of the little creatures that live right here in Albion. Activities include: exploring a worm colony, butterfuly catching, and lots more..

PThe cost for each Junior Explorers Camp is $30/child and pre-register is open until the day before each program. To register or for more information, contact Nature Center intern Tara Mahon, tcm14@albion.edu or djgreen@albion.edu

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