August 10 – Urban “Hive Crawl”

close up map 2013 Urban Hive Crawl-6Also known as our Annual Apiary Tour, the Philly Beekeepers are inviting you to drop in on a hive or two or three on the morning of Aug10 before you continue on out to the PA State Beekeepers Picnic.

At 9 am, start up high at point A (rooftop hives) OR stay on the ground at point B (backyard hives).  After that, choose your own adventure!   Points C, D, E, & F are open at 10 am.  Points G, H, I & J are open at 11 am.  Point K is the Picnic at Morris Arboretum where hives are open at 2 pm.   You will see historic sites where bees are kept:  Woodford Mansion, Strawberry Mansion, Grumblethorpe, Wyck Historic House, Morris Arboretum.

Events are FREE and FUN and EDUCATIONAL and EPIC!   We only ask you to register so we can be ready for you when you arrive.  Register here for the Urban Hive Crawl AND THEN YOU WILL GET THE MAP WITH ALL THE ADDRESSES:

(We apologize for any inconvenience, but some are backyard hives and we wish to protect the privacy of these beekeepers by not posting the addresses on line.  Thank you for understanding.)

Register here for the picnic at Morris Arboretum (click on the big red RSVP button):

FREE FREE FREE Fun for the whole family!  click “More” to see the public addresses.
9 am:
Point A  The Philadelphia Business and Technology Center, 5070 Parkside Ave, 19131
Point B  West Philly backyard (register to get the address)

10 am:
Point C  Spring Garden Community Garden, 18th & 19th Sts. between Wallace & North St, 19130
Point D  The Guild House West, 1221 Fairmount Ave, 19123
Point E  Strawberry Mansion, 2829 W Diamond St, 19121
Point F  Woodford Mansion, 2300 N 33rd St, 19102

11 am:
Point G  East Falls backyard (register to get the address)
Point H  Historic Grumblethorpe, 5267 Germantown Avenue 19144
Point I  Wyck Historic House | Garden | Farm, 6026 Germantown Ave. 19144
Point J  Mt. Airy backyard (register to get the address)

Noon:  Picnic at Morris Arboretum
2 pm:
Point K:  Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Ave, 19118

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