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Guild Meeting April 18

The next Guild meeting is on April 18 at 7:30 pm. The meeting will be held in the MAIN SANCTUARY of the Lithuanian Church on 19th Street between Wallace and North Streets in the Fairmount neighborhood (more…)

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The Guild and the Philadelphia Science Festival

April is an extremely busy month for the Guild as we collaborate in Franklin Institute’s 10-day Philadelphia Science Festival.  Volunteers are needed for our April 28 event at Bartram’s Garden.  For details click here: http://www.philasciencefestival.org/event/23-discovery-day-urban-farming If available, contact info@phillybeekeepers.org (more…)

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March Guild Meeting

The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild will have the monthly meeting this Thursday, March 21, 7:30pm at Smith Memorial Playground. Newbee Topic: Guild Board Member Representative, Chad Carnahan will be teaching a “basics of woodenware” that will explain how to assemble all basic … Continue reading

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Mead-Making Class – Sunday, February 24, 2013

Wyck Historic House, Garden and Farm invites you to start brewing now!

Have you often wondered how to make mead, but were afraid to try?  Then, we have an event for you!  Novice meadmakers are invited to participate in an event designed to encourage you to start, experiment, or hone your skills.

Ultimately you will share the results of your labors during the 2013 Philadelphia Honey Festival in September, to receive constructive feedback from a mead expert.   CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS!  

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Beginner Beekeeping Short Course – Saturday, 2/23/13

Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild 2-DAY Short Course for New Beekeepers Getting Started with Honeybees Learn from experienced urban beekeepers: • Basic bee biology • Considerations about equipment, hive set up and location • Where to get your first bees • Hive … Continue reading

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January Meeting – Elections and Books & Gadgets – 1/17/13

Join us for our January meeting on Thursday, January 17th at 7:30pm at Smith Memorial Playground. We will hold Executive Committee elections and also share our favorite beekeeping books and gadgets. If you have not seen the candidate statements for … Continue reading

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Winter Potluck – Sunday, December 16, 4:00-7:00pm

Join us for our Winter Potluck on Sunday, December 16th from 4:00 to 7:00 at the Lithuanian Church on 19th Street between Wallace and North Streets in the Fairmount neighborhood (North Street is one block south of Fairmount Avenue). Click … Continue reading

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