Recurring Events

2014 Guild Meeting Schedule At-A-Glance

  • Jan 16; 7:30 pm; location: St. James School Clearfield St. Philadelphia

  • Feb 9; 10 am to 4 pm; location: Wm Penn Charter School Performing Arts Center  Schoolhouse Lane, Philadelphia

  • Mar 20; 7:30 pm; location: St. James School Clearfield St. Philadelphia

  • Apr 17; 7:30 pm; location: St. James School Clearfield St. Philadelphia

  • May 15; 7:30 pm; location: St. James School Clearfield St. Philadelphia

  • Jun 19; 7:30 pm; location: St. James School Clearfield St. Philadelphia

  • Jul 17; 7:30 pm; location: St. James School Clearfield St. Philadelphia

  • Aug 21; 7:30 pm; location: St. James School Clearfield St. Philadelphia

  • Sep 5, 6, 7 - HONEY FESTIVAL - Wagner Free Institute (Fri); Wyck Historic House (Sat); Bartram's Garden (Sun)

  • Oct 16; 7:30 pm; location: St. James School Clearfield St. Philadelphia

  • Nov 20; 7:30 pm; location: St. James School Clearfield St. Philadelphia (Not Thanksgiving)

  • Dec 18; 7:30 pm; location: St. James School Clearfield St. Philadelphia


Guild Board Meetings (1st Thurs of each month)

  • Jan 9; 7:30 pm; location:  WellPoint Oriental Medicine

  • Feb 6

  • Mar 6

  • Apr 3

  • May 1

  • Jun 5

  • Jul 3

  • Aug 7

  • Sep 11 (2nd Thur)

  • Oct 2

  • Nov 6

  • Dec 4


2013 Guild Meeting Schedule At-A-Glance

Guild Meetings are typically held on the third Thursday of each month, exceptions are noted with an asterisk*


  • April 18; 7:30 pm; location Lithuanian Church 19th & North Sts.  Main Sanctuary.

  • May 16; 7:30 pm; location Lithuanian Church 19th & North Sts.  Main Sanctuary. Pre-meet @ 7pm for hive opening across the street at Spring Gardens Community Garden.

  • Jun 20; 7:30 pm; location Lithuanian Church 19th & North Sts.  Main Sanctuary. Pre-meet @ 7pm for hive opening across the street at Spring Gardens Community Garden.

  • July 20; 2 pm - 6 pm FAMILY PICNIC & honey extraction; location  4015 Gypsy Lane, Philadelphia 19129.  This event is POT LUCK - please email Tanya Veitch to let her know what you will bring (use veitchtr@yahoo.com) *

  • August 10; 9 AM to 4 PM; Urban Hive Crawl til noon; locations available upon registering & state beek picnic at Morris Arboretum.   Please register for the hive crawl;  http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7442762503 *  THIS EVENT TAKES THE PLACE OF OUR AUG MEETING.

  • September 6-8; Honey Festival; 10 am-4 pm; Wagner Free Science Inst (6th), Wyck Historic House (7th), Bartram's Garden (8th) SPECIAL EVENT

  • September 19; 7:30 pm; location Awbury Arboretum One Awbury Road, Philadelphia 19138 Pre-meet @7pm for hive opening at Awbury's apiary.  Three hive styles are featured.

  • October 17; 7:30 pm; location St. James School, 3227 W Clearfield St, Philadelphia, 19132; TOPIC: Austin Martin, PA State Bee Inspector for SE region and "Removing Bees from a Bee Tree" a photo-essay by Addison Geary (featuring Don Shump, Philadelphia Bee Company).

  • November 21; 7:30 pm; location St. James School, 3227 W Clearfield St, Philadelphia, 19132; TOPIC: Bee Talk (sorta like NPR's Car Talk, only different!)  Stump the Chumps, Puzzler, "call in" your beekeeping question for expert advice from Bizz & Buzz the Smoke-it Brothers!!

  • December 21; 4 pm - 7 pm FAMILY Year-end Pot Luck Dinner; location St. James School, 3227 W Clearfield St, Philadelphia, 19132 *


Guild Board Meetings (1st Thurs of each month)

  • April 7; 7:30 pm; WellPoint Oriental Medicine

  • May 2; 7:30 pm; Abby's office

  • June  ; 7:30 pm; 51st & Parkside (Don's bldg)

  • July 11; 7:30 pm; WellPoint Oriental Medicine

  • August 1; 7:30 pm; WellPoint Oriental Medicine  2014 Fairmount Ave

  • September 5; NO MEETING PLANNED - Holiday

  • October POSTPONED

  • November 7; 7:30 pm; WellPoint Oriental Medicine

  • December 11; 7:30 pm; WellPoint Oriental Medicine


Full list of Upcoming Events 2013

Feb -Natural Beekeeping Symposium

Feb - Beekeeping 101 (with a "field day" in May)

April - Philadelphia Science Festival

Sep - 5th Annual Philadelphia Honey Festival

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