Bee Weeks 2017

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2017 Bee Weeks

Mid-Coast Maine Bee Week

October 18 – 20: To Bee or Not to Bee Residency at Ames Elementary School, Searsmont, ME. Performance on Friday, Oct. 18, 2 pm. Check out an article in the local paper about the residency.

October 21, United Farmers Market of Maine, 18 Spring Street, Belfast

9 -1: Dirigo Learning’s Hands-On Pollinator Museum, a travelling collection of specimens specific to Maine’s landscape and create their own Bee Hotels, handmade habitats that promote the growth of native bee colonies – an essential part of Maine’s food systems.

2 pm – 3 pm: To Bee or Not to Bee Performance. Read the feature in the Penobscot Bay Pilot.

3:15 – 4:00: all ages pollinator activist art workshop at the Belfast Co-op

October 22: To Bee or Not to Bee performance at Curtis Library, Brunswick ME, 3 pm. Ed Friedman, beekeeper and Executive Director of the Friends of Merrymeeting Bay, will be available after the show. Read the feature in the Times-Record.

Learn more about the Friends of Merrymeeting Bay.

Thank you to our hosts at Wareham Bee Week in MA!

Friday, Oct. 13: To Bee or Not to Bee at Decas Elementary School, Wareham MA

Saturday, Oct. 14: Story of My Bees at Wareham Free Public Library, MA, 10 am. Followed by beekeeper presentation by beekeeper and photographer Renée Ricciardi at 11. Check out the article about Renee and this event.

More Wareham coverage:

Bee Week Greenfield, June 3 – 10

June 3: BeeFest, presented by Second Congregational Church

Dowload the Bee Fest Poster

Read Press Coverage

June 9: Greenfield Public Library Spelling Bee, 6 pm at Second Congregational Church

Learn more about the Spelling Bee

June 10: Local Honey Tasting and Measure Your Mobile Device Day at Green Fields Market, 144 Main Street. Sample delicious local honey from 12 – 3. Multi-task by measuring the signal strength of your mobile device(s) and receiving tips about how to lower your exposure to wireless radiation from 12 – 2 pm. Read an article about this event.