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                      2023 Calendar 

JANUARY

SUNDAY JANUARY 22: 1:30 PM - ECBA POT LUCK DINNER. WOODSTOCK MIDDLE SCHOOL, 147-B RT 169 Woodstock, CT 06281

Following a few years off, the ECBA will again host a pot luck dinner for members. This will be a great opportunity to renew old friendships,     talk about bees and beekeeping, and pay your 2023 dues. 

BEE SCHOOL DATES

ECBA BEE SCHOOL WILL BE OFFERED BOTH IN-PERSON AT UCONN AND VIRTUALLY OVER ZOOM THE FOLLOWING WEEK. ECBA MEMBERS WHO     HAVE PAID FOR ATTENDED BEE SCHOOL IN A PREVIOUS YEAR MAY AUDIT THE CLASSES WITHOUT CHARGE.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND UNDER THE BEE SCHOOL TAB ABOVE.

 

THE IN-PERSON CLASSES WILL BE HELD ON FOUR CONSECUTIVE THURSDAYS FROM 7:00 - 9:30 PM 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26: Check-in at 6:30 PM. Class 7:00 - 9:30 
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2: Class 7:00 - 9:30
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9: Class 7:00 - 9:30
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17: Class 7:00 - 9:30
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23: SNOW DATE IF NEEDED

THE ZOOM CLASSES WILL COVER THE SAME MATERIAL THE FOLLOWING WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE ZOOM CLASSES WILL BE RECORDED AND      MADE AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS. 

WEDNESDAYS FEBRUARY 1,8,16,22 (MARCH 1 IF NEEDED) 7:00-9:00 PM

   

MARCH

SUNDAY, MARCH 19: 1:30 PM Annual Meeting.  In-person meeting at Woodstock Middle School. 147-B Rt 169 Woodstock, CT 06281.

APRIL

SUNDAY, APRIL 16: 1:30 PM Spring Management Workshop, Woodstock Middle School. 147-B Rt 169 Woodstock, CT 06281. 

MAY
THURSDAY, MAY 18: 5:00 PM Twilight meeting. Woodstock Middle School. 147-B Rt 169 Woodstock, CT 06281.
JUNE

SATURDAY JUNE 24 (date and time tentative) - A summer field day with guest speaker is being planned.  

 
JULY

SUNDAY, JULY 9: 1:30 PM Honey Extraction Workshop, A&Z Apiaries 143 S. Brook Rd. Hampton CT 06247

AUGUST 

SUNDAY AUGUST 20: 1:30 PM. Brooklyn Fair Exhibit Cleanup and Set-up

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23: 5:30 PM. Honey Drop-off and Brooklyn Fair Set-up, Brooklyn Fairgrounds, Brooklyn CT
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, AUGUST 24-27: Brooklyn Fair, Brooklyn Fairgrounds, Brooklyn CT

LINK TO RULES FOR HONEY SALES BY ECBA MEMBERS AT THE BROOKLYN FAIR 

https://af773a37-6b9e-48d8-9ee5-f5691133c5e1.usrfiles.com/ugd/af773a_af2a289512c844bf805ce9976fe0fcdd.pdf

TO SIGN UP FOR A SHIFT AT THE FAIR, SEND AN EMAIL TO ecbabeeschool@gmail.com or call/text Joe J. at 860-595-9558. ALL MEMBERS SELLING HONEY AT THE FAIR MUST WORK AT LEAST ONE SHIFT. 

SEPTEMBER          

                     

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10: 1:30 PM Fall Management Workshop, Woodstock Middle School. 147-B Rt 169 Woodstock, CT 06281.