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                      2021 Calendar 

JANUARY

THURSDAY JANUARY 21: VIRTUAL BEE SCHOOL 2021 CLASS 1 - ZOOM 7:00 - 8:15 PM

THURSDAY JANUARY 28: VIRTUAL BEE SCHOOL 2021 CLASS 2 - ZOOM 7:00 - 8:15 PM

 
FEBRUARY

 

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 4: VIRTUAL BEE SCHOOL 2021 CLASS 3 - ZOOM 7:00 - 8:15 PM

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 11: VIRTUAL BEE SCHOOL 2021 CLASS 4 - ZOOM 7:00 - 8:15 PM

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18: VIRTUAL BEE SCHOOL 2021 CLASS 5 - ZOOM 7:00 - 8:15 PM

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 25: VIRTUAL BEE SCHOOL 2021 CLASS 2 - ZOOM 7:00 - 8:15 PM

 
MARCH 
APRIL
MAY
JUNE

 
JULY

SUNDAY JULY 18: ECBA IN PERSON MEETING - 1:30 PM - WOODSTOCK ACADEMY SOUTH CAMPUS 150 CT RT 169 WOODSTOCK CT - At long last, we are back and able to resume in-person meetings. This meeting will include the annual business meeting, election of officers, Brooklyn Fair discussion and planning, a summer hive management workshop with the colonies on site  and a lesson in how to use the ECBA honey extraction equipment that is available to be borrowed by ECBA members. 

 
AUGUST

THE BROOKLYN FAIR IS ON FOR 2021! AND THE ECBA WILL BE THERE WITH OUR AWARD-WINNING EXHIBIT

SUNDAY AUGUST 22 - BROOKLYN FAIR EXHIBIT CLEAN-UP AND SET-UP - 1:00 PM - ECBA member volunteers are needed to   clean up and set up the exhibit. All cleaning supplies will be provided - we just need people to come for an hour or two         to get the exhibit ready after a two-year hiatus.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 25 - BROOKLYN FAIR - HONEY DROP OFF AND DISPLAY SETUP. Beginning at 5:00 PM, members can      drop  off honey for sale at the Brooklyn Fair exhibit. (See link for honey sales rules below).  Beginning at 6:30 PM, the        honey will be equitably arranged on the display wall. A few members will be needed to coordinate this task. 

LINK TO GOOGLE FORM FOR MEMBERS TO VOLUNTEER FOR A SHIFT AT THE FAIR EXHIBIT (REQUIRED TO SELL HONEY). THE ECBA NEEDS SIX MEMBERS TO SIGN UP FOR EACH SHIFT. MEMBERS MAY SIGN UP FOR MORE THAN ONE SHIFT.

 

                                    CLICK ON THIS LINK, FILL OUT AND SUBMIT THE FORM

       

                                  https://forms.gle/GLPxLfe4WWTQD8Cs7

 

ECBA Brooklyn Fair Rules 

THURSDAY AUGUST 26 - BROOKLYN FAIR EXHIBIT - 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
FRIDAY AUGUST 27 - BROOKLYN FAIR EXHIBIT - 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
SATURDAY AUGUST 28 - BROOKLYN FAIR EXHIBIT - 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
SUNDAY AUGUST 29 - BROOKLYN FAIR EXHIBIT - 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM  Members selling honey must pick up unsold product on Sunday between 5:30 and 7:00 PM. 

SEPTEMBER

The ECBA  will be holding a Fall meeting on Sunday September 26th at 11:00 AM. at the Woodstock Academy South Campus, Loos Center for the Arts, 150 Rt 169, Woodstock CT 

 

This will be a special event and will include a barbeque lunch at 12:00 Noon.

 

This is also a call for volunteers to help set up and cook the food. The tent will be set up but we will need

some help to ensure that everything is ready and to begin cooking at the appropriate time. 

Set-up volunteers are asked to arrive at 10:00 AM. To volunteer, call me at 860-428-1731. 

 

In order for us to get the proper amount of food, I'm asking you to RSVP by sending an email to

ecbabeeschool@gmail.com In the email, let us know how many are attending with you. 

 

We will begin the day with our business meeting at 11:00 AM and then move on to a delicious barbecue lunch. ECBA will provide grilled hamburgers and hot dogs as well as vegetarian burgers. If you have a more restrictive diet, we ask you to bring your own meal. We are also asking those who attend to bring a salad or dessert to share, potluck style. (Please label the container and serving utensil you bring to ensure you get it back.)

 

ECBA will also provide plates,knives, forks and paper goods along with bottled water and soft drinks.

 

This meal will be the focus of the meeting, I feel that with over a year off from meetings, it will be nice to get together

and catch up with what has been going on in our lives. After we have eaten we will go to the bee yard for a talk about

winter prep of your hives.

 

October

Meeting date to be determined.