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PLEASE NOTE VENUE CHANGE Next Meeting 6:30 PM Wed. Feb 5th

Meeting Topic: Beekeeping 101

ATTENTION The February 5th meeting will NOT be at Schuler's  We will meet at 6:30 PM at the Plainfield Branch of Kent district Library  (map below)

The next GR Bee Club meeting will be Feb 5th, 2020 at 6:30 PM at  the Plainfield Branch of Kent District Library. 2650 5 Mile Rd NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525   (click on link for map),-85.6046606,14z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x32de7fa8551133a2!8m2!3d43.042255!4d-85.6035663 

The presentation is titled BK-101, by club president Chuck Bauer. This presentation is Primarily designed for those that don't have bees yet, but everyone, experienced or not, are welcome to attend. This is a free no charge meeting. (The GR Bee Club operates on donations). Its kind of a primer for the upcoming bee schools at the Holland Bee Club & The Kalamazoo Bee Club.
We HIGHLY encourage NEW beekeepers to attend a bee school.

The meeting will introduce you to some of the beekeeping lingo and equipment so you won't be overwhelmed at the bee schools. There will also be a Q&A session afterwards. The meeting will end at 8:00 PM.

The bee schools at Holland and Kalamazoo will have equipment vendors that will be happy to assist you with equipment questions and of course they will have equipment for sale. There will also be bee vendors to order bees from. (The bees will be available for pickup in May.)
Always check our Facebook site before the meeting in case of weather cancellations.
Here are the websites for the bee schools: 






Thinking about Keeping bees?


You can learn all that is involved in keeping bees as a hobby or a business!

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Meet other beekeepers and learn from them and share your knowledge

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WE are always looking for people to help with the club activities- come to a meeting and express your interest

Come to a Meeting!

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30PM- 8:00 PM at 

Schuler's Books  

2660 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512 

The club has no dues or application process- just drop into a meeting!

Grand Rapids Area Beekeepers

Grand Rapids, Michigan, 616-437-6364