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Beekeeping Basics

Tue, March 31st & April 14th, 7-9pm

Get the buzz on honey bees!  This is a new 2-session introductory course for the bee-curious and aspiring bee-keeper. Taught by veteran bee-keeper Wally Blohm, the sessions offer an overview of honey-bee biology and the practical and technical aspects of bee-keeping.  It's also a great way to learn about bee-keeping in Queens and environs.

Registration is $20 for the 2 sessions, or $12 per session. Member's discount $18/$10. Advance registration is recommended.


Flushing CemetaryFlushing Cemetery Walking Tour

Saturday, May 2nd, 2:00pm
At the Flushing Cemetery

Local historian James Driscoll and horticultural specialists Fred Gerber and Chuck Wade lead an informative tour highlighting key figures and features of this park-like burial ground. Established in 1853, the cemetery is a testament to Flushing's arboreal and horticultural heritage. The tour is co-sponsored with the Queens Historical Society.

The tour group meets near the door to the Chapel, inside the main gate at 1:45pm. $10 registration. Tickets available online via Queens Historical Society. In the event of rain, the tour will be cancelled.



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