Upcoming Events

I encourage you to also check out other clubs for their events and speakers.  Links to their websites is at the bottom of this page.

October 14, 2017 - The Hardest Season
        Location: AI Root (Medina, OH)
        Time: 9am
        Topic: Come for a great talk on "The Hardest Season in Beekeeping" put on by Bee
                   Culture Magazine (www.beeculture.com)
         Cost: $50/person

October 15, 2017 - Extraction Workshop
        Location: Portage County Soil and Water Office (6970 State Route 88, Ravenna, OH 44266)
        Time: Noon
        Activities: Will demonstrate how to extract honey from frames as well as have a picnic.  
                         Club will provide the main dish.  Bring a side dish to share.

November 4, 2017 - OSBA Fall Conference
        Location: Plain City, OH

November 16, 2017 - Regular Meeting    
        Location: Maplewood Career Center (7075 State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio 44266)
        Time: 7pm-9pm
        Speaker: Jim Tew
        Topic: Keeping bees alive through the winter
        Speaker Bio:

Dr. James E. Tew is the Beekeeping Specialist for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Auburn University and Emeritus Professor, The Ohio State University.  Jim has taught classes, provided extension services, and conducted applied research on honey bees and honey bee behavior - specifically pollination behavior.  He received the first EAS Roger A. Morse Teaching/Extension/Regulatory Award.  He contributes monthly articles for national beekeeping publications and has written: Beekeeping Principles, Wisdom for Beekeepers, The Beekeeper’s Problem Solver, and Backyard Beekeeping.  He is a frequent speaker at state and national meetings and has traveled extensively to observe beekeeping techniques. 


January 18, 2018 - Regular Meeting    
        Location: Maplewood Career Center (7075 State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio 44266)
        Time: 7pm-9pm
        Speaker: Denise Ellsworth, Ohio State University’s Department of Entomology-OARDC
        Topic: Phenology and applications for beekeeping

February ??, 2018 - Beginner Beekeeping Classes
        Location: Portage County Soil and Water Office (6970 State Route 88, Ravenna, OH 44266)
        Time: 6:30pm-9pm
        Registration Info: TBD

March 3, 2018 - Tri-County Bee Conference
        Location: OARDC (Wooster, OH)
        Time: TBD
        Registration info: TBD

March15, 2018 - Regular Meeting    
        Location: Maplewood Career Center (7075 State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio 44266)
        Time: 7pm-9pm
        Speaker: TBD
        Topic: TBD

May ??, 2018 - Spring Field Day
        Location: TBD
        Time: TBD
        Activities: TBD

July 19 2018 - Regular Meeting    
        Location: Maplewood Career Center (7075 State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio 44266)
        Time: 7pm-9pm
        Speaker: TBD
        Topic: TBD

September ??, 2018 - Fall Plant Sale
        Location: Portage County Soil and Water Office (6970 State Route 88, Ravenna, OH 44266)
        Info: TBD

Columbiana & Mahoning County Beekeepers - http://www.columbianamahoningbeekeepers.org/events/
Stark County Beekeepers - http://www.starkbeekeepers.org/calendar
Ohio State Beekeepers Assoc. - http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/events/