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Celebration of Honey Bees

July 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Enjoy a free afternoon celebration of honey bees, featuring art and demonstrations.

2:00 pm: “How to Make a Salve Using Bees Wax” with Milisa Moses, Entrepreneur

Milisa Moses, founder and creator at Plant Work Shop in Orleans, has been working with herbs since 2012.  From herbal salves to plant-based dyes, she enjoys exploring and sharing the art and craft of the botanical world.

2:45 pm: “Beekeeping with a Disability using Slovenia and Croatian Methods” with Mark Simonitsch, Slovenian Beekeeping

Mark has been traveling to his ancestral homeland to learn beekeeping from the world beekeeping capital, Slovenia, for years.  Slovenians integrate painting, storytelling, myths, legends, and more into their beekeeping practice. They also are mindful of disabilities and have methods for beekeeping with disabilities that Mark will share with you.

3:30 pm: “How to Make Soap with Honey” with Donald and Pauline Chute, Beekeepers

Donald and Pauline are avid beekeepers and use their experiences to mentor Boy Scouts, Eagle Scouts, and others.  Pauline (Silva) Chute is a Provincetown native.  Donald and Pauline make a variety of soaps using a myriad of materials, including honey and wax.  Come learn from them!

Artwork featuring honeybees on display from Glimpses Photography, Flying Pig Pottery, Jimmy Snider, Corrine Baker, and more!

Honey Pot Hives is an educational, non-profit apiary in Provincetown managed by Michael and Kalliope Chute.

Details

Date:
July 19
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Venue

Provincetown Public Library: Marc Jacobs Reading Room
356 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657 United States
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Phone:
508-487-7094
Website:
http://provincetownlibrary.org/