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Learn about honeybees at the Maine Wildlife Park

Posted Aug. 18, 2014, at 12:03 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26, Gray

For more information: 657-4977; mainewildlifepark.com

GRAY, Maine — Join the Cumberland County Beekeepers Association, a local chapter of the Maine State Beekeeping Association, to learn about the industrious life of the honeybee, its job as a pollinator of fruits and vegetable, and the role of the beekeeper, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Maine Wildlife Park on Route 26. Parts of a beehive, beekeeping equipment and a small observation hive will be on display, and several experienced beekeepers will be available to answer questions. Pure Maine Honey and other products of the hive will be on sale.

Admission to the park is free for ages 3 and under; $5 for ages 4 through 12; $7 for adults; and $5 for seniors. Groups of 15 or more are $3.50 per person. Family and community season passes also are available for groups that visit the park several times over the course of the summer.

For information, call 657-4977 or visit mainewildlifepark.com.

 

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