April

Wednesday, April 11

A Year in the Life of Honeybees & Beekeepers

7 PM; Fee: $7 per person; $5 EPM members

Bees are considered a keystone species for many of our food crops. Without them at least a third of the foods we eat would not be available – and you can kiss most flowers goodbye! Join us a s Wes and Jill Nelson from Two Feathers Honey explain the process of caring for honeybees, their hives and the harvesting of honey. Enjoy a hands-on presentation and fun filled bee facts! Honey from the Nelson’s hives are available to purchase.

Friday, April 13

Geography Science Night

6-8 PM; Fee: $2 per person, Members Free

To prepare for Earth Day, why not come to this month’s Science Night at the Elgin Public Museum? This time we will focus on the geography of our planet. Activities concerning maps, landscapes and the history of countries await you. Learn how mountains are formed and the devastating power of earthquakes. This is a drop-in program, no registration required.