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A place to review our monthly meeting schedule, any special events, and our past events calendar.

NWNJBA Online Calendar Format

Our meeting details are listed below.  They can also be accessed in an online calendar format by following this link.

NWNJBA OneDrive Online Calendar


New Jersey Beekeepers Association State Event Calendar

Click here to go to the New Jersey Beekeepers Association (NJBA) Website state and branch calendar page. The states calendar page hosts the calendars for all branches of the NJBA along with state sponsored events and meetings. 

2017 Monthly Meeting Schedule

Scheduled and Proposed Meetings for 2017
  • Friday, January 27th, 2017
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Hunterdon Central High School
    Cafeteria #173

    January Meeting - Thermal Cameras+

    Hunterdon Central High School - Cafeteria Room #173

    Agenda
    - Preview of FLIR Thermal Imaging and Endoscope cameras for beekeeping. 
    - Hands on preview of the Associations new Arnia Hive Monitoring System and a review of its capabilities.
    - Honey Tasting - A France Honey will be on tap this go-round for our honey tasting series.
    - January Beekeeping Calendar
    - Q&A And we'll answer questions and enjoy some hospitality along the way

    Date: Friday, January 27th, 2017
    Time: 7:00 PM
    Address: HCHRS Cafeteria #173 (Upper School)

    Note: The Cafeteria is in the upper school building.  If you are familiar with HCRHS, then park in the library/tennis court parking lot.  

    For specific directions - visit our Directions Page.

  • Friday, February 24th, 2017
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    North Hunterdon High School

    February Meeting - Woodenware

    Agenda
    - Hands on Woodenware Assembly
    - How to clean and maintain a smoker
    - Monthly Honey Tasting Series
    - February Beekeeping Calendar
    - Q&A And we'll answer questions and enjoy some hospitality along the way

    Date: Friday, February 24th, 2017
    Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Address: NHHS Cafeteria A - 1445 State Route 31, Annandale NJ 08801

    For specific directions - visit our Directions Page.

  • Saturday March 11th, 2017
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Warren County Library, 2 Shotwell Dr, Belvidere, NJ 07823

    March Meeting - Photography

    Agenda
    - Beekeeping Photography
    - Monthly Honey Tasting Series
    - March Beekeeping Calendar
    - Q&A And we'll answer questions and enjoy some hospitality along the way

    Date: Saturday, March 11th, 2017
    Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Address: Warren County Library, 2 Shotwell Dr, Belvidere, NJ 07823

    For specific directions - visit our Directions Page.

  • Saturday April 8th, 2017
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Round Mountain - Mentoring Hives

    April Meeting - Hands-On/Package Install+

    Agenda:
    - Beekeeping Hands On - Package Install & Splits
    - Mentoring Hive Inspections
    - Hive Monitoring Preview (Arnia Hive Monitoring System)
    - Q&A and Calendar Review

    Date: Saturday April 8th, 2017
    Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Address: 135 West Woodschurch Road, Flemington NJ 08811 - Round Mountain - Mentoring Hives

    For specific directions - visit our Directions Page.

  • Saturday, May 20th, 2017
    11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Round Mountain - Mentoring Hives

    May Meeting - Hands-On/Mite Counting+

    Agenda:
    - Beekeeping Hands On - Mite Counting with Various Methods
    - Mentoring Hive Inspections
    - Swarm Collection
    - Hive Monitoring Update
    - Q&A and Calendar Review

    Date: Saturday May 20th, 2017
    Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Address: 135 West Woodschurch Road, Flemington NJ 08811 - Round Mountain - Mentoring Hives

    For specific directions - visit our Directions Page.

  • Saturday, June 24th, 2017
    Time TBD 
    Casey Residence, Washington NJ

    June Meeting - Alice Casey's Apiary

    Agenda:
    - Beekeeping Hands On - Hive Inspections & Apiary Tour
    - Mentoring Hive Inspections

    - Q&A and Calendar Review

    Date: Saturday, June 24th, 2017
    Time: To be determined
    Address: 201 Musconetcong River Rd, Washington, NJ 07882

12/2017

We will post additional meetings for 2017 as the year progresses.

Other 2017 Outreach and Events

This is a listing of activites we've got planned or we thought you might want to know about.

February 11th and 12th, 2017

Full Day Schedule

NJBA Winter Meeting - 2 Day Seminar
 James Tew and other speakers will fill the two day schedule.  The meeting will have vendors selling wares, an auction, and a whole host of other activiteis. For more information visit the NJBeekeepers.org website.

February 16th, 2017

7pm to 9pm

Gadget Garage on the Road
NWNJBA members Kevin Inglin and Bob Kloss and Kevin Inglin will be taking NWNJBA's Gadget Garage on the road.... They'll be presenting various gadgets at the Raritan Valley Beekeeper's Association Monthly Meeting.

July 12th, 2017

Time TBD

Hunterdon County Master Gardner's Presentation NWNJBA will be presenting at the master gardners geneal meeting and providing outreach and beekeeping collaboration with gardners.

July 29th-Aug 5th, 2017 

Full Day Schedule

Warren County Farmers Fair
80th Annual Warren County Farmers Fair.
NWNJBA will have a booth and doing public outreach, honey sales, and beekeeping demonstrations.

August 24th, 2017

Full Day Schedule

Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair
NWNJBA will have a booth and doing public outreach, honey sales, and beekeeping demonstrations.

August 30th, 2017

3pm to 7pm

The Great Tomato Tasting at Snyder Farm is one of the most popular events organized by the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station and Rutgers Cooperative Extension.  NWNJBA hosts a tasting booth where participants can try different varietals of honey.

First Thursday - Every Month

7pm to 9:30pm

The NWNJBA Executive board meets on the first Thursday of every month.  Venues vary but the typical location is at the 4-H center near the Route 12 Hunterdon County Library Complex.

Pre-2017 Meetings and Events

December 10th, 2016 - Holiday Party

Echo Hill Lodge - 1pm
NWNJBA Holiday Meeting. Come and join the close of the 2016 Beekeeping season.  The event will be a Potluck Supper and the election of the 2017 officers. The meeting will begin and 1:00 and will close down by 4pm. 

November 18th, 2016 - A Taste of Italy

Hunterdon Central High School Cafeteria, Room 173 -  7pm
Speaker Kevin Inglin had a chance to do some behind the scenes beekeeping in Italy. He'll presenting on his adventure and what he learned, showing lots of photos and videos along the way.  Black Jar honey tasting contest.

October 15th, 2016 - Mentoring Hives Hands On

Mentoring Hives - Round Hill Park - 1pm
Hands on Session at the NWNJBA Mentoring Hives.  The program will include:  Fall Management and Winterization adlong with Q&A.  Deer Path Park, 119 West Woodschurch Rd. Flemington, NJ - Click here for directions

Sept. 17th, 2016 - NWNJBA Summer Meeting - Leary Residence
The program will include:  Fall Management with live hive work. 

Oct. 8th, 2016 - South County Park, 1207 Route 179, Lambertville NJ 

Washington Council ScoutFest16 Scout Jamboree.  Public Outreach and Beekeeping Education program.

September 24th - Warren County 4-H Renaissance Faire

NWNJBA will have a booth and will be doing public outreach at the Warren County Renaissance Fair

August 31st, 2016 3:00 PM - Synder Research Farm Pittstown NJ - Great Tomato Tasting Event

NWNJBA will have a booth and will be doing public outreach at the Rutgers Great Tomato Tasking Event. Join us if you can. 

August 24th - August 28th, 2016 - Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, 1207 Route 179, Lambertville NJ

2016 Hunterdon County 4H & Agricultural Fair - NWNJBA beekeeping demonstrations. Click here for the Hunterdon County Fair Web Site.


June 18th - Kirkpatrick Church, 37 John Ringo Road (aka Route 579) Ringoes

Hands On with Top Bar, Warre Hive, 8-Frame, All Medium, Polystyre Hives + Varroa Mites and summer Splits.

July 30th - August 6th, 2016 - 165 County Route 519, South Belvidere NJ 

2016 Warren County Farmers' Fair - NWNJBA beekeeping demonstrations.

May 20th - Hunterdon Central High School - Bee Friendly Plants/Queen Rearing

The meeting feature will be Bee Friendly Plants and methods of Queen Rearing. In addition we'll we'll also take any questions that you might have and set you up for summer management.


March 19th, 2015  - Hunterdon Central H.S. 

Spring preparations, Brunch and a Movie.  We'll be showing a beekeeping movie and enjoying honey based foods.  Bring your favorite drink, entree, desert or snack.

April, 23rd 2016 - Fellowship Deaconry - 3575 Valley Road, Liberty Corner NJ 079388

NWNJBA Will be hosting the State 'Spring" meeting with special guests Judy Chen and David Gilley.  We'll also have several hands on and demonstration stations.


April, 16th 2016 - Deer Path Park / Club Mentoring Hives 

Hands on Session at the NWNJBA Mentoring Hives.  The program will include:  Package Install, Basic Inspection, and Spring/Swarm Management Techniques Deer Path Park, 119 West Woodschurch Rd. Flemington, NJ

February Meeting - February 27th, 2016 - Hunterdon County Library Complex - Administration Room. 

Double Queen Systems, what are they and why you might want to try one. Live demonstration of making lip balm with beeswax (everyone goes home with one) and Honey Tasting.  

December 5th, 2015 1:00 PM -  Echo Hill Lodge - NWNJBA Holiday Meeting

Come and join the close of the 2015 Beekeeping season.  The event will be a Potluck Supper and the election of the 2016 officers.