Los Angeles Beekeepers
Group meetings of La County Beekeepers Association!
Next Meeting: Monday, January TBD, 2017
Time: Doors Open: 6:45pm/Starts: 7:00pm
Location: Mount Olive Lutheran Church
3561 Foothill Boulevard
La Crescenta, CA 91214
(In Shilling Hall)
Our December fifth, 2016 conference are going to be our
LACBA Holiday Dinner during the Pickwick Gardens.
(See our Activities web page for details.)
Group meetings of LACBA take place the first Monday of the thirty days. We usually do not meet on Holidays or during the thirty days of September once we are volunteering into the Bee Booth at LA County Fair.
If you are new to beekeeping, have discovered a-swarm on the property, or are simply curious about bees, come join us. We discuss LACBA team business, beekeeping in l . a . county, inside our condition of California, across the country, and around the world. Each is welcome!
Map to Meetings:
We are found on Foothill Blvd. (amongst the Lowell Ave. and Pennsylvania Ave. exits off the 210 highway).
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