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June 16, 2019

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Small scale beekeeping

Tuesday evening Transition Bluffton program

Join Transition Bluffton and Jon Tuttle for a field presentation on small scale beekeeping.  We will meet Tuesday, June 18, at 7 p.m. at Little Riley Creek, Jon and Amanda’s organic farm. 

The farm is located at 9255 Lugabill Road, about three miles south of Bluffton.  Tuttle will give a primer on beekeeping basics, including hive location and equipment.  

There will be time for questions and answers.  This will be a good demonstration of how we can respond to the declining bee population throughout the country. 

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Small scale beekeeping

June 17 program hosted by Transition Bluffton

Join Transition Bluffton and Jon Tuttle for a field presentation on small scale beekeeping.  We will meet Tuesday, June 18, at 7 p.m. at Little Riley Creek, Jon and Amanda’s organic farm. 

The farm is located at 9255 Lugabill Road, about three miles south of Bluffton.  Tuttle will give a primer on beekeeping basics, including hive location and equipment.  

There will be time for questions and answers.  This will be a good demonstration of how we can respond to the declining bee population throughout the country. 

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Nature-themed activities at Quarry Farm Nature Preserve

 

DATE CHANGE: Spring Family Day  at The Quarry Farm Nature Preserve & Conservation Farm has been rescheduled as "Summer Family Day" on Saturday, July 20, 1 to 4 p.m., due to a forecast of rain and thunderstorms for the originally scheduled date, June 15.

Bring yourself, friends and family for an afternoon of fun in the gardens, woods and wetlands of during the 6th Annual Family Day on Saturday, July 20.

The Quarry Farm Nature Preserve and Conservation Farm, rural Pandora, has several nature-themed activities planned this summer. 

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Swiss Day is June 23

Swiss Day is Sunday, June 23.

The public is invited to bring a hot and cold dish for a potluck  at 12:30 p.m., June 23, at Ebenezer Mennonite Church, 8905 Columbus Grove Road.

The program "Swiss Roots and Beaver Branches - A Bluffton Family Tree" will be presented by Carrie Phillips of Bluffton University. Watch the Icon for more details soon

 

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Quarry Farm's  6th annual Family Day June 15

Bring yourself, friends and family for an afternoon of fun in the gardens, woods and wetlands of The Quarry Farm Nature Preserve & Conservation Farm during the 6th Annual Family Day on Saturday, June 15. 

From 1 to 4 p.m., tour the 1853 log cabin, see Native American artifacts, walk the trails to count butterflies, dragonflies, amphibians and visit residents of the farm animal sanctuary.

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Baptist Church holds VBS June 17-21

Bluffton Baptist Church holds its Vacation Bible School next week, Monday, June 17 to Friday, June 21 from 5:45 to 8:30 p.m.

This year's theme "In the Wild" looks at amazing encounters with Jesus. This five-day program will be packed with songs, fun, games and bible stories. This VBS program is for youth ages four through sixth grade. 

Bluffton Baptist is located at 345 County Line Road, Bluffton.

For more information, please contact the church at blufftonbbc@gmail.com. See flyer below.

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