The new beekeeper class scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 21, has been cancelled because of the weather.

The class scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 28, will be an all-day class, and participants are asked to bring a sack lunch.

These classes, conducted by veteran beekeepers Stacey Adair and José Ashbrook, are as hands-on as possible and will tell you a lot about what goes on inside the hive and about what you should be doing as a beekeeper.

The Feb. 28 class is at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, and the woodenware class on March 28 is at the Masonic Hall in Alcoa.

For more information and to register for class (no cost):

Jose` Ashbrook 379-6434, 724-8826 clean6@comcast.net

Stacey Adair 983-6223, 254-2500 blountbees@charter.net

Directions to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church

503 Pleasant Hill Road: From Lamar Alexander Parkway, turn south on to Court Street toward Maryville College. Continue on Court past Maryville College (on left) and at fork, bear left on to Wilkinson Pike. Continue 2 miles, and then turn left on to Pleasant Hill Road. Go 2/10 of a mile to church on left. Parking located across the street from church. Enter the church on left/south side of building.

Directions to the Masonic Hall Alcoa: The location is the Masonic Hall in Alcoa. Directions to the Masonic hall– Take Hall Road to Bessemer street and turn East. Follow Bessemer through Alcoa, under the tunnel, and to Springbrook Road, about 1.25 miles. Go straight at the stop sign, and go 0.25 miles and turn left on N. Wright street. Go 0.3 miles to Vose Street. The Masonic Hall is at the intersection of Vose and Wright, on the left

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