Thursday, November 06, 2014

Beginning Beekeeping Class #2

COBA normally teaches only 2 Beginning Beekeeping Classes each "Winter".  The first class is already in progress.
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The second class will consist of 4 sessions on Saturdays:
December 6 & 13, 2014 at 930 N Portland, 1:00-6:00 PM
January 10, 2015 at 3400 NW 36th, 1:00-6:00 PM
January 17, 2015 at 3400 NW 36th, 5:00-10:00 PM
(CLASS FULL as of 11/19)
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More information is available in the enrollment form here: PDF Open Document Format

Friday, October 31, 2014

The November Beginning Beekeeping Class starts THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON!

The November Beginning Beekeeping Class starts THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON! It will be held 4 Saturdays in a row. There are still 10 seats available.  Contact Jay Silver (405-464-0773) if you wish to attend.
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Class #1 will consist of 4 sessions on Saturdays, 1:00-6:00 PM:
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 2014 at 930 N Portland
(10 seats remaining as of 10/31)
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Class #2 will consist of 4 sessions on Saturdays:
December 6 & 13, 2014 at 930 N Portland, 1:00-6:00 PM
January 10, 2015 at 3400 NW 36th, 1:00-6:00 PM
January 17, 2015 at 3400 NW 36th, 5:00-10:00 PM 
(14 seats remaining as of 10/31)
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More information is available in the enrollment form here: PDF  Open Document Format
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Also, the next COBA Wax Class will be held Saturday November 15, 8:30-10:30am at Will Rogers Gardens Exhibition Center - 3400 NW 36th, OKC. More details to come soon!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

COBA FRIDAY October 24 Meeting and SATURDAY October 25 OSBA Fall Meeting


COBA Meeting FRIDAY October 24:

The October COBA meeting is on FRIDAY October 24, from 7:00-9:00 pm, at our usual location, 930 N Portland Ave, Oklahoma City. (See below for why it is Friday.)

The Friday COBA meeting will include:
  • Club Business Meeting:
  1. Final preparation for the state meeting
  2. Finding a new location for COBA meetings (the current location is to be demolished)
  • Beekeeping Information:
  1. Managing your hives for fall/winter
  2. Report on using the microfiber towels to control Small Hive Beetles

Drinks will be provided by COBA.  Please bring a snack to share, and perhaps a bee-related item for the door prizes.

OSBA Fall Meeting SATURDAY October 25:

The COBA meeting is moved to Friday to more closely align with the OSBA (Oklahoma State Beekeepers Association) Fall Meeting, which will be Saturday, October 25 at the same location, 930 N Portland Ave, Oklahoma City.

Registration for the OSBA meeting will begin Saturday at 8:00 am. OSBA membership is NOT included in COBA membership (except for students), and OSBA membership fees are due. The actual meeting is scheduled for 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  

Please bring food for the potluck luncheon and items to donate for the auction and/or door prize drawings!

More information is available at the OSBA website: http://okbees.org/

Friday, October 10, 2014

UPDATED 10/24 - COBA Beginning Beekeeping Classes schedule updated and Wax Class scheduled

Upcoming classes:

COBA Beginning Beekeeping classes have been scheduled as follows:

Class #1 will consist of 4 sessions on Saturdays, 1:00-6:00 PM:
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 2014 at 930 N Portland
(11 seats remaining as of 10/23)

Class #2 will consist of 4 sessions on Saturdays:
December 6, 2014 at 930 N Portland, 1:00-6:00 PM
December 13, 2014 at 930 N Portland, 1:00-6:00 PM
January 10, 2015 at 3400 NW 36th, 1:00-6:00 PM
January 17, 2015 at 3400 NW 36th, 5:00-10:00 PM 
(14 seats remaining as of 10/23)

More information is available in the enrollment form here: PDF  Open Document Format

Also, the next COBA Wax Class will be held Saturday November 15, 8:30-10:30am at Will Rogers Gardens Exhibition Center - 3400 NW 36th, OKC. More details to come soon!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

COBA Fall-Winter Beginning Beekeeping Classes

COBA Beginning Beekeeping classes have been scheduled as follows:

Class #1: Saturdays 1:00-6:00 PM
    Sessions: November 1, 8, 15, 22 - 2014
        (26 seats remaining as of 9/25)

Class #2: Saturdays 1:00-6:00 PM
    Sessions: December 6, 13 - 2014 and January 10, 17 - 2015
        (27 seats remaining as of 9/25)

More information is available in the enrollment form here: PDF  Open Document Format

Thursday 9/25 COBA Meeting Subjects

Downsizing hives for winter
Baggie Feeding (Wendell Scott)
OSBA Fall Meeting (COBA hosting on Saturday October 25)
Wild Life Expo (this weekend - Guthrie)
Bees Wax Class
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Non-members are welcome at all regular COBA meetings.
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