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BEE a Detective at Depot Park

Have you heard the buzz?

Fly on down to Depot Park to bee part of the fun and educational program.


-Hand-drawn temporary bee tattoos for the kids (4-5p only).

-Paradise Citrus Shakers will be selling fresh, hand-squeezed lemonade and juices!

-Professional Bee Educator, Jeanette Klopchin, share her bee wisdom, educating and answer questions about bees.

-Jersey's Creamery will be selling honey flavored homemade ice cream, as well as other delicious flavors too!

-Chica Bee will bring local Gainesville honey and handmade soap using honey collected from her unique honey collecting hive. 

-Valhalla Spa Organics will buzz by with bee-friendly products and information on their Free Honey Bee Rescue/Removal!

-One Healthy Planet will be displaying and selling items that are re-purposed (mostly glass). The goal of this company is to make the planet a better place one item at a time! 

-Pop-a-Top General Store will be sampling 6 different flavors of honey for tasting!

5:30p: Alachua County Library District will host a storytime for the kids

6p: Meet our pollinator of the month, the European Honey Bee. A bee expert from the Gainesville Area Bee Club will give you the sweet deets about honey bees, show you beekeeping equipment up-close and even let you taste some honey. 

6:50p: Right after the show-and-tell, we will have a scavenger hunt for kids ages 3-12, meet at the play area stage. Find a paper bee cutout in the play area and redeem it for a prize from Park Ambassador Brandon.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Parking: Available in the main parking lot for Depot Park.
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Earlier Event: September 8
Walk with a Doc at Depot Park
Later Event: September 14
Storytime at Depot Park