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Billings Pollinator Week
June 20 - June 26
Join in the celebration of National Pollinator Week, June 20th – 26th. During this week, you will have the opportunity to go honey tasting, plant trees for the benefit of pollinators, tour local gardens, hear from experts in the field about the role of pollinators in our environment, and learn about local organizations’ efforts to support pollinator populations in Billings.
all week long:
Zoo Montana will have an information table on Monarchs
Billings Public Library will have pollinator themed books spotlighted
pollinator week events in downtown:
Thursday, June 23rd:
10:00am – Noon: Library Story Time: Honeybees and Me With Beekeeper Peggy
2:00pm: Rebecca Newton-Pollinators and Public Lands
2:00pm – 4:00pm: Downtown & NPRC Plant Walk
4:00pm – 6:00pm: Honey Tasting
Friday, June 24th:
10:00am – Noon: Meet & Greet American Honey Queen, Stories and Songs
2:00pm – 3:00pm: Summer Reading, Pollinators w/Leslie Nelson
2:00pm – 4:00pm: Sweet Science of Bees
6:00pm – 7:00pm: The Bee Movie
A special Pollinator Day Festival will be held on Saturday, June 25th from 10:00AM to 4:00PM at the St. Andrew Community Garden at 180 24th Street West to wrap up this week-long event. This Saturday celebration will feature a range of activities the whole family can enjoy, including a tour of the community garden and bee apiary, a make and take craft booth, weed education demonstrations, and presentations on a variety of pollinator related topics. We will also have a special guest appearance from the American Honey Queen!
For a full schedule of events and activities, please check out Pollination’s website https://www.pollenation.org/