Festivals and Events Calendar

Current seasonal hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Some events are included in your general admission / membership, while others require separate ticketing or registration. Click the activity you are interested in for more details.

Looking a few months ahead? Check out the event listings at rbg.ca/events

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PROGRAM: Urban Beekeeping Series

Monday, March 23, 2020 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Urban Beekeeping Series

6 dates, March to October

RBG Centre

RBG Experiences - Into the Wild

Veteran beekeeping instructors and honey bee breeders, Luc Peters and Dan Douma, give you hands-on experience with managing hives and provide you with simple steps to support honeybees and other important pollinators, to keep your own bees or just learn about their care.

  • Intro to Bees and Hive Equipment: Monday, March 23; 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Plan the Season and Check the Spring Hive: Sunday, May 24; 2 to 4 p.m.
  • The Summer Hive Check: Sunday, June 21: 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Preparation and Honey Harvest: Monday, August 17; 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Put the Bees to Bed: Sunday, September 13; 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Review: Monday, October 5; 7 to 9 p.m.

Pre-registration required

Fee: 50/session or $260 for all 6 sessions + service fee (Members 10% off)

Register for 2020 Programs

RBG offers courses and workshops for families, kids and adults in the areas of gardening, nature, botanical arts and wellness. Visit rbg.ca/publicprograms to see this season's full offering.

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Please note the daily events / activities listed here may be located in different garden areas from other events occuring on the same day. Please check the location in each listing, and consider travel time between gardens when creating your schedule for the day. General Admission paid at one garden area will allow you access into all other gardens for that same day. Click here for an overview of all our gardens and trails.

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