Area briefs

Beginner’s beekeeping course offered

MIAMI COUNTY — Ohio State University Extension will offer a Beginner’s Beekeeping Course on Tuesdays in the month of October. The course will be of interest to honeybee enthusiasts and anyone thinking about starting their own beekeeping business venture.

The class will cover topics on equipment, inspecting a hive, local ordinances, bee biology, foraging, diseases and pests, challenges, goals and seasonal management. Participants will hear from experienced local beekeepers that can provide a wealth of knowledge to the novice beekeeper.

Classes will begin Oct. 13 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The class will meet in the Extension Meeting room at the Old Courthouse on 201 W Main Street, Troy, Ohio. The cost is $50 for four sessions and includes a binder with handouts, refreshments and a beginner’s beekeeping book.

Please contact or 937-440-3945 for more information and to register. Participants must preregister by Oct. 6 and space is limited.

Saturday Night Live event set

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County YMCA Robinson Branch is offering a Saturday Night Live even Saturday, Sept. 26 for youth in first through sixth grade. This will be a night filled with swimming, gym games, a bounce house, and a movie. Pizza and lemonade will be served during the movie time. Drop off begins at 7 p.m. and pick up is at 11:3 p.m. Saturday.

Register at the Robinson Branch or over the phone at 440-9622.

For more information, contact Jaime Hull at 440-9622