The first hands-on in the bee yard of 2017, scheduled for March 19, has been postponed to March 26 due to the cold weather. The activity begins at 1 pm. Bee School participants may complete the instruction and practical test. However anyone interested in learning how to handle honey bees is invited to attend. The gathering begins in the parking lot near the Historic Oak Park Visitors Center (overflow parking near the Commons Building at the Wake County Office Park). This event is weather dependent, so if it is too cold, it may be postponed. Please check the website for changes. Other scheduled dates are April 23, May 21, June 25, July 16, August 20, and September 17.