Club Events

Upcoming Meetings – Save the Date!

All monthly meetings are held at the Parkdale United Church (Address: 2919 8 Avenue NW) at 7pm unless otherwise noted.

Effective May 2024, all club meetings will be held at the Spruce Cliff Community Center (3375 Spruce Dr SW, Calgary) at 7pm.


September 13, 2023

Topic: Fall management, feeding and varroa. Pollen patties and fondant will be available for purchase from Worker and Hive.

October 11, 2023

Topic: ‘BeeCube’ and a Year in Review and Lesson’s Learned (local beekeeper)

November 8, 2023

Topic: 3D Printing Beekeeping Equipment and Group Discussion ‘Keeping Bee-sy during Winter’

December 13, 2023

Topic: How to install and bee successful with packages (Reece Chandler, Scandia Honey), CDBA updates

January 10, 2024

Topic: From First to Last Frost; Scott Debnam spoke on how and why bees reduce their population for the winter and what they are doing in the hive when we are not looking.

CDBA Winter Potluck Dinner

January 26, 2024 6-9pm at the Bow Cliff Seniors Centre

More news will be posted online and via our Google group  as we get closer
to January, but mark your calendar now!

Click the link below to sign up!

February 7, 2024

Topic: Join our first speaker, David Burns to hear about nucs and combine it with queen rearing as a sustainable way to keep bees. As well as Allison Scovil from The Calgary Zoo who will tell us about how bees are aiding in conservation efforts.

March 13, 2024

Join Anton Grechukha, who will be presenting via Zoom to hear about diseases, treatments, and Alberta bee-keeping trends.

Register in advance for this meeting:

April 10, 2024

April’s Monthly meeting will be hosting Dr. Scott Debnam again! He will be speaking on early spring decisions and best practices, as well as multiple colony goals, such as honey production, nuc production, queen rearing and varroa mite mitigation. Learn about the best way to manage your bees in the spring for a successful season.

May 22, 2024

AGM and monthly club meeting. Reminder: this meeting and all monthly CDBA meetings going forward will be at the Spruce Cliff Community Association (3375 Spruce Dr SW, Calgary).

CDBA Summer BBQ – Save the Date!

More details to be announced soon.

Date: June 22, 2024

Location: Edworthy Park – Picnic Site #4

Bees and Beers

Need some bee chatter? Join us at the Danish Candian Club for buzzing chatter.

Location: The Danish Canadia Club
727 11 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2R 0E3
Date / Time: 

CDBA AGM and May Meeting – 

Date: May 22, 2024

Location: Spruce Cliff Community Center – 3375 Spruce Dr SW, Calgary, AB T3C 3A3

Join us for the Annual General Meeting,