(A bit of news from Beekeeping Around the World. In British Columbia it's the "Day of the Honey Bee".)
The Day of the Honey Bee is becoming a national day of celebration of the value of honey bees to pollination and food production. Many beekeepers, clubs, farmers markets and retail honey outlets are hosting special events, putting up displays and presenting information and activities that help to educate the public about bee-haviour and bee-friendly gardening and agricultural practices.
Read more: http://www.bcbeekeepers.com/?page_id=275