WINFIELD -- The Tuscarawas County Beekeepers Association will have its next meeting on Thursday, April 11 at the Winfield United Methodist Church, 5247 Route 516, Winfield, at 7 p.m.

Jason and Angie Bosler will present "Catching Swarms: Preparing For The Call" as the educational program for the evening. The group will also hold the judging of its T-shirt design contest. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

On May 9, group members will hold a pollinating plant exchange and hear guest speaker Denise Ellsworth, Ohio State University/OARDC program director of honey bee and native pollinator education, discuss pollinating plants.

Additional upcoming events for the club include a field day on June 15 at the Brandywine Center and the club's picnic on July 13 at Dover Park (Deis Hill).

Membership in the Tuscarawas County Beekeepers Association is open to anyone who has an interest in beekeeping. Dues are $8 per individual and $10 per household.

For information, call Association President Ray Wirt at 330-323-5525, visit the club's web site at or view the group's Facebook page.