hobbies http://wmuk.org en Beekeepers Mourn But Remain Fascinated With Nature's Pollinators http://wmuk.org/post/beekeepers-mourn-remain-fascinated-natures-pollinators <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The honey bee in the United States is suffering stress from pesticides, mites and what is termed Colony Collapse Disorder. Adding to that stress was this year’s long, cold winter which was fatal to many local bee colonies.</span></p><p> Mon, 12 May 2014 22:48:38 +0000 Nancy Camden 14195 at http://wmuk.org Beekeepers Mourn But Remain Fascinated With Nature's Pollinators Young and Old Collect Ancient, Unique Currency in Kalamazoo http://wmuk.org/post/young-and-old-collect-ancient-unique-currency-kalamazoo <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Kalamazoo club meets at the </span>12th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Street Baptist church in Kalamazoo to follow their passion of collecting old money.</span></p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:09:07 +0000 Nancy Camden 13238 at http://wmuk.org Young and Old Collect Ancient, Unique Currency in Kalamazoo Chivalry Lives on Through Medieval Reenacters http://wmuk.org/post/chivalry-lives-through-medieval-reenacters <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.midrealm.org/andelcrag/valday/index.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">St. Valentine’s Day Massacre</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Kalamazoo is a public event put on by the </span><a href="http://www.midrealm.org/andelcrag/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Society for Creative Anachronism</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">—an international group that tries to recreate </span>pre-17th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century Europe as best they can.</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 04:24:16 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 12251 at http://wmuk.org Chivalry Lives on Through Medieval Reenacters Go dog sledding with the Husky Club http://wmuk.org/post/go-dog-sledding-husky-club <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyd5hKR3IHI</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Saturday, the </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/kalamazoohuskyclub" style="line-height: 1.5;">Kalamazoo Husky Club</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will host sled dog rides to benefit local animal shelters. The event will be at&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.petsuppliesplus.com/">Pets Supplies Plus</a> on Gull Road in Kalamazoo.</span></p><p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:48:08 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 11838 at http://wmuk.org Go dog sledding with the Husky Club Handle ancient weapons...and learn about them too http://wmuk.org/post/handle-ancient-weaponsand-learn-about-them-too <p>On Saturday, Keith Nelson of <a href="http://www.southsidedojo.com/">Southside Dojo</a> will give an <a href="http://www.kpl.gov/teens/ancient-weapons.aspx">interactive demonstration</a> of ancient weapons and fighting styles at the Kalamazoo Public Library. He’ll show off weapons like the katana, the kind of sword you might see in a Japanese samurai movie.</p><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:23:34 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 11105 at http://wmuk.org Handle ancient weapons...and learn about them too