Science Pub: The Happiness of the Bee

At Dargan's Irish Pub & Restaurant, 18 E. Ortega Street

March 11, 2024 / 6:30 PM–8:00 PM

Come with us on a journey to the beehive, where we will learn about the practical science of beekeeping and the critical role of these and other pollinators in our ecosystems.

Melissa Cronshaw, local expert on natural beekeeping and environmental educator, will delve into the fascinating world of bees, unraveling the secrets of their complex social structures, the importance of pollination in sustaining our environment, and the challenges faced by bee populations today.

Whether you're a seasoned beekeeper or a curious enthusiast, this journey into the intricate realm of bees promises to be both educational and inspiring. Join for an enlightening exploration that highlights the delicate balance between humanity and these essential pollinators.

Join our fun and friendly conversation and quench your thirst for knowledge about science and nature in this ongoing series of free science talks held on the second Monday of every month. No tickets or reservations required, but be sure to get to Dargan’s (18 E. Ortega St. in downtown Santa Barbara) early to secure a seat and order your favorite food and drink.

For more information, contact Jessica Prichard at 805-682-4711 ex. 108 or

Photos by Sara Prince