Sweet Pete's, Sustainable Springfield and Sun Ray Cinema Host 2nd Annual Beepalooza

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Sweet Pete's is excited to partner with Sun Ray Cinema, Five Points and local non-profit, Sustainable Springfield to host a free family event. Learn about bee gardening, make marshmallow bees, taste all types of honey and enjoy a bee documentary.

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Sweet Pete's is an all natural sweet shoppe. The shoppe focuses on always using natural, quality ingredients. Honey is often used as an ingredient in many of their fine chocolates and candies. Sweet Pete's is excited to celebrate the sweetness of honey and share our love of this natural sweetener with our customers!

Attend all or some of their sweet honey bee related activities! This is a FREE event!

Friday May 25th- 5:00 to 7:00 pm Honey Happy Hour! Enjoy samples of honey, cheeses, honey truffles and honey nougat. Enjoy Savannah Bee Company Tupelitos and a Mead Wine Tasting.

Saturday May 26th-
Sweet Pete's
10:30- 5:00 Make a Honey Marshmallow Bee and Decorate it!
Kids Honey Documentary in the Party Room
Honey Tasting, Enjoy Honey Truffle and Honey Nougat Samples.

10:30 am- Landscaping for Bees- Sustainable Springfield- Laura St. Community Garden
http://www.sustainablespringfield.net/index.html

11:00 Am- Sun Ray Cinema- Five Points- Queen of the Sun- What are the bees telling us?
http://www.queenofthesun.com/ (There is an admission charge for the movie) Enjoy complimentary Sweet Pete's honey truffles and honey nougat candies.

4:00 pm- Bee Class - Sustainable Springfield- Laura St. Community Garden

10% of Sweet Pete's Sales during events will be donated to Sustainable Springfield for the building of the Bee Flower Garden.

Sweet Pete's was founded in 2010 by Peter Behringer, a 20 year candy maker and also, the "Peter" of Peterbrooke Chocolatier. Peter is proud to be a candy maker who has cleaned up his act.    

Sun Ray Cinema first opened 1927 as the Riverside Theatre, the cinema was the first in the city equipped to screen films with sound. Under new leadership Sun-Ray Cinema is restoring the theatre, with the goal of making it the anchor for the neighborhood that it once was. The theatre screens new blockbusters, the best of the films that typically fly beneath the radar, and everything in between with the highest standards of presentation and experience.

Sustainable Springfield is a 501c3 non-profit in Historic Springfield in Jacksonville, Florida. They are working to turn local liabilities into local assets. Their first project was to turn a vacant blighted lot in to a vibrant Community Garden. The community garden has been very successful and received a Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Award from the Mayor in 2010.

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Allison Behringer
Sweet Pete's
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