Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Butterfly Festival at Tyler Arboretum

Butterfly Festival
Saturday, August 24th
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Say a fond farewell to the monarch butterflies as they are tagged and released for their southern migration to Mexico! Experts will be on hand with tips on creating a butterfly friendly habitat in home gardens with all their favorite plants. Learn all about butterflies native to our area, transformation from egg to caterpillar, then to chrysalis, and finally to butterfly and hear about butterfly secrets. Discover bugs like never before with amazing live and mounted specimens brought by John the Bug Man Insect Educators. Games and make-and-take crafts round out the day.

Delicious stone-fired pizza will be available for purchase from the Pizza Wagon, and as always, visitors are invited to bring picnic lunches.

Free with admission; no pre-registration required; rain or shine


For more information  http://www.tylerarboretum.org

Location:  515 Painter Road Media, PA 19063

This event is appropriate for children ages 4 and older.

Cost:   $6 members, $8 non-members 

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