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Monarch Fest

Event Details

May 21, 2016 1:00 PM — May 21, 2016 4:00 PM
Location: Indian Creek Nature Center
6665 Otis Rd SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Contact Name: Rachel Bailey
Email: naturecenter@indiancreeknaturecenter.org
Phone: 319-362-0664
Website: http://indiancreeknaturecenter.org/

Event Description

Enjoy a fun-filled day of games, activities and learning at this family-friendly festival! Monarch Fest will feature guest speakers from the Monarch Research Project, Monarchs of Eastern Iowa and ICNC staff; tours of the butterfly hoop house; and the chance to make milkweed seed balls. You will learn everything you need to know for the monarch rearing season, including monarch biology, how and why to raise caterpillars indoors, and how to create pollinator gardens. Children will enjoy games and planting activities. Celebrate the journey these extraordinary butterflies make every year and why they are so important to our planet. Visit indiancreeknaturecenter.org for complete descriptions of the presentations. Free.