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Saturday, July 21 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cost: Included with admission
Learn all about the creepy crawly world of insects & spiders! This family-friendly event will include hands-on activities and lots of opportunities to meet live critters. This event is included in the cost of admission to the Nature Center & Preserve and is FREE to our members!
Activities for the event will include:
Hissing cockroach meet & greet (10 – 1)
SWIMGA seed planting
Pollinator garden info packets and free milkweed seeds (while supplies last)
Live & preserved insects to observe – including observing with a microscope!
Beekeeping demo / info station
Firefly station celebrating the official Indiana state insect, the Say’s firefly – with info and a craft – The Say’s firefly is named for Thomas Say, who was an entomologist who worked and lived in New Harmony in the 1820s.
Draw a bug craft
Guided bug hunts periodically through the day