Tag: insects

July 6, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Did you know that more than 2 billion people around the world eat insects? Learn more about entomophagy, a sustainable form of high-quality protein, and stick around for some snacking. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.  


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March 13, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Butterflies are important pollinators and the Butterfly Pavilion will be here to educate us on how to provide elements that help attract these beautiful animals to our backyard.  From food, water, and shelter, learn how to create an inviting environment in your yard for butterflies.

Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
March 13, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

We’re going on a Bug Safari! Experts from the Butterfly Pavilion will be our guides as they introduce us to live invertebrates from around the globe and teach about their characteristics, where and how they live, and why they are important in our world. Appropriate for all ages. Participants must be at least 3-years-hold to hold Rosie the tarantula. This program is part of Dig It, Anythink’s month-long celebration of gardening, backyard farming and more. Space is limited; registration encouraged. 

March 30, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The Battle Royale series kicks-off this month with a DIY bug robot showdown! Each participant will make their own bug robot, then test them out in the Battle Royale Arena - a shrinking play field. Test your engineering skills, battle it out, learn new skills and make new friends! This multi-player showdown will make for nothing short of a great time!

Teen, Tween
March 12, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Explore the amazing world of insects including body structure, insect life cycles, habitats, adaptations and the role insects play as pollinators and recyclers. Get up-close and personal with insects, spiders and other arthropods from around the world. Appropriate for kids in grades 1-3.

March 26, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 6:50 pm

Get up-close and personal with insects, spiders and other arthropods from around the garden and the world. Explore the amazing world of insects including body structure, insect life cycles, habitats, adaptations and the role insects play as pollinators and recyclers. Refreshments will be served. Appropriate for families and all ages. Space is limited; registration is required.

Children, Family, Tween