Monarch Butterfly Watch

Free activities include hands-on outdoor classrooms, take-home crafts for children, butterfly garden tours and nectar plant and seed giveaways. Experts will discuss the history and importance of milkweed and other native nectar plants used by butterflies and how to increase their availability. The film The Flight of the Butterflies will be shown in the Anoli' Theater at Noon and the film The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies will be shown at 2:45 p.m.

Activities Schedule:
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Milkweed plant giveaways (Outside east of Aaittafama' building)
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Make and take crafts (Plaza)

10:30 a.m. Butterfly Garden tour (Meet in the Plaza)
11:45 a.m. Overview of the Monarch Habitat Project (Anoli' Theater)
Noon Flight of the Butterflies film (Anoli' Theater)
12:45 p.m. Q&A session (Anoli' Theater)
1:30 p.m. Butterfly Garden tour (Meet in the Plaza)
2:30 p.m. Overview of the Monarch Habitat Project (Anoli' Theater)
2:45 p.m. Incredible Journey of the Butterflies film (Anoli' Theater)
3:45 p.m. Q&A session (Anoli' Theater)

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