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Migration Celebration

2000-1 East 151st Street
Carmel, IN 46033
(317) 770-4400
Dates: September 19, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Price: FREE
  • Overview

    Monarch butterflies are on the wing migrating through Indiana and on to their overwintering grounds in central Mexico. Celebrate this fascinating insect at the nature center. Enjoy a Mariachi band that adds the Mexican culture of celebration, The Day of the Dead, which includes the monarchs as an important symbol. Take home a milkweed plant to provide food for next year’s caterpillars. There will be music crafts, games for kids, face painting and a bounce house. If all goes as planned, we will have the opportunity to release monarch butterflies! Stay for lunch served from a local food truck.

    3:00 pm: A special speaker will discuss the needs of monarchs, other butterflies, and pollinators. Learn what to plant to attract these beautiful insects.

    Date: Saturday, September 19
    Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Ages: All
    Cost: Free
    Location: Cool Creek Nature Center
    Pre-registration: Not Required

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