Insect Day is this Saturday!

Insect Day Schedule

11:00 am – 5:00 pm:
Outdoor Activities:
Display tables & Hands-on exhibits
Flint-knapping demonstration
-Make sure to sign up for an Insect Hike with one of the Insectarium crew !
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm:
Dinner break (keep your entrance receipt to re-enter the park)
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm:
Insect chat with Zack & Jayme (Audubon Insectarum). They will cover the importance of insects, the main insect groups and will end with a virtual tour of the Insectarium.
7:00 pm – 8:45 pm: Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo” – A documentary about the Japanese obsession with beetles and other insects. Jessica Oreck, Director/Writer/Producer, will be with us to introduce the film and answer questions.
8:45 pm – 10:00 pm: “Blacklighting” (attracting nocturnal insects with lights). We will setup “light rigs” outside to see what insects fly in.
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