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1st Annual Monarch Festival

September 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join the Wapsi River Center staff as we celebrate Monarch Butterflies during this day long festival from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 14, 2019.

During the day, we will have kid’s activities such as butterfly crafts, face painting, a story corner, a photo booth, and education stations.

Ms. MariPosa’s Monarch Butterfly Bus will also be onsite for the entire festival.

The friends of the Wapsi Center will provide a taco bar for lunch from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

There will be a monarch presentation at 10:00 A.M., a prairie hike and butterfly catching at 11:00 A.M., monarch tagging and testing at 1:00 P.M., and make your own seed balls at 2:00 P.M.

This event is FREE and fun for the entire family, but registration is REQUIRED.

Please call 563-328-3286 to register your family today!


September 14, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Wapsi River Environmental Education Center
31555 52nd Ave Dixon, IA 52745 + Google Map