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2nd Annual Monarch Festival

Join the Wapsi River Center staff for the 2nd Annual Monarch Festival this Saturday Sep 12 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Wapsi River Environmental Education Center (31555 52nd Avenue Dixon).2nd Annual Monarch Festival

This day long festival will include activities for the kids, such as butterfly crafts, seed balls, a photo booth and education stations. Three Box Lunch options will be available for $5 and include a sandwich, pickle spear, chips and a cookie. The sandwich options include Turkey & Cheddar, Roast Beef & Provolone, or Italian.

There will be monarch presentations at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. A prairie hike and butterfly catching will occur from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and again from 12 -1 p.m. Monarch tagging and testing will occur from 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

This event is FREE and fun for the entire family, but registration is LIMITED and REQUIRED. Please call (563) 328-3286 to register your family today.

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/304926660830698.


For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.

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