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Children’s Monarch Fest
July 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
Families – come out to Wilder Park for a day of fun and learning about the monarch butterfly. Enjoy exhibits and activities that focus on conservation and preservation of the monarch butterfly and native plants. The Children’s Monarch Fest is held in conjunction with the Elmhurst Garden Club’s Garden Walk & Faire.
- The Butterfly Lady Pat Miller speaking on “Monarch Magic” at 11am & 12:30pm
- educational exhibits
- live butterfly tent
- free milkweed giveaway (while supplies last)
- native plant sale
- monarch make-and-take crafts
- Be A Monarch photo-op
- face painting and more! (1pm-3pm)
Parents can talk to master gardeners and conservation organizations to find out how best to support monarchs at home.