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Monarch Magic!

Saturday, September 9


10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Ada Hayden Heritage Park, 5205 Grand Ave, Ames, Iowa

Which age/grade is welcome?

Students of all ages and their families.


Mike Kellner
(515) 232-0048

About this event

Monarch Magic is a free, family-friendly event for all ages taking place at Ada Hayden Heritage Park. Experience the magic of tagging a monarch butterfly to help scientists track their migration, and participate in many fun activities to learn more about this butterfly and other pollinators!

Saturday, September 9, 2023 – 10 am -1 pm, Ada Hayden Heritage Park – 5205 Grand Ave, Ames, Iowa (meet at the NE parking lot shelter to check-in)

Loads of Monarch-Themed Super Fun Activities!
Did we mention it’s FREE? (….and educational too!)
• Monarch displays!
• Create a Monarch craft!
• Identify Monarch-friendly plants!
• Monarch survival games & activities!
• Monarch migration passport game for prizes!
• Monarch and pollinator kid-friendly obstacle course!
• Monarch habitat and life cycle challenges!
• Have fun learning Monarch caterpillar survival tactics!
• Be a community scientist and see, measure & weigh, and tag live Monarchs!