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Explore the life cycle of the butterfly March 9 at the Nevada State Museum, Carson City

By Chris Moran

CARSON CITY — Explore the life cycle of butterflies, view butterfly wings using a microscope and discover the kinds of butterflies that live in Nevada during the Fun With Butterflies program from 1 to 3:30 p.m. March 9 at the Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St. in Carson City.

In groups of eight, guests will participate in a 30-minute lab or art project, or both. The hands-on nature program is aimed at children ages 6 to 11 interested in science and examining real specimens in a lab setting.

The program is part of the museum’s popular Family Fun Saturdays series that will continue on select weekends through spring.

Fun With Butterflies will take place in the museum’s natural history discovery lab. The event is free for museum members and children 17 and younger. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Adult tickets are $8 and available at the admissions desk. For more information, call 687-4810 ext. 237 or email [email protected]

 

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