2015 Butterfly Season

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Member Night - March 20 (5-8pm)

For Kidspace Members Only to be the first to adopt their caterpillars and enjoy exclusive buggy programming with the theme of Butterfly Masquerade & Moth Ball!

 

Bug Fair - March 21 & 22

Caterpillar Adoption Days Kick-off! Chat with bug specialists, adopt insects or arachnids, participate in a ladybug release, attend a Wormy Composting Workshop, and get your caterpillars.

 

Caterpillar Adoption Days - March 21 through May 3

Painted Lady Caterpillars will be available in the Busy Bee Learning Store (while supplies last on a weekly basis of stock). There are no holds and no shipping. Please call one week ahead with requests of purchasing over 40 caterpillars.

 

Grand Butterfly Release - May 2 & 3

Over a thousand butterflies will be released into the Kidspace Gardens, with a release at 2pm each day. Please arrive early to enjoy all of the day's activities and to avoid admission lines.

Witness the magic of metamorphosis by adopting a Painted Lady Caterpillar during Kidspace's Butterfly Season.  Your caterpillar and care guide will be $4 in the Busy Bee Learning Store, or $18 for a cup of 5 caterpillars (while supplies last on a weekly basis).  Butterfly Season kick-off will start with a special Members-Only Night on March 20, where Kidspace Members will be the first to adopt their caterpillars and take part in "buggy" programming. Then learn about entomology all weekend at Kidspace's Bug Fair!

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You can call ahead to check stock (626-449-9144, x. 5223 or x. 5200) before your visit, but caterpillar holds will not be accommodated. If you already have your caterpillars and need another copy of the Care Guide Instructions, view brochure (coming soon).