Take the kids to learn all about insects at the Insectival at Annmarie Sculpture Gardens and Arts Center in Solomons July 30.
The insect festival will be buzzing with bug themed games, art activities, bug hunts, photo ops and more. A scavenger hunt that will take families through the activities and stations and will end with a prize. Activities will include:
- Insect Show & Tell – Examine preserved specimens to investigate and observe — from ants to grasshoppers to unusual finds.
- Museum of Live Curiosities – Discover creepy crawlies.
- Mosquito Mysteries – Learn all about mosquitoes, including information about mosquito-eating fish.
- Insect Make-N-Takes– Create everything from awesome headgear to bug motels.
- Buggy Bingo Parlor—Play a game, win a prize.
- Pollinator Pretend Play– Buzz and flutter among the flowers, and harvest and sell honey in this imaginative zone.
- Insect I Spy – Investigate along a shady wooded trail. Cool off in the misting station.
The event will run noon to 4 p.m. Tickets are $4. For details call 410-326-4640 or visit annmariegarden.org.