The Greenburgh Nature Center is presenting a live butterfly exhibit and butterfly programs running until September 30.
The indoor exhibit, “Walking Among Live Butterflies,” includes native butterflies such as Monarchs and Painted Ladies in the center’s greenhouse full of fragrant flowers and greenery. The exhibit showcases the life cycle of a butterfly—from egg, to caterpillar, to chrysalis, to butterfly—as well as its relationship with specific plants.
Additional Butterfly programs:
-Flights of Fancy, Saturday, July 31 at 2:30 p.m., an informal chat with Travis Brady, Curator of Living Collections, who will answer any questions about “flying flowers.” Included with museum admission.
-Bold, Beautiful, Breathtaking Butterflies, Sunday, August 22 at 2 p.m., Join Brittany Burgio, Assistant Curator of Living Collections, for a tour through the life of a butterfly, followed with a butterfly craft session. Recommended for children 8 and younger. Members $2, non-members $6.
-Flights of Fancy, Sunday, September 19 at 2:30 p.m., an informal chat with a GNC naturalist. Included with Museum admission.
The exhibit is free for members and children under 2, $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, and $5 for children ages 2 to 12.
The Greenburgh Nature Center is located at 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale. Parking is free and handicapped accessibility available. For further information, call 914-723-3470 or visit www.greenburghnaturecenter.org.