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Learn Fun Facts About the State Insect During This Firefly-Themed Event

Fireflies are beautiful, but how much do you really know about them? Learn more about these mysterious creatures on Saturday, July 6th, when the Children’s Museum hosts an exhibit aptly titled, Fabulous Fireflies!

On Saturday, Peggy Butler, educator and host of the Pennsylvania Firefly Festival, will be at the Museum to tell visitors about Pennsylvania's State Insect, the Firefly! Learn about their habitat, the 15 different species of fireflies, and why they are important to our ecosystem. Peggy will bring an assortment of hands-on-crafts and interactive information for the younger set and will give an engaging presentation for older kids and adults.

The Pennsylvania Firefly Festival, Inc. has a mission of educating the public about firefly science and conservation. PAFF also celebrates the annual PA Firefly Festival on the fourth Saturday in June. This coincides with the mating displays of over fifteen different species of firefly in the Allegheny National Forest area including the Synchronous firefly and the unique "Chinese Lantern" firefly along the Tionesta Creek.

Located in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, the purpose of the Children’s Museum is to enrich the lives of people in the region by fostering a lifelong love of learning through enjoyable interactive programs and exhibits that bring out the imagination of every child and the child in every visitor. Now, more than 30 years since opening its doors, the museum welcomes over 25,000 visitors per year.

Allow the Children’s Museum to spark your imagination at Fabulous Fireflies! Admission to Fabulous Fireflies is included with Children’s Museum admission. Museum admission is $6.50 per person and free for children under 12 months.

This event promises to be a fun time! Join your family, friends, and neighbors of B’nai B’rith Senior Apartments in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and see what all the buzz is about!

Event Time/Date:
Saturday, July 6, 2019—10:00 AM

Event Venue Location:
Children’s Museum
2 West 7th Street
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815

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