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POLLINATOR PALOOZA

Pollinator Palooza, McDonald Garden Center
Wednesday- Sunday June 19-23, 2019
Independence Boulevard Location

Pollinator Palooza

On June 17-23, people throughout the United States will be celebrating National Pollinator Week - a time to celebrate pollinators and spread the word about what you can do to protect them and promote healthy pollinator populations.

To bring awareness to this important cause, McDonald Garden Center is celebrating Pollinator Week with Pollinator Palooza, an event filled with activities from Wednesday, June 19, 2019 to Sunday, June 23rd.

Exhibits/Displays
• Monarch Butterfly Tent, Independence Boulevard, Wednesday – Sunday, June 19 - 22, 9am-6pm - featuring caterpillars, adult butterflies laying eggs on milkweed, pupating chrysalises, emerging chrysalises and live butterflies.
• White Monarch Butterfly Exhibit, Independence Boulevard, Wednesday – Saturday, June 19 - 22, 9am-6pm - your once-in-a-lifetime chance to see these extremely rare, silvery, adult monarch butterflies.
• Honey Bee Observation Hive – Independence Boulevard, Wednesday - Saturday, June 19-22, 9am-6pm.

Activities
• Free Butterfly Tent Feedings – Independence Boulevard, Friday & Saturday, June 21-22, 10am-2pm.
• Thumbprint Pots Kids’ Workshop, Independence Boulevard, Saturday, June 22, 11:00am $15
• Free Kids’ Seminar: How to Raise a Monarch Butterfly, Independence Boulevard, Saturday, June 22, 11:30am
• Pollinator Container Workshop, Independence Boulevard, Saturday, June 22, 2:00pm $40
• Free Seminar: How to Attract Pollinators Independence Boulevard, Saturday, June 22, 3:00pm

Special Promotions/Giveaways

• Ladybug Giveaway - Independence Boulevard, Friday, June 21, 2019
First 100 customers will receive a FREE pack of ladybugs with purchase
• Milkweed Seed Pack Giveaway - Independence Boulevard, Saturday, June 22,
First 200 customers will receive a FREE pack of milkweed seeds with purchase
• Caterpillar Cabanas Available for Purchase (includes caterpillar, milkweed & habitat) - Independence, Great Neck, Cedar Road and Colony Square Markets, Wednesday - Saturday, June 19 – 22, 9am – 6pm, (while supplies last).
• Monarch Chrysalises Available for Purchase - Independence Boulevard, Wednesday - Saturday, June 19 – 22, 9am – 6pm (while supplies last).
• Great Deals on Pollinator Plants, Habitats & More – all McDonald locations, Monday - Sunday, June 17 -23, 9am-6pm, (selection varies by location, while supplies last).
• Beekeepers with Local Honey for Purchase – Independence Boulevard, Friday & Saturday, June 21-22, 10am-2pm.