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Children's Program

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"A Bug's Life"

August 15, 2013 (Thursday) – 10:00 AM–12:00 PM

Use your imagination and shrink down to the size of a bug. See how different the garden looks!

We will explore the gardens as bugs. Stations will be placed throughout the Arboretum with different activities that will give you a peak into a bug's life.

It'll be a fun but educational morning, so make plans to be here. Participants that register will receive a special plant from the Arboretum to take home.

Suggested ages: six and up. Younger ages are also welcome.

This program is designed as a drop-in at anytime during the hours listed. Parents/caregivers are expected to stay with children as they participate in the activities.

Cost: $10 for members, $12 for nonmembers
Registration: Advance registration is requested, but not required. To register in advance, contact Elizabeth Overcash, children's program coordinator at or (919) 513-7011.
Cancellation: Although we understand that unexpected things happen, cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to event will not receive a refund.
Location: JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Directions: Need directions? Click here.
Parking: Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Questions: Please contact Elizabeth Overcash, children's program coordinator, at or (919) 513-7011.

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