JOIN IN OR WATCH CLEVELAND METROPARKS 20THANNIVERSARY "BUG CITY" PARADE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:JULY 13, 2010 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or - DAN CRANDALL - 216-635-3274 Mayor Mantis invites everyone to wear their favorite bug costumesand march in or watch the 20th Anniversary "BugCity"Parade. The free "BugCity" event is on Saturday, August 14th from11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at GarfieldParkNatureCenter in Garfield ParkReservation in Garfield Heights. Line the streets or join the Mayor in the Parade at 1 p.m. And, then after the Parade, enjoy free ladybug cookies (whilesupplies last). Before or after the parade, visitors can enjoy the eight districtsthat make up "BugCity."� ArtDistrict -Listen to 'buggy' music with Gary Lee and class is in sessionwith Dr. Insecta.� B&B Areas -View a variety of butterfly and bee exhibits, including live andmounted butterflies and bees and honey tasting.� Culinary Bugstitute -Enjoy bug cooking demonstrations with Chef Gene White and hisever-tasty bug recipes and sample them, too!� Bug House -View a variety of bug exhibits (live and mounted) from Ohio toAfrica.� Buggywood -Enjoy bug bingo games or take in a puppet show matinee.� Bug SafariLand -Grab a net and take a hike on the great bug hunt, walk the anttrail to learn how ants spend their days and stop by the Mealworm500, where kids can cheer their mealworm to the race finishline!� Garden District -Find bugs enjoying the various gardens.� Predator Alley -Visitors can view the residents of Little Bug City, meet"Vern the Frog" and see live animals provided by LakeErieNature & ScienceCenter. And there's more! Visitors can board BugCity's "BugExpress" train ($1/person) to enjoy the scenic views of thecity, browse the great merchandise selections of EarthWords NatureShops, and enjoy refreshments for purchase. GarfieldParkNatureCenter is located off the Broadway Avenueentrance of Garfield Park Reservation in Garfield Heights - northof the I-480/Broadway Avenue exit. For more information, call 216-341-3152 or visitclevelandmetroparks.com. BugCity is presented with support by "Radio Disney AM1260." Get all the legs ready to march in the 20th Anniversary"BugCity" Parade of Cleveland Metroparks - part of yourlife, naturally!