FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
ALYSSA COOK-ALEXANDER- 216-635-3274
It's tourist season at Cleveland Metroparks �Bug City.�
Meet the citizens of Cleveland Metroparks �Bug City� event on
Saturday, August 11 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Garfield Park
Nature Center in Garfield Park Reservation in Garfield
Children are queuing up to get their passports, marking them
official travellers of Bug City. After going through the welcome
area, children can receive their passports.
Visitors of all ages are encouraged to take in the sites, learn
about the importance of bugs by travelling through the seven
districts of Bug City.
Bug House - See a great variety of bugs (both, live
and mounted) from native Ohio critters to African
Garden District - Stop by the Garden District and get
garden tips on which plants will attract certain bugs with the
Master Gardeners. See live and mounted butterflies, and meet some
beekeepers while learning all about bees and tasting some delicious
Culinary Bugstitute - With all the walking around the
seven districts, a good place to stop and enjoy a snack in Bug City
is the Culinary Bugstitute with Chef Gene White and his bug-cooking
demonstrations and samples.
Art District - Take in a show in the Art District with
the new Alberti's Flea Circus or take a buggy voyage with
Capt'n Willie and enjoy �buggy' music with Gary Lee.
Bug Safari Land - Experience Bug SafariLand and
enjoy the great bug hunt, the ant trail, and a must-do activity for
kids - the Mealworm 500, where kids can watch the mealworms race to
the finish line!
Buggywood - Drop into Buggywood for Bug Bingo and a
Predator Alley - Walk down Predator Alley to see live
animals from Lake Erie Nature & Science Center and test your
Children can get a passport to be stamped throughout Bug City's
districts and complete a variety of activities. After the
children receive at least five stamps, they can redeem their
passport for a specially-designed Bug City prize.
Families can also take rides on the Bug Express train
Garfield Park Nature Center is located off the Broadway Avenue
entrance of Garfield Park Reservation in Garfield Heights - north
of the I-480/Broadway Avenue exit.
For more information, call 216-341-3152 or visit
Find out what the �buzz� is all about at �Bug City� in
Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life, naturally!