Feeling a Little Batty? Head to the Bat Festival

If you live in the DC metro area, here is a family friendly event that is sure to drive you batty. From the folks over at Gulf Branch Nature Center in Arlington:

Enjoy a thoroughly batty evening and add to your knowledge of local night life at this bat conservation and appreciation program.

See a presentation with live bats from 6:30-7:15 pm.

All other activities on-going:

  • go on a walk to see bats flying and to hear their echolocation calls,
  • learn about foods that are pollinated by bats,
  • play bat games,
  • make a bat craft,
  • take a bat quiz
  • visit our bat art gallery

Live bat shows will be presented by Leslie Sturges, Director of ‘Save Lucy, A Little Brown Bat’ , an organization established to promote the conservation and protection of bats in this region.

When: Saturday, August 18, 2012, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Gulf Branch Nature Center, 3608 Military Road, Arlington, VA 22207
Cost: $5/person

Registration required. Get details and learn more.


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