Kid’s Night Bugs Program at Dickson Mounds Museum on July 28

Release Date: 

Friday, July 6, 2018

ISM Location: 

Dickson Mounds
For Immediate Release:

LEWISTOWN, IL – At Dickson Mounds Museum on Saturday, July 28, 2018, from 8:00-11:00 p.m. the Kid’s Night program will be ‘Bugs.’  Using special equipment to attract insects, entomology expert Jim Wiker will share his knowledge and teach participants about the different species.  Participants may also enjoy viewing insect specimens from the Illinois State Museum’s collections.

Admission is free; however, donations are appreciated.  Registration is not required.  Participants should dress for the outdoors, and bring their own flashlights and blankets or lawn chairs.  This Kid’s Night program is recommended for kids five years old and up with an adult. 

The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175. Also visit us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds or online at the Dickson Mounds link on the Illinois State Museum website at www.illinoisstatemuseum.org.

Contact Person: 

Christa Foster

Contact Email: 

christa.foster@illinois.gov

Contact Phone: 

(309) 547-3721

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