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Monarchs, Meadows & More!

09-19-21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join the CVH Animal Sanctuary for our FREE “Sunday at the Sanctuary” event – MONARCHS, MEADOWS & MORE!

The sanctuary is all aflutter over our upcoming FREE “Sunday at the Sanctuary” event – MONARCHS, MEADOWS & MORE!  Join us as we explore the wonders of butterflies, bees and pollinators, the plants that sustain them, and how to protect these incredible creatures. 
So, come on down to the sanctuary to enjoy a one-of-a-kind pollinator party and a chance to marvel at the natural environment all around us.  Bring the whole family, meet our experts and experience our amazing line up of activities:


  • Monarch Butterfly tagging with Sandy Schill
  • Meadow net sweeping and insect discovery with Entomologist, Dr. Rayda Krell
  • “The birds that call the sanctuary home” with Ken Elkins of Audubon Center Bent of the River
  • Native and exotic butterflies with Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory
  • Drawing pollinator flowers with artist, Kim Hossler
  • Backyard Beekeeping with Peter Ferreira, sanctuary apiarist and owner of Ferreira Homestead & Apiary
  • “Catherine’s Craft Corner” – paint your very own monarch yard marker, or butterfly and praying mantis masks
  • Start or enhance your own garden with our native pollinator plant sale
Companion Pet Rescue will be at the sanctuary with adoptable pets.
If you are looking to adopt this is a great opportunity or just stop by to visit with them.


All participants must register. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Cancellations due to weather will be posted on our website.
Limited registration.



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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary
8 Commerce Rd
Newtown, CT 06470 United States
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