By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– Hands-on adventures in the world of bugs return to the Victor Valley Museum during Insectival on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Explore the fascinating world of arthropods—insects, spiders, centipedes, butterflies, and more. Family fun activities include insect games, take-home creepy-crawly craft creations, Believe It Or Not bug trivia, live insects, and insect stories and activities. Cockroach races, All About Bugs, and Read-a-Bug adventures are included as special presentations.
“The Victor Valley Museum’s Insectival is a special educational experience that will spark curiosity and excitement about the world of bugs,” said Melissa Russo, director of the San Bernardino County Museum system, which includes the Victor Valley Museum. “This family-friendly event is packed with interactive and hands-on activities that promote an awareness of the importance and value of insects as part of our ecosystem.”
“Insectival! and the County Museum’s other exciting events and exhibits reflect the effort by the Board of Supervisors to achieve the Countywide Vision by celebrating arts, culture, and education in the county, creating quality of life for residents and visitors.”
The Victor Valley Museum is a branch of the San Bernardino County Museum located at 11873 Apple Valley Road in Apple Valley. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 (adult), $4 (senior or military), and $2.50 (student). Insectival activities are included with museum admission. Children under 5 and San Bernardino County Museum Association members are free. Parking is free. For more information, visit www.sbcounty.gov/museum. The museum is accessible to persons with disabilities.