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Butterflies discussed at Dickson Mounds' 'Tot Time'

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LEWISTOWN, Ill. -- The Illinois State Museum Dickson Mounds will feature a discussion of butterflies for its "Tot Time" program next month.

Children and accompanying adults may learn about native butterflies and moths while viewing different species.

The event will be at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 3.

Lewistown resident Max Johnson will lead the discussion. He is a 4-H member with an interest in entomology.

One butterfly per family will be released on the museum's grounds at the end of the program. Butterflies will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. Groups of eight or more should call in advance.

Tot Time is sponsored is sponsored by the city of Lewistown , Doug Dennis of Manito, Havana National Bank and G-M Mechanical of Canton .

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