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Sat, August 24 - Parks / Recreation

Bat Festival

Enjoy a thoroughly batty evening and add to your knowledge of local night life, Saturday, August 24, 6-9pm at Gulf Branch Nature Center. Activities include: habitat walks, games, crafts and more - all while learning lots about our favorite furry bug zappers. Halfway thru the evening, everyone is invited to join in a festive lantern parade! Live bat shows will be presented by Leslie Sturges, Director of "Save Lucy, A Little Brown Bat," established to protect and conserve bats in this region. Register children over age 2 and adults; children under 14 must register with an accompanying adult. Register online or call 703-228-4747. $7 fee per participant. This program is supported by the Arlington Education Fund at the Arlington Community Foundation. Download the Bat Festival (PDF) flyer.