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Summer reading program visits butterfly garden


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IRONWOOD — It was a blissful afternoon for youth and adults who attended the Butterfly Fun event Tuesday at the Evelyn BeDore Butterfly Garden in Ironwood.

“Telling the kids just how important the butterflies are to us is very important,” said Sharlene Schaffer, one of the butterfly park creators. “We just want to let them know the butterflies are here and how important they are in a way that is just having some fun with it.”

Kathy Kafczynski, a program assistant at Ironwood Carnegie Library, the event co-sponsor, read the book “Butterfly Surprise...