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Seventh annual Insectival coming next month
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The Insectival is an insect festival with something for the whole family and is coming next month.

On Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Newton county residents can combine learning and fun as The Insectival is for those who love bugs and those who loath them. Join the Rockdale County Cooperative Extension Office as they celebrate insects and learn about these fascinating creatures.

Activities include: Face Painting, Mealworm Races, Insect Collections, Honeybees, "See Like an Insect" Booth, Insects that live under the water! Insect Models, Edible Insects - join the ‘I Ate a Bug' Club, Master Gardener Plant Clinic Booth, Cricket Spitting contest, insects that live in Rockdale County and Live insects to hold! Learn about the GOOD, the BAD and the UGLY of the insect world!

Sponsored by the Rockdale County Cooperative Extension and the Rockdale 4-H Creepy Crawly Bug Club. (770) 278-7373. The event costs $4 per person and will be held at the Rockdale County Cooperative Extension, 1400 Parker Road SE, Parking Lot in Conyers.