This year, Papillion is celebrating its 150th anniversary with many events.
Throughout the Summer, see the beautiful “Wings Over Papillion” Butterfly Bench Public Art Project with uniquely painted butterfly benches throughout Papillion!
Papillion 150 is the community’s celebration of 150 years, 1870-2020.
Enjoy a wonderful family-friendly activity exploring around Papillion. Several of the benches are located in the downtown area, with several within walking distance around the library.
“Wings Over Papillion” Butterfly Bench Public Art Project features the work of a variety of artists. who were invited to submit their creative ideas. Some highlight Papillion’s history and culture, while others showcase colorful and inspiring designs.
Additionally, large butterfly murals which are part of The Butterfly Effect, will be created throughout Papillion.
Visitors are invited to take a fun picture in front of one of the Social Butterfly Installations. Text the picture to 402-215-2464 and they will make a donation on your behalf to the Papillion Community Foundation and other selected community organizations.
Post your picture with the following hashtags: #papillion150 #butterflyeffect #socialbutterfly
More Butterfly Benches can be found at Halleck Park, Papillion Landing, and various other places around Papillion.
TIP: Be sure to stop by Graley’s Creamery & Confections, a favorite place for ice cream!