Celebrate Spring at the 14th Annual Great Zoo Egg-stravaganza!
Eureka, March 14, 2012—Get a jump start on spring at Sequoia Park Zoo’s 14th annual Great Zoo Egg-stravaganza. Bring the kids to the Zoo for a hopping good time as they learn fun facts about animals that flit, flutter and fly in the springtime sky on Saturday, April 7 from noon to 4 p.m.
In addition to the annual Egg Hunt (for 8 and under) and Egg-spedition (for 9 and up), volunteers will be on hand to guide children through an egg-citing array of activities, including:
- Honey Bee Toss
- Bunny Hop
- Insect Hide & Seek
- Egg Decorating
- Wildflower Crafts
- Butterfly Clothespin Crafts
There’s also a self-guided chalk walk to explore Springtime at the Zoo, up close and personal encounters with some of our newer residents, and a newly-egg-spanded animal enrichment schedule:
- 12:30 Gibbons
- 1:00 Spider Monkeys
- 1:30 Ravens
- 2:00 Barnyard
- 2:30 Chacoan Peccaries
- 3:00 Red Pandas
- 3:30 Cotton-top tamarins
All Eggstravaganza activities are included in the price of Zoo admission; Zoo members join the fun for free! So, rain or shine, bring the whole family and connect with the wild inside you on Saturday, April 7 from noon to 4 p.m. at Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W Street in Eureka. For more information, visit www.sequoiaparkzoo.net.
Special thanks to our sponsors: Times-Standard, Les Schwab Tires, KHUM 104.7, KISSFM 99.1, KSLG 94.1, KXGO 93, The Edge 106.7, The Point 100.3, Mix 95.1, Bicoastal Media, Safeway, Cloney’s Pharmacies, Coast Central Credit Union, Nilsen Co., St. Joseph & Redwood Memorial Hospital, and Urology Associates.
The mission of the Sequoia Park Zoo Foundation is to promote and stimulate interest in the Sequoia Park Zoo and support the zoo’s development, operation and education programs through fundraising, marketing, and other initiatives designed to enhance the zoo experience.
Contact: Megan Stobb, Events Coordinator
Phone: (707) 442-5649
Photos: Top right - A young Sequoia Park Zoo visitor enjoys her first ever Egg Hunt at the Great Zoo Eggstravaganza.
Bottom right - Visitors enjoy the Bunny Hop at Sequoia Park Zoo's Great Zoo Eggstravaganza.
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