Party for the Planet (Free Day)
Party for the Planet: Come Celebrate Earth Day at Sequoia Park Zoo!
Sequoia Park Zoo and Foundation is excited to announce Party for the Planet, our annual Earth Day celebration – taking place on Sunday, April 21st, 2019. This is a FREE DAY at the Zoo with admission generously sponsored by Bayside Garden Supply and Royal Gold Soil.
The Zoo has partnered with local Humboldt County community organizations and conservation groups to inspire and educate all ages on how to be great citizens and caretakers of our planet.
With activities starting at Noon, guests can visit eco-exhibitors, participate in fun children’s activities, enjoy animal feedings, learn about native plants, and see conservation in action! All will be invited to make a personal commitment to the future of the planet with a written pledge in the Pledge Garden. Free native plant and wildflower seed giveaway while supplies last. Delicious food and treats will be available for purchase at the Zoo Café, snack shacks around the Zoo, and from Hooked Kettle Corn. Volunteers are still needed for this event, visit www.sequoiaparkzoo.net to sign up.
What: Party for the Planet an Earth Day Celebration
When: Sunday, April 21, 2019 – Activities from 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Zoo Open 10:00 AM-5:00 PM, Free Admission All Day
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W Street, Eureka
Admission: FREE ADMISSION sponsored by Bayside Garden Supply and Royal Gold Soil
“We are super excited that Bayside Garden Supply and Royal Gold Soil are giving back to our community in a big way by serving as sponsors for this free day,” said Leigh Pierre-Oetker, Executive Director of the Zoo Foundation. Conservation partners include Lost Foods Nursery, Northcoast Environmental Center, Redwood Coast American Association of Zookeepers, Eel River Recovery Project, the Yurok Tribe, HSU Natural History Museum, Samara Restoration, Greenway Partners, City of Eureka and many other organizations will come together to celebrate the sustainability of planet earth. This event will also showcase the Zoo’s native plant initiative with the emphasis on increasing biodiversity throughout the Zoo and community. “Come join us at the BIGGEST Earth Day celebration in Humboldt County!” said Ashley Mobley, Director of Marketing & Events for the Zoo Foundation.
The Mission of Sequoia Park Zoo is to inspire conservation of the natural world by instilling wonder, respect and passion for wildlife.