Where the Wild Kids Are
Celebrate Culture, Music Dance and Art at the Sacramento Zoo


WHAT’S HAPPENING: Enjoy an energetic celebration of kids and culture at Where the Wild Kids Are. Dancers, singers and storytellers will entertain guests throughout the day. Visitors will also enjoy Zoo hands-on artifacts in the Discovery Room, crafts, and interactive Education Stations – all free with regular Zoo admission.

WHERE:Sacramento Zoo, at the corner of Land Park Dr. and Sutterville Rd. in William Land Park.

WHEN:Saturday, May 4th, 9 am to 4 pm

WHAT’S GOING ON: Enjoy an energetic celebration of kids and culture at Where the Wild Kids Are, Saturday, May 4th, from 9 am to 4 pm. This celebration features dancers, singers, storytellers of all ages and community organizations that represent our region’s rich cultural diversity.

Live entertainment will showcase a variety of energetic groups including, Folklorico Aztlan de Sacramento and Kaulumele Polynesian dancers. Other participants and exhibitors include K12, California Automobile Museum, Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, Friends of San Juan de Oriente and the Zoo’s mascot, Gus the Green Tree Frog.

Bring the family to the Sacramento Zoo to enjoy an educational and entertaining event. Along with the dancers, singers and storytellers, guests can also enjoy hands-on artifacts in the Discovery Room, Zoo crafts, face painting and interactive Education Stations. As always, the Zoo’s regularly scheduled Keeper Chats, Giraffe Encounters and Wildlife Stage Shows will occur throughout the day.

Children learning to hula at Where the Wild Kids Are 2012

Activity Schedule

10:00 am

Reptile House Keeper Chat

10:30 am

Ground Hornbill Keeper Chat

11:00 am

Zoo P.I. Critter Caper Stage Show

11:25 am

Giraffe Encounter

1:30 pm

Wildlife Stage Show

2:00 pm

Giraffe Encounter

2:15 pm

River Hog and Bongo Keeper Chat

2:30 pm

River Otter Keeper Chat

2:45 pm

Chimpanzee Keeper Chat

 

Sacramento Zoo – Wildly Inspiring!

Open since 1927, the Sacramento Zoo is home to more than 500 native, rare and endangered animals and is one of over 200 accredited institutions of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.  Located near the corner of Land Park Drive and Sutterville Road in William Land Park, the Zoo is wholly managed by the non-profit Sacramento Zoological Society.  This Sacramento treasure inspires conservation awareness through education and recreation.  Open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, general admission is $11.25; children ages 2-11 are $7.25 and one and under are admitted free.  Parking is free throughout the park or ride Regional Transit bus #6. For information, call 916-808-5888 or visit saczoo.org.

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