Warm Up to Winter with Wild Winter Weekends

Wild winter adventures are waiting for you at the Detroit Zoo.

Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in the wintertime on Wild Winter weekends in January, February and March, 2013. The eighth annual series of family-friendly events feature children’s music, zookeeper talks, games and crafts. All activities are free with regular Zoo admission. 

Wild Winter Arctic Adventure – Jan. 12 and 13, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Embrace the arctic chill of winter with arts and crafts and live performances. Watch ice carving demonstrations and learn about the Zoo’s arctic animals with enrichment activities and zookeeper talks. 

Wild Winter African Adventure – Feb. 9 and 10, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Celebrate Black History Month with an African drum lesson and listen to stories told by Kenyan naturalist and Detroit Zoo Education Specialist David Gakure. Enjoy live entertainment, arts and crafts, games and educational experiences.

Wild Winter Safari Social - March 9 and 10, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Escape the winter “blahs” with hot drinks and cool treats. Ice cream and hot cocoa will be available for purchase at a discount. Animal arts and crafts, face painting, animal enrichment activities, zookeeper talks and a winter safari scavenger hunt add to the fun. 


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »