Let’s get wild about being outside! Calling all “zoorific” kids, moms and dads, too! There’s no better place than the zoo to explore the many exciting ways there are to enjoy the great outdoors. It’s a special day for youngsters of all ages to enjoy cool hands-on experiences, fun demonstrations, and fascinating encounters designed to get them pumped up about fitness, outdoor activity and healthy habits!
Bring the family to Zoorific Kids’ Day -Saturday, Oct19 10am-4pm
Sponsored by Meijer
$10 per person/FREE for Zoo Members
Enjoy meeting these special Guest Vendors from 10-2 on the lawn of the Smith Snow Leopard exhibit
- Binder Park Zoo – experience “biofacts”, learn about zoo memberships, education and volunteer programs and other cool things to do at the zoo!. Pick up awesome swag courtesy of Meijer
- Battle Creek American Association of Zookeepers (AAZK) - Battle Creek Chapter – What do zookeepers really do? Find out here!
- Battle Creek Rumble Bees - Minor league hockey comes to town!
- Outdoor Adventures – Find out about camping in West Michigan and enter to win cool prizes.
- Community Action Agency – serving Michigan communities
- AirZoo – aviation museum & amusement park
- A Moment of Magic WMU – Everybody loves characters, princesses and superheroes! (1-3)
Don’t miss the Entertainment
- Meet PAWS the mascot of the Detroit Tigers (11-1)
- Stormy the Magician Balloon Twister (10-12)
- Meet BB Sting -Rumble Bees team mascot (11-12)
- Meet the Rumble Bees players (1-2)
Learn about the animals at these Keeper Chats
- Snow Leopard (11:00)
- Lions (12:00)
- Savanna (African Village) (1:00)
Plus Critter encounters, and more.