This Sunday Dane County’s Henry Vilas Zoo will hold an Earth Day Party for the Planet Celebration. The event will run this Sunday April 22nd from 12:30-3:30pm. Below is the schedule of events.

– Free tree saplings courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
– Meet our education Ambassador Animals

– Visit the Madison Gas and Electric solar energy cart and Chevy Bolt

– Visit the activity tent for coloring, face painting and Funbooks

– Paint the windows in the Aviary entrance

– Kids’ Tree Climb courtesy of the Dane County Regional Arborist Group (weather permitting) 11-4pm

– Zookeeper Chats between 1pm and 3pm around grounds

o 1pm Meet the Penguin Keeper (penguin exhibit)

o 2pm Polar Bear Training (bear training wall between bear exhibits)

o 3pm Orangutan Chat (orangutan exhibit)

– Spring themed enrichment for animals throughout the Zoo all day

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