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Ring in the Lunar New Year

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Add to Calendar 10-02-2013 10-02-2013 15 Ring in the Lunar New Year The weekend will feature a variety of activities in the Discovery Center including crafts, storytelling, and an exciting meet-and-greet with the zoo's boa constrictor and black rat snake. Children will enjoy snake-themed stories told by zoo education staff, then enjoy making a variety of snake- and New Year's-themed crafts as zoo staff discusses fun facts about snakes and other animals of the Asian zodiac. The first 100 children each day will receive a traditional red envelope surprise from the zoo. Complimentary hot cocoa and tea will be available to all participants. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=128343 Queens Zoo true DD/MM/YYYY
February 10, 2013
12-4pm
Queens Zoo
Corona
All Ages
$8; $6 seniors 65 and older; $5 children 3-12, free for children under 3.

Description: The weekend will feature a variety of activities in the Discovery Center including crafts, storytelling, and an exciting meet-and-greet with the zoo's boa constrictor and black rat snake.

Children will enjoy snake-themed stories told by zoo education staff, then enjoy making a variety of snake- and New Year's-themed crafts as zoo staff discusses fun facts about snakes and other animals of the Asian zodiac.

The first 100 children each day will receive a traditional red envelope surprise from the zoo. Complimentary hot cocoa and tea will be available to all participants.

Address: 53-51 111th St.
Corona, NY 11368
Phone: 718-271-1500
Website: queenszoo.com

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Venue Description: The Queens Zoo, an affiliate of the Wildlife Conservation Society, opened its doors in 1992 to advance wildlife conservation, promote the study of zoology, and most importantly to visitors, to serve as a first-class zoo. Through fun and informative events, the Queens Zoo educates children and adults about the importance of wild animal advocacy and protection. Through entertainment like the Wildlife Theater Players? musical puppet performances and teen wildlife science career exploration programs, young people have opportunities to expand their knowledge of the animal kingdom.

Exhibits and attractions include an aviary, which gives guests a birds-eye view of animals from the forest floor to the treetops; the farm of domestic animals where llamas, sheep, and pigs can be found; the South American Trail, which is dense with deer, bears, and parrots; and the Woodland Trail, complete with lynx, puma, and owls. If guests wish to get closer to certain animals, make a stop at one of the petting zoos or touch exhibits throughout the grounds.

There are a number of children's, family, school, and summer programs to choose from that all offer up-close animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours led by zoo educators, and information on every animal in the zoo. Since the Wildlife Conservation Society is a nonprofit organization, volunteer work is very important to the progress and success of the zoo. Volunteer opportunities are available year-round to applicants 18 years and older. Birthday parties are welcome and can be celebrated with organized arts and crafts, animal petting areas, and zookeeper meet and greets.