Ring in the Lunar New Year - Queens Zoo
Price: $8; $6 seniors 65 and older; $5 children 3-12; free for children younger than 3
53-51 111th St. - 718-271-1500
Flushing, NY 11368
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.