May 19, 2010
Melinda Arnold, Public Relations Director
417-833-1570 (office) or 417-848-0162 (cell)
Zoobilee Lineup Packs a Punch!
Zoobilee rocks the zoo May 22
Springfield, Mo. - Zoobilee is Dickerson
Park Zoo's children's entertainment festival with activities planned Saturday
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Entertainment and activities include
Buckets 'N' Boards from 10-11 a.m.,
performances by local teen band SUPERCHARGE between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.,
magic with The Fishin' Magician;
bongo drum craft for kids;
activities for children to compare their abilities to those of the animals;
inflatable obstacle course;
about bugs with Mad Science and
painting (cost is $2).
presented by Friends of the Zoo. For information about events, planning your zoo
visit or education programs at Dickerson Park Zoo, visit www.dickersonparkzoo.org
or call 417-864-1800. Dickerson Park Zoo is open
daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults and teenagers and $5 for
children ages 3-12 and seniors age 60 and older. Children ages 2 and younger
are admitted free.
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Dickerson Park Zoo is a division of the Springfield-Greene
County Park Board and is accredited by
of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA).With its more
than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation
and your link to helping animals in their native habitats.