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Party for the Planet at the Zoo
PARTY FOR THE PLANET
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Come and join in the largest Earth Day celebration in North America. Your Miller Park Zoo is the ideal place to connect with conservation in your community. Party for the Planet festivities will feature environmental education activities, amazing animal encounters and fantastic family fun. Free with Zoo admission. Create your own pollinator garden All attendees will be given a pollinator garden starter plant with information on how to start a pollinator garden of their own at home.
April 1st – April 30th
Back Yard Bio! AND/OR Photo contest!
Citizen scientist Participants will need to sign up and download the iNaturalist app that can be found on both app stores. Once registered, search Miller Park Zoo-Back yard Bio program and begin to upload photos weekly. Every Sunday in April a new “theme’ for the week will be announced on the Zoo’s social media pages. Photo contest – any picture that has been uploaded on iNaturalist will be eligible to be entered into a weekly photo contest. One photo from each age group (kids 4-12, Teens 13-17, and adults 18-+) will be chosen and displayed on MPZ social media pages. All winning entries will be entered into a raffle for a Parks & Rec activity pass.
April 4TH-April 9TH
Connect to Nature Pollinator Garden Scavenger Hunt
Participants will be able to download a scavenger hunt sheet with instructions to find all six (6) City of Bloomington pollinator gardens. They can exchange the completed game sheet at the Zoo for a free admission ticket.
April 22nd-April 24TH
The Great Clean Up!
Participants will be asked to take a picture of themselves or family cleaning up a park, neighborhood, or public grassy area. They can then present their pictures to the admissions staff for a free zoo pass and free MPZ cup and drink!
For details on all of the Party for the Planet events contact the Zoo at (309) 434-2250!
1020 S Morris Avenue, Blm., Illinois
Hours: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Open everyday except
Thanksgiving and Christmas
Saturday, April 17, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Miller Park Zoo
1020 South Morris