Mother’s Day is this Sunday, but you can celebration mom all weekend by spending Saturday at Woodland Park Zoo.
At their annual Mom & Me at the Zoo families can enjoy free live entertainment, animal encounters, games, demonstrations, arts and crafts, interactive activities, giveaways, and much more.
Woodland Park Zoo
5500 Phinney Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98103-5897
(206) 548 -2500
Saturday, May 10, 2014
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
All moms pay ½ price
$11.75 kiddos 3 to 17
Free ages 2 and younger
Woodland Park Zoo keeper talks are a great way to learn about the different behaviors of the animals. For the Mom and Me talks, the keepers will focus on how the animal moms bond and care for their children:
10:00 a.m. - Lions (African Savanna)
11:00 a.m. - Wallaroo/Wallaby (Australasia)
11:30 a.m. - Asian small-clawed otters (Bamboo Forest Reserve)
11:30 a.m. - Komodo Dragon (Adaptations)
1:00 p.m. - Egyptian Tortoise/Soloman Island leaf frogs (Day Exhibit)
1:30 p.m. - Penguins (Penguin Exhibit)
1:30 p.m. - Colobus monkey (Tropical Rain Forest)
2:00 p.m. - Porcupine (Northern Trail)
Moms always have a better time when the kiddos are enjoying themselves, making the events’ live performances on the North Meadow a great place to enjoy some family fun.
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. - STRUM - Ukulele performance
10:00 – 10:20 a.m. - Arc Youth Dance Company
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. - Alex Zerbe - Professional Zaniac
11:15 – 11:45 a.m. - Arlington School of Dance
Noon – 12:20 p.m. - Alex Zerbe - Professional Zaniac
12:30 – 1:00 p.m. - Brian & Kieran
1:10 – 1:30 p.m. - ArtRise Dance
1:45 – 2:15 p.m. - Brian & Kieran
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. - LindiMoo
Families can also take part in the first Mom & Me, take part in a text message scavenger hunt throughout the zoo. Just follow the information on the fliers given out at the entrance and then follow the posted signage. Completed entries will be eligible to win a Seattle Scenic Flight Tour for two from Kenmore Air.
Save money by packing a picnic lunch of Mom’s favorites to enjoy in one of the Zoo’s many beautiful open areas.