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    Asian Pacific Festival

    May 18, 2013 9:30 am
    May 18, 2013 3:00 pm

    The Zoo celebrates Asian Pacific month with a day filled with the sighs, sounds and tastes of the people, culture and animals of the Asian continent. Dancers from Eastridge Elementary School demonstrate Lao, Vietnamese, Dragon, Burmese, Karen and Karenni dances from 10:00am to 11:30am. Kids can learn to use chops sticks and make origami plus touch a live snake as they explore our cultural discovery areas throughout the day. Want to try something a little different? Sample some edible insects like chocolate dipped mealworms. Enjoy a presentation on our Bengal Tigers at 1:30pm. Make “gyotaku” Japanese Fish Print Art  and help make a paper chain snake to help celebrate the “Year of the Snake” Come join us for a fun family day at the Zoo!