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NC Zoo Announces Special Events For Earth Day

NC Zoo (Stock Photo) - Scott Pelkey / Acme News Archive
NC Zoo (Stock Photo) – Scott Pelkey / Acme News Archive

ASHEBORO N.C. – April 22nd is Earth Day, and the North Carolina Zoo will be celebrating with special happens across the park.

  • 12:00pm – 4:00pm: Seed Giveaway of North American native flowers at North America & Africa Exists
  • 10:00am – 2:00pm: Cup & Bottle Exchange at North America & Africa entrance plazas. Bring an aluminum can or plastic beverage bottle to us for recycling and exchange it for a refillable souvenir water bottle!
  • Kid Zone will have several special activities:
  • Ribbon tree featuring climate change messages
  • Composting talks & demonstrations
  • Details on participating in the City Nature Challenge and the AZA BioBlitz
  • You can even bring an old electronic device for recycling to support Gorillas on the Line which benefits the Gorilla SAFE program to help save gorillas in the wild.

Mark your calendar using the event page on our calendar or use the link to goto the Facebook Event Page for updates.

Earth Day at the NC Zoo

April 22 | Durring Park Hours