Everyone's invited to the El Paso Zoo's BUGFEST 2007
It's our annual Back-to-School Bugfest with fun & games for the whole family. We're breaking out the bugs and letting you see them UP CLOSE at the best place to bug out before school starts - The El Paso Zoo!
Bring your camera for pictures with Insect Man. Then, stop by to see the huge, hissing Madagascar Cockroaches or the Emperor Scorpions, even some squirmy worms. Kids can get up-close to tarantulas and other spiders.
There will be the all-time favorite "Bug Races," along with a life-size maze for your kids to explore on their own…like little bugs! (Shhh, we have secretly disguised educational activities for your children as great, fun experiences!)
Visit the Cisneros Paraje to pet our "Traveling Safari" animals during interaction times and you can also Take Action to save animals in the wild at our conservation "Take Action" stations. Plus, Parents -listen to some great live music as we have invited special guests to perform. The U.S. Army's 108th Army Band out of Arizona will be coming to play. Keep checking the Zoo's website at elpasozoo.org to see what other live entertainment and fun is scheduled. Bring your El Paso Zoological Society Membership card because Zoo Members get in Free for this event.
El Paso Zoo, 4001 E. Paisano, 521-1850. elpasozoo.org. General Admission: $5;
$4 - ages 62 & over; $3 ages 3-12. Zoo Society Members & kids ages 2 and under: Free.
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