By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor
Wondering what’s doing at the Bronx Zoo this month?
Here is the exciting line-up of Featured Entertainment in July:
Saturday, July 13th – Meet Buddy the Dinosaur!
Come meet everybody’s favorite dinosaur, Buddy, from the popular PBS series Dinosaur Train! Buddy, the star of the show, is a curious, funny, and intelligent T-Rex. He is cautious, but always ready to jump into action. Meet & Greet at Dancing Crane at the following times: 1:00pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. (Read More after the jump).
Saturday & Sunday July 20th & 21st – Passport to Adventure
Don’t miss this magical musical based on the classic children’s series, Magic Tree House. Tag along as characters Jack & Annie share stories about their time travelling adventures from all around the globe, including their prehistoric trips back to the land of the dinosaurs! On July 20th, don’t miss an exclusive appearance and book signing from Magic Tree House series author Mary Pope Osborne! Celebrating its 21st year of fame, this timeless series has touched the hearts of millions worldwide.
July 21th – July 27th National Zookeeper Week
To help increase public awareness about the need to preserve our precious habitats and the animals which inhabit them and to recognize the roles that zookeepers play in animal conservation and education, Bronx Zoo, along with other zoos and aquariums around the nation will be celebrating this week with special Zookeeper chats and enrichment activities. Check Bronx Zoo.com for specific scheduled activities.
Wednesday – Sundays in July – Adaptations! A Dinosaur Musical
With the help of a friendly tortoise, future paleontologists take a trip back in time to discover the adaptations that allowed dinosaurs to survive for millions of years. With music, audience interaction, and fabulous puppets, this is a dino-mite show your family will not want to miss. At Asia Theater 12:30pm, 1:15pm, 2:00pm, 2:45pm and 3:30pm
For details, times and information, check out bronxzoo.com/dino. For special discounts, check out bronxzoo.com/t-rex.
Plus the Bronx Zoo is having a Sweepstakes!
Bronx Zoo Dinosaur Safari Sweepstakes:
· The sweepstakes goes until August 15, 2013.
· You can enter at Bronxzoo.com/sweeps.
· The New York City weekend grand prize includes a 2-night hotel stay, VIP tour of the Bronx Zoo, tickets to Broadway’s The Lion King, dinner at a premiere Southern-style barbecue restaurant and more! Six runners-up will also receive a prize. I’ve pasted the full sweepstakes info. at the end of this email for your reference.
For more details, go to Bronxzoo.com/sweeps.