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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Party For The Planet @ John Ball Zoo - Grand Rapids, MI

We're having a PARTY and YOU ARE INVITED!!!

SATURDAY - APRIL 18 - 10:00am-3:00pm

Celebrate our world's resources at this huge Earth Day event!

- Get cool stuff to take home!
- Learn simple ways to conserve & preserve!
- Play a game!
- Try a science experiment!
- And....the ANIMALS!

Over thirty West. Michigan organizations will be attending PARTY FOR THE PLANET and each will offer something unique, they will have displays, exhibits and demonstrations! There will be seedling give-aways, games, entertainment, science experiments, recycling and conservation tips, and, of course, the animals. PARTY FOR THE PLANET will also be the “one-stop-drop” for recycling of electronics and household items thanks to the on-site collection by KENT COUNTY DEPT. OF PUBLIC WORKS, 1-800-GOT JUNK? and GOODWILL INDUSTRIES.

Zoo admission for PARTY FOR THE PLANET is only $3.50 for adults, $3.00 for children 13 and under, and kids 2 and under are FREE.
John Ball Zoo is located on Fulton Ave., one mile west of downtown Grand Rapids, MI.


Khrysania said...

I plan on going to this event with my boys. Last year we had a really good time there, some of the products and demonstrations were pretty interesting. I cannot remember if there was a recycling group last year, but what a neat thing to offer to the residents of the area!

There was an activity that the kids were able to do that involved planting bean seeds in a cup for their own little plant and some other environmental/conservation stuff. It was alot of fun for the kids to see the animals too!

I suggest if any of you go, to go early as the pickings are slimmer the later you get there, due to the amount of people.

Harmony said...

It's on our to do list the 18th as well as the indoor farmer's & craft market at the down town library. Hope to see you there!