Earth Day is coming up Sunday, April 22nd. The Utica Zoo will be providing activities on the following weekend for their Earth Day celebration and you can be a part of the event.

The Utica Zoo is known for holding special celebrations for the holidays throughout the year, whether it be their Eggstravengza Celebration for Easter, "Spooktacular" for Halloween, or the next one coming up, their Earth Day Celebration.

The annual "Earth Day Celebration," will be held on the Saturday after Earth Day, on April 28th. The event goes from 11am to 3pm and includes lots of activities for the whole family.

According to the Event Posting on the Utica Zoo's Facebook Page,

We will be celebrating our animals and how important they are to our world! Pine saplings will be given to the first 50 families in attendance, and animal meet and greets will occur throughout the day.

Smokey the Bear will also be at the Utica Zoo for their Earth Day celebration, and there will be many "conservation tables" set up, and earth-friendly vendors will be on hand. And if you're hungry? Maybe grab a gyro from the Grapevine. Kids will also be able to get their faces painted during the event.

Cost into the Utica Zoo's Earth Day Celebration? It's just admission into the zoo, which is $8 for adults, $4.75 for children 3 to 12 years of age, and free for children 2 and under. There are special discounts available for military, seniors, and students. AND if you are a member of the Utica Zoo, this event is free. Just show your membership ID, walk in, and enjoy all the fun.

You can learn more about the Utica Zoo's Earth Day celebration and other upcoming events by visiting:

And don't forget "Wine in the Wilderness" at the Utica Zoo coming up in June. Enjoy an adults-only night at the zoo with wine sampling, delicious food, live music, and of course, all the animals.





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