When: Sat March 14 , 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Where: The Maryland Zoo

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Spring is almost here!  It’s time to escape hibernation and head to The Maryland Zoo for our first big event of the new Zoo season. Join us Saturday, March 14th from 10am – 4pm for Zoo Bloom.  We’ll be welcoming spring (and warmer weather) with special activities and treats for you and our animals.

As part of this special event the Zoo will be featuring a full schedule of animal enrichment, where our animals will receive spring-themed treats. We’ll even have free treats on hand for you from our friends at Charm City Cakes. It’s a great day to see some of your favorite animals at their most active times…so don’t forget your camera!

Main Entrance Activities:

  • Guests will receive a sample of Charm City Cakes or a cookie (while supplies lasts)
  • Mascot Sphen and animal ambassadors will be located at Schaefer Plaza

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Schedule:

  • 10am-12pm: Temporary tattoos at Penguin Coast
  • 10am-12pm: Sidewalk Chalk at Penguin Coast
  • 10am–2pm: Richard Hill Spinning Wool at Farm YardTeeShirtLogo
  • 11am–2pm: Alpaca and Sheep Shearing Demo at the Farm yard (1 animal every 1/2 hour)
  • 11:15, 12:15, 1:15. 2:15: Performance by Satyr Hill Bluegrass Band (25 min performances at Zoo Central by train)
  • 11:45, 12:45, 1:45, 2:45: Puppet Show at Penguin Coast
  • 3:00pm: Keeper Chat & Donkey Hoof Picking Demo at Farm Yard

Animal Enrichment:

  • 10:15 – Polar Bears
  • 10:45 – Lions
  • 11:00 – Otters
  • 12:00 – Warthogs
  • 1:30 – Leopard
  • 1:45 – Porcupines
  • 2:00 – Elephants
  • 2:30 – Chimps
  • 2:45 – Giraffe/ Okapi
  • 3:00 – Donkeys
  • 3:00 – Demi Cranes

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR FRIENDS AT CHARM CITY CAKES FOR PROVIDING TREATS FOR ZOO BLOOM!

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