The El Paso Zoo invites the community to celebrate Earth Day with a Party for the Planet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23, at the zoo.
The family-friendly celebration will include live entertainment, piñatas for the animals, games and fun activities. There will be Earth Day-related arts and crafts, interactive activities, booths, and kid-friendly yoga classes all weekend.
Part of the celebration includes animal enrichment for Zoo animals like the elephants, meerkats, and orangutans.
Party for the Planet reminds the community about three things regarding the El Paso Zoo:
- The zoo provides excellent and expert care for animals, prioritizing their welfare and wellbeing.
- The zoo is actively saving wildlife from extinction through its conservation work at the zoo and in the field.
- The zoo acts and communicates with the purpose of inspiring people to value wild animals, taking responsibility for their safeguarding and action for their stability.
The El Paso Zoo contributed to this story.