Detroit Zoo Announces Winter Family Activities

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak will present several winter-themed weekends during the early part of the new year.

During the "Wild Winter Arctic Adventure" on Jan. 11-12 visitors can take part in arts and crafts and learn about zoo animals native to the arctic.

The "Wild Winter African Adventure" will be held Feb. 8-9 and feature an African drum lesson and stories. Animal arts and crafts, face painting and a winter safari scavenger hunt are planned March 8-9 during the "Wild Winter Safari Social."

Wild Winter activities are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are free with regular zoo admission. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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