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Critter Club at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium – CANCELED TEMPORARILY

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Fri, May. 1 @ 11:00a.m.–12:00p.m.

Critter Club is a series of programs designed just for tots. These programs take place on scheduled Thursdays and Fridays and feature a fun story, hands-on animal biofacts, great crafts and a special animal surprise. An adult is required to accompany each child for the duration of the program. Note the same program occurs both days.

2020  Dates:
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  • Jan. 9 & 10 – Rowdy Red Wolves
  • Jan. 23 & 24 – Tremendous Tapirs
  • Feb. 6 & 7 – Splendid Snakes
  • Feb. 20 & 21 – Perfect Polar Bears
  • Mar. 5 & 6 – Awesome Opossums
  • Mar. 19 & 20 – Lovely Lizards
  • Apr. 2 & 3 – Slippery Sea Lions
  • Apr. 16 & 17 – Leaping Lemurs
  • Apr. 30 & May 1 – Prickly Porcupines
  • May 14 & 15 – Terrific Tortoises
  • Sept. 10 & 11 – Penguin Party
  • Sept. 24 & 25 – tba
  • Oct. 8 & 9 – Outstanding Octopuses
  • Oct. 22 & 23 – tba
  • Nov. 5 & 6 – Tiger Tales
  • Nov. 19 & 20 – Beautiful Bugs
  • Dec. 3 & 4 – tba
  • Dec. 17 & 18 – Super Sea Turtles

Who: An adult is required to accompany their participating children for the duration of the program. Parents with children under the age of three or over the age of 5 may attend with younger children while their 3-5 year-old participates in program activities.

Registration: Pre-registration is not required, but is highly encouraged. Please use the boxes below to begin the online pre-registration process. Without pre-registration, we cannot guarantee that space will be available on program day.

Fees: Zoo members – $11/child; Non-members $14/child; $15/child without pre-registration.

Location: Education Center. All program participants may enter through the large gate to the left and down the ramp from the main admissions area.

Time: Programs begin at 11:00 a.m. and last one hour. Please arrive 10 minutes early to accommodate the check-in process.

Check-in Process: Please check-in on the day of the program at Education Center gate to the left and down the ramp from the main admission area. Walk-ins may register and pay (dependent upon available space in program) at the check-in area.

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