Archives for April 30, 2019

PBS SOCAL KIDS WEEKEND AT THE LOS ANGELES ZOO FEATURES MEET-AND-GREETS WITH CURIOUS GEORGE AND DANIEL TIGER


This Fun Filled Day Also Includes Book Readings, Themed Crafts, Activities, and Kids’ Dance Party 

The L.A. Zoo hosts PBS SoCal KIDS Weekend at the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, 2019, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event fills the Zoo’s Eucalyptus Grove with a variety of engaging fun for families with Curious George and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Book Readings, themed crafts, activities, and a kids’ dance party throughout the day. Guests can also enjoy a special opportunity to take photos with PBS KIDS characters Curious George and Daniel Tiger from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Character meet-and-greets are happening both days from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Curious George is available for photos from 10:00 to 12:30 p.m. Daniel Tiger is available from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association members at the Contributing Circle level or higher are invited to an exclusive Curious George photo op that takes place only on Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. 

Programming subject to change. While every possible effort is made to allow all guests a visit with the PBS SoCal KIDS characters, a photo with the characters cannot be guaranteed due to high demand and limited capacity. 

For more information, please visit www.lazoo.org/pbssocalkids.

Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, 2019, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
WHERE: Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027
COST: All PBS SoCal KIDS Weekend activities are free with paid Zoo admission, which is $21 for general admission (ages 13 to 61); $18 for seniors (ages 62+), and $16 for children (ages 2 to 12). No ticket is required for children under age two. Admission for Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association members is free.
Credit: THE GREATER LOS ANGELES ZOO ASSOCIATION
L.A. ZOO
PBS SOCALThe private, non-profit Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA), which has supported the Zoo in partnership with the City of Los Angeles for more than five decades and provides funding for and operates seven essential Zoo departments, has 55,000 member households representing more than 210,000 adults and children. As evidence of the Zoo’s popularity, GLAZA attracts one of the largest membership bases of any cultural organization in Los Angeles. 

Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the landmark Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, drawing more than 1.8 million visitors each year, is home to a diverse collection of 1,400 animals representing 270 different species, 58 of which are endangered. Its lush grounds on 133 acres feature a botanical collection comprising over 800 different plant species with approximately 7,000 individual plants. The Zoo is located in Griffith Park at the junction of the Ventura (134) and Golden State (5) freeways.  

PBS SoCal is the home to PBS for Greater Los Angeles and Southern California.  PBS SoCal delivers the full schedule of PBS programs, plus content that is for, about and by the people of Southern California.  Content is available free through four broadcast channels, at pbssocal.org, on PBS mobile apps, and via connected TV services. We provide the community with early education resources and cultural and educational experiences through partnerships, events and grassroots outreach.  PBS SoCal has offices in Century City, Costa Mesa, and Los Angeles.  Connect at pbssocal.org and on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.”