Buffalo Zoo celebrates Valentine's Day this weekendby jmaloni
The Buffalo Zoo will hold a family Valentine's Day event this weekend, as part of the "Zooper Saturdays" series.
Participants can enjoy animal demonstrations and enrichment activities. Make a Valentine's Day card for a family member, friend, or your favorite zoo animal.
The event runs from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday at 300 Parkside Ave., Buffalo. Activities are free with regular admission.
A full schedule of activities follows:
•11 a.m.-3 p.m.: Make a Valentine's Day card in the TOPS EcoStation
•Noon-2 p.m.: Face-painting in the TOPS EcoStation
•11 a.m.: Jamaican boa keeper talk in the reptile building
•11:30 a.m.: Sea lion enrichment at NOCO Sea Lion Cove
•Noon: Gorilla feeding and enrichment at the gorilla habitat
•1:30 p.m.: Hellbender keeper talk in the reptile house
•2 p.m.: Maned wolf enrichment at the Vanishing Animals North exhibit
•2:30 p.m.: Macaw keeper talk in M&T Bank Rainforest Falls
For more information about the "Zooper Saturday" event, call 716-995-6133 or visit www.buffalozoo.org.