OPT/PBS KIDS Explore the Outdoors

April is Earth Month and we’re excited to celebrate Mother Nature! Mark your calendars for these great events.

Sunday, April 8, 10 am – 2 pm

National Zoo Lovers Day & Enrichment EGGstravaganza at Dickerson Park Zoo.
Celebrate zoos, and watch the zoo’s animals “hunt” when zookeepers hide papier-mâché eggs filled with treats or use other egg-themed enrichment items. For more information, including admission prices, call Dickerson Park Zoo at 417-833-1570.

Sunday, April 22, 10 am – 2 pm

Party for the Planet at Dickerson Park Zoo 
Celebrate Earth Day at Dickerson Park Zoo with hands-on conservation learning stations and zookeeper chats. Activities free with paid zoo admission. For more information, including admission prices, call Dickerson Park Zoo at 417-833-1570.

Monday, April 23-Friday, April 27

OPT/PBS KIDS celebrates Earth Month with a week featuring new episodes from SPLASH AND BUBBLES, NATURE CAT, and WILD KRATTS. See the OPT program schedule here.

Saturday, April 28, 10 am – 2 pm

Community Wide Play Day at Fassnight Park

Don’t miss this fun day filled with FREE activities for families with children 12 & under, including a free book for every child. Be sure to stop by the OPT booth for fun activities and PBS KIDS giveaways. Fassnight Park is located on South Campbell & Meadowmere next to Parkview High School. Community Wide Play Day is presented by Community Partnership of the Ozarks and Springfield Greene County Parks and Recreation. 

AND…click here to find nature-themed GAMES, APPS, ACTIVITY IDEAS, COLORING PAGES and more!

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