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Magellanic penguins are named after Ferdinand Magellan who first discovered them in 1519.
FALCONERS is designed to allow autistic learners and their whole family to have an enriching educational experience in a safe and welcoming environment. A different themed activity is held each month, and families can participate in as many or as few as they want to.
Saturday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. join us as we help the zoo prepare for winter! We will have a couple of stewardship projects for participants, including making special ornaments and decorating trees that will be on display throughout the holiday season. We'll also have hands-on activity stations so we can learn about how animals get ready for winter. Most activities will take place outside, so please dress for the weather.
Tuesday, Dec. 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. Potter Park Zoo is pleased to present a special, sensory-friendly Wonderland of Lights experience just for FALCONERS! Thousands of lights will create extraordinary animal exhibits and holiday displays. There will be cookies, crafts, and animal encounters to enjoy. We will also provide a light dinner and hot chocolate for all participants. Families are also welcome to bring a dessert to share potluck style.
To register, please visit www.potterparkzoo.org/wildlife-education/falconers. Participants must pre-register to get free admission to the zoo and access to the activities. Please note that the concession stands and gift shop will be closed during these events.
Questions? Please call the Education Department at 517-342-2713 or firstname.lastname@example.org.