Teddy Bear Picnic

Jul 30, 2012

If you go down to the zoo today....

. . . you’re sure of a big surprise! For every bear that ever there was, will gather there for certain, because… today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic."

You and your teddy bear are invited to come to the Calgary Zoo on Saturday and Sunday, August 11th and 12th for our biggest ever Teddy Bear Picnic. Grab your picnic blanket, your teddy and come down to the zoo!

There will be many fun activities for the whole family to celebrate all things bear! And…we do have two new black bear brothers, Barney and Buster, located in our Canadian Wilds section. Join in on all the fun with the following wonderful programming:

  • Teddy Bear Repair Station with Calgary EMS
  • Teddy Bear Blood Care – guests and their teddy bears can go through a simulated blood donation clinic with help from Canadian Blood Services
  • Picnic Carnival Fun! – dunk tanks, inflatable bouncy games and more on the West lawn with prizes and treats to be won
  • Be Bear Aware Maze – learn how to be Bear Aware and 
  • Bear Safe while in the wilderness through an interactive maze activity station
  • Arts and crafts stations
  • Beary Potter talks in Canadian WildsTeddy Bear Picnic Page 2
  • Picnic baskets for sale as well as special teddy bears
  • Servus Credit Union wagon repair station

Join us and show how much you care about bears and don’t forget Boston Pizza’s street team is on-site for BP Zoo Days!Visit any Calgary and area Boston Pizza during the weekend and $1 from every Boston Pizza kids meal sold goes to the Zoo!

Participation in all activities FREE with regular Zoo admission. Activities run from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm both days.

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