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Broadway Square going wild for National Zoo Day

Between 4:00pm to 6:00pm today, there will be animal guests including Arya the domestic ferret and Maizey the albino corn snake.
Between 4:00pm to 6:00pm today, there will be animal guests including Arya the domestic ferret...
Between 4:00pm to 6:00pm today, there will be animal guests including Arya the domestic ferret and Maizey the albino corn snake. The event is free for all at the corner of Broadway and 2nd Avenue at the base of the Block 9 building.(None)
Published: Apr. 8, 2021 at 4:22 AM CDT
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FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - Broadway Square will be a little wild Thursday afternoon.

Broadway Square and the Red River Zoo are teaming up to share the zoo with kids, adults and animal lovers of all ages.

Stop by The Square and visit zoo animals, hear from zoo employees about the realities of their jobs, touch the biofacts (exoskeletons, etc.), sign up to volunteer at the zoo, and participate in animal-related coloring and sensory activities.

Additional information on zoo programs, memberships, and other ways to help support the zoo will also be available.

Event highlights include:

  • Animal Guests - Including Arya (a domestic ferret) and a snake (either Maizey, an albino corn snake, or Monty the ball python)
  • Biofacts - exoskeletons and other animal artifacts attendees can touch
  • Tales from Zoo Professionals - Including Sally Jacobson (Red River Zoo executive director), Dr. Tom Colville (Red River Zoo veterinarian), and Emily Swenson (Red River Zoo zookeeper and training coordinator)
  • Volunteer Sign-Up Opportunities
  • Coloring Activities

The free event goes from 4:00pm to 6:00pm Thursday at Broadway Square, which is at the corner of Broadway and 2nd Avenue at the base of the Block 9 building.

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