Snow Storm, Go Away…Lots of Fun Family Weekend Events Are Headed This Way!! 2/8/13- 2/10/13

I hope that this storm isn’t half as bad as they are predicting because there are A LOT of great family friendly events happening in Upstate New York this weekend! 

  • 2/9/13 Mac & Cheese Festival to Benefit the SJ Backpack Program 9am-2pm at the South Jefferson High School on Route 11 in Adams, NY- Family fun with a best mac & cheese competition, music, crafts for the kids, etc.
  • 2/9/13 Super Science Saturday at Jefferson Community College Coffeen Street in Watertown, NY

Admission is FREE!!  Fun for the entire family although activities are geared towards grades 5-8, last year my friend and I took our 4 year olds and they loved it!  Open 10am-3pm!

  • Sweet Treats at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park in Syracuse, NY 2/10/13 10:00 am – 3:45 pm

Free for members and with zoo admission.
Note, half price admission is in effect for this event!

More than 15 species of animals will receive Valentine’s Day treats, including the bears, lions and elephants. The animals will be presented with heart shaped treats including popsicles made with juice and fruits, hamburger patties and jelly beans.
Presenting the animals with unusual items is part of the zoo’s enrichment program, designed to encourage the animals to use their natural behaviors found in the wild and enhance their overall well-being.
10:15 a.m. African Lions
10:30 a.m. Fossa
11:00 a.m. Amur Tigers
11:30 a.m. Fisher
11:45 a.m. Red Wolves
12:00 p.m. Snow Leopards
12:30 p.m. Spectacled Bears
1:00 p.m. Barn Animals
1:30 p.m. Grey Wolves
2:00 p.m. Siamang
2:30 p.m. Ring-tailed Lemurs
3:00 p.m. Patas Monkeys
3:30 p.m. Diversity of Birds


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