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Hop Over To Detroit Zoo For ‘Bunnyville’ Celebration

ROYAL OAK (WWJ) – An “egg-stravaganza” of family fun is planned for the Detroit Zoo’s 21st annual Bunnyville celebration on Saturday, April 7, 2012, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Presented by Meijer, Bunnyville features treats, games, crafts, live entertainment, animal enrichment activities and zookeeper talks.

Bunnyville visitors are encouraged to bring a canned or other non-perishable food item to be donated to Gleaners Community Food Bank. Each guest with a food donation will receive a reduced admission price of $6, parking not included.

Bunnyville activities will feature the Jelly Bean Jamboree – a fun twist on the traditional egg hunt – Funny Bunny Games, springtime crafts, whisker painting and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny (available for purchase).

Live performances by the musical duo Two of a Kind will take place in the Wildlife Interpretive Gallery Theater at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. The Off Broadway Productions musical “The Bunny Follies” will be performed in the Events Pavilion at noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

The 125-acre Detroit Zoo is located at the intersection of 10 Mile Rd. and Woodward, just off I-696, in Royal Oak. Admission is $12 for adults 15 to 61, $10 for senior citizens 62 and older, and $8 for children 2 to 14 (children under 2 are free). For more information, call 248-541-5717 or visit www.detroitzoo.org.

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