04.12.14     Party for the Planet

Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
Admission: Regular Zoo admission; FOTAZ Members free with card and photo ID

Discover more about the environment, wildlife, and our natural resources at this mini earth fest. Learn how to make every day Earth Day with booths, animal encounters, live entertainment, fun games, and educational crafts.

Become a Party for the Planet Exhibitor

Your business or organization can help the Zoo promote the appreciation of the Earth and conservation of all natural resources.

Each hands-on booth provides an interactive experience for kids with hands-on activities/games/educational crafts and "make-and-take" projects, which promote a conservation or environmental theme.

Thanks to our Exhibitors
  • Roy O. Martin
  • City of Alexandria Urban Forestry Dept.
  • City of Alexandria Water Dept.
  • City of Alexandria Code Enforcement
  • City of Alexandria Motor Pool
  • City of Alexandria Sanitation Dept.
  • Rapides Parish Library
  • Lowe's Home Improvement
  • Ray's Pharmacy
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Kistachie National Forest
  • USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
  • Natichitoches National Fish Hatchery
  • Alexandria Kennel Club
  • Bruce LeBlanc Allstate Agency, Inc.
  • Environmental Resources Management
  • Audubon Nature Institute's Gulf United for Lasting Fisheries
  • LSU AgCenter / Rapides 4-H

Social Science Fair

Catergories: INDIVIDUAL and GROUP

Level I: Grades 5th & 6th
Level II: Grades 7th & 8th
Level III: Grades 9th - 12th

Enter Alexandria Zoo's first-ever Social Science Fair held during Party for the Planet! Projects will focus on the study of social interations involving animals such as animal social groups, cultures involving animals, animal behaviors, and conservation.

Individuals and groups can compete to win great prizes like zoo memberships, animal adoptions, zoo passes, pizza parties, and more.