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Butterfly Safari Weekend at Assiniboine Park Zoo

August 26, 2016 12:27 PM | Entertainment

Painted Lady ButterflyA weekend dedicated entirely to the butterfly will have children aflutter at Assiniboine Park Zoo.

The Butterfly Safari Weekend is an opportunity for visitors to step into the Shirley Richardson Butterfly Garden and enjoy extra activities such as feeding butterflies or making themselves a butterfly ring to remember their experience.

“The Shirley Richardson Butterfly Garden is the perfect place to explore the magical world of butterflies and flowers,” said Janice Martin, Assiniboine Park Zoo curator. “The Butterfly Safari is a great opportunity for visitors of all ages to engage with butterflies and learn about them in a whole new way.”

The zoo has several activities planned all weekend, beginning today and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

— Staff