The 12th annual Kids' Zoobilee is Saturday night, offering a rare opportunity to visit the zoo's animals at night and enjoy lots of other activities. Here's what you need to know:
1) The event is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. It's for kids of all ages. Last year, more than 2,000 people attended.
2) The ticket cost includes all entertainers, games, rides, food from a variety of local restaurants and soft drinks and other beverages.
3) Kids can take their favorite stuffed animal or doll for care at Via Christi Health's Teddy Bear Emergency Room.
4) Tickets to Kids' Zoobilee are $15 in advance or $17 the day of the event. Children 3 and under are free. Tickets are available by calling the Sedgwick County Zoo at 316-266-8273 or going to www.scz.org.
5) Kids' Zoobilee was started 10 years ago to help fund the Pride of the Plains, a lion habitat established with the help of funding from Junior League of Wichita, which sponsors Zoobilee.
A good deal
This year's Multicultural Night, which celebrates Wichita's diversity with kids' activities, a baseball game starring the Wichita Wingnuts and a fireworks show, will be from 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. The day will include spray time for kids with the Wichita Fire Department, arts and crafts and a multicultural parade into the stadium before the game starts at 7 p.m. Admission is free.