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.
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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.
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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.