Join PBS SoCal in welcoming special guest Buddy the Dinosaur, from PBS Kids® series “DINOSAUR TRAIN,” to the Los Angeles Zoo in Griffith Park. Buddy will be available for a “meet and greet” with kids and families. A special screening, as well as activities that connect the animals in the zoo to Dinosaurs, also will be offered as part of the “PBS SoCal Days at the Zoo” festivities.
WHERE/ Buddy the dinosaur will be at the L.A. Zoo on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16, and
WHEN: available to meet and greet his fans from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (5333 Zoo Road, Los Angeles, CA 90027)
WHO: Kids and families that would like the chance to meet Buddy the dinosaur and get out to enjoy “PBS SoCal Days at the LA Zoo.”
SERIES INFO: In “DINOSAUR TRAIN,” young viewers join Buddy the T. rex and his adoptive family of Pteranodons on whimsical adventures through prehistoric jungles, swamps, volcanoes and oceans as they unearth basic concepts in natural science, natural history and paleontology. The Dinosaur Train is a colorful locomotive, customized to accommodate all kinds of dinosaurs, and it has the ability to visit the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous worlds, while the train’s Conductor, a knowledgeable Troodon, provides passengers with fascinating facts along the way. “DINOSAUR TRAIN” is a Parents’ Choice Recommended TV series, and its accompanying website received a Parents’ Choice Silver Award and a prestigious 2010 Prix Jeunesse Award. PBSKIDS.org/dinosaurtrain welcomes more than 2.4 million visits each month, offering engaging content designed to continue dinosaur exploration beyond the television series, including printables, games, and a dinosaur field guide. Parents, caregivers and educators can find resources and activities to extend the series learning at PBS Parents (PBSPARENTS.org) and PBS Teachers (www.PBSTEACHERS.org).
TICKETS/ Ticket prices are $14 for adults ages 13 and up, $9 for children ages 2-9 and free for
EVENT INFO: children under 2. *PBS SoCal members: will receive $1 off a child’s ticket and $2 off an adult ticket by printing the ticket from the PBS SoCal website (http://www.pbssocal.org/blog/?p=1413 ).
Parking at the zoo is free.