H/Rainforest Weekend

Rainforest Weekend

Tropical rainforests are amazing places filled with more biodiversity than anywhere else in the world! Meet some of the species that call the rainforest home and learn how they are specially adapted to live there. Plus, discover ways you can help to preserve the environments in which these animals live.

Elmwood Park Zoo (at Da Vinci Science Center)
March 7, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Learn about some of the rainforest’s most beloved residents with the Elmwood Park Zoo. Possible animals include a rose haired tarantula, prehensile-tailed skink, red-tailed boa, or even a Moluccan cockatoo! (Animals subject to change.)

Peaceable Kingdom Petting Zoo (at Da Vinci Science Center)
March 8, 12 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Get an up-close look at even more rainforest animals on Sunday, March 8, with Peaceable Kingdom Petting Zoo. Meet a marmoset monkey, red foot tortoise, coatimundi, kinkajou, and more!

Hands-on Activities at Inquiry Island
presented by Da Vinci Science Center educators

Think globally. Act locally.

Do you know where some of your household products come from? Use your sense of smell to discover what comes from the rainforest and learn how you can be a better consumer of these products.  


P: 484.664.1002
D: 3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103
H: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.
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