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2 Events in April at Living Desert
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Friday, January 6-Friday, May 5
09:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Living Desert
PreSchool StoryTime
Every Friday that school is in session: Songs, a story, short walk through park and crafts. There is no fee for activities in the Visitor Center, but regular entrance fees apply to enter the zoo.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Kathryn Law (575) 887-5516



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Saturday, April 22
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Living Desert
Earth Day Festival
Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park will host their annual Earth Day Festival from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22 in the Visitor Center. There will be many Party for the Planet children’s activities including crafts, and face painting. In addition,the Carlsbad Horticulture Society will be hosting “A Taste of the Living Desert,” featuring a variety of New Mexico foods available in the Gift Shop. Purchase native landscaping plants for your garden. New Mexico authors will be here to sell and sign their books and local artists will sell hand-made crafts. Buy a raffle ticket for a chance to win a unique prize. The vendors will be here through Sunday, April 23.
Fees: No Fee
Contact: Kathryn Law (575) 887-5516



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