Fort Rickey Discovery Zoo, 5135 Rome-New London Road, will hold its summer kickoff event on Saturday, July 6.
The day will feature activities for children including sack races, live music, raffles, a children’s author onsite, a how-to activity on drawing wildlife, among other activities according to an announcement by zoo officials.
Zoo staff also says wildlife presentations will be scheduled throughout the day, featuring capybaras, lemurs, porcupine, otters, and more.
The petting zoo will also be open for visitors, the zoo announcement added.
For more, visit the zoo’s Facebook page.