Father’s Day Car Show at the Sedgwick County Zoo Sunday, June 18, 2017: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Dads, grab your crew, put the pedal to the metal and cruise on out to the Sedgwick County Zoo for Father’s Day. See cool classic cars, antique autos and vintage hot rods while exploring your favorite animal exhibits at the Zoo.
Dads are admitted free when accompanied by a paying child. (If child is 2 and under, another paid admission will get dad free admission.) Zoo members FREE with membership card and photo ID.
To register your Car for the Fathers Day Car Show, visitthis link .
Awards will be given for 1st and 2nd place in the following categories:
Sedgwick County Zoo | 5555 Zoo Boulevard, Wichita KS 67212
Zoo Admission is Free on April 21st!
This event is not only for school groups but for anyone who would like to come learn more about the environment. Last year’s attendance was over 9,000 visitors.
Over 20 environmental agencies and advocates will be sharing their knowledge with area students. Students in grades 3 through 5 will be targeted this year to learn about pollution, endangered species, weather, recycling, and much more!
Fathers Day is Sunday, June 21st and there are lots of ways to celebrate in Wichita! Take your Dad to one (or more) of these fun events!
Botanicais having a Father’s Day Kite Festival – Sunday June 21st, 11 am – 4 pm. Carnival rides, Food trucks, kites for sale by Wings of the Wind, and much more! Dad’s get in free, everyone else is $5.
Exploration Place will have a Special Father’s Day Weekend Discount, Saturday June 20th & Sunday June 21st for the new Dome film “The Last Reef”. Dads get free dome admission with one paid dome admission.
The Sedgwick County Zoo is having a Father’s Day Car Show – Sunday June 21st, 8:30 am – 4 pm. There will be Classic Cars, Antique Autos and Vintage Hot Rods! Dads are admitted free to this event when accompanied by a paying child. **Visit the Sedgwick County Zoo’s website for more information about registering your Car.
The Museum of World Treasures is having a Father’s Day Special – Sunday June 21st, Noon – 5 pm. All dads will get in free with a paid youth or adult child admission. Bring the family to learn about pre-historic dinosaurs, medieval knights, or world war battlefields.
Party for the Planet presented by Meritrust, Westar Energy and Black Hills Energy Thursday, April 23, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m
Sedgwick County Zoo is planning a Party for the Planet to celebrate Earth Day! This FREE environmental fair gives everyone the opportunity to learn how to protect and care for the world we live in. With hands-on activities and interactive exhibits, there are many learning opportunities for children. Activities are geared towards third through fifth grade.
Admission is FREE the entire day, but the exhibitors are only here from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m
Allpak Battery ~ Solar display truck with trailer
Black Hills Energy~ Hand out bookmarks with seedlings attached for kids to later plant. Will also have a compressed natural gas Ford truck on display to show what a CNG vehicle looks like
Botanica~ To look through a pollinator’s eyes and learn their color and shape preferences. Each child will take home a small seed packet of pollinator blend flower seed.
City of Wichita~ Public Works & Utilities Children will be guided through several “stations” to learn about the steps in sewage treatment. They, they will plant a flower in treated solids that are generated by the treatment plant.
Exploration Place~ Wind turbines
Great Plains Nature Center~ Participants will use their sense of touch to identify furs and skulls that they cannot see
Kansas Geological Foundation, Kansas Geological Society, & Kansas Geological Survey~ Educate participants about the geologic rock cycle and how rock is recycled
National Weather Service~ Be prepared. Be safe. Be aware of the weather conditions around you by keeping an eye on the sky.
Ohana Halau Hula Troupe~ Performing hula dance for entertainment. Will bring samples of fun and interesting things to make from recycled materials.
Patton Termite & Pest Control, Inc~ Excluding pests in an environmentally friendly way
Sedgwick County Conservation District~ We have a stream bank teaching tool stressing protection of stream banks to save soil and protect water.
Sedgwick County Extension Center (Master Gardeners)~ Samples of compost, warm compost box, posters, composters to interact with children and questions for them to answer.
Sedgwick County Zoo (Education Department)~ Will have table filled with biofacts for students to touch and educators that students can ask questions of. The topic of focus will be African elephant poaching and the 96 Elephants campaign.
Smithfield~ Packaging that is friendly to the environment and packaging that is not friendly to the environment.
Spirit AeroSystems~ Demonstrate how Spirit’s reuse of 2 million gallons of water a day benefits the business, community and environment. Kids can get an H20 Willy hand stamp at the exhibit as well and interact with “ROBI” the recycling robot.
Starkey, Inc.~ Learn about recycling electronics
Tanganyika Wildlife Park~ Students will participate in a short, interactive game that showcases facts about decomposers (especially cockroaches) and recycling
Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University~ Kids will be challenged to create a four letter “Wish for the Planet” in the style of Robert Indiana’s LOVE image
Waste Control & Recycling Coalition~ To teach the kids the importance of recycling; will have a bale of pop bottles on display; will let kids make dreamcatchers out of recycled materials
Westar Energy~ Will have their 30 ft Safety Trailer there as the exhibit