Feel the Ocean Commotion

February 14, 2014 

Families and friends can get a hands-on experience this weekend at the Ocean Commotion event at Tacoma’s Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Visitors will be able to try out the touch tanks as well as other activities included with the admission price.

POINT DEFIANCE ZOO & AQUARIUM

If you are looking for something to do with the kids for the Presidents Day weekend, Ocean Commotion at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is an option. Visitors will have the chance to learn about ocean creatures and their habitats through interactive games.

The event will run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday through Monday at the Tacoma zoo.

Activities include watershed experiments, seeing how food for marine mammals is prepared, a keeper’s talk, a service project and touch tanks in the Marine Discovery Center and Stingray Cove.

Activities are free with paid admission or membership. General admission tickets are $8.75-$15. For more information, including a schedule of events, go to metroparkstacoma.org.

The zoo is located at 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma.

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