Animal Adventure: Prairie Park Nature Center offers zoo trip

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Prairie Park Nature Center is offering a program for children to visit the Topeka Zoo.

We’re Going to the Zoo invites children seven years-old to 13 years-old to depart from the nature center, 2730 Harper St., and travel by bus to the Topeka Zoo, which they will tour with the nature center’s naturalists. The excursion will be held 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday, July 20. Cost is $30 per person and includes transportation to and from the zoo as well as admission to the zoo. Participants are required to bring a sack lunch for a picnic in the park.

Registration can also be done online at: or at any recreation facility, including: Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive; Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center, 727 Kentucky St.; Prairie Park Nature Center, or the Administrative Offices in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, please contact Prairie Park Nature Center at (785) 832-7980.