Join Vanessa for an awesome, crazy night walk through a winter wonderland (Lions, Tigers, and Bears included)!
The ZooLights at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. have thousands and thousands of twinkling lights, sculptures, and so much more for a great holiday experience! And, its free! Also - don't miss the hot cocoa, winter-themed crafts, performers, ice sculpting demonstrations, choral groups, and storytellers.
DATE: Friday, December 20th
TIME: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (Please be on parked and at gate at 6:30. Will enter promptly at 6:45.)
COST/PARKING: $0/pp. However, parking does cost so make sure to bring cash if you are parking! $10.00/per car (FONZ members) $20.00/per car (non-members) But... you can always take the metro!
DINNER: We'll head out for dinner/drinks afterwards. See below for details. We’ll most likely head to http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&saddr=3001+Connecticut+Ave.+NW,+Washington,+DC+20008+(Friends+of+the+National+Zoo)&daddr=2609+24th+St+NW,+Washington,+DC+20008+(Murphy%27s+of+DC)&hl=en&geocode=%3BFXXuUQIdeUVo-yHGB-enW_Bnhw&sll=38.926731,-77.053782&sspn=0.006168,0.013947&mra=cc&dirflg=w&ie=UTF8&ll=38.923894,-77.052569&spn=0.00308,0.013947&t=h&z=17&layer=c&cbll=38.923893,-77.052574&panoid=ucG_b4Mjy0iVDSBHks16gQ&cbp=11,103.89400017760488,,0,-0.9262919203182284 after the tour. Join us! Great pictures and funny stories will ensue, I'm sure ;-) *National Zoo is metro accessible.
CARPOOL: Please note the National Zoo is Metro Accessible! But, don’t forget if you want a ride or are willing to offer a ride – be a friend to the environment, save money, and make friends by just posting a message!!
- Have a ride: Please post where you are coming from, what time, and how many spots you have.
- Need a ride: Post that you need a ride and contact any offers via e-mail for those that are offering rides.
HOW TO MEET UP:
Looking forward to seeing you tonight and getting in the spirit of the season! :) I'm currently planning on meeting outside the gate/visitor center off of Conneticut Avenue. Redhead - green jacket with Meetup sign. If I have enough organizers I may have someone at the opposite gate.
I may post an update on the event later today -- so please check in later. If you need to reach us, get lost, or are late - please call Vanesssa at[masked] or Graham at[masked]-9113.
Organizers: For those that offered to help take in folks in tranches -- plan to meet at 600!
p.s. There are Zoo maps at: http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Visit/zoomap.cfm and they also have an ap!
-- We’ll begin sending groups through promptly at 6:30. One of the organizers will be holding a big sign around the entrance. For those using metro, get off at Woodly Park and enter the Zoo
An asst org. MAY be at this entrance. Continue into the park to find us if you don't see someone there. Make sure to bring a camera to take lots of funny & crazy pictures!
For more details go to: http://nationalzoo.si.edu/ActivitiesAndEvents/Celebrations/zoolights/