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March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Grades: All girls
Noon4 pm, Saturday, March 11, 2017
Alaska Zoo, 4731 O’Malley Road Anchorage, Alaska 99507
Cost: Event included in cost of Zoo Admission

Meet mushers and their sled dogs by joining the Alaska Zoo to celebrate dog mushing, the Alaska state sport!  You will learn all about the history of the Iditarod® including interesting facts about Iditarod checkpoints.  On Saturday, March 11th, join in the fun at the Alaska Zoo from Noon to 4 pm for IditaZoo™!  You can “race” through zoo grounds while playing our checkpoint game, learn some cool facts about dog mushing, view Iditarod race standings, and get hands-on with equipment used for winter outdoor dog sports.  Kids will enjoy a craft station and a special sled dog Story time program at 2 pm.  Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the Alaska state sport and see some of the animals Iditarod mushers may see along the trail! View flyer here

Questions: Contact Stephanie Hartman, Education Director at (907) 341-6463 or slhartman@alaskazoo.org for more information.


Stephanie Hartman


Alaska Zoo
4731 O'Malley Road
Anchorage, AK 99507 United States
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