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Little Critters Day

Saturday, April 20, 2024 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM

Put a spring in your step and celebrate the spring season at Fernbank! Enjoy time with baby animals, as well as themed crafts and activities.


Papayago Rescue House | Great Hall, Lower Level
Meet some feathered friends from Papayago Rescue House and learn about how this exotic bird shelter provides rescue, rehabilitation, retraining and rehoming services!

PAWS Atlanta | Great Hall, Lower Level
Come play with some paws-itively adorable pups from PAWS Atlanta!

Cricket’s Mobile Petting Zoo | Terrace  (Past the Stegosaurus Statue), Lower Level
Discover some friendly farm animals from Cricket’s Mobile Petting Zoo! Possible animals include goats, sheep, chickens, rabbits and more.

AWARE Wildlife Center | Lower Level, Great Hall
Learn about animals native to Georgia with AWARE Wildlife Center.

Live Animal Encounter | 10:30, 11:30 a.m. | Frances Wood Wilson Foundation Theater
Meet an amphibian and a reptile from Fernbank’s animal collection!

Animal Paper Plates | Great Hall, Lower Level
Create your own farm animal out of paper plates, stickers and more at this craft station.

Turtle Toss | Terrace* , Lower Level
Toss tiny turtles beanbags and see if you can get them in the hole!

*Weather permitting

Included with General Admission. Members FREE!


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Parking is limited at Fernbank and may not be available. Please be prepared to potentially park offsite and walk, or to use ride share. Please see the map below for directions to additional parking locations: