Wild Watermelon Day at the Greensboro Science Center

On Saturday, Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., GSC visitors and center animals will enjoy sweet watermelon treats.


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Celebrate summer with some sweet, sticky fun at the Greensboro Science Center's (GSC) sixth annual Wild Watermelon Day, courtesy of The Fresh Market. On Saturday, August 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., GSC visitors will get to taste sweet watermelon treats as they enjoy a day exploring the center.

Visitors aren't the only ones who will be sampling some scrumptious snacks on Wild Watermelon Day. The center's animals will get in on the fun as they sniff, crush, swim through, eat and play with their very own watermelon treats. Zookeepers are scheduled to deliver watermelons to the animals as follows:

9 a.m. Otters & Fishing Cats
9:30 a.m. Tiger
10 a.m. Penguins
10:30 a.m. Gibbons & Howler Monkeys
11 a.m. Shark Reef & Lemurs
11:30 a.m. Tortoises & Meerkats
Noon Bees
12:30 p.m. Friendly Farm
1 p.m. Octopus

Wild Watermelon Day activities are included with general admission to the Greensboro Science Center. General admission is $12.50 for adults ages 14 - 64, $11.50 for children ages 3 - 13, and $11.50 for seniors ages 65+. Children 2 and under and Greensboro Science Center Members are free.

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