HATCH DAY EGGS-TRAVAGANZA: EGG-CELLENT FUN AT JURONG BIRD PARK’S BIRDZ OF PLAY THIS DECEMBER

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Singapore, 10 November 2011 – The world’s largest bird paradise, Jurong Bird Park, will be celebrating the “hatching” of its latest kids’ playground, Birdz of Play, through a series of eggciting activities during an event called the Hatch Day Eggs-travaganza in conjunction with the December school holidays.

Birdz of Play is a colourfully themed play area, with wet and dry play areas for toddlers and older children. Kids of all ages are in for a splashing good time as they engage in some wild water fun. One of the highlights is the water play area, which has a huge clambering splash and slide element, where a huge bucket of water will tip every few minutes, thoroughly drenching anyone under it. The dry play area will be a sensory one for kids, as they go though the interactive component, as well as play on the swing, see-saw or flying fox.

Event Highlights
Hatch Day Eggs-travaganza
Date: 3-25 December (Saturdays and Sundays only)
Activities are free but usual Park admission rates apply

Hatch Day Party
Kids will meet the cuddly and friendly egg mascots, Dodo and Didi at this free party. Both guardians in the Land of Eggs, they are overjoyed about a beautiful and exotic egg that they have uncovered. With the help of a magical stethoscope, Dodo has determined that today will be the day that this rare and beautiful egg hatches! Kids will also watch a magic show by the Egg Wizard and learn how to perform Dodo and Didi’s signature egg dance.

Time: 12.00noon
Venue: Birdz of Play

Join the Water Dippers at Waterplay!
Come have a bucket of laughs with the Water Dippers! Dressed in wet suits, big snorkel masks and flippers, the Water Dippers will entertain with heaps of physical comedy and slapstick antics. Armed with water guns and water buckets, they will play with the kids at the wet play area for a splashing fun time.

Time: 11:30am and 12:45pm
Venue: Birdz of Play

Eggnimal Craft Booth
Kids can show off their brilliant art-and-craft skills and learn how to make adorable animals and birds out of plastic eggs.

Time: 10am – 4pm
Venue: Birdz of Play

Send your Egg-mas Greetings
With Christmas just round the corner, kids can visit the booth to design their very own Eggmas e-card and send their personalised Christmas greetings to friends and family for free!

Time: 10am – 4pm
Venue: Entrance of Jurong Bird Park

Meet & Greet Dodo and Didi
Kids will get a chance to come up close to the cuddly egg mascots, Dodo and Didi, and take a fun picture with them.

Time: 9:30-10:00am and 3:30-4:00pm
Venue: Entrance of Jurong Bird Park and Birdz of Play

Meet the Birds
At this session, kids will get to meet our talking Amazon parrot, Quincy and come up close and take a photo with our beautiful cockatoo and macaw.

Date: 17, 18, 24, 25 December
Time: 2:00pm – 2:30pm
Venue: Birdz of Play

Birdz of Play

Egg-citing Fun!

Egg-cellent Handicraft

FEATHER RUN OPENS TO ADULT RUNNERS WITH AN EVEN LONGER ROUTE!

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Singapore, 3 October 2011 – Make a date with the Bird Park’s colourful feather friends and flora at the annual Feather Run on 13 November 2011. Back for its third installation, the run has been extended and is open to adults for the first time. Each participant will receive a customised running bib, an exciting goody-bag worth $70 and a medal upon completing the run in the world’s largest bird park.

There is something for everyone at this year’s Feather Run. From the young to the elderly, everyone can take part in the 1.5 km Fun Run/Walk and contend in friendly competition, or take a leisurely walk and feast their senses with the myriad colours of Jurong Bird Park’s avian friends as well as the greenery in the park. Avid runners, whether adults or children aged 6 to 12, can choose to take up the 1.5km, 3.5km and 7km challenge as they run along the scenic routes of the hillside haven.

Children can dash off after the run to discover Birdz of Play, a new recreational and fun play area for kids at the bird park. Comprising of a wet and dry area for toddlers and older kids alike, the new attraction features a huge clambering splash and slide area. Destined to be a hit with many; especially the bucket which tips after a few minutes, makes the area perfect for cooling off after the run.

Enjoy Family and Early Bird discounts when you sign up for the run. Families with at least four participants can purchase the Family Package which offers savings of up to 35%.

Participants are invited to rediscover the bird park after the run and learn more about avian life as well as the education and conservation programmes undertaken by the park locally and abroad. The forest setting of the park is the ideal place for everyone to observe birds in their natural behaviour and watch highly interactive and entertaining bird shows.

For more information of Feather Run 2011, please visit www.featherrun.com.sg

Please refer to the table below for registration prices:

Feather Run

Feather Run

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