(zoo tas’tik) n. a night to party with the animals

girl-holding-tarantula-spider-zoological-society-of-milwaukeeThe Bactrian camels, Dall sheep and moose at the Milwaukee County Zoo are ready to shed their winter coats. Slip off your winter gear and join them for Zootastic!

This Zoological Society of Milwaukee family fundraising event lets you ask zookeepers all the brain tickling animal questions you’ve got.

You can even visit your favorite animals because the Zoo stays open until 9 p.m. for this April 25 event.

Bust out your favorite dance moves to a kid friendly DJ. Indulge in Noodles & Company macaroni and cheese and slices of Palermo’s® pizza.

Then make your way through the ice-cream sundae bar.

Check out the auction and raffle for fun family themed prizes.

Before the night ends, smile wide at the family photo station so you’ll always remember the night you partied with the animals.

What: Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s Zootastic fundraiser.

When: April 25, 5-9 p.m.

Where: Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee.

Registration: Pre-register by April 21, www.zoosociety.org/Events/Zootastic.php or (414) 258-2333.

How much: $75 per family of four. Individual fees: $15 children 12 and under, $25 ages 13+. Your fee, less $10 per person, is tax deductible.

Details: This Zoological Society family evening at the Milwaukee County Zoo features insider animal talks, kid-friendly food, a dance party with a DJ, a family photo station, and a family-themed raffle and auction.

More information: Please call Laura Knollenberg, 414-258-2333. This event is a fundraiser for the Zoological Society of Milwaukee.