There is no better way to celebrate Earth Day than to be at the zoo! The event, held April 22 from 11 am to 3 pm, offers all types of demonstrations and opportunities to learn about how you can help in creating a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. Local environmental organizations will be on hand to answer any questions and there will be lots of activities for the children as well music. For more information about this event, please visit National Zoo.
The event is free and open to the public but there is a charge for parking so please check out the transportation alternatives noted below.
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The Metrorail and Metrobus are both excellent ways to get around the District and the entire DC area. The zoo entrance is located midway between the Cleveland Park Metro and Woodley-Park Zoo Metro stations on the Red Line.
Buses running down Connecticut Avenue are: H5, L1, L2 and L4. Visit www.wmata.com to plan your trip.
At just $1 a trip, it’s hard to beat this easy way to get around town. There is a stop a short walk away at 24th Street & Connecticut Avenue NW on the Woodley Park - Adams Morgan - McPherson Square Metro route. Visit www.dccirculator.com for information on schedules and routes.
With over 1,225 bikes at over 155+ stations in the District and Arlington County (by the end of 2011), this on-demand mode of transportation is sure to get you on your way. And at just $7 for a 24-hour membership, it won’t break the bank either. A bike station is located at the entrance to the zoo at 3000 Connecticut Avenue, NW. Another station close by is situated at Connecticut Avenue & Newark Street NW, just a short walk away from the zoo. For more information on annual or monthly memberships, or to check out the station locations, please visit www.CapitalBikeshare.com.