PHOTOS: Rimbey Library packed during petting zoo

Rimbey kids had a great time at the Zoo 2 U Petting Zoo

By Treena Mielke

Almost 200 children and adults crowded in to the Rimbey Library March 14 to be entertained by Melinda Moscicki from Zoo 2 U and her unique variety of exotic animals.

The children and their adult counterparts were kept enthralled by the unusual species of animals and also the entertaining and educational presentation by Moscicki.

The Zoo 2 U petting zoo kicked off the spring festival at the library and March promises to be a busy and entertaining month for youngsters.

On March 19 at 6:30 p.m. Peter Puffins, a juno award winning children’s entertainer, will be in attendance with Peter Puffins’ Whale Tales.

Friends Forever Puppets will entertain on March 20 and magician Christ Gowen will fascinate a captive audience with his magic tricks on March 21.

A Lorna Bennett illustration workshop will be held on March 22 for kindergarten to Grade 2 students at 10 a.m., Grades 3 to 5 students at 12:30 and Grades 6 and up students at 2:30.

Pre-register at the library for the illustration workshop.

For more information on any these events, please contact the Rimbey Municipal Library at 403-843-2841 or visit


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