Here's a great family-fun event that's perfect for a summer evening.  The Lake Superior Zoo is holding their annual Member Appreciation Day Safari on Thursday, June 12 from 5 - 7:30 PM.

This incredibly special members-only event features animal enrichment and feedings every 20 minutes, tours of the Willard Munger Animal Care Center from 5 to 6 PM (This center is normally closed to the public), the Duluth Photo Booth, live music by Hannah Rey, books for children provided by the United Way’s Big Red Bookshelf, kids games, and plenty of food. Oh - and who could forget the prizes?

This event is open and free to members of the Lake Superior Zoo.  Family memberships are just $65 and anyone wishing to take part in the event can buy one in advance at the zoo, by calling 218-730-4500, or by visiting There will also be an opportunity to buy memberships the day of the event.