Volunteer Calendar

Teddy Bear Picnic

05/31/2014, 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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2 volunteers-planting (show kids to decorate flower pots, kids can fill pot with soil, help plant their sunflower seed, volunteer can then help bag up their plants and twist tie it closed)

1 volunteer –honey samples (show the different flavors of honey and pass out taste tests at the honey table)

3 volunteers – food and beverage (prep and maintain buffet/beverages)

2 volunteers – face painting (use our easy-to-paint guide to give kids a bear face)

1 volunteer – bear scavenger hunt watcher (make sure families do not move the bears in their hiding places, provide a prize)

1 volunteer – bear cave (follow a simple script to give info on bear facts

)1 volunteer – Bear Stuffer helper (help Magic Mr. Nick’s staff with line control, etc.)

1 volunteer – bear-a-chute (parachute game with teddy bears)

15 total


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Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Adults $8.00
Seniors (62 & over) $6.50
Children (2-12) $5.00
Children (under 2) FREE
Members FREE
* Handicapped Accessible

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We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)

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