Animal Learning Day is April 6

Children interacting with a pen of sheep at Animal Learning Day.

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Iowa State's Block and Bridle Club will welcome visitors to its annual Animal Learning Day event on Saturday, April 6 (9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hansen Agricultural Learning Center). Demonstrations and displays are planned in partnership with student organizations, commodity groups and businesses. Hands-on activities include cow milking, face painting, petting zoo and a photo booth. Bus tours of ISU's sheep, beef, swine and dairy farms will be offered throughout the day; signup will be available in the morning. "Taste of Iowa" food samples will be available while supplies last and a drawing will be held for a pair of ISU football season tickets. Participants who complete the event bingo card will earn a prize. All events are free and open to the public. Contributed photo.