A great fling at Springbrook

Jazmine Holen, 6, of Andover, Melanie Kath, 8, of Columbia Heights, and Josie Kath, 5, also of Columbia Heights, enjoy a goat at a petting zoo as part of the fling. Springbrook is located in Fridley. Photo by Elizabeth Sias
Jazmine Holen, 6, of Andover, Melanie Kath, 8, of Columbia Heights, and Josie Kath, 5, also of Columbia Heights, enjoy a goat at a petting zoo as part of the fling. Springbrook is located in Fridley. Photo by Elizabeth Sias

by Elizabeth Sias

The weather Saturday finally decided to cooperate just in time for Springbrook Nature Center’s annual Spring Fling.

A total of 1,340 people attended, compared with last year, when rain drove the numbers down to 850.

 

Emma Madeux of Blaine dresses up as Little Bo Peep for the day. Three-year-old Ava Torkelson of Ramsey plays the Bunny Hop Race. Sydney Hansen feeds a llama at the Cock-a-Doodle Petting Zoo. Sydney Busch, 4, and Gabrielle Busch, 6, of Anoka, visit with the Giant Bunny at the Spring Fling. Jazmine Holen, 6, of Andover, Melanie Kath, 8, of Columbia Heights, and Josie Kath, 5, also of Columbia Heights, enjoy a goat at a petting zoo as part of the fling. Springbrook is located in Fridley.
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Jazmine Holen, 6, of Andover, Melanie Kath, 8, of Columbia Heights, and Josie Kath, 5, also of Columbia Heights, enjoy a goat at a petting zoo as part of the fling. Springbrook is located in Fridley.