We’re one week away from Cinco de Rhino! Every year on 5/5, friends and partners around the world celebrate rhinos and raise awareness for the 5 species. You can help by sharing our posts, hosting a fundraiser, or joining us on May 5th for a celebration of rhinos. We have a variety of virtual events scheduled throughout the day – we hope you can join us!
Cinco de Rhino Virtual Party Schedule
(all times EDT)
9 am – Coffee Chat with Nina – Live on Facebook
Nina Fascione is celebrating her one-year anniversary as IRF’s executive director and will be hosting a casual coffee chat to get us primed and ready for Cinco festivities. Nina will provide an update on Africa and we invite you to bring your rhino questions for her to answer.
A long-time friend of IRF, Cathy Dreyer, was just announced as Kruger National Park’s next head ranger. We’ll speak with Cathy about her incredible background, challenges of her new role, and her hope for rhino conservation in Kruger. Don’t miss it!
3 pm – AndBeyond Virtual Safari at Phinda Game Reserve, sponsored by Savannah Gray – Registration required, limited seating available.
Go on safari right from your living room! Have the luxury of sitting in on a virtual session with an expert andBeyond ranger who will interpret the incredible sightings of a recorded WILDwatch Live drive with you. This guided safari offers the unmissable opportunity to gain insight from an expert safari guide, who will offer their wealth of expertise in interpreting the fascinating antics and behaviours of Africa’s famed wildlife. Seating is limited for this 90 minute experience, so sign-up today!
6:00 pm Rhino Origami with Dr. Rhino – Live on Twitch
Dr. Rhino has been hosting fundraising gaming streams on Twitch for IRF, and for Cinco will be hosting a simple how-to on rhino origami. Grab some paper and follow along!
7:00 pm – Family Game Night – Zoom Registration Required
Game night is back! Gather the whole family and join us on Zoom. Chris will be hosting rounds of trivia, a ‘safari hunt’ and of course, R-H-I-N-O (aka Bingo).
Are you hosting your own Cinco event? Let us know in the comments below and make sure to tag us on social with any photos from your event!