Hollywild Animal Park will not be opening for the 2017 season and it's likely the park will not re-open to the public, according to the park’s board of directors.
A lack of funding is the reason the board cited. Volunteers will assist the members of the Meeks family, co-founders of the park, to care for the animals.
The 2017-2018 Broadway season at the Peace Center features Tony Award winners, poignant plots, rousing music, classic love stories and celebrated blockbusters.
The nine-show season features the 2015 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, “Fun Home”, and the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Revival, “The Color Purple”. The lineup also includes the soaring songs of “The Bodyguard”, the New York Times Critics’ Pick high-octane smash, “School of Rock”, the inspiring true story of “On Your Feet!”, the empowering journey of “Waitress” and the continuation of the Phantom’s journey in “Love Never Dies”. Also part of the season are the highly-anticipated returns of two blockbusters, “Les Misérables” and the new production of “The Phantom of the Opera”.
Fans get an opportunity to see all the teams playing in the first and second rounds of the NCAA Basketball tournament at Greenville’s Bon Secours Wellness Center at a free practice Thursday from noon-7: 30 p.m. The Friday and Sunday games are sold out.
The Greenville Fan Fest will be held downtown at the corner of Main and Broad Street noon-5 p.m. Saturday. A full-length basketball court will be assembled in the middle of the party.