Teddy Bear Clinic

  • Feb 1
  • 11am-1pm
Teddy bear clinic

Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the Zoo for a check-up at the Teddy Bear Clinic!  Docents and Teen Volunteers will host stations for receiving medical histories, diagnosing maladies, and suggesting stuffed animal treatments.  They’ll also teach you how the Zoo takes great care of its animals when THEY need check-ups.  No registration is necessary. … read more

Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 year olds – 1, 2, 3 in the Zoo – SOLD OUT

  • Feb 4
  • 9am-10am
education-animal encounter

Practice your counting at the zoo! How many rhino can you find? How about monkeys? Zookeepers have to count every animal in the zoo every day. Let’s help them out! This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years.  An adult chaperone is required.  Prices are $10 for Zoo Member children and $16 for non-member children; chaperones… read more

Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 year olds – Walk Like the Animals

  • Mar 7
  • 9am-10am
Education little critters

Slither, stomp, and prance around the zoo while we explore the different ways animals move. Who has feet? Who has fins? Are they fast or slow? Get ready for some exercise while we find out what it feels like to walk like the animals. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years.  An adult chaperone is… read more

Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 year-olds – ABC in the Zoo

  • Apr 19
  • 9am-10am
education-little critters2

Anteater, Bear, and Capybara–when it comes to animals in the alphabet, we’ve got them all (except maybe X).  Practice basic alphabet sounds inspired by animals in the Zoo, and make an alphabet craft to take home. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years.  An adult chaperone is required.  Prices are $10 for Zoo Member… read more

Little Critters Workshop for 2-5 years olds – Giant Giraffes

  • May 2
  • 9am-10am
giraffe

Look up!  Giraffes have a special way to eat, drink, and even sleep. We’ll discover how Zoo Keepers take care of these beautiful and unusual animals.  An up-close visit with the giraffes will be featured in this tribute to our tallest friends. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 years.  An adult chaperone is required.  Prices… read more