Program Time: 10-11:30am
Programs are 90 minutes long and take place on Zoo grounds, so bring your strollers if necessary and dress for the weather.
September 3 and 5 - Mammals and Me
What do you have in common with a bear, camel and a wolf? Come learn what makes an animal a mammal and meet some of the Zoo’s smaller mammals.
September 10 and 12 - 'Mazing Marsupials
There are many interesting and unique animals that live in Australia. Most of those animals happen to be marsupials. Come learn about their ‘mazing adaptations and meet some of the most well known marsupials here at the Zoo.
September 17 and 19 - Rainforest Life
Rainforests are some of the most diverse places in the world, and are home to many unique animals. They can be furry, feathery, scaly, and even slimy. Come on a scavenger hunt through The RainForest exhibit and discover many different types of amazing animals!
September 24 and 25 - Bears, Bears, Bears
Grab your favorite stuffed bear and bring it along to see some real bears in action! We will learn all about the different kinds of bears you will meet here at the Zoo.
October 1 and 2 - African Animals
You've heard of the king of the jungle, but what African animal truly wears a crown on its head? Find out as we explore the African savanna and the beautiful animals that make it unique.
October 8 - Australian Adventure
G'Day mates! Did you know a koala is actually not a bear? Bring your young jackaroos and jillaroos to the Zoo to discover what it's like to be a kid in Australia while exploring the Australian Adventure exhibit.
October 15 - Animal Senses
We use our body parts to see, smell, taste, touch and hear. Animals use their body parts to do the same things — but some in much different ways. Would you use your ears to see? How about your feet to taste, or your tongue to smell? Some animals do! Come explore how animals use their five senses.
October 22 - Predators
Some animals have to hunt for their food. From the grasslands of the savanna to the deep blue sea, predators come in many different shapes and sizes. Join us for a fun and educational experience learning about these fascinating creatures.
October 29 and 31 - Nocturnal Animals
Did you know some animals stay awake while we are sleeping at night? Some of the most interesting animals live in the dark. Discover what they are, while learning lots of fun facts about nocturnal creatures.
November 5 and 7 - Up in the Sky
Put your eyes to the sky, and look for things that fly! Come learn about our winged friends in The RainForest. Birds and bats both have wings but are very different animals. Learn some fun facts about both, as we discover what makes them alike and different.
November 12 and 13 - Ready for Reptiles
Snakes, and lizards, and turtles oh my! Come learn all about the different types of reptiles and what makes them each special and unique as you get to meet a few up close and personal.
November 19 and 21 - Amazing Amphibians
Ribbit, ribbit! From their unique lifecycle to their interesting habitats and behaviors, amphibians really are amazing. Come learn all about our friends with the sticky tongues, as you join us on this amazing amphibian adventure.
December 3 and 4 - Monkey Business
Primates are our closest cousins in the animal world. But do you know how to tell a monkey from an ape? Come monkey around and explore the world of primates as we learn the primate basics.
December 10 and 12 - Fascinating Fish
Water covers more than 70 percent of the earth’s surface and it’s filled with fascinating species of fish, corals, sharks and more. Dive in and explore some of the interesting sea dwellers that live here at the Zoo.
December 17 and 19 - Cold Weather Animals
Brrr! How do you stay warm in the winter? Animals have many things to keep them warm outside in the cold and snow. Some animals, including reindeer, polar bears and wolves, endure the most extreme winter weather. Explore Northern Trek and discover the special things that make these animals perfect for living in cold climates.