Family Offerings

Family Offerings

Animal Tales

Ages 3-5

Enjoy charming animal stories, songs, games, crafts and animal visits. Classroom time will be followed by a Zoo Adventure! Each month has a theme with three classes. These adult/child classes are offered Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.- 2 p.m. Please meet at the front of the Education Building. These classes are designed for kids ages 3-5.

Price per child for 3 week series:

  • $24/member
  • $32/non-member

Sept: Movin' & Groovin'

  • Sept. 21: Climb and Swing
  • Sept. 28: Swim and Fly

Oct.: Super Senses

  • Oct. 5: Sight
  • Oct. 12: Smell and Touch
  • Oct. 19: Hearing

Nov.: Wildly Weird Animals

  • Nov. 2: Radical Reptiles
  • Nov. 9: Awesome Amphibians
  • Nov. 16: Marvelous Mammals

Dec.: Critter Cafe

  • Dec. 7: Carnivores
  • Dec. 14: Herbivores
  • Dec. 21: Omnivores

DIY Conservation Classes

Details:
Add an educational experience to your fall zoo visit! We’re offering monthly workshops for adults on a variety of topics. Each class will involve meeting animals up close, touring an exhibit with a knowledgeable guide and exploring a sustainability topic with take-home supplies for an eco-friendly lifestyle! Recommended for adults only.

Backyard Habitats
Sat., Oct. 8 from 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Get creative and make an animal friendly home to put out in your backyard. Meet native animals up close and learn more about local habitats.

Rainforest Friends
Sat., Nov. 5 from 1:30 – 3 p.m.
Come have coffee or tea while learning about how our choices can help the rainforest. Meet some rainforest animals up close and tour rainforest exhibits.

Family Classes

Details:
Kick off the Fall with Family Fun during Harvest Fest. Educational family classes include hands-on activities and animal meet and greets. Classes recommended for ages 5 and older. Children under age 12 must have an adult participating with them.

Mason Bee Houses

  • Sat., Oct. 1, 1 p.m.
  • Sun., Oct. 2, 1 p.m.

Toad Abodes

  • Sat., Oct. 8, 1 p.m.
  • Sun., Oct. 9, 1 p.m.

Pumpkin Party

  • Sat., Oct. 15, 1 p.m.
  • Sun., Oct. 16, 1 p.m.