Events

Frogwatch Training

Date:
February 24, 2018
Time:
9:00am-11:00am
Details:

Join the growing number of Citizen Scientists, learning how to count frogs by learning their calls. Over the course of training we will teach you how to identify different frogs and toads, where and how to listen for them and how to report what you heard. Learn about these fascinating amphibians and help make a difference in the world around you! Registration is Required.

Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

Please call 681-3559 to register.

Breakfast with the…Reptiles

Date:
March 3, 2018
Time:
9:00-10:00
Details:

Our popular series is back, with new breakfast opportunities.

Join us for a light breakfast while learning about the animal of the day. Then head down to their exhibit and see the featured animal enjoy their breakfast too! This is perfect for the entire family, enjoy breakfast and then head out and see the rest of the Zoo.

The Reptile breakfast is offered on Saturday, March 3rd and Sunday, March 4th.

Member Cost:
Member Adult $9 ; Member Child $6
Non-Member Cost:
Non-Member Adult $18 ; Non-Member Child $12
Minimum Number:
5
Maximum Number:
20
Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

Please call (309) 681-3559 for questions or to make reservations.

Easter Egg Scramble

Date:
March 24, 2018
Time:
10:00am-12:00 noon
Details:

Looking for a hopping good time? Bounce on over to the Zoo for our annual Easter egg celebration, loaded with candy and fun. The Easter egg hunt is for children 0-9 years.

10:30     ages 0-3 years
10:50     ages 4-6 years
11:10     ages 7-9 years

ADVANCE TICKETS can be purchased at the Barton Pavilion.

Member Cost:
$3.50 (Member Child)
Non-Member Cost:
$9.00 (Non-member Child) ; $9.50 (Non-Member Adult)

Breakfast with the…Lions

Date:
April 14, 2018
Time:
9:00-10:00
Details:

BREAKFAST with the LIONS

Our popular series is back, with new breakfast opportunities.

Join us for a light breakfast while learning about the animal of the day. Then head down to their exhibit and see the featured animal enjoy their breakfast too! This is perfect for the entire family, enjoy breakfast and then head out and see the rest of the Zoo.

The Lion breakfast is offered on Saturday, April 14th and Sunday and April 15th.

Member Cost:
Member Adult $9 ; Member Child $6
Non-Member Cost:
Non-Member Adult $18 ; Non-Member Child $12
Minimum Number:
5
Maximum Number:
20
Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

Please call (309) 681-3559 for questions or to make reservations.

Party for the Planet

Date:
April 29, 2018
Time:
11:00am-2:00pm
Details:

From recycling to butterfly gardens, explore what simple ways you can help make the planet a better place. We will have animal encounters, games and earth friendly treats our animals will receive throughout the day.

When: April 23 11:00-2:00

Regular zoo admission applies

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes
To Register:

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Just drop in!

ZooFest featuring T-shirt Day!

Date:
May 26, 2018
Time:
11:00-2:00
Details:

Kick off summer right by joining the Zoo in our annual ZOOFEST celebration. Support the Zoo and the food bank too! Bring in 3 non-perishable food items and receive a free t-shirt from the Zoo (limit 1 shirt per person). Admission into the Zoo is required. Check out our website for foods the food bank could use. T-shirts available while supplies last! We’ll have bouncy rides, games, animal encounters and more!

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes

World Oceans Day

Date:
June 8, 2018
Time:
11:00-2:00
Details:

Our Oceans, Our Future! Come out to the Zoo as to learn how important the ocean and waterways are to our future and what we can do to help!

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes