Events

Romance at the Zoo

Date:
February 11, 2017
Time:
2:00-3:30pm
Details:

Join us as we look at the complicated, beautiful and sometimes bizarre courtship rituals of the animal kingdom. From videos to meeting animals up close, this will give you a whole new perspective on relationships!

Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Registration is required.

Per-Person Cost:
$15 ($25 couple)
Age Restriction:
18 and up
Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

Call 681-3559

Frogwatch Training

Date:
February 18, 2017
Time:
9:00am-Noon
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.

Frog Watch Training is offered on February 18 from 9am-Noon.

Registration Required:
Yes
To Register:

Please call 681-3559 to register.

Breakfast with the…Lions

Date:
March 11, 2017
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, March 11th and Sunday and March 12th.

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.

Remarkable Reptiles

Date:
March 18, 2017
Time:
11:00am-2:00pm
Details:

From snakes to turtles, do not miss your chance to find out more about the fascinating world of reptiles. We will have animal encounters and talks throughout the event as well as a snake feeding at 1:00pm.

When: March 18 11:00-2:00

Regular zoo admission applies

Included with regular
zoo admission:
Yes
To Register:

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Just drop in!

Easter Egg Scramble

Date:
April 8, 2017
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) ; $9.00 (Non-Member Adult)

Party for the Planet

Date:
April 23, 2017
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!

Mother’s Day at the Zoo

Date:
May 14, 2017
Details:

On Mother’s Day, we’re all kids at heart! All moms will get in for the price of a child’s admission price.