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Posted on: September 11, 2019

SAVE THE DATE: Boo at the Zoo 2019

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This "hauntingly-friendly" event is perfect for your pre-school and elementary school-aged children. The event features a nightly kid’s costume contest, cockroach painting, and the Enchanted Train Ride. Our night of delights also inclu...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Fall Hours Begin August 12th

Fall Hours 2019

Fall hours begin August 12th! The Zoo will be open daily 10:00am-4:30pm through October 12th when we will close for the season. The seasonal Butterfly Garden Party walk-through exhibit will be open daily through Labor Day weekend. The Wild Tykes kiddie ri...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Imagination Station Joint Memberships now available!

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We've joined forces with Imagination Station (Lafayette's Science Center for Families) to offer special joint memberships. Two great attractions, one great price!

Visit the Memberships Page for more information about this great deal.  For just $13...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Wildlife Workshops - classes for kids ages 8-11

Wildlife Workshops

Get ready for some hands-on, brains-on fun!  Kids will explore wildlife and nature topics through a variety of engaging activities, including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) explorations, model-making, behind-the-scenes excursions, ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Critter Classes - classes for kids ages 5-7

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Nothing brings out the natural curiosity of a child the way animals do!  With Critter Classes your child will have the opportunity to learn about wildlife, up-close and hands-on.  Each class focuses on a different animal group.  ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Zoo Sprouts - classes for kids ages 3-4

Zoo Sprouts

Developed specifically with early childhood learning foundations in mind, this hour long class gives little learners a chance to explore nature and animals in a safe, nurturing environment.  Get to know nature through play experiences, art, songs...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Two at the Zoo

Two at the Zoo

With Two at the Zoo, young children can learn with their favorite play partner - you!  Classes are drop-in, and include on-your-own exploratory play time featuring educational stations with zoo artifacts (like feathers, shells, puppets and replic...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Go Wild! Birthday Parties

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Make your child's birthday a WILD one!  Designed for children ages 3- 12, a Go Wild! Birthday Party is a great way to make your child’s birthday extra special.  Leave the entertainment to us - we’ll make it a day your child will...

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