Archive for January, 2012

ZooBRRRew, Friday, Feb. 3

We have some great events coming up next weekend!

First up will be our winter happy hour, ZooBRRRew, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3.  Guests will enjoy great live music by Teagan Ward, assorted food stations and dessert and a cash bar featuring seasonal beers and wines. Your ticket ($20 for members, $25 for non-members) includes live music, food, admission to the Zoo as well as a free pass to a 2012 summer ZooBrew! Don’t miss this great 21-and-older event.

Photo by Valerie Kostreva

The next day’s event is for visitors of all ages. We’ll celebrate one of our white rhinos’ birthdays on Saturday, Feb. 4. Roscoe will turn 8! Join us from 1 to 3 p.m. that day in the Zoo’s Main Building. Learn about these fascinating creatures from our knowledgeable docents and get ready to sing “Happy Birthday” to Roscoe at 2 p.m. He along with his half-brother Bill will both enjoy treats on this special day! Feel free to bring a gift for the occasion, too. Click here for details.

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Happy New Year!

As we head into 2012, we hope you are just as excited as we are about our upcoming A Step Into Africa Exhibit, which will be the only exhibit in the United States focusing on the Ngorongoro Crater region of Tanzania, Africa! The exhibit opens in May.

In the meantime, we hope you will attend our various events coming up in February: Our 21-and-older ZooBrrrew happy hour on Friday, Feb. 3, a birthday celebration for Roscoe the white rhino on Saturday, Feb. 4 as well as sign your kids up for our February Break Camp (Feb. 20-24).

Photo by Kelli O'Brien

And don’t forget about our cuddly story hour, Book and Beast, happening at 11 a.m. every Wednesday through March!

Happy 2012, everyone!

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