EVENTS CALENDAR

August 2016
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Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through Labor Day at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

2

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

3

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

4

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

5

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

6

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
3:00 pm

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

7

Tropical Plant Sale

Garden Safari Gift Shop
8/26/2016
10:00 am

Visit Garden Safari Gifts starting Sunday, Aug. 7th- Saturday, Aug.13th to bring home a tropical plant grown by our Como gardeners. Prices range from $5 to $20 and there are various species and sizes! Plants include: Madevillea & Passiflora vines, German Bearded Iris, Colocasia (Elephant Ear) plants, TONS of bromeliads, citrus and fruit trees plus many more!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

8

Tropical Plant Sale

Garden Safari Gift Shop
8/26/2016
10:00 am

Visit Garden Safari Gifts starting Sunday, Aug. 7th- Saturday, Aug.13th to bring home a tropical plant grown by our Como gardeners. Prices range from $5 to $20 and there are various species and sizes! Plants include: Madevillea & Passiflora vines, German Bearded Iris, Colocasia (Elephant Ear) plants, TONS of bromeliads, citrus and fruit trees plus many more!

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through Labor Day at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

9

Tropical Plant Sale

Garden Safari Gift Shop
8/26/2016
10:00 am

Visit Garden Safari Gifts starting Sunday, Aug. 7th- Saturday, Aug.13th to bring home a tropical plant grown by our Como gardeners. Prices range from $5 to $20 and there are various species and sizes! Plants include: Madevillea & Passiflora vines, German Bearded Iris, Colocasia (Elephant Ear) plants, TONS of bromeliads, citrus and fruit trees plus many more!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

10

Tropical Plant Sale

Garden Safari Gift Shop
8/26/2016
10:00 am

Visit Garden Safari Gifts starting Sunday, Aug. 7th- Saturday, Aug.13th to bring home a tropical plant grown by our Como gardeners. Prices range from $5 to $20 and there are various species and sizes! Plants include: Madevillea & Passiflora vines, German Bearded Iris, Colocasia (Elephant Ear) plants, TONS of bromeliads, citrus and fruit trees plus many more!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

11

Tropical Plant Sale

Garden Safari Gift Shop
8/26/2016
10:00 am

Visit Garden Safari Gifts starting Sunday, Aug. 7th- Saturday, Aug.13th to bring home a tropical plant grown by our Como gardeners. Prices range from $5 to $20 and there are various species and sizes! Plants include: Madevillea & Passiflora vines, German Bearded Iris, Colocasia (Elephant Ear) plants, TONS of bromeliads, citrus and fruit trees plus many more!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

12

Tropical Plant Sale

Garden Safari Gift Shop
8/26/2016
10:00 am

Visit Garden Safari Gifts starting Sunday, Aug. 7th- Saturday, Aug.13th to bring home a tropical plant grown by our Como gardeners. Prices range from $5 to $20 and there are various species and sizes! Plants include: Madevillea & Passiflora vines, German Bearded Iris, Colocasia (Elephant Ear) plants, TONS of bromeliads, citrus and fruit trees plus many more!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

13

Tropical Plant Sale

Garden Safari Gift Shop
8/26/2016
10:00 am

Visit Garden Safari Gifts starting Sunday, Aug. 7th- Saturday, Aug.13th to bring home a tropical plant grown by our Como gardeners. Prices range from $5 to $20 and there are various species and sizes! Plants include: Madevillea & Passiflora vines, German Bearded Iris, Colocasia (Elephant Ear) plants, TONS of bromeliads, citrus and fruit trees plus many more!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
3:00 pm

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through Labor Day at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
3:00 pm

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Japanese Lantern Lighting Festival

Japanese Garden
8/26/2016
3:00 pm

Bonsai, martial arts, Ikebana, singing, dancing, drumming, delicious food and other aspects of Japanese culture will take center stage at the 18th annual Como Park Japanese Lantern Lighting Festival, a family-friendly event, reminiscent of Japan’s annual Obon holiday.

Gates and exhibits open at 3pm

The day will culminate at dusk with the main event—the lantern lighting. Stone lanterns as well as hundreds of floating paper lanterns throughout the Japanese Garden pond and the Frog Pond will create a vision of peacefulness and harmony.

Admission is $5 per person. Admission for children ages 3-12 and Seniors 65 and over is $3, and those 2 and under are free.

You can easily avoid the parking challenges by following the signs to the free Como Shuttle. MORE

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through Labor Day at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
3:00 pm

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
2:30 pm

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through Labor Day at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

     

Zoo

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
8/26/2016
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!


Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding Station
8/26/2016
10:45 am

Get closer than ever to the gentle giants of Como Zoo! The new Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a leaf of romaine lettuce browse for $5 to feed the giraffe. There is also a separate, non-gated deck for viewing and photography.


Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.


Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
8/26/2016
11:30 am

The Dr. Seuss inspired show will highlight conservation, sustainably harvested fish, sea lion behaviors, and simple things you can do to keep the planet healthy.


Seal Island Training Demonstration

Zoo Grounds
8/26/2016
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.


Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.


Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
8/26/2016
3:30 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Conservatory

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
8/26/2016
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.