EVENTS CALENDAR

February 2018
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Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

2

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

3

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

4

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
2/12/2018
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

5

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

6

Senior Strolls

Various Locations
2/12/2018
9:00 am

Senior Strolls take place on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 9am-10am. This is a special time set aside for just for our 55-and-up aged friends. Each month will feature an opportunity to visit a part of the Zoo or Conservatory for a leisurely walk before the crowds as well as special activities and guests. This event is a great opportunity for Seniors to enjoy a free event that encourages being active and social with some adult learning to spice it up.

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

7

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

8

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

9

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

10

Enchanted Evening - A Valentine’s Dining Experience

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
12:00 am

This Valentine’s Day, don’t just give your sweetheart flowers; take them where they can dine amongst them.

Enjoy candle-lit tables throughout the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory amongst the three featured gardens, each with its own unique characteristics from the intimate North Garden with lush vegetation to the Sunken Garden with the color and scents of a picturesque warm summer day.

Live musicians play as Lancer Catering serves a double entrée, gourmet dinner.
MORE

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

11

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
2/12/2018
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Music Under Glass Featuring Dusty Heart

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
4:30 pm

Rich vocal harmonies merge with intimate layers of guitar, fiddle and banjo to define the lush sound of Dusty Heart.

Live music from some of the Twin Cities finest musicians perform in the Sunken Garden Sunday's January 7 - March 11 from 4:30-6:30. The music is also piped in to the Palm Dome and North Garden for your listening and strolling enjoyment. Beer and wine available to purchase. (Please note: no shows on January 28 and February 4) MORE

12

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

13

Enchanted Evening - A Valentine’s Dining Experience

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory

 

2/12/2018
12:00 am
This Valentine’s Day, don’t just give your sweetheart flowers; take them where they can dine amongst them.

Enjoy candle-lit tables throughout the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory amongst the three featured gardens, each with its own unique characteristics from the intimate North Garden with lush vegetation to the Sunken Garden with the color and scents of a picturesque warm summer day.

Live musicians play as Lancer Catering serves a double entrée, gourmet dinner.
MORE

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

14

Enchanted Evening - A Valentine’s Dining Experience

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
12:00 am

This Valentine’s Day, don’t just give your sweetheart flowers; take them where they can dine amongst them.

Enjoy candle-lit tables throughout the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory amongst the three featured gardens, each with its own unique characteristics from the intimate North Garden with lush vegetation to the Sunken Garden with the color and scents of a picturesque warm summer day.

Live musicians play as Lancer Catering serves a double entrée, gourmet dinner.
MORE

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

15

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

16

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

17

Winter Safari Weekend

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
10:00 am

Get out of the Minnesota Tundra and take a Safari through the Conservatory's tropical gardens! The weekend’s special events will include special Zookeeper talks and Story Time!

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Winter Safari Weekend

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
10:00 am

Get out of the Minnesota Tundra and take a Safari through the Conservatory's tropical gardens! The weekend’s special events will include special Zookeeper talks and Story Time!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
2/12/2018
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Music Under Glass Featuring FLOWTUS

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
4:30 pm

FLOWTUS, is a Twin Cities based band consisting of Angie Lynch, Katya Weinstine, Janani Logendran, and Melissa Tangye. They draw their influences from a plethera of genres that range from blues, country, punk, and folk.

Live music from some of the Twin Cities finest musicians perform in the Sunken Garden Sunday's January 7 - March 11 from 4:30-6:30. The music is also piped in to the Palm Dome and North Garden for your listening and strolling enjoyment. Beer and wine available to purchase. (Please note: no shows on January 28 and February 4) MORE

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Winter Safari Weekend

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
10:00 am

Get out of the Minnesota Tundra and take a Safari through the Conservatory's tropical gardens! The weekend’s special events will include special Zookeeper talks and Story Time!

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Bouquets: An Evening of Wine, Beer, and Food

Conservatory
2/12/2018
7:00 pm

Escape from the chilly temperatures and enjoy a night out sampling more than 80 fine wines, locally brewed beer, and tidbits from area restaurants in the most beautiful winter setting in Minnesota -- the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Tickets online at www.comofriends.org or 651-487-8229 beginning Dec. 17. MORE

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Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Minnesota Parent Camp Fair

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
10:00 am

Looking for unique, engaging summer activities for your child this summer? This FREE event gives parents a chance to meet one-on-one with dozens of camp representatives, who will be sharing information about their camps for kids.
Camps range from all-season sleep-a-way camps to weeklong day camps, including art and performance programs; science, technology and academic activities; sports, horseback riding and more. Free children’s activities at the Camp Fair include face painting, a craft station and an appearance from a special Zoo animal.

For more information, visit http://www.minnesotaparent.com/campfair, email [email protected] or call Minnesota Parent at 612-825-9205.

FREE ADMISSION MORE

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

S.A.F.E. Sundays

Various Locations
2/12/2018
1:00 pm

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild. Each week will feature a different animal.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Music Under Glass Featuring Cafe Accordion Orchestra

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
4:30 pm

Café Accordion Orchestra is valse-musette, swing, ballads, tangos, cha chas,cumbia and more, delivered with French flare, Latin heat and Bohemian attitude.

Live music from some of the Twin Cities finest musicians perform in the Sunken Garden Sunday's January 7 - March 11 from 4:30-6:30. The music is also piped in to the Palm Dome and North Garden for your listening and strolling enjoyment. Beer and wine available to purchase. (Please note: no shows on January 28 and February 4) MORE

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Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.

Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

     

Super Bold Winter Flower Show

Sunken Garden
2/12/2018
10:00 am

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.


Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
2/12/2018
10:30 am

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


Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
2/12/2018
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.


Story Time

Visitor Center
2/12/2018
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.


Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
2/12/2018
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.


Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
2/12/2018
2:00 pm

Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes, monkeys, tamarins, and lemurs. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.