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Check out what’s going on at Como this month.

May 2019
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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Mother\'s Day Bonsai Show

Visitor Center
5/19/2019
10:00 am

Take Mom to this annual tradition! The Minnesota Bonsai Society will be displaying some of their finest work on the Covered Porch. Trained professionals will also be on-hand to answer any questions you may have about the art of Bonsai!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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.

12

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Mother\'s Day Bonsai Show

Visitor Center
5/19/2019
10:00 am

Take Mom to this annual tradition! The Minnesota Bonsai Society will be displaying some of their finest work on the Covered Porch. Trained professionals will also be on-hand to answer any questions you may have about the art of Bonsai!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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.

18

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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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Artist, Photographer & Family Photo Hours

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
8:00 am

Whether you choose the lush greenery of the North Garden or the flowers in the Sunken Garden, this is the perfect opportunity to use the many gardens inside the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory as a backdrop for your holiday family photos. Guests are welcome to bring in their own camera and find the perfect spot for their photo. $5 per person.

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Como: Making A Global Impact

Exhibit Gallery
5/19/2019
10:30 am

Join us for a new, free series Sundays in April and May at 10:30am (excluding April 21). Learn how Como Park Zoo and Conservatory staff are making a global impact. Thanks to a generous grant from Como Friends. Como’s staff have the opportunity to partner with reputable conservation organizations around the world to learn, research, share expertise and aid in global and local conservation efforts. Como’s Conservation Champions are passionate and excited to share their experiences.

Como: Making A Global Impact Lecture Series is funded in part with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008 which dedicated funding to preserve Minnesota’s art and cultural heritage. MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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.

20

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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.

21

Senior Strolls

Various Locations
5/19/2019
9:00 am

Senior Strolls take place on every Tuesday through June 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 MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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.

22

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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.

23

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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.

24

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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
5/19/2019
12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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.

25

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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.

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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.

26

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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.

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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.

27

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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.

Cougar Program

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper!

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

Spotlight Animal

Various Locations
5/19/2019
1:30 pm

Learn about some of Como\\\'s animal ambassadors! New topics every day!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/19/2019
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.

28

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

29

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

30

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

31

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/19/2019
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/19/2019
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/19/2019
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.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
5/19/2019
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.

 
 

EVENTS

Artist, Photographer & Family Photo Hours

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Whether you choose the lush greenery of the North Garden or the flowers in the Sunken Garden, this is the perfect opportunity to use the many gardens inside the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory as a backdrop for your holiday family photos. Guests are welcome to bring in their own camera and find the perfect spot for their photo. $5 per person. MORE

Summer Flower Show

10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show. Oriental lilies, cordyline, petunias, geraniums, and dichondra are just some of the flowers featured in this year’s show!percentage of yellow and chartreuse. The Summer Flower will feature a variety of petunias, geraniums and lilies. MORE

Polar Bear Program

10:30 am

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

Como: Making A Global Impact

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for a new, free series Sundays in April and May at 10:30am (excluding April 21). Learn how Como Park Zoo and Conservatory staff are making a global impact. Thanks to a generous grant from Como Friends. Como’s staff have the opportunity to partner with reputable conservation organizations around the world to learn, research, share expertise and aid in global and local conservation efforts. Como’s Conservation Champions are passionate and excited to share their experiences. Como: Making A Global Impact Lecture Series is funded in part with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008 which dedicated funding to preserve Minnesota’s art and cultural heritage. MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

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. MORE

Story Time

12:00 pm

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

Cougar Program

12:30 pm

Learn about two of our newer residents, Ruby and Jasper! MORE

Gardener Talk

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. MORE

Spotlight Animal

1:30 pm

MORE

Gorilla Program

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. MORE

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