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

April 2014
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Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

2

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

3

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Lil' Explorer Thursdays!

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
10:00 am

Free Thursdays though April! Come explore 10-Noon each Thursday in the Visitor's Center! Meet animal and plant visitors, see story time, play games and many other fun activities. Different themes each week! MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

4

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

5

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Big Cat Enrichment

Big Cat Building
4/16/2014
10:00 am

If you want to see some serious "LOL kitty" action at Como Zoo, don't miss Big Cat Enrichment every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. You'll see how lions, tigers, and other large cats hunt, forage, and handle food in the wild thanks to always-changing enrichment items that keep animals healthy and curious.

Enrichment activities enhance zoo environments for animals, stimulating them to investigate and interact with their surroundings. Como Zoo enriches animal environments by making changes to structures in their enclosures, presenting novel objects and smells for them to investigate and explore, and by changing how we present food to them. It encourages them to forage, hunt and handle their food in ways that are natural to them in the wild.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

6

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Wedding & Event Showcase Open House

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
10:00 am

Come see why we host over 400 weddings a year! Visit with photographers, musicians, officiants, decorators, and other vendors who will make your big day special. Tour our wedding, reception, and meeting spaces and discover what you can add to make your wedding or event spectacular. The wedding & event showcase is a FREE event.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

7

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

8

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

9

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

10

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Lil' Explorer Thursdays!

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
10:00 am

Free Thursdays though April! Come explore 10-Noon each Thursday in the Visitor's Center! Meet animal and plant visitors, see story time, play games and many other fun activities. Different themes each week! MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

11

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

12

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Big Cat Enrichment

Big Cat Building
4/16/2014
10:00 am

If you want to see some serious "LOL kitty" action at Como Zoo, don't miss Big Cat Enrichment every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. You'll see how lions, tigers, and other large cats hunt, forage, and handle food in the wild thanks to always-changing enrichment items that keep animals healthy and curious.

Enrichment activities enhance zoo environments for animals, stimulating them to investigate and interact with their surroundings. Como Zoo enriches animal environments by making changes to structures in their enclosures, presenting novel objects and smells for them to investigate and explore, and by changing how we present food to them. It encourages them to forage, hunt and handle their food in ways that are natural to them in the wild.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

13

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

14

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

15

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

16

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

17

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Lil' Explorer Thursdays!

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
10:00 am

Free Thursdays though April! Come explore 10-Noon each Thursday in the Visitor's Center! Meet animal and plant visitors, see story time, play games and many other fun activities. Different themes each week! MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

18

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

19

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Big Cat Enrichment

Big Cat Building
4/16/2014
10:00 am

If you want to see some serious "LOL kitty" action at Como Zoo, don't miss Big Cat Enrichment every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. You'll see how lions, tigers, and other large cats hunt, forage, and handle food in the wild thanks to always-changing enrichment items that keep animals healthy and curious.

Enrichment activities enhance zoo environments for animals, stimulating them to investigate and interact with their surroundings. Como Zoo enriches animal environments by making changes to structures in their enclosures, presenting novel objects and smells for them to investigate and explore, and by changing how we present food to them. It encourages them to forage, hunt and handle their food in ways that are natural to them in the wild.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

20

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

21

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

22

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

23

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

24

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Lil' Explorer Thursdays!

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
10:00 am

Free Thursdays though April! Come explore 10-Noon each Thursday in the Visitor's Center! Meet animal and plant visitors, see story time, play games and many other fun activities. Different themes each week! MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

25

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Party for the Planet sponsored by Xcel Energy

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
10:00 am

Hey party animals, it’s cool to conserve! Earth Day is April 22, but we’re stretching it out and celebrating the following weekend with our annual “Party for the Planet”, in partnership with Xcel Energy. Bring the family for a fun weekend of activities, crafts and education programs that explore animals, plants and people that depend on this big blue ball. You’ll leave with some great ideas for reducing your own impact on the planet, and improving our natural habitats.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

26

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Party for the Planet sponsored by Xcel Energy

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
10:00 am

Hey party animals, it’s cool to conserve! Earth Day is April 22, but we’re stretching it out and celebrating the following weekend with our annual “Party for the Planet”, in partnership with Xcel Energy. Bring the family for a fun weekend of activities, crafts and education programs that explore animals, plants and people that depend on this big blue ball. You’ll leave with some great ideas for reducing your own impact on the planet, and improving our natural habitats.

Big Cat Enrichment

Big Cat Building
4/16/2014
10:00 am

If you want to see some serious "LOL kitty" action at Como Zoo, don't miss Big Cat Enrichment every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. You'll see how lions, tigers, and other large cats hunt, forage, and handle food in the wild thanks to always-changing enrichment items that keep animals healthy and curious.

Enrichment activities enhance zoo environments for animals, stimulating them to investigate and interact with their surroundings. Como Zoo enriches animal environments by making changes to structures in their enclosures, presenting novel objects and smells for them to investigate and explore, and by changing how we present food to them. It encourages them to forage, hunt and handle their food in ways that are natural to them in the wild.

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

27

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Spring Flower Show

Sunken Garden

 

4/16/2014
10:00 am
Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents.

Party for the Planet sponsored by Xcel Energy

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
10:00 am

Hey party animals, it’s cool to conserve! Earth Day is April 22, but we’re stretching it out and celebrating the following weekend with our annual “Party for the Planet”, in partnership with Xcel Energy. Bring the family for a fun weekend of activities, crafts and education programs that explore animals, plants and people that depend on this big blue ball. You’ll leave with some great ideas for reducing your own impact on the planet, and improving our natural habitats.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

28

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

29

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

30

Camp Como Registration Open!

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
4/16/2014
12:00 am

RECIPIENT of NICKELODEON’S PARENTS’ PICKS AWARD FOR “BEST DAY CAMP”! Como’s camps focus on expanding each child’s appreciation for the natural world while meeting zookeepers and gardeners, having “behind- the-scenes” experiences and meeting Como’s plant and animal ambassadors up-close!

Camps are half-day sessions, but are set up so that all-day adventures are available by taking two camps in the same week within the same age group. MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
4/16/2014
10:30 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.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
4/16/2014
11:00 am

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

Story Time

Visitor Center
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
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
4/16/2014
2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
4/16/2014
2:30 pm

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

     
 

EVENTS

Camp Como Registration Open!

Register your youngster now for Camp Como! MORE

Spring Flower Show

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tulips, Asiatic lilies, LA hybrid lilies, Oriental lilies, Hyacinth, Hydrangea, Crocus, Daffodils, Bearded Iris, Freesia, & Calla in the colors of maroon & magenta with light yellow accents. MORE

Zoo Keeper Talk

10:30 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

Gorilla Program

11:00 am

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

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

Gorilla Program

2:00 pm

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

Polar Bear Program

2:30 pm

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

PLAN YOUR VISIT