Tuesday, June 18, 2019

OPEN

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Today's Species: Giraffe

Giraffes are the tallest land mammal. Males can reach 16 to 18 feet in height or more, while females are generally a bit shorter, reaching less than 17 feet.

TODAY’S EVENTS

Senior Strolls

9:00 am

Senior Strolls take place on every Tuesday through June from 9am-10am. This is a special time set aside just for our 55-and-up aged friends. These events are for those 55 and better only. While strolling the gardens with a grandchild is amazing, this time is reserved for only those 55+. Thank you for understanding. 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

Giraffe Feeding

10:45 am

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

Pollinator Program

12:00 pm

Learn what a pollinator is and what you can do to protect them! 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

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