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Thursday, October 2

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2
Thu
Thursday,
October
2,
2014

Science Adventure Club, Oct 2 - Dinosaurs

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
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2
Thu
Thursday,
October
2,
2014

Science Adventure Club, Oct 2 - Dinosaurs

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
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2
Thu
Thursday,
October
2,
2014

Family Science Night: Kitchen Chemistry

The words “Science Lab” and “Kitchen” are not usually linked together. But did you know that common household items found in your kitchen can be used ...
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4
Sat
Saturday,
October
4,
2014

Hoots & Howls

Head out to the Zoo for some Halloween fun at Hoots & Howls. Join us Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5 for some spooky, not scary, activities and ...
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4
Sat
Saturday,
October
4,
2014

Public Penguin Pole-looza Oct 4,14 7pm-8am

Enjoy a sleepover with our newest feathered friends!  Enjoy an evening of hands-on activities in our new Helzberg Penguin Plaza.  You may even get to explore ...
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5
Sun
Sunday,
October
5,
2014

"Run for the Penguins" Zoo Run

Run thru the Zoo in support of our King penguins on Sunday, October 5. The four mile run begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 1 mile walk/run begins at 9:45 a.m. Enjoy ...
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8
Wed
Wednesday,
October
8,
2014

Science Adventure Club, Oct 8 - Spiders

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
- Oct -
8
Wed
Wednesday,
October
8,
2014

When Science Attacks (K-2nd Wednesday) - Week #3: Chemistry (Toxins)

Join us for our all new homeschool class: When Science Attacks! Classes this year will explore the world of science through animals and nature. Join us twice ...
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8
Wed
Wednesday,
October
8,
2014

When Science Attacks (3rd-5th Wednesday) - Week #3: Chemistry (Toxins)

Join us for our all new homeschool class: When Science Attacks! Classes this year will explore the world of science through animals and nature. Join us twice ...
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9
Thu
Thursday,
October
9,
2014

When Science Attacks (3rd-5th Thursday) - Week #3: Chemistry (Toxins)

Join us for our all new homeschool class: When Science Attacks! Classes this year will explore the world of science through animals and nature. Join us twice ...
- Oct -
9
Thu
Thursday,
October
9,
2014

Science Adventure Club, Oct 9 - Spiders

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
- Oct -
9
Thu
Thursday,
October
9,
2014

When Science Attacks (6th-8th Thursday) - Week #3: Chemistry (Toxins)

Join us for our all new homeschool class: When Science Attacks! Classes this year will explore the world of science through animals and nature. Join us twice ...
- Oct -
9
Thu
Thursday,
October
9,
2014

When Science Attacks (K-2nd Thursday) - Week #3: Chemistry (Toxins)

Join us for our all new homeschool class: When Science Attacks! Classes this year will explore the world of science through animals and nature. Join us twice ...
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10
Fri
Friday,
October
10,
2014

Safari Day Camp: No Bone Zone Oct 10,14 8:30-3:30pm

This time of year, skeletons and creepy-crawlies go hand-in-hand…but not in the world of INVERTEBRATES. They may be creepy and crawly, but it’s a NO BONE ...
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11
Sat
Saturday,
October
11,
2014

Hoots & Howls

Head out to the Zoo for some Halloween fun at Hoots & Howls. Join us Saturday, October 11 and Sunday, October 12 for some spooky, not scary, activities and ...
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11
Sat
Saturday,
October
11,
2014

Daisy Workshop "3 Cheers for Animals" Oct 11th 10-12pm

This 2 hour Daisy workshop covers concepts that will help scouts begin (but not necessarily complete) the requirements to obtain awards from the 3 Cheers for ...
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11
Sat
Saturday,
October
11,
2014

SOLD OUT Public Polar Bear PJ Sat,. Oct 11,14 7pm-8am

Enjoy a sleepover with all your friends in the brand new Polar Bear Passage viewing building. Everything your family wants in a Zoo overnight at the right price. ...
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15
Wed
Wednesday,
October
15,
2014

Science Adventure Club, Oct 15 - Owls

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
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16
Thu
Thursday,
October
16,
2014

Science Adventure Club, Oct 16 - Owls

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
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18
Sat
Saturday,
October
18,
2014

Hoots & Howls

Head out to the Zoo for some Halloween fun at Hoots & Howls. Join us Saturday, October 18 and Sunday, October 19 for some spooky, not scary, activities and ...
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18
Sat
Saturday,
October
18,
2014

Brownie Workshop "Wetland Wonders" Oct 18 10-12pm

You will discover the wonderful world of wetlands and learn about the animals that live here. Scouts will learn about wetlands and why its important to conserve ...
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18
Sat
Saturday,
October
18,
2014

Cheetah Run

Run cheetahs, run! Witness the fastest mammals on Earth race around a track at top speed. Every month the Zoo unleashes our fierce cats for extra exercise. Don't ...
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18
Sat
Saturday,
October
18,
2014

Brew at the Zoo and Wine Too

On Saturday, October 18 join us for the second annual,  Brew at the Zoo & Wine Too! From 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. enjoy an evening of live music from Somekindawonderful, ...
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22
Wed
Wednesday,
October
22,
2014

When Science Attacks (K-2nd Wednesday) - Week #4: Chemistry (Bioluminescence)

Join us for our all new homeschool class: When Science Attacks! Classes this year will explore the world of science through animals and nature. Join us twice ...
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22
Wed
Wednesday,
October
22,
2014

Science Adventure Club, Oct 22 - Bats

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
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22
Wed
Wednesday,
October
22,
2014

When Science Attacks (3rd-5th Wednesday) - Week #4: Chemistry (Bioluminescence)

Join us for our all new homeschool class: When Science Attacks! Classes this year will explore the world of science through animals and nature. Join us twice ...
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22
Wed
Wednesday,
October
22,
2014

FOTZ Annual Board Meeting

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23
Thu
Thursday,
October
23,
2014

Safari Day Camp: Night Life Oct 23,14 8:30am-3:30pm

Things that go bump in the night don’t have to be scary. Find out who makes those bumps and why it’s so awesome to be NOCTURNAL.   Please dress appropriately ...
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23
Thu
Thursday,
October
23,
2014

When Science Attacks (3rd-5th Thursday) - Week #4: Chemistry (Bioluminescence)

Join us for our all new homeschool class: When Science Attacks! Classes this year will explore the world of science through animals and nature. Join us twice ...
- Oct -
23
Thu
Thursday,
October
23,
2014

Science Adventure Club, Oct 23 - Bats

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
- Oct -
23
Thu
Thursday,
October
23,
2014

When Science Attacks (6th-8th Thursday) - Week #4: Chemistry (Bioluminescence)

Join us for our all new homeschool class: When Science Attacks! Classes this year will explore the world of science through animals and nature. Join us twice ...
- Oct -
23
Thu
Thursday,
October
23,
2014

When Science Attacks (K-2nd Thursday) - Week #4: Chemistry (Bioluminescence)

Join us for our all new homeschool class: When Science Attacks! Classes this year will explore the world of science through animals and nature. Join us twice ...
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24
Fri
Friday,
October
24,
2014

Safari Day Camp: Micro Monsters Oct 24,14 8:30-3:30

Did you know that there is a whole other world out there that we can’t see? Check out some MICROSCOPIC CREATURES that look like they could be outer-space aliens. Please ...
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25
Sat
Saturday,
October
25,
2014

Boo at the Zoo

Mark your calendars for Boo at the Zoo on Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26. We have treats to go along with our tricks. From 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ...
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25
Sat
Saturday,
October
25,
2014

Zoo Tales AM

Education volunteers, docents, will be interpreting at the following exhibits:  baboon, cheetah, plains hoofstock, elephants, gorilla, lions, scrubland aviary, ...
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25
Sat
Saturday,
October
25,
2014

Zoo Tales AM

Education volunteers, docents, will be interpreting at the following exhibits:  baboon, cheetah, plains hoofstock, elephants, gorilla, lions, scrubland aviary, ...
- Oct -
25
Sat
Saturday,
October
25,
2014

Zoo Tales PM

Education volunteers, docents, will be interpreting at the following exhibit: Penguins Polar Bear, Tropics, Sea Lions, Tiger Trail, Kangaroo, Woodland Aviary.  ...
- Oct -
25
Sat
Saturday,
October
25,
2014

Zoo Tales PM

Education volunteers, docents, will be interpreting at the following exhibit: Penguins Polar Bear, Tropics, Sea Lions, Tiger Trail, Kangaroo, Woodland Aviary.  ...
- Oct -
25
Sat
Saturday,
October
25,
2014

Spooktacular Zoofari Oct 25,14 4pm-8am

Spooktackular Zoofari for families with children ages 6 to 11.   Come dressed in your favorite Halloween costume and celebrate a kid-friendly Halloween the ...
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29
Wed
Wednesday,
October
29,
2014

Science Adventure Club, Oct 29 - Creepy Crawley

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
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30
Thu
Thursday,
October
30,
2014

Science Adventure Club, Oct 30 - Creepy Crawley

Meets 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Zoo Learning Center Sunroom. $5 per child with 10% discount for FOTZ members. Adults get in for free! If you have not pre-registered, ...
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31
Fri
Friday,
October
31,
2014

Howling Halloween Public Nocturnal Overnight Oct 31,14 6pm-10am

 Halloween based Nocturnal Overnight specifically designed for children ages 10 and up, who must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. As darkness ...