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Science 101 Boot Camp

October 15, 2016 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Looking for a crash course to refresh your elementary science content knowledge? How about a variety of lesson plans and activities you can apply immediately into your primary classroom? Then the Phoenix Zoo wants you! Join us, along with an assortment of presenters from various organizations, to learn more about: Constant velocity motion Nichole Spencer […]

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Back to Zoo Educator Night!

October 13, 2016 4:30 – 8 p.m.

Join the Phoenix Zoo Education department as we celebrate the 2016 – 2017 school year with a showcase of our school programs. Enjoy an assortment of light snacks and a chance to network with colleagues. Explore a variety of interactive discovery stations and learn how the Zoo can be your ultimate field trip destination and […]

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October 8, 2016 6 - 10:30 p.m.

Rendez-Zoo 2016 – Saturday, October 8, 2016 Visit our Rendez-Zoo website for more information. As the sun gently fades into an array of colors, embark on a culinary safari created by Arizona’s finest restaurants and beverage purveyors. Journey through the Serengeti while enjoying tempting hors d’oeuvres and alluring libations, distinctive auctions and a picturesque lakeside dinner, […]

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Mexican Wolf Recovery in the Southwest

September 21, 2016 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Mexican Wolf Recovery in the Southwest A lecture by Susan Dicks, DVM, Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Mexican Wolf Recovery Program. Mexican wolves (also known as Mexican gray wolves or lobos) are a unique and very rare type of wolf indigenous to the southwestern United States and Mexico. Join us as we explore their […]

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Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks
Grand Opening Celebration

September 17, 2016 – September 18, 2016 4 – 7 p.m.

Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks Sep 17 & 18 | 4 – 7 p.m. Join us for a weekend of family fun and experience Sean Kenney’s 27 larger-than-life animal and flora sculptures — created with more than one million LEGO bricks! Animal Encounters | Safari Train Rides Indoor Activities | Lakeside Musical Entertainment Tickets on […]

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World Elephant Day

August 13, 2016 7 a.m. – Noon

Join the Phoenix Zoo on Saturday, August 13 as we celebrate World Elephant Day! Join the Phoenix Zoo on Saturday, August 13 as we celebrate World Elephant Day! Meet elephant zookeepers, find out about elephant adaptations and learn how you can participate in elephant conservation. And watch as Reba, one of our Asian elephants, cools […]

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Prowl & Play

August 6, 2016 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Prowl & Play | Saturday, August 6, 2016 | 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Ahoy, matey! Weigh your anchors and don your tiaras at the Phoenix Zoo for a night of magical adventures at Prowl & Play. Enjoy musical entertainment, animal encounters, water slides and more swashbuckling adventures for pirates and princesses alike. Entertainment Meet and greets […]

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Pokémon GO Lure-A-Thon

July 30, 2016 6 - 10 a.m.

Our Pokémon event was so popular, we’ve decided to do it again! Join us this Saturday for a Lure-A-Thon! We are planning to drop five lures approximately every 30 minutes. Don’t forget, our train is a perfect way to take a break, reach 20 PokéStops and incubate eggs.

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Winter in July

July 16, 2016 7 - 11 a.m.

Temperatures are heating up, but the Phoenix Zoo is transforming into a winter wonderland on Saturday, July 16! Chill out in more than 50 tons of snow, splash around at the wet and wild play areas, and watch our loveable animals enjoy icy treats. Don’t miss our Asian elephant, Reba, cool off with a shower […]

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4th of Zooly

July 4, 2016 7 - 10 p.m.
4th of Zooly at the Phoenix Zoo

Join Us for an Independence Day Celebration! Refreshments Catered BBQ dinner 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the Lakeside lawn Enjoy an all-American BBQ dinner by Lancer Catering. Feast on hamburgers and hot dogs with green salad, BBQ baked beans and chocolate chip cookies. Veggie burgers will also be available. Beer and wine will be available for purchase […]

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