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Conservation Speaker Series: Thinking Like a River

December 7, 2016 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Please join us for an Arizona Center for Nature Conservation lecture presented by the Arthur L. and Elaine V. Johnson Foundation NOTE: New location! South Mountain Environmental Education Center!   Thinking like a river: Wildlife and water in the lower Verde watershed Jan Schipper, Ph.D. Conservation Research Post-doctoral Fellow, ASU School of Life Sciences and […]

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Feast for the Beasts

November 21, 2016 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Phoenix Zoo Feast with the Beasts

Celebrate Thanksgiving early with the Phoenix Zoo! Watch as select animals throughout the Zoo enjoy special treats and give thanks for the support the Zoo receives all year long through memberships, donations and of course, Zoo visits. Feasts for the Beasts is a WILD day you won’t soon forget! Feasts for the Beasts Schedule 9:30 a.m. | […]

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Farm Days

November 4, 2016 – November 5, 2016 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Cowboys!  Cowgirls!  Giddyup! Mosey over to Harmony Farm for Farm Days at the Phoenix Zoo. Howdy, partner! All you cowboys and cowgirls need to giddy on up to Harmony Farm on November 4 and 5 for Farm Days at the Phoenix Zoo. Join your favorite barnyard animals for two days of good ol’ country fun. Swing […]

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October 28, 2016 – October 29, 2016 6:30 - 10:00 p.m.

Trick… or treat? A delightfully spooky event for all ages! Howl-O-Ween includes activities and experiences for the whole family. Please be aware of the activity’s description before participating. Looking for scary tricks? SCARY activities are for guests eight years and older who like a good scare! Sweet treats more your style? MERRY activities are appropriate for all ages. Share this […]

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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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