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Wild Beginnings: Colorful Creatures

Wild Beginnings: Colorful Creatures

January 19
Wednesdays, January 19-February 29:15 - 10 a.m.10:30 - 11:15 a.m.Ages 12 months to 3 years plus caregiverRed, yellow, blue, green and all the colors in between! Join us for an eye-catching program for ...
Wild Beginnings: Colorful Creatures
Edventure Days

Edventure Days

January 20
Thursdays, January 20 - February 10 | 10-11:30 a.m.Ages 3-7 plus caregiverJoin the Education Team for a five-week learning series that provides a unique opportunity for you and your child to learn mor ...
Edventure Days
Adult Zoo Camp: Amazing Animal Care - SOLD OUT!

Adult Zoo Camp: Amazing Animal Care - SOLD OUT!

January 22
Saturday, January 22 | 9 a.m. - noon18 and over onlyEver wonder what is needed to provide superior healthcare for our animals here at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo? Find out how the new Animal Health Cent ...
Adult Zoo Camp: Amazing Animal Care - SOLD OUT!
New! Teen Night at the Zoo

New! Teen Night at the Zoo

January 28
Friday, January 28 | 6-8 p.m.AGES 13-17 Is your teen looking for an energizing and educational way to network with peers? This program comes packed with trivia, games, challenges and more! Let’s not ...
New! Teen Night at the Zoo
EcosySTEM Explorers: What Are You Blubbering About?

EcosySTEM Explorers: What Are You Blubbering About?

January 29
Saturday, January 29Ages 6-8 | 10 a.m.-noonAges 9-12 | 2-4 p.m. Ever wonder how some mammals like whales, seals and polar bears stay warm in the cold ocean? Learn all about this important adaptation t ...
EcosySTEM Explorers: What Are You Blubbering About?
Wild Beginnings: Animal ABC’s

Wild Beginnings: Animal ABC’s

February 4
Fridays, February 4, 11 and 18 9:15-10 a.m. | 10:30-11:15 a.m.12 months to 3 yearsIts as easy as 1-2-3! Did you know there’s an animal for every letter of the alphabet? Well, this animal-inspired p ...
Wild Beginnings: Animal ABC’s
Perfectly Paired Paint-N-Sip

Perfectly Paired Paint-N-Sip

February 10
Thursday, February 10 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.Okay, lovebirds, this event is for you! Join us for a wild evening of paired painting, light refreshments, raffles, an animal ambassador and more! Come alone, bri ...
Perfectly Paired Paint-N-Sip
EcosySTEM Explorers: Bizarre Animal Behavior

EcosySTEM Explorers: Bizarre Animal Behavior

February 12
Saturday, February 12Ages 6-8 | 10 a.m.-noonAges 9-12 | 2-4 p.m. Did you know that a Damara mole rat can run as fast backward as it can forward? Or that Humboldt penguins can shoot their poop great di ...
EcosySTEM Explorers: Bizarre Animal Behavior
Winter Break Zoo Camp: Ages 3-5

Winter Break Zoo Camp: Ages 3-5

February 21
HALF-DAY ZOO CAMPS FOR AGES 3-5!Winter Break- Monday, February 21- Friday, February 25Join us one, two, orall 5 days as we explore the zoo, play games, make crafts, and meet animals upclose! Topics wi ...
Winter Break Zoo Camp: Ages 3-5
Winter Break Zoo Camp: Ages 6-12

Winter Break Zoo Camp: Ages 6-12

February 21
FULL-DAY ZOO CAMPS FOR AGES 6-12!Winter Break- Monday, February 21- Friday, February 25Join us one, two, or all 5 days as we explore the zoo, play games, make crafts, and meet animals up close! Topics ...
Winter Break Zoo Camp: Ages 6-12
Gourmet Harvest Dinner Series: Black Sheep Brew Pairing

Gourmet Harvest Dinner Series: Black Sheep Brew Pairing

February 25
Enjoy a five-course gourmet dinner complemented by five unique beers inspired by the Black Sheep of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo.This exclusive dining experience in our beautiful banquet room is limited t ...
Gourmet Harvest Dinner Series: Black Sheep Brew Pairing
EcosySTEM Explorers: Animal Engineers

EcosySTEM Explorers: Animal Engineers

March 5
Animal Engineers: Bodacious Bird BuildersSaturday, March 5Ages 6-8 | 10 a.m.-noonAges 9-12 | 2-4 p.m. Can you construct a better nest than a bird? Test your building skills using seemingly ordinary ma ...
EcosySTEM Explorers: Animal Engineers
Kids’ Night Out

Kids’ Night Out

March 11
Friday, March 11 | 5:30-9 p.m.Ages 6-10Looking for a night out? Drop your kids off at the zoo to party like an animal! Kids will enjoy pizza on arrival, meet animals up close, tour the zoo after hours ...
Kids’ Night Out
Adult Zoo Camp: Conservation Connection

Adult Zoo Camp: Conservation Connection

March 13
Sunday, March 13 | 9 a.m. - noon18 and over onlyDo you know what a Species Survival Plan is? How many stud books the Rosamond Gifford Zoo manages? Discover what our zoo is doing to help save some of ...
Adult Zoo Camp: Conservation Connection
EcosySTEM Explorers: Beasts and Beats

EcosySTEM Explorers: Beasts and Beats

April 2
Saturday, April 2Ages 6-8 | 10 a.m.-noonAges 9-12 | 2-4 p.m. Did you know that an elephant can hear through its feet? Or that fish hear through ridges in their bodies? Explore all the fascinating ways ...
EcosySTEM Explorers: Beasts and Beats
Flights & Feathers Paint-N-Sip

Flights & Feathers Paint-N-Sip

April 7
Thursday, April 7 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.Put a feather in your cap for constructing and creating a house for a fine-feathered friend while enjoying light refreshments, raffles, an animal ambassador and more! ...
Flights & Feathers Paint-N-Sip
Spring Break Zoo Camp: Ages 3-5

Spring Break Zoo Camp: Ages 3-5

April 11
HALF-DAY ZOO CAMPS FOR AGES 3-5!Spring Break- Monday, April 11- Friday, April 15Join us one, two, or all 5 days as we explore the zoo, play games, make crafts, and meet animals up close! Topics will v ...
Spring Break Zoo Camp: Ages 3-5
Spring Break Zoo Camp: Ages 6-12

Spring Break Zoo Camp: Ages 6-12

April 11
FULL-DAY ZOO CAMPS FOR AGES 6-12!Spring Break- Monday, April 11- Friday, April 15Join us one, two, or all 5 days as we explore the zoo, play games, make crafts, and meet animals up close! Topics will ...
Spring Break Zoo Camp: Ages 6-12
Zoo Run Run

Zoo Run Run

April 23
Get out and get moving on behalf of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo starting this winter with our first-ever 5K zoo run! Walk or run – all levels are welcome. Build your team and support the zoo’s missio ...
Zoo Run Run
Family Twilight:  Monkey Around with Mom Paired Primate Painting

Family Twilight: Monkey Around with Mom Paired Primate Painting

May 6
Friday, May 6 | 6:30-8 p.m.You’ll go bananas for this paired painting experience with your child! Celebrate our very own animal mothers here at the zoo while channeling your creative side. It will b ...
Family Twilight: Monkey Around with Mom Paired Primate Painting
EcosySTEM Explorers: Bug Biodiversity

EcosySTEM Explorers: Bug Biodiversity

May 14
Saturday, May 14Ages 6-8 | 10 a.m.-noonAges 9-12 | 2-4 p.m. How healthy is the environment you live in? Explore your inner wildlife biologist by examining the biodiversity of bugs and other small inve ...
EcosySTEM Explorers: Bug Biodiversity
Adult Zoo Camp: Energizing Enrichment

Adult Zoo Camp: Energizing Enrichment

May 22
Sunday, May 22 | 9 a.m. - noon18 and over onlyEnrichment is just as important as veterinary care and proper nutrition, helping animals engage in behaviors typical of their species. Create an animal e ...
Adult Zoo Camp: Energizing Enrichment
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