Utica Zoo Events & Classes

Feb
27
Fri
Zoo Adventures – Dinosaur Dancing
Feb 27 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Join our monthly preschool program as we explore the world of animals through storybooks!  Each session includes a story, animal meet and greet, snack, and activity.  The cost is $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for non-members. Child admission included and Adults are free. The class meets in the auditorium at 10:30am.

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Feb
28
Sat
Creative Colors @ Auditorium
Feb 28 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

The forest may be quiet on a winter’s day, but there are many animals that you may not see hiding and hibernating!  Learn about all the ways that animals camouflage and use their colors to ward off predators.  This program is free with admission and will begin at 10:30am in the Auditorium.

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Mar
12
Thu
Zoo Adventures – Web Spinning Spiders!
Mar 12 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Join our preschool class as we explore the world through storybooks! Each class includes a story reading, animal meet and greet, and activity! Recommended for children 3 to 5 years old.

Pre-Registration is Required! All classes begin at 10:30 am in the auditorium and cost $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers.  Families are welcome to arrive at 10:00am to enjoy coffee while your kids play!  There will be activities and games provided before the class begins at no additional cost. For more information or to register your child, contact Kathleen Mallory at kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or 315-738-0472 ext. 36

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Mar
13
Fri
Night Prowl
Mar 13 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Night Prowl

(Rescheduled from February 20th) Its dark and its cold and we are thinking about our warm beds! Many animals however are just getting up. Join zoo educators as they introduce you to nocturnal animals and then lead you on an exploration of the zoo after dark. The evening will end with hot chocolate and treats around a fire. $5.00 per person for members, $10.00 for non-members, under 2 free. Please pre-register by calling (315) 738-0472 ext. 36 or email kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org.

Mar
18
Wed
Homeschool – Signs of Spring
Mar 18 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Is your child a budding zoologist?  Our interactive homeschool classes help to further homeschool studies through group activities and animal interactions. Recommended for children 6 years old and up.

Pre-Registration is Required! All classes begin at 10:30 am in the auditorium and cost $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers.  Families are welcome to arrive at 10:00am to enjoy coffee while your kids play!  There will be activities and games provided before the class begins at no additional cost. For more information or to register your child, contact Kathleen Mallory at kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or 315-738-0472 ext. 36

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Mar
20
Fri
Hatchlings – Tricky Tracks
Mar 20 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Join us as we transform our classroom into an exploration center just for your toddler. Each session will have themed activities, discovery stations, and new animals to meet! Recommended for children 18 Months to 3 years.

Pre-Registration is Required! All classes begin at 10:30 am in the auditorium and cost $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers.  Families are welcome to arrive at 10:00am to enjoy coffee while your kids play!  There will be activities and games provided before the class begins at no additional cost. For more information or to register your child, contact Kathleen Mallory at kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or 315-738-0472 ext. 36

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Apr
2
Thu
Zoo Adventures – Ready to Recycle
Apr 2 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Join our preschool class as we explore the world through storybooks! Each class includes a story reading, animal meet and greet, and activity! Recommended for children 3 to 5 years old.

Pre-Registration is Required! All classes begin at 10:30 am in the auditorium and cost $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers.  Families are welcome to arrive at 10:00am to enjoy coffee while your kids play!  There will be activities and games provided before the class begins at no additional cost. For more information or to register your child, contact Kathleen Mallory at kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or 315-738-0472 ext. 36

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Apr
8
Wed
Homeschool – Metamorphosis
Apr 8 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Is your child a budding zoologist?  Our interactive homeschool classes help to further homeschool studies through group activities and animal interactions. Recommended for children 6 years old and up.

Pre-Registration is Required! All classes begin at 10:30 am in the auditorium and cost $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers.  Families are welcome to arrive at 10:00am to enjoy coffee while your kids play!  There will be activities and games provided before the class begins at no additional cost. For more information or to register your child, contact Kathleen Mallory at kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or 315-738-0472 ext. 36

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Apr
17
Fri
Hatchlings – Who Lives in the Pond?
Apr 17 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Join us as we transform our classroom into an exploration center just for your toddler. Each session will have themed activities, discovery stations, and new animals to meet! Recommended for children 18 Months to 3 years.

Pre-Registration is Required! All classes begin at 10:30 am in the auditorium and cost $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers.  Families are welcome to arrive at 10:00am to enjoy coffee while your kids play!  There will be activities and games provided before the class begins at no additional cost. For more information or to register your child, contact Kathleen Mallory at kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or 315-738-0472 ext. 36

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Apr
24
Fri
Stroller Safari – Hop Along @ Auditorium
Apr 24 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Load up the stroller and join the wildest adventure for your toddler or infant!  Each safari includes an interactive tour and an up close animal encounter! Recommended for children 6 – 18 Months.

Pre-Registration is Required! All classes begin at 10:30 am in the auditorium and cost $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers.  Families are welcome to arrive at 10:00am to enjoy coffee while your kids play!  There will be activities and games provided before the class begins at no additional cost. For more information or to register your child, contact Kathleen Mallory at kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or 315-738-0472 ext. 36

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