Utica Zoo Calendar: Events & Classes

May
3
Tue
Utica Library at the Zoo!
May 3 @ 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM

On May 3rd, the Utica Zoo will be partnering with the Utica Library for special story time programs.  At 10:30am, there will be an early literacy Baby N Me Storytime for newborns to age 3!  At 2:00pm, we will have an afternoon story time for children of all ages!  There will be fun stories, games, and songs!  The cost per class is $5.00 per child and any accompanying adults are free.  Admission to the zoo for the day is also included in this price!  For more information or to sign up for these classes, please contact Kathleen Mallory by email at Kathleen.mallory@uticazoo.org or call 315-738-0472 ext. 36.

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May
5
Thu
Zoo Adventures: Some Bugs
May 5 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

For ages 3 to 5 Years. Join our preschool class as we explore the world through storybooks! Each class includes a story reading, animal meet and greet, and activity!

Pre-Registration is Required!

All classes begin at 10:30am 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.

Spring 2016 Education Programs

May
8
Sun
FREE Admission for Moms
May 8 @ 10:00 AM – 4:45 PM

Mothers get FREE Admission at the Utica Zoo on Mother’s Day courtesy of Gates-Cole Insurance. You can also honor your mother by purchasing a plant for our Mothers Garden near the pavilion. Your plant will later serve as a treat for our herbivores!

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May
13
Fri
Hatchlings: Let’s Go On a Safari
May 13 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

For ages 18 Months to 3 Years. 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!

Pre-Registration is Required!

All classes begin at 10:30am 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.

Spring 2016 Education Programs

May
18
Wed
Homeschool: Habitat Exploration
May 18 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

For ages 6 Years and up. Is your child a budding zoologist?  Our interactive homeschool classes help to further homeschool studies through group activities and animal interactions.

Pre-Registration is Required!

All classes begin at 10:30am 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.

Spring 2016 Education Programs

May
20
Fri
Stroller Safari: Spring has Sprung
May 20 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

For ages 6 to 18 Months. 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.

Pre-Registration is Required!

All classes begin at 10:30am 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

Spring 2016 Education Programs

May
23
Mon
Member Appreciation Night
May 23 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Member appreciation night is Monday, May 23rd from 5 to 7pm at the Utica Zoo. Click here to register and learn more about other member perks in May: http://uticazoo.org/membernight/

 

May
27
Fri
Hatchlings: Animals & Plants
May 27 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

For ages 18 Months to 3 Years. 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!

Pre-Registration is Required!

All classes begin at 10:30am 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.

Spring 2016 Education Programs

Jun
4
Sat
Wine in the Wilderness 2016
Jun 4 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Utica Zoo’s 17th annual Wine in the Wilderness event for 2016 will take place on Saturday, June 4th from 6pm to 9pm. More details will be posted at uticazoo.org/wine as we get closer to the event.

Jun
19
Sun
Free Admission for Dads
Jun 19 @ 10:00 AM – 4:45 PM

Dads get free admission on Father’s Day!