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  • Great Backyard Bird Count

    Feb 16th, 2019
    10:00am - 1:00pm
    OKC Zoo
    Flock to the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden to help wild birds. The OKC Zoo is proud to host the Great Backyard Bird Count, a global citizen science project that invites people to count native birds and help create a real-time look at wild populations. Participation is easy to do, fun for families and individuals–all ages welcome. Join us on Saturday, February 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., both days, to assist with counting, identifying the native birds that make their home around the Zoo. Kids will enjoy an on-grounds bird scavenger safari. Visit our information tent in the Global Plaza to learn more about each day’s activities including bird watching tours. All activities are free with Zoo admission. For more information, call (405) 425-0262.
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  • School's Out Day Camp: Backyard Birds

    Feb 18th, 2019
    8:30am - 5:15pm
    OKC Zoo

    Snacks provided, but campers must bring their lunch. Cost per child per day: $40 (ZOOfriends member) $45 full day (non-member). Ages: 4-11 years.

    Advanced registration and payment required. Drop-off is 8:00am-8:30am. Camp runs from 8:30 am-5:15pm.

    Backyard Birds: Join our flock as we learn more about these fine feathered friends and the ones that call Oklahoma their home.

    Click here to register! 

     

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  • Dr Pepper Vending Machine Art Contest Begins

    Feb 20th, 2019
    All-day Event
    OKC Zoo

    Dr Pepper Vending Machine Art Contest (Wednesday, Feb. 20-Monday, March 25)

    We are calling on Oklahoma’s talented students (K-12) to be creative conservationists. Wild prizes and the chance to have your design on a Dr Pepper machine at the Zoo. Entry forms available at okczoo.org.

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  • Cub Club (2-5) Bouncing Bunnies

    Feb 21st, 2019
    5:15pm - 6:15pm
    OKC Zoo Rosser Conservation Education Center

    Bring your little cub as we learn about zoo animals through lessons, crafts, discovery stations, and/or guided zoo tours. Click on the links below to register.

    • Time: 10:00am-11:00am

    • Price per child/adult pair: $12/member, $15/non- member

    • Age limit: 2-5 years

    Bouncing Bunnies: Bounce on into some furry fun as we learn all about bunnies through lessons, crafts, and a special fluffy guest.

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  • Totally Terrariums Workshop

    Feb 23rd, 2019
    10:00am - Noon
    OKC Zoo Rosser Conservation Education Center: Treehouse

    Totally Terrariums Workshop
    Saturday, February 23, 2019
    10:00am-12:00pm
    Ages 13+
    Rosser Conservation Education Center: Treehouse
    $45 member, $50 Non-member

    Join us for our Totally Terrariums Workshop and build your very own garden under glass! Learn how to create a vintage apothecary jar terrarium with the expert help of the OKC Zoo’s horticulture team! Terrariums are a living work of art that require low-maintenance care, and this workshop includes all supplies needed to plant like a pro. Get ready for an exciting look into the fun art of crafting terrariums. This is the perfect indoor craft project for those looking to exercise their green thumb.

    Click here to register!

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  • Cassowary Keeper Connections Begin

    Mar 1st, 2019
    3:00pm - 3:20pm
    OKC Zoo - Sanctuary Asia
     New Keeper Connection (Friday, Mar. 1) at the Zoo’s cassowary habitat, Sanctuary Asia, 3 PM daily.
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  • Blood Drive - Red Cross

    Mar 2nd, 2019
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Rosser Conservation Education Center

    As a thank you, those who come to donate will receive two free vouchers to the Zoo.

    As a national network, the Red Cross helps ensure blood is available for patients whenever and wherever it is needed. The Red Cross must collect more than 13,000 blood donations every day for patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals across the country and couldn’t fulfill its mission without partners like the Oklahoma City Zoo.

    https://www.redcross.org/local/oklahoma.html

     

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  • Girl Scouts: Senior Voice for Animals Badge Workshop

    Mar 2nd, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    OKC Zoo

    HOSTED BY OKC ZOO!

    Throughout history, animals have been an important part of our lives from livestock to pets. Come join us as we explore animal issues worldwide, and find out how you can make informed choices as a consumer.

    Click here to register. 

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  • Cub Club: Monkey Madness

    Mar 14th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    OKC Zoo Rosser Conservation Education Center

    Bring your little cub as we learn about zoo animals through lessons, crafts, discovery stations, and/or guided zoo tours. Click on the links below to register.

    • Time: 10:00am-11:00am

    • Price per child/adult pair: $12/member, $15/non- member

    • Age limit: 2-5 years

    Monkey Madness: At this month’s cub club we’ll swing through the trees to discover what it’s like in a day of the life of a monkey through lessons, crafts, and a guided zoo tour.

    Click here to register!

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  • Boy Scouts Overnight: So You Want to be Zookeeper?

    Mar 15th, 2019
    7:00pm - 11:55pm
    OKC Zoo Rosser Education Conservation Center

    Come see if you have what it takes to be a zoo keeper by completing a series of fun challenges and getting to chat with real keepers all while spending the night

    in our Big Rivers building next to fish, rattlesnakes, otters, and bears!

    • So You Want To Be a Zoo Keeper? Overnight: March 15th, 2019 7:00pm-9:00am

    • Cost: $35/Scout, $20/Adult. Evening snack and light breakfast will be provided, and zoo admission included.

    • Age limit: 4 & up and all children attending an overnight must be accompanied by a responsible adult (although one adult may accompany more than one child).

    • Siblings can attend but must be registered as a scout. 

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  • Girl Scouts Overnight: So You Want to be a Zookeeper?

    Mar 16th, 2019
    7:00pm - 11:55pm
    OKC Zoo

    Come see if you have what it takes to be a zookeeper by completing a series of fun challenges and getting to chat with real keepers all while spending the night in our Big Rivers building next to fish, rattlesnakes, otters, and bears!

    Cost: $35/Scout, $20/Adult. Evening snack and light breakfast will be provided, and zoo admission included. 

    All scouts must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Click here to register.

     

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  • School's Out Day Camps: Mysteries of Mythical Creatures

    Mar 18th, 2019
    8:30am - 5:15pm
    OKC Zoo Rosser Conservation Education Center

    Snacks provided, but campers must bring their lunch. Cost per child per day: $40 (ZOOfriends member) $45 full day (non-member). Ages: 4-11 years.

    Advanced registration and payment required. Drop-off is 8:00am-8:30am. Camp runs from 8:30 am-5:15pm.

    From one horned animals to meat eating plants, unlock the mysteries of these mythical creatures.  Put your investigative skills to the test as we explore the truth behind these magnificent beasts and the animals (and plants) that helped inspired their legends.

    Click here to register!

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