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October 2019

Zoo Boo

October 20 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Syracuse Zoo RGZ Zoo Boo Event Feature

Zoo Boo runs October 19, 20, 26 & 27! Enjoy Halloween fun in the daytime sun – it’s a Halloween party at the zoo! Come and trick-or-treat with the animals! The zoo will become a kid-friendly haunt with themed treats, creepy-crawly animal encounters, keeper talks, games, and temporary tattoos. This “kooky not spooky” events provides Halloween fun without fear. Wear your costumes and bring your treat bags! Only members may purchase advance sale tickets. Members: $8 per child (regular zoo…

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Kids’ Night Out

October 25 | 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$30 – $35
Syracuse Zoo RGZ Education Kids Night Out

Ages 6-12 Looking for a night out? Drop your kids off at the zoo to party like an animal! Kids will enjoy pizza upon arrival; meet animals up close, tour the zoo after hours, make crafts and play games throughout the night. Come dressed as your favorite animal for a roaring good time! $30 members, $35 non-members Reserve Now! Spaces fill fast -- Questions? Call (315) 435-8511 x8560 or email education@rosamondgiffordzoo.org

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Zoo Boo

October 26 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Price Varies
Syracuse Zoo RGZ Zoo Boo Event Feature

Zoo Boo runs October 19, 20, 26 & 27! Enjoy Halloween fun in the daytime sun – it’s a Halloween party at the zoo! Come and trick-or-treat with the animals! The zoo will become a kid-friendly haunt with themed treats, creepy-crawly animal encounters, keeper talks, games, and temporary tattoos. This “kooky not spooky” events provides Halloween fun without fear. Wear your costumes and bring your treat bags! Only members may purchase advance sale tickets. Members: $8 per child (regular zoo…

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Zoo Boo

October 27 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Price Varies
Syracuse Zoo RGZ Zoo Boo Event Feature

Zoo Boo runs October 19, 20, 26 & 27! Enjoy Halloween fun in the daytime sun – it’s a Halloween party at the zoo! Come and trick-or-treat with the animals! The zoo will become a kid-friendly haunt with themed treats, creepy-crawly animal encounters, keeper talks, games, and temporary tattoos. This “kooky not spooky” events provides Halloween fun without fear. Wear your costumes and bring your treat bags! Only members may purchase advance sale tickets. Members: $8 per child (regular zoo…

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November 2019

Art Gone Wild! Art Exhibition

November 1 - November 22
Free for members or with zoo admission
Family Twilight Animal Art

Art Gone Wild! Art exhibition Friday, November 1 – Friday, November 22 | 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Enjoy extraordinary artwork created by our animals as part of their enrichment activities. Pieces produced by elephant trunks, red panda paws, penguin feet and octopus arms will be on display leading up to our reception and art auction on November 22. Reception, Art Sale & Auction Friday, November 22 | 6 - 8 p.m. Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase a piece…

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Wild Beginnings: Animal Tails

November 1
$8 – $10
Edventure Academy Wild Beginnings

Specially tailored just for little ones, aged 12 months to 3 years. Do you have a tail? Why do animals have tails? We will explore different animal tails and find out how they help animals to survive in the wild. Tuition per session Members: $8 per child/adult pair Non-members: $10 per child/adult pair $5 per additional child in same session Sessions: Time   10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Reserve Now 11:15 a.m.-Noon Reserve Now Classes fill quickly! Questions: call (315) 435-8511 x8560…

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Edventure Academy: On the Mountain

November 1 - November 2
$18 – $23

Life on a mountain is quite extreme! Join us at the zoo to learn what it takes to climb, jump and run over rocks and treacherous ground. Sessions: Ages Date Time   Ages 3-5 with parent Friday, November 1 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now Ages 3-5 with parent Saturday, November 2 10:30 a.m.-noon Register Now Ages 6-10 parent optional Saturday, November 2 1:30-3 p.m. Register Now TUITION PER SESSION Members: $18 per child or child/adult pair Non-members: $23 per child or…

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Squishing of the Squash

November 3 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free for members or with zoo admission
Syracuse Zoo RGZ Squishing of the Squash Asian Elephant Feature

What happens to the pumpkins when Halloween’s over? The squash get squished – by our zoo animals! Watch as tigers, bears and elephants stomp, romp and chomp pumpkins of all sizes! Come out and have a “gourd” time at the zoo!

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Evenings with an Educator: Rosamond Gifford Zoo – Our Story

November 7 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$30 – $40
Syracuse Zoo RGZ Entrance Photo

Ages 18 and up! Join us for a special trek down memory lane! Learn the hows and whys of the Burnet Park Zoo’s transformation over the last 105 years. Hear from Janet “J” Gramza what it was like to be a young reporter covering the opening of the “New Zoo” in 1987 -- and then coming to work for Rosamond Gifford Zoo as the communications manager in 2017! What memories do you have to share? Bring your photos and special…

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Zoo Teddy Bear Clinic sponsored by St. Joseph’s Health

November 11 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free for members or with zoo admission
Syracuse Zoo RGZ Teddy Bear Clinic

Children of all ages and their favorite teddy bear or plush animal are invited to attend this special clinic. Bring your plush friend for a checkup at the zoo! Medical staff from St. Joseph’s Health, along with zoo volunteers, will give your favorite plush animal a full exam and offer any needed “first aid.” Treat yourself and your plush pal to fun giveaways. This fun event also educates kids about health care!

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