Mar30

March 30, 2014

Doing What’s Right For Our Elephants

Doing What’s Right For Our Elephants Keith Lovett, Director of Buttonwood Park Zoo The Buttonwood Park Zoo’s Asian elephant program has made a lot of headlines recently. In an incident this January two keepers failed to properly padlock a door, resulting in Ruth, our 55 year-old elephant, being exposed during a winter storm. Ruth’s exposure […]

Mar18

March 18, 2014

Mother Goose at the Zoo

Mother Goose at the Zoo Fridays, March 21 & 28, April 4 & 11 at 10:30am Cost: Free with Zoo admission Gather your goslings and fly on over for our new Mother Goose at the Zoo program. Join our gaggle for rhymes, songs, and meeting new friends. Great for children under age 3.

Mar17

March 17, 2014

Easter EggZOOberance

Easter EggZOOberance Saturday, April 12 at 9am and 11am Sunday, April 13 at 9am and 11am Saturday, April 19 at 9am and 11am Cost: Zoo Members: $20/person; Non-members: $25/person; Children under one are free Hop over to the Buttonwood Park Zoo to meet the Easter Bunny! Enjoy an egg-cellent continental breakfast, meet and greet with […]

Mar5

March 5, 2014

March 29: Big Ryan’s Tall Tales

Big Ryan’s Tall Tales Saturday, March 29 at 11:00am Cost: $5 family plus zoo admission One of our favorite storytellers returns at the end of March for a round of tall tales. Big Ryan’s Tall Tales offers families with young children wildly fun stories with puppets and more! Find out more about Big Ryan’s Tall […]

Feb22

February 22, 2014

March 11: Bear Cub Club

Bear Cub Club Tuesdays, March 11 – April 15 from 10:30am-12:00pm Zoo members: $65/child, additional siblings under 5: $30/child Non-members: $95/child, additional siblings under 5: $45/child Does your 2 or 3-year-old love the Zoo? Sign them up to be part of our club-the Bear Cub Club! Learn more about animals, sing songs, create crafts, listen […]

Feb21

February 21, 2014

March 1: FrogWatch

FrogWatch Trainings Saturdays, March 1 and 8 from 1-3pm Local frogs need your help! Amphibian populations are declining worldwide so it’s important for to learn as much as we can about these animals. Here’s how you can help! Join the Buttonwood Park Zoo’s FrogWatch Chapter! FrogWatch USA is a nationwide frog and toad monitoring program. […]

Feb20

February 20, 2014

Feb 26: Yoga at the Zoo

Yoga at the Zoo Wednesdays, February 26, March 12, & 26 at 1pm Get your child jumping like frogs or roaring like lions at our February Yoga at the Zoo. Join certified children’s yoga instructor Lynda Jacobvitz to explore creative movement through games, songs and simple yoga with your child in a fun and nurturing […]

Feb18

February 18, 2014

Wild Winter Week

Wild Winter Week February 17-21, 2014 from 10:00am-2:00pm Activities are free with zoo admission Have a hootin’ & a howlin’ time during winter vacation week! Each day will feature special activities to keep your little critters busy. Wild Winter Week Keeper Chat Schedule 10:30am on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: Cat Chat at Bobcats 10:30am on […]

Feb13

February 13, 2014

Feb 15: Will Zoo Be Mine

February 15: Will Zoo Be Mine? Love is in the air over at the Buttonwood Park Zoo. This Saturday, February 15, the Zoo will host a special Valentine’s Day celebration, Will Zoo Be Mine. Throughout Saturday’s event, visitors will have the opportunity to see Valentine’s themed enrichment offered to the animals throughout the day. The […]

Jan30

January 30, 2014

Share the Love!

Share the Love! We love our zoo members! We’re making the entire month of February “Share Your Love of the Zoo.” If you are a Buttonwood Park Zoo member, you’ll be able to bring a friend for free (equal to your membership level) with you each time you visit for the whole month of February! […]