EVENTS CALENDAR

September 2015
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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
9/5/2015
11:30 am

Join Sparky and her trainers as we read classic bedtime tales reinterpreted with an environmentally friendly twist. Sparky will add her famous flare to tales such as: Sparkylocks and the Three Seals, Sparky and the Frog Prince, Sparky and the Bean Stalk, Sparky and the Seven Recyclables, and The Princess and the Fish. These treasured tales will educate guests about ocean life, rainforest adventures, frogs, and much more.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Seal Island
9/5/2015
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
2:30 pm

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
3:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
9/5/2015
11:30 am

Join Sparky and her trainers as we read classic bedtime tales reinterpreted with an environmentally friendly twist. Sparky will add her famous flare to tales such as: Sparkylocks and the Three Seals, Sparky and the Frog Prince, Sparky and the Bean Stalk, Sparky and the Seven Recyclables, and The Princess and the Fish. These treasured tales will educate guests about ocean life, rainforest adventures, frogs, and much more.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Seal Island
9/5/2015
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
2:30 pm

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
3:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
9/5/2015
11:30 am

Join Sparky and her trainers as we read classic bedtime tales reinterpreted with an environmentally friendly twist. Sparky will add her famous flare to tales such as: Sparkylocks and the Three Seals, Sparky and the Frog Prince, Sparky and the Bean Stalk, Sparky and the Seven Recyclables, and The Princess and the Fish. These treasured tales will educate guests about ocean life, rainforest adventures, frogs, and much more.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Seal Island
9/5/2015
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
2:30 pm

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
3:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
9/5/2015
11:30 am

Join Sparky and her trainers as we read classic bedtime tales reinterpreted with an environmentally friendly twist. Sparky will add her famous flare to tales such as: Sparkylocks and the Three Seals, Sparky and the Frog Prince, Sparky and the Bean Stalk, Sparky and the Seven Recyclables, and The Princess and the Fish. These treasured tales will educate guests about ocean life, rainforest adventures, frogs, and much more.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Seal Island
9/5/2015
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
2:30 pm

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
3:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
9/5/2015
11:30 am

Join Sparky and her trainers as we read classic bedtime tales reinterpreted with an environmentally friendly twist. Sparky will add her famous flare to tales such as: Sparkylocks and the Three Seals, Sparky and the Frog Prince, Sparky and the Bean Stalk, Sparky and the Seven Recyclables, and The Princess and the Fish. These treasured tales will educate guests about ocean life, rainforest adventures, frogs, and much more.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Seal Island
9/5/2015
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
2:30 pm

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
9/5/2015
3:00 pm

Join Sparky and her trainers as we read classic bedtime tales reinterpreted with an environmentally friendly twist. Sparky will add her famous flare to tales such as: Sparkylocks and the Three Seals, Sparky and the Frog Prince, Sparky and the Bean Stalk, Sparky and the Seven Recyclables, and The Princess and the Fish. These treasured tales will educate guests about ocean life, rainforest adventures, frogs, and much more.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
9/5/2015
11:30 am

Join Sparky and her trainers as we read classic bedtime tales reinterpreted with an environmentally friendly twist. Sparky will add her famous flare to tales such as: Sparkylocks and the Three Seals, Sparky and the Frog Prince, Sparky and the Bean Stalk, Sparky and the Seven Recyclables, and The Princess and the Fish. These treasured tales will educate guests about ocean life, rainforest adventures, frogs, and much more.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Seal Island
9/5/2015
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
2:30 pm

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
9/5/2015
3:00 pm

Join Sparky and her trainers as we read classic bedtime tales reinterpreted with an environmentally friendly twist. Sparky will add her famous flare to tales such as: Sparkylocks and the Three Seals, Sparky and the Frog Prince, Sparky and the Bean Stalk, Sparky and the Seven Recyclables, and The Princess and the Fish. These treasured tales will educate guests about ocean life, rainforest adventures, frogs, and much more.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Join us every Monday through Labor Day at 10:30, 11:45 & 12:40 as members of the Jack Brass Band lead a Second Line Parade through the zoo grounds!

Music Mondays is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
9/5/2015
11:30 am

Join Sparky and her trainers as we read classic bedtime tales reinterpreted with an environmentally friendly twist. Sparky will add her famous flare to tales such as: Sparkylocks and the Three Seals, Sparky and the Frog Prince, Sparky and the Bean Stalk, Sparky and the Seven Recyclables, and The Princess and the Fish. These treasured tales will educate guests about ocean life, rainforest adventures, frogs, and much more.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Seal Island
9/5/2015
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
2:30 pm

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
3:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
3:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
3:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
3:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
3:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Just Zoo It!

Various Locations
9/5/2015
10:00 am

We’re getting in shape with our very own kid-friendly, animal-themed exercises and activities! From Saturday, September 12 – Sunday, September 13, kids can test their skills at animal-themed exercise based activity stations throughout the zoo. Visitors will receive a “Back to School Fitness Report Card” when they enter.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
11:30 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Seal Island
9/5/2015
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
2:30 pm

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Just Zoo It!

Various Locations
9/5/2015
10:00 am

We’re getting in shape with our very own kid-friendly, animal-themed exercises and activities! From Saturday, September 12 – Sunday, September 13, kids can test their skills at animal-themed exercise based activity stations throughout the zoo. Visitors will receive a “Back to School Fitness Report Card” when they enter.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
11:30 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Seal Island
9/5/2015
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
2:30 pm

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
11:30 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Seal Island
9/5/2015
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
2:30 pm

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

20

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
11:30 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Seal Island
9/5/2015
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
2:30 pm

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

21

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

22

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

23

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

24

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

25

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

26

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
11:30 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Seal Island
9/5/2015
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
2:30 pm

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
11:30 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Seal Island Training Demonstration

Seal Island
9/5/2015
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
2:30 pm

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Artist, Photographer & Family Photo Hours

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
6:30 pm

Whether you choose the lush greenery of the North Garden or the flowers in the Sunken Garden, this is the perfect opportunity to use the many gardens inside the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory as a backdrop for your holiday family photos. Guests are welcome to bring in their own camera and find the perfect spot for their photo.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Story Time

Visitor Center
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

Join us for story time everyday at 12:00! Our stories feature plants and animals, and occasionally involve costumed characters.

Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.

     

Zoo

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
9/5/2015
10:30 am

Get up close to the Polar Bears to observe special enrichment, training, or zoo keeper talks!


Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
11:00 am

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.


Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
9/5/2015
11:30 am

Join Sparky and her trainers as we read classic bedtime tales reinterpreted with an environmentally friendly twist. Sparky will add her famous flare to tales such as: Sparkylocks and the Three Seals, Sparky and the Frog Prince, Sparky and the Bean Stalk, Sparky and the Seven Recyclables, and The Princess and the Fish. These treasured tales will educate guests about ocean life, rainforest adventures, frogs, and much more.


Seal Island Training Demonstration

Seal Island
9/5/2015
1:30 pm

Seal Island currently houses a California Sea Lion and Harbor Seals. These training demonstrations are narrated by an education staff member who will also be available to answer your questions.


Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
9/5/2015
2:00 pm

Get closer to our gorillas in the new Gorilla Forest exhibit with the Gorilla Program. Watch as primate keepers interact with our great apes. Education specialists will interpret the training session and answer any questions you may have.


Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
9/5/2015
2:30 pm

Meet the Zoo Keepers! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running Como Zoo. Learn about the animals and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.


Sparky the Sea Lion Show

Sparky Ampitheater
9/5/2015
3:00 pm

Join Sparky and her trainers as we read classic bedtime tales reinterpreted with an environmentally friendly twist. Sparky will add her famous flare to tales such as: Sparkylocks and the Three Seals, Sparky and the Frog Prince, Sparky and the Bean Stalk, Sparky and the Seven Recyclables, and The Princess and the Fish. These treasured tales will educate guests about ocean life, rainforest adventures, frogs, and much more.

Conservatory

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
9/5/2015
10:00 am

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest plant diversity of any of the Sunken Garden Flower Shows, as well as the longest duration.


Edible Garden Presentation

Edible Garden Tent
9/5/2015
12:00 pm

The Edible Garden features an array of vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. All plants are grown from seed and every plant in the garden has at least one edible part. It is an exhibit for visitors of all ages, designed to teach about planting and preparing foods that can be grown at home.

Trained staff and volunteers will be onsite from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. to answer guests’ questions. At 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, the Conservatory gardening staff will give gardener talks about growing techniques, ways to harvest and prepare food from your garden, natural pest control, and creative edible landscape design. The garden display covers more than 8,000 square feet and is south of the Visitor Center.


Gardener Talk

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory
9/5/2015
1:00 pm

Meet the Gardeners! Every day a different topic will be featured and guests will learn about the day-to-day operations of running the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Learn about plants and how they are cared for, plus guests can ask questions.