EVENTS CALENDAR

October 2014
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Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

2

Lil' Explorer Thursdays!

Visitor Center
10/30/2014
10:00 am

Free Thursdays though April! Come explore 10-Noon each Thursday in the Visitor's Center! Meet animal and plant visitors, see story time, play games and many other fun activities. Different themes each week! MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

3

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

4

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
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.

Harvest Fest Weekend

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
10/30/2014
10:00 am

Instead of raking, bagging, and dumping fallen leaves, why not compost them to create nutrient-rich, organic soil that will be ready for use by the spring? That's just one of the bright ideas you'll hear about at Como's Fall Harvest Weekend, a family-friendly event complete with games, crafts, storytelling, and interpretive stations across Como's campus October 4 and 5.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

Harvest Fest Weekend

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
10/30/2014
10:00 am

Instead of raking, bagging, and dumping fallen leaves, why not compost them to create nutrient-rich, organic soil that will be ready for use by the spring? That's just one of the bright ideas you'll hear about at Como's Fall Harvest Weekend, a family-friendly event complete with games, crafts, storytelling, and interpretive stations across Como's campus October 4 and 5.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

6

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

7

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

8

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

9

Lil' Explorer Thursdays!

Visitor Center
10/30/2014
10:00 am

Free Thursdays though April! Come explore 10-Noon each Thursday in the Visitor's Center! Meet animal and plant visitors, see story time, play games and many other fun activities. Different themes each week! MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

10

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

11

Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
2:30 pm

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

12

Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

13

Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

14

Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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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Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

16

Lil' Explorer Thursdays!

Visitor Center
10/30/2014
10:00 am

Free Thursdays though April! Come explore 10-Noon each Thursday in the Visitor's Center! Meet animal and plant visitors, see story time, play games and many other fun activities. Different themes each week! MORE

Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

17

Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

18

Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
2:30 pm

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

**We Will Be Closing at 3:00 To Prepare for ZooBoo**

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
10/30/2014
3:00 pm

We will close at 3:00pm on October 18, 19, 24-26 in preparation for ZooBoo. We open back up at 4:30 for all of Mummy's ghosts & goblins to enjoy a NON scary time at ZooBoo! Tickets available at the door! MORE

ZooBoo

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
10/30/2014
4:30 pm

ZooBoo is a non-scary Halloween fundraising festival for families and young children. For this unique fall fundraiser, the grounds of Como Zoo transform into a world of fairytales and fun! Over 200 live costumed characters interact and entertain children. This magical event offers families a safe trick-or-treating alternative plus many Halloween surprises.  
Como will close at 3:00 to prepare for ZooBoo. MORE

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Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

**We Will Be Closing at 3:00 To Prepare for ZooBoo**

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
10/30/2014
3:00 pm

We will close at 3:00pm on October 18, 19, 24-26 in preparation for ZooBoo. We open back up at 4:30 for all of Mummy's ghosts & goblins to enjoy a NON scary time at ZooBoo! Tickets available at the door! MORE

ZooBoo

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
10/30/2014
4:30 pm

ZooBoo is a non-scary Halloween fundraising festival for families and young children. For this unique fall fundraiser, the grounds of Como Zoo transform into a world of fairytales and fun! Over 200 live costumed characters interact and entertain children. This magical event offers families a safe trick-or-treating alternative plus many Halloween surprises.  
Como will close at 3:00 to prepare for ZooBoo. MORE

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Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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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Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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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Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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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Lil' Explorer Thursdays!

Visitor Center
10/30/2014
10:00 am

Free Thursdays though April! Come explore 10-Noon each Thursday in the Visitor's Center! Meet animal and plant visitors, see story time, play games and many other fun activities. Different themes each week! MORE

Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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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Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

ZooBoo

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
10/30/2014
4:30 pm

ZooBoo is a non-scary Halloween fundraising festival for families and young children. For this unique fall fundraiser, the grounds of Como Zoo transform into a world of fairytales and fun! Over 200 live costumed characters interact and entertain children. This magical event offers families a safe trick-or-treating alternative plus many Halloween surprises.  
Como will close at 3:00 to prepare for ZooBoo. MORE

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Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
2:30 pm

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

ZooBoo

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
10/30/2014
4:30 pm

ZooBoo is a non-scary Halloween fundraising festival for families and young children. For this unique fall fundraiser, the grounds of Como Zoo transform into a world of fairytales and fun! Over 200 live costumed characters interact and entertain children. This magical event offers families a safe trick-or-treating alternative plus many Halloween surprises.  
Como will close at 3:00 to prepare for ZooBoo. MORE

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Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

ZooBoo

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
10/30/2014
4:30 pm

ZooBoo is a non-scary Halloween fundraising festival for families and young children. For this unique fall fundraiser, the grounds of Como Zoo transform into a world of fairytales and fun! Over 200 live costumed characters interact and entertain children. This magical event offers families a safe trick-or-treating alternative plus many Halloween surprises.  
Como will close at 3:00 to prepare for ZooBoo. MORE

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Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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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'Our Shared Planet' Exhibit

Exhibit Gallery
10/30/2014
10:00 am

‘Our Shared Planet’ is a traveling environmental awareness exhibit featuring the wood-carved birds and animals of award winning wildlife artist Jim Ramsdell. The exhibit contains a number of highly detailed life-size wood sculptures, set against lighted interpretive backdrops, beautiful photographs and quotes along with nature sounds and music, all designed to raise the consciousness and awareness of its visitors. Sections of the exhibit feature endangered species and the fragile ecosystems which they inhabit, stressing the importance of their preservation.

'Our Shared Planet' 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. MORE

Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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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'Our Shared Planet' Exhibit

Exhibit Gallery
10/30/2014
10:00 am

‘Our Shared Planet’ is a traveling environmental awareness exhibit featuring the wood-carved birds and animals of award winning wildlife artist Jim Ramsdell. The exhibit contains a number of highly detailed life-size wood sculptures, set against lighted interpretive backdrops, beautiful photographs and quotes along with nature sounds and music, all designed to raise the consciousness and awareness of its visitors. Sections of the exhibit feature endangered species and the fragile ecosystems which they inhabit, stressing the importance of their preservation.

'Our Shared Planet' 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. MORE

Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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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Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Lil' Explorer Thursdays!

Visitor Center
10/30/2014
10:00 am

Free Thursdays though April! Come explore 10-Noon each Thursday in the Visitor's Center! Meet animal and plant visitors, see story time, play games and many other fun activities. Different themes each week! MORE

'Our Shared Planet' Exhibit

Exhibit Gallery
10/30/2014
10:00 am

‘Our Shared Planet’ is a traveling environmental awareness exhibit featuring the wood-carved birds and animals of award winning wildlife artist Jim Ramsdell. The exhibit contains a number of highly detailed life-size wood sculptures, set against lighted interpretive backdrops, beautiful photographs and quotes along with nature sounds and music, all designed to raise the consciousness and awareness of its visitors. Sections of the exhibit feature endangered species and the fragile ecosystems which they inhabit, stressing the importance of their preservation.

'Our Shared Planet' 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. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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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'Our Shared Planet' Exhibit

Exhibit Gallery
10/30/2014
10:00 am

‘Our Shared Planet’ is a traveling environmental awareness exhibit featuring the wood-carved birds and animals of award winning wildlife artist Jim Ramsdell. The exhibit contains a number of highly detailed life-size wood sculptures, set against lighted interpretive backdrops, beautiful photographs and quotes along with nature sounds and music, all designed to raise the consciousness and awareness of its visitors. Sections of the exhibit feature endangered species and the fragile ecosystems which they inhabit, stressing the importance of their preservation.

'Our Shared Planet' 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. MORE

Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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

Lil' Explorer Thursdays!

Visitor Center
10/30/2014
10:00 am

Free Thursdays though April! Come explore 10-Noon each Thursday in the Visitor's Center! Meet animal and plant visitors, see story time, play games and many other fun activities. Different themes each week! MORE


'Our Shared Planet' Exhibit

Exhibit Gallery
10/30/2014
10:00 am

‘Our Shared Planet’ is a traveling environmental awareness exhibit featuring the wood-carved birds and animals of award winning wildlife artist Jim Ramsdell. The exhibit contains a number of highly detailed life-size wood sculptures, set against lighted interpretive backdrops, beautiful photographs and quotes along with nature sounds and music, all designed to raise the consciousness and awareness of its visitors. Sections of the exhibit feature endangered species and the fragile ecosystems which they inhabit, stressing the importance of their preservation.

'Our Shared Planet' 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. MORE


Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
10/30/2014
10:30 am

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


Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.

Conservatory

Fall Flower Show

Sunken Garden
10/30/2014
10:00 am

This year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green mum flowers.


Story Time

Visitor Center
10/30/2014
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
10/30/2014
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.