EVENTS CALENDAR

May 2016
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1

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
2:30 pm

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

2

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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.

5

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

National Public Gardens Day - 20% discount on purchases at Garden Safari Gifts

Garden Safari Gift Shop
5/5/2016
10:00 am

A national day of celebration to raise awareness of America’s public gardens and their important role in promoting environmental stewardship and awareness, plant and water conservation, and education in communities nationwide.
National Public Gardens Day celebrates all public gardens, botanical gardens, educational gardens, specialty gardens, entertainment gardens, arboreta, farm gardens, historical landscapes, and zoos.

To celebrate, Garden Safari Gifts is offering a 20% discount on purchases (not valid on other discounts). MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Mother's Day Bonsai Show

The Ordway Gardens
5/5/2016
10:00 am

Take Mom to this annual tradition! The Minnesota Bonsai Society will be displaying some of their finest work in the Ordway Gardens. Trained professionals will also be on-hand to answer any questions you may have about the art of Bonsai!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
2:30 pm

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

8

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Mother's Day Bonsai Show

The Ordway Gardens
5/5/2016
10:00 am

Take Mom to this annual tradition! The Minnesota Bonsai Society will be displaying some of their finest work in the Ordway Gardens. Trained professionals will also be on-hand to answer any questions you may have about the art of Bonsai!

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
2:30 pm

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

9

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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.

12

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
2:30 pm

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

15

Artist, Photographer & Family Photo Hours

Marjorie McNeely Conservatory

 

5/5/2016
8:00 am
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. $5 per person.

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
2:30 pm

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

16

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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.

19

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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.

20

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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.

21

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
2:30 pm

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

22

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
2:30 pm

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

23

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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.

27

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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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The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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

Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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.

Sparky The Sea Lion Show Opening Weekend!

Sparky Ampitheater
5/5/2016
11:30 am

Sparky takes the stage May 28, 29, and 30 at 11:30 and 3:00 . Join Sparky and her trainers for this family tradition!

Visit Sparky On Facebook!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Sparky The Sea Lion Show Opening Weekend!

Sparky Ampitheater
5/5/2016
11:30 am

Sparky takes the stage May 28, 29, and 30 at 11:30 and 3:00 . Join Sparky and her trainers for this family tradition!

Visit Sparky On Facebook!

Gorilla Program

Gorilla Forest
5/5/2016
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.

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
2:30 pm

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

30

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

Music Mondays!

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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.

Sparky The Sea Lion Show Opening Weekend!

Sparky Ampitheater
5/5/2016
11:30 am

Sparky takes the stage May 28, 29, and 30 at 11:30 and 3:00 . Join Sparky and her trainers for this family tradition!

Visit Sparky On Facebook!

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The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE

Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE

       

Zoo

Polar Bear Program

Polar Bear Odyssey
5/5/2016
10:30 am

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


Zoo Keeper Talk

Zoo Grounds
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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

The Amazing World of Moths

Exhibit Gallery
5/5/2016
10:00 am

The Amazing World of Moths, a stunning photo exhibit on display in Como’s Exhibit Gallery through June 29. In this exhibit, witness the amazing shapes and colors of various insect faces through the very detailed close-up photography of Bill Johnson.


Meet the Photographer on May 1st from 1-4 PM MORE


Summer Flower Show

Sunken Garden
5/5/2016
10:00 am

In a beautiful coincidence only befitting Prince’s world-wide prominence, his life and the significance of his artistic work, the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show presents a botanical color scheme of purple and lavender, featuring a new Oriental Trumpet hybrid Lily named “Purple Prince”.

Some other prominent purples include Purpletop Vervain, Russian Sage, Beebalm, Butterfly Bush, and Heliotrope. Purple white and lavender Roses, Caladiums, and Petunias will continue the color theme. MORE


Story Time

Visitor Center
5/5/2016
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
5/5/2016
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.