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January 2017

Adventure Safari monorail closed for maintenance

January 17 - January 19

The Wilds of Africa Adventure Safari monorail will be closed Jan. 17-19 for its annual maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience! March will mark one year since our monorail reopened after its $3 million renovation. And since then, a few hundred thousand of you have enjoyed riding it. We want to make sure we keep this unique treasure in tip-top shape for you! Thank you for understanding. Our team will work hard to do the maintenance as quickly as possible!

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$27 - $30

Educator Workshop – Operation Zoo: Problem-Based Learning

January 28
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Grades: K-12 Cost: $30/Non-member; $27/Zoo member Initiate problem-based projects and become immersed in real Zoo issues like exhibit design, behavioral research, and animal enrichment. Teachers will explore problem solving techniques and inquiry-driven learning, using real-world scenarios applicable in the Zoo and in the classroom across grade levels and content areas.

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Kids Club at the Crow Collection of Asian Art

January 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Crow Collection of Asian Art, 2010 Flora St
Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Join the Crow Collection of Asian Art for its signature Chinese New Year Festival. Come early for special Kids Club art activities honoring the Year of the Rooster, and stay all afternoon to enjoy food trucks, dance and musical performances, demonstrations, and the ever-popular Lion Dance. Kids Club is a joint program of the Dallas Zoo, Dallas Museum of Art, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Crow Collection of Asian Art, Nasher Sculpture Center, and Trinity River Audubon Center. Complimentary…

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February 2017
$15 - $20

Family Zoo Adventures: Totally Texas

February 4 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Families can explore the wonderful world of wildlife together during the ALL NEW Family Zoo Adventure Saturday Programs! Each monthly session will focus on a different theme and include activity stations, animal encounters, and special zoo tours that will make learning fun for young and old alike. Activities are developed for families with youth between 4 and 12. Family Zoo Adventures begin at 9:15 a.m. and end at 11:15 a.m Saturday, Feb. 4 – Totally Texas: Whether hiking in the…

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$48 - $60

Stroller Buddies presented by Kimberly-Clark Corporation

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo, 650 S RL Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Join us for a wild time as our little one learns through nature exploration! Each nature-themed, six-week session provides a fully-immersive environment, complete with a nature-inspired play time experience, up-close animal encounter, and Zoo tour. Stroller buddies is for children ages 10 months to two years. This class is designed for one child per adult. A maximum of two children may be enrolled per adult. This session meets every Tuesday from 9-10:30 a.m. Cost Per 6-Week Session: Zoo Member: $48/child; $48/adult…

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$48 - $60

Stroller Buddies presented by Kimberly-Clark Corporation

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo, 650 S RL Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Join us for a wild time as our little one learns through nature exploration! Each nature-themed, six-week session provides a fully-immersive environment, complete with a nature-inspired play time experience, up-close animal encounter, and Zoo tour. Stroller buddies is for children ages 10 months to two years. This class is designed for one child per adult. A maximum of two children may be enrolled per adult. This session meets every Wednesday from 9-10:30 a.m. Cost Per 6-Week Session: Zoo Member: $48/child; $48/adult Non…

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$48 - $60

Stroller Buddies presented by Kimberly-Clark Corporation

February 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo, 650 S RL Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Join us for a wild time as our little one learns through nature exploration! Each nature-themed, six-week session provides a fully-immersive environment, complete with a nature-inspired play time experience, up-close animal encounter, and Zoo tour. Stroller buddies is for children ages 10 months to two years. This class is designed for one child per adult. A maximum of two children may be enrolled per adult. This session meets every Thursday from 9-10:30 a.m. Cost Per 6-Week Session: Zoo Member: $48/child; $48/adult Non…

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$42 - $45

Educator Workshop – Project Learning Tree: Early Childhood

February 18
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Grades: PreK Cost: $45/Non-member; $42/Zoo member Connect students to the forests and the great outdoors through observations, movement, music, and science. Help students discover their outdoor learning potential. You will receive the PLT curriculum and guidebook upon completion of this workshop.

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$42 - $45

Educator Workshop – Project Learning Tree

February 25
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Grades: K – 12 Cost: $45/Non-member; $42/Zoo member Connect students to the world of forests and plant the seeds for them to gain the knowledge and skills to make informed decisions and take responsible actions to sustain forests, habitats, and use of natural resources. You will receive the PLT curriculum and guidebook upon completion of this workshop.

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March 2017

Talk by National Geographic’s Bryan Christy

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bishop Dunne Catholic School, 3900 Rugged Dr.
Dallas, TX 75224 United States
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Bryan Christy is chief correspondent and founder of the Special Investigations Unit at the National Geographic Society, a National Geographic Society Fellow, and in 2014 was named the National Geographic Society’s Explorer of the Year. For its 125th year anniversary, National Geographic listed his writing as one of ten ways National Geographic has changed the world. Christy’s 2012 National Geographic cover story “Blood Ivory” revolutionized global ivory trade policy discussions and was made into the award-winning National Geographic-PBS documentary feature…

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