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January 2017
$15 - $20

CANCELLED: Family Zoo Adventures: Insects

January 7 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Update: The Jan. 7 Family Zoo Adventure program has been cancelled due to forecast weather. Visit our events calendar to see other upcoming events and activities! 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…

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$25 - $65

Gorillas in our midst: 50 years of gorilla conservation

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Angelika Film Center Dallas, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75209 United States
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Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund President and CEO Tara Stoinski is a well-decorated scholar who researches and works to conserve gorilla populations and habitats. Listen to Stoinski speak about the work the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund does at 7 p.m., Jan. 11 at the Angelika Film Center Dallas. Both Stoinski and the Dallas Zoo are invested in saving gorillas from extinction and work together to make a difference for these beautiful animals. Gregg Hudson, president and CEO of the Dallas Zoo, serves…

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Teen Science Café – Computation + Creativity: The New Literacy

January 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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RSVP now for our next Teen Science Café featuring SMU Professor Greenberg presenting "Computation + Creativity: The New Literacy” What is a Teen Science Café? Teen Science Café out-of-school programs are a free, fun way for teens to explore the big advances in science and technology affecting their lives. Teens and STEM experts engage in lively conversations and activities to explore a topic deeply. Teen Science Café is open to all high school students in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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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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Dallas Zoo food services & retail job fair

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ZooNorth at the Dallas Zoo, 650 S RL Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Dallas Zoo's exclusive Food & Beverage & Retail partner, Service Systems Associates, Inc., will be holding a job fair on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Zoo's Prime Meridian Café. They are hiring up to 150 seasonal staff for food service, cashiers, retail associates, catering staff, warehouse and cash office. If you have a great attitude and want to work in a fun, fast paced environment come on out! If you can't make it, please…

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Endangered Species Carousel closed for maintenance

January 30

The Endangered Species Carousel will be closed for maintenance on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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February 2017
Free with admission

We ❤️️ Wildlife Weekend

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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The Dallas Zoo is spreading some wildly awesome love on Valentine’s weekend, Feb. 11 and 12. We're inviting the community to show their appreciation for animals, zookeepers and conservation heroes around the world.  The We ❤️️ Wildlife weekend event includes: Love Notes: The Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo will host a valentine making station at the Discovery House. Guests can create Valentine’s Day cards for animals, staff, and other conservation heroes and deliver them to keeper talks throughout the weekend and conservation…

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We ❤️️ Wildlife Weekend

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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The Dallas Zoo is spreading some wildly awesome love on Valentine’s weekend, Feb. 11 and 12. We're inviting the community to show their appreciation for animals, zookeepers and conservation heroes around the world.   The We ❤️️ Wildlife weekend event includes: Love Notes: The Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo will host a valentine making station at the Discovery House. Guests can create Valentine’s Day cards for animals, staff, and other conservation heroes and deliver them to keeper talks throughout the weekend and conservation…

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$15 - $20

Wild About Art

February 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Calling all creative animal lovers! Your blossoming artist, ages 5-8 years, will explore their creative side using a variety of materials and art techniques while being led in an animal-inspired project by a Dallas Zoo instructor. Participants will also experience a different Zoo tour and enjoy an up-close animal encounter with each session. Sign up for one class or sign up for all to experience a truly WILD time! Online registration is required. Registration closes 72 hours prior to the…

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