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September 2016

ExxonMobil Science Day

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Our Annual Event for Educators! Saturday, September 24, 2016 Event Booths Open 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration check-in opens at 9:00 AM and closes at 12:00 PM. Check-out will open at 1:00 PM and close at 4:00 PM. Science Day is back!  Teachers, parents, and students are invited to enjoy a fun and innovative way to connect with Zoo and Aquarium educators and community partners while discovering the world of science!  Participate in all-new, hands-on activity stations for Pre-K…

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CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: Wilds of Africa Plaza

September 30
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Please note the following changes or closures as we prepare for our 2016 Zoo To Do fundraising gala. The Wilds of Africa Ndebele Plaza will be closed. The Wilds of Africa Adventure Safari monorail will be open, but guests will need to detour through the Gorilla Trail to reach the monorail station. Wild Encounters stage activities will be relocated to the Simmons Safari Base Camp. We appreciate your patience and support as we prepare for our largest fundraising event of…

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October 2016

CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: Giants of the Savanna and Wilds of Africa

October 1
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Please note the following changes or closures as we prepare for our 2016 Zoo To Do fundraising gala. Giants of the Savanna will be closed. Wilds of Africa will be closed. The Wilds of Africa Adventure Safari monorail will be closed. Due to the closures, admission to the Zoo will be reduced to $5. We appreciate your patience and support as we prepare for our largest fundraising event of the year.

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NOTICE: Winter hours begin

October 1
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

As sunlight starts to fade sooner and the weather gets cooler, animals at the Dallas Zoo are taking the cue to head inside their night quarters a little earlier. Therefore, the Zoo will implement its winter hour schedule and close at 4 p.m. beginning Oct. 1.

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$15 - $20

Family Zoo Adventures: Zoo Medicine

October 1 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

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. Want to know what it takes to be a veterinarian to the world’s smallest and largest animals? Join us for a dive…

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Zoo To Do

October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wilds of Africa at the Dallas Zoo,
650 S RL Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States
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Save the date! Details coming soon!

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$50 - $80

Family Pokémon Go Campout

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - October 8 @ 11:00 am
Camp Okapi,
650 S RL Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Join us for a special Family Campout featuring the hot, new game Pokémon Go. Learn about the animals that inspired the design of your favorite Pokémon, go behind-the-scenes at the Zoo, meet education animals up-close, enjoy s'mores around a campfire, and hit a couple pokéstops on the way! Family Campouts begin at 7 p.m. and end at 10 a.m. the following day.  The minimum participant age is 5 years old.  Participants 17 years and under must be accompanied by an adult at least…

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Member Mornings

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

The Zoo will open exclusively to members at 8 a.m. for early access and exclusive activities. Oct. 8 8-8:30 a.m.: Animal Adventures 8:30-9 a.m. Penguin keeper chat

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$15 - $20

Zoo Yoga (ages 3-7 with parent)

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo,
650 S RL Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

Stretch like a giraffe or crouch like a tiger! Children ages 3-7 years old and a parent/guardian will engage in animal-inspired yoga moves that will calm the senses and bring your child closer to nature. Instructors from Yogees Yoga 4 Kids will lead a truly WILD session designed just for children with moves inspired by our very own animals. Participants will also experience a Dallas Zoo instructor-led tour unique to each session. This class is designed for one child per…

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Member Mornings

October 15 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75203 United States

The Zoo will open exclusively to members at 8 a.m. for early access and exclusive activities. Oct. 15 8:30-9 a.m.: Nutrition talk in Base Camp

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