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January 2015

Help the Birmingham Zoo celebrate its 60th Anniversary this year!

January 1 - December 31
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Throughout 2015, the Birmingham Zoo will be celebrating with new and exciting events, giveaways and more. There are many reasons to celebrate the Birmingham Zoo turning 60, and we want you to join us! Make sure you are following the Zoo on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for your chance to win prizes during the 60 days of giveaways! The Zoo is also excited to announce a brand new event, Zoo, Brews and Full Moon BBQ on June 20! Be sure…

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May 2015

Red Diamond Coffee joins forces with the Birmingham Zoo to bring you great coffee and a Free Zoo Visit

May 23 - December 31
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The Birmingham Zoo has partnered with Red Diamond again for an exciting limited-time offer! Purchase the specially marked 34.5 oz. can of Red Diamond ground coffee with the attached Zoo offer to receive your redeemable Zoo ticket code. Use your code to receive one FREE adult and two FREE child admission tickets to the Zoo! This is a huge savings of $35! Great coffee and tickets to the #1 tourist attraction in Alabama is an offer that must be shared…

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July 2015

Birmingham Zoo 60th Anniversary Juried Photo Competition

July 10 - October 1
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Here at the Birmingham Zoo we think, sleep, and breathe animals, and are excited to be celebrating our 60th Anniversary Year. The Birmingham Zoo 60th Anniversary Photo Competition welcomes photographers of all ages who share our passion, and can capture that special something that transports us into the amazing natural world. We are looking for more than a pretty picture. We want images that take your breath away – just like real animals do – and challenge people’s perceptions of…

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Birmingham Zoo Members are Invited to Zoo Member Night at Regions Field

July 29 @ 7:05 pm - 10:00 pm
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Attention Zoo Members: On Wednesday, July 29, you’re invited to enjoy FREE admission to watch the Birmingham Barons play at Regions Field! Just bring your valid Member I.D. card and cheer on the hometown team during Zoo Member Nights at the Barons. This is another benefit of being a Birmingham Zoo Member!

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August 2015

Zoo Fun Days!

August 1 - August 2
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Visit the Zoo during Zoo Fun Days to take advantage of discounted $5 admission and $1 hot dogs to help celebrate the Birmingham Zoo’s 60th Anniversary year! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants at the Boma Encounter, experience Predator Zone, enjoy a Red Diamond Sea Lion Splash Show and be surrounded by beautiful butterflies in Granny’s Butterfly Garden. Come learn how the Zoo uses enrichment activities to help keep the animals mentally and physically fit. Guests…

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Visit the Zoo and Enjoy a Roger Day Concert!

August 1 @ 10:30 am - 1:15 pm
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Roger Day is coming to the Birmingham Zoo! Visit the Zoo and enjoy two animal-themed shows on Saturday, August 1 by Birmingham’s favorite musician for kids. Shows will take place beginning at 10:30am and at 12:30pm at the Zoo’s Schaeffer Eye Center Wildlife Stage. This is a fun and educational event you won’t want to miss! For more information on Roger Day, please click here. This event is FREE for members and included with the purchase of a Zoo admission…

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Zoo Fun Days!

August 8 - August 9
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Visit the Zoo during Zoo Fun Days to take advantage of discounted $5 admission and $1 hot dogs to help celebrate the Birmingham Zoo’s 60th Anniversary year! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants at the Boma Encounter, experience Predator Zone, enjoy a Red Diamond Sea Lion Splash Show and be surrounded by beautiful butterflies in Granny’s Butterfly Garden. Come learn how the Zoo uses enrichment activities to help keep the animals mentally and physically fit. Guests…

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Spend World Lizard Day at the Birmingham Zoo!

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Visit the Birmingham Zoo on Friday, August 14 for World Lizard Day! Enjoy a special meet and greet with zoo keepers and animals in the Reptile Building from 9am-12pm. Don’t miss this exciting and educational event at the Birmingham Zoo!

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Support the Zoo with Bowling for Rhinos!

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brunswick Riverview Lanes,
2908 Riverview Road
Birmingham, 35242 United States
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All rhinos are under threat and all but one species is on the verge of extinction. Without drastic action, some rhinos could be extinct in the wild within the next 10 to 20 years. Show your support for rhino conservation by joining the Zoo for Bowling for Rhinos at Brunswick Riverview Lanes. A $20 registration fee includes 2 hours of bowling, free rhino t-shirt, shoes, access to raffle prizes and food (first come, first serve). Personal sponsors are encouraged. The top fundraiser’s…

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Enjoy Story Time with Books-A-Million

August 23 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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The Birmingham Zoo invites you and your family to enjoy story time hosted by Books-A-Million! This event is free with admission. Guests will enjoy hearing an animal-themed story and creating a themed craft. Story time at the Zoo is a fun, educational experience you won’t want to miss!

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