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Family Programs

Wee-ones on Wednesdays: Join us one select Wednesdays this fall for early-morning programs just for you and your wee-ones. Stories, crafts and activities will vary at each event. Wee-ones on Wednesdays is FREE with Zoo admission. All Wee-ones on Wednesdays take place at 9:30am at the locations listed below.

Story time with a Keeper

Our Keepers are excited to spend time reading to your wee-ones. An animal themed story will be shared and our Keeper will hang around after for questions and photos.

Location: Gigi’s Back Porch- just behind the Alabama Barn

Sept. 6
Oct. 4
Nov. 1

Craft Time at the Zoo

Stop by and create a special animal craft with your wee-ones. The craft will be suitable for babies and big kids alike. It’s sure to be a great addition to your memory book.

Location: Gigi’s Back Porch- just behind the Alabama Barn

Sept. 13
Oct. 11
Nov. 8

Animals Up-Close

Get your camera and your wee-ones ready for an up-close encounter with one of our amazing animals.

Location: Gigi’s Back Porch- just behind the Alabama Barn

Sept. 20
Oct. 18
Nov. 15

Wee-ones on Safari

A new adventure awaits you and your wee-ones. This safari is sure to delight the animal lover in everyone.

Location: The all-new Henley Park- just past the Alabama Stream

Sept. 27
Oct. 25
Nov. 22