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Events in June 2013

  • June 1, 2013 - Member Morning: Special Komodo Dragon Meet the Keeper Talk and 1 other event

    Member Morning: Special Komodo Dragon Meet the Keeper Talk

    Zoo Yoga

  • June 8, 2013 - Breakfast With the Animals: Chimps and 1 other event

    Breakfast With the Animals: Chimps

    World Oceans Day

    Join us for World Oceans Day as we celebrate our waters and the marine life that call it home! Come out for special readings of the Dr. Seuss classic “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish,” kid-friendly activities, and more.
     
    Don’t miss our special, World Oceans Day Meet the Keeper Talks:
    Sea Lion Show – 11:30 a.m.
    Otter Talk – 1:30 p.m. – Natural Encounters Building
    Pelican Feeding & Meet the Keeper Talk – 3:15 p.m. – Children’s Zoo
     
    This event is included with your Zoo admission and is FREE for Zoo members.
     
    Also, don’t miss out on your chance to sign-up for our beach clean-up taking place on Saturday, June 29. Join the Houston Zoo and help make a difference for marine life! Just look for the sign-up booth in the front plaza.
     
    “Together we have the power to protect the ocean.”

  • June 9, 2013 - 104.1 KRBE LEGO Party

    104.1 KRBE LEGO Party

    Visit us for some family fun thanks to our radio partner, 104.1 KRBE! Tour Animals Assembled Presented by Fiesta and then head over to Karamu Outpost for a chance to win fun prizes, cool down with an ice pop, see life size LEGO characters, and more!
     
    This event is included with your Zoo admission and is FREE for Zoo members.

  • June 16, 2013 - LEGO-Inspired Father's Day

    LEGO-Inspired Father's Day

    Join us for a LEGO-inspired Father’s Day on Saturday, June 16 from 9 am – 3 pm! Do you and your Dad like LEGO bricks? If so, walk through Animals Assembled Presented by Fiesta and stare in awe at over two dozen animals built entirely out of LEGO bricks! Build your own LEGO art on our art wall, participate in our LEGO scavenger hunt, and more! This event is included with your Zoo admission and is FREE for Zoo Members.

  • June 21, 2013 - Bowling for Rhinos 2013

    Bowling for Rhinos 2013

  • June 22, 2013 - Pollinator Palooza

    Pollinator Palooza

    Did you know more than three out of four flowering plants and nearly three-quarters of all crops are pollinated by animals? Without pollinators, we would miss many of our favorite foods such as blueberries, almonds, chocolate and coffee!

    Learn this and more at Pollinator Palooza. Visit the Zoo for a special ladybug release, music, kid-friendly activities, and themed keeper talks! This event is included in your Zoo admission and is FREE for members.

    Pollinator Palooza is sponsored by Fiesta and United Airlines – the official airline of the Houston Zoo.

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Events in June 2013

  • June 1, 2013 - Member Morning: Special Komodo Dragon Meet the Keeper Talk and 1 other event

    Member Morning: Special Komodo Dragon Meet the Keeper Talk

    Zoo Yoga

  • June 8, 2013 - Breakfast With the Animals: Chimps and 1 other event

    Breakfast With the Animals: Chimps

    World Oceans Day

    Join us for World Oceans Day as we celebrate our waters and the marine life that call it home! Come out for special readings of the Dr. Seuss classic “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish,” kid-friendly activities, and more.
     
    Don’t miss our special, World Oceans Day Meet the Keeper Talks:
    Sea Lion Show – 11:30 a.m.
    Otter Talk – 1:30 p.m. – Natural Encounters Building
    Pelican Feeding & Meet the Keeper Talk – 3:15 p.m. – Children’s Zoo
     
    This event is included with your Zoo admission and is FREE for Zoo members.
     
    Also, don’t miss out on your chance to sign-up for our beach clean-up taking place on Saturday, June 29. Join the Houston Zoo and help make a difference for marine life! Just look for the sign-up booth in the front plaza.
     
    “Together we have the power to protect the ocean.”

  • June 9, 2013 - 104.1 KRBE LEGO Party

    104.1 KRBE LEGO Party

    Visit us for some family fun thanks to our radio partner, 104.1 KRBE! Tour Animals Assembled Presented by Fiesta and then head over to Karamu Outpost for a chance to win fun prizes, cool down with an ice pop, see life size LEGO characters, and more!
     
    This event is included with your Zoo admission and is FREE for Zoo members.

  • June 16, 2013 - LEGO-Inspired Father's Day

    LEGO-Inspired Father's Day

    Join us for a LEGO-inspired Father’s Day on Saturday, June 16 from 9 am – 3 pm! Do you and your Dad like LEGO bricks? If so, walk through Animals Assembled Presented by Fiesta and stare in awe at over two dozen animals built entirely out of LEGO bricks! Build your own LEGO art on our art wall, participate in our LEGO scavenger hunt, and more! This event is included with your Zoo admission and is FREE for Zoo Members.

  • June 21, 2013 - Bowling for Rhinos 2013

    Bowling for Rhinos 2013

  • June 22, 2013 - Pollinator Palooza

    Pollinator Palooza

    Did you know more than three out of four flowering plants and nearly three-quarters of all crops are pollinated by animals? Without pollinators, we would miss many of our favorite foods such as blueberries, almonds, chocolate and coffee!

    Learn this and more at Pollinator Palooza. Visit the Zoo for a special ladybug release, music, kid-friendly activities, and themed keeper talks! This event is included in your Zoo admission and is FREE for members.

    Pollinator Palooza is sponsored by Fiesta and United Airlines – the official airline of the Houston Zoo.

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Today's Shows, Feedings, and Meet the Keeper Talks
TIMES ARE UPDATED EVERY MORNING

Wednesday July 23, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the American alligator in The Reptile House
10:30 Fruit Bat Feeding at the Children’s Zoo
11:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Rhinos in African Forest
11:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
11:00 Story Safari at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
11:00 Natural Encounters: Meerkat Keeper Talk
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at the Aquarium
11:30 Natural Encounters: Tortoise Encounter at BEC Lawn
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Carnivores
12:00 Zooper Challenge at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
12:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Chimpanzees in African Forest
1:00 Natural Encounters: Bird of Prey Encounter at BEC Lawn
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
2:00 Sea Lion Intern Chat
2:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:00 Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Orangutans in Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Natural Encounters: Snake Encounter at BEC Lawn