Programs at Brandywine Zoo

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Reptile Shows
  • DATE: Sunday, August 28, 2016
  • TIME: 12 p.m.

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays at 12:00pm June-August Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how YOU can become a superhero for reptiles! Reptiles will vary depending on availability and day of the show. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Visit our Daily SchedulePage for more daily happenings.

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Story Time: Oh Look!!! by Patriciaa Palacco
  • DATE: Thursday, September 01, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Thursdays May-September at 10:30am Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the otter circle, in the main zoo, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. Visit our Special Events Page for more more upcoming events. Bringing a group to Story Time? Please complete a Registration Form so we know you're coming.

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Reptile Shows
  • DATE: Saturday, September 03, 2016
  • TIME: 12 p.m.

Saturdays & Sundays at 12:00pm Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how YOU can become a superhero for reptiles! Reptiles will vary depending on availability and day of the show. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Zoo Kids: Colorful Creatures!
  • DATE: Sunday, September 04, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun interactive learning experience all about colors! This program is geared towards children between 18 months and 3 years old, focusing on animals and the many different colors they can be. The program is interactive with an animal presentation and simple craft. This week’s color: Green! Fee: $4 per child/1 free adult. Members: $2 per child/1 free adult.

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Reptile Shows
  • DATE: Sunday, September 04, 2016
  • TIME: 12 p.m.

Saturdays & Sundays at 12:00pm Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how YOU can become a superhero for reptiles! Reptiles will vary depending on availability and day of the show. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Story Time: Vulture View by April Pulley Sayer
  • DATE: Thursday, September 08, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Thursdays May-September at 10:30am Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the otter circle, in the main zoo, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. Visit our Special Events Page for more more upcoming events. Bringing a group to Story Time? Please complete a Registration Form so we know you're coming.

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Zippity Zoo Days Celebrating International Vultures
  • DATE: Saturday, September 10, 2016
  • TIME: 10 a.m.

Enjoy a special weekend at the Zoo during the Brandywine Festival of Arts as we celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day, the arts festival way! Special learning stations and keeper talks this weekend will focus on vultures and condors. PLUS enjoy some special artwork created by our animal artists. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Reptile Shows
  • DATE: Saturday, September 10, 2016
  • TIME: 12 p.m.

Saturdays & Sundays at 12:00pm Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how YOU can become a superhero for reptiles! Reptiles will vary depending on availability and day of the show. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Zippity Zoo Days Celebrating International Vultures
  • DATE: Sunday, September 11, 2016
  • TIME: 10 a.m.

Enjoy a special weekend at the Zoo during the Brandywine Festival of Arts as we celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day, the arts festival way! Special learning stations and keeper talks this weekend will focus on vultures and condors. PLUS enjoy some special artwork created by our animal artists. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Reptile Shows
  • DATE: Sunday, September 11, 2016
  • TIME: 12 p.m.

Saturdays & Sundays at 12:00pm Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how YOU can become a superhero for reptiles! Reptiles will vary depending on availability and day of the show. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Story Time: Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
  • DATE: Thursday, September 15, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Thursdays May-September at 10:30am Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the otter circle, in the main zoo, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. Visit our Special Events Page for more more upcoming events. Bringing a group to Story Time? Please complete a Registration Form so we know you're coming.

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CSW: Working with Exotic Birds
  • DATE: Saturday, September 17, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Career & Animal Science Workshop: Working with Exotic Birds Birds can be friendly or temperamental or friendly, delicate or hardy. Discover the ‘nitty gritty’ details of working with a variety of birds, from raptors and rheas to macaws in this program! Fee $10/non-member; $8/DZS member. Visit our Family Programs page for more details or to register.

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Reptile Shows
  • DATE: Saturday, September 17, 2016
  • TIME: 12 p.m.

Saturdays & Sundays at 12:00pm Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how YOU can become a superhero for reptiles! Reptiles will vary depending on availability and day of the show. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Reptile Shows
  • DATE: Sunday, September 18, 2016
  • TIME: 12 p.m.

Saturdays & Sundays at 12:00pm Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how YOU can become a superhero for reptiles! Reptiles will vary depending on availability and day of the show. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Story Time: Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen
  • DATE: Thursday, September 22, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Thursdays May-September at 10:30am Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the otter circle, in the main zoo, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. Visit our Special Events Page for more more upcoming events. Bringing a group to Story Time? Please complete a Registration Form so we know you're coming.

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Reptile Shows
  • DATE: Saturday, September 24, 2016
  • TIME: 12 p.m.

Saturdays & Sundays at 12:00pm Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how YOU can become a superhero for reptiles! Reptiles will vary depending on availability and day of the show. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Zoo Kids: Colorful Creatures!
  • DATE: Sunday, September 25, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun interactive learning experience all about colors! This program is geared towards children between 18 months and 3 years old, focusing on animals and the many different colors they can be. The program is interactive with an animal presentation and simple craft. This week’s color: Grey! Fee: $4 per child/1 free adult. Members: $2 per child/1 free adult.

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Reptile Shows
  • DATE: Sunday, September 25, 2016
  • TIME: 12 p.m.

Saturdays & Sundays at 12:00pm Did you know reptiles have super powers? Find out about some of their special abilities, plus learn about how YOU can become a superhero for reptiles! Reptiles will vary depending on availability and day of the show. Takes place in the Otter Circle; may be cancelled due to weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

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Story Time: Rainforest Grew All Around by Susan Mitchell
  • DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Thursdays May-September at 10:30am Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story time takes place in the otter circle, in the main zoo, and may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo. Visit our Special Events Page for more more upcoming events. Bringing a group to Story Time? Please complete a Registration Form so we know you're coming.

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Brew at the Zoo
  • DATE: Friday, September 30, 2016
  • TIME: 5:30 p.m.

Ages 21+ Rain or shine. Join the Delaware Zoological Society in its annual fundraiser! Visit the zoo after hours in this fun, outdoor event which includes tastings of beer and wine in a keepsake souvenir cup from local breweries. Light fare provided by Wilmington restaurawith a variety of unique items under our Silent Auction tent with proceeds benefiting the Zoo. Brew t-shirts are available for purchase and the gift shop is open for shopping! Fee: Members: $35 | Non-Members: $45 | At the Door: $50 | Designated Driver: $30
Purchase Advanced Tickets Online or in the Zoo's Gift Shop. Pre-registration recommended, as tickets will sell out. Visit our Special Events Page for more information.

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Zoo Kids: Colorful Creatures!
  • DATE: Sunday, October 09, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun interactive learning experience all about colors! This program is geared towards children between 18 months and 3 years old, focusing on animals and the many different colors they can be. The program is interactive with an animal presentation and simple craft. This week’s color: White! Fee: $4 per child/1 free adult. Members: $2 per child/1 free adult.

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Fall Day Camp
  • DATE: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
  • TIME: 9 a.m.

Ages 5-13 Morning drop off 8:30-9am; pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available until 5:00pm Celebrate fall while school’s out! Learn about what animals do in the fall to prepare for winter, plus fun games and activities. Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Fee: $50 per participant/$40 Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is October 11th.

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CSW: Zookeeping 101
  • DATE: Saturday, October 15, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Career & Animal Science Workshop: Zookeeping 101 Explore job basics, from husbandry to vet care to animal training, plus we’ll as discuss what programs to study in school. We’ll answer questions about colleges and courses, volunteering, intern Fee $10/non-member; $8/DZS member. Visit our Family Programs page for more details or to register.

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Zoo Kids: Colorful Creatures!
  • DATE: Sunday, October 23, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun interactive learning experience all about colors! This program is geared towards children between 18 months and 3 years old, focusing on animals and the many different colors they can be. The program is interactive with an animal presentation and simple craft. This week’s color: Brown! Fee: $4 per child/1 free adult. Members: $2 per child/1 free adult.

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Election Day Camp
  • DATE: Tuesday, November 08, 2016
  • TIME: 9 a.m.

Ages 5 - 13 Morning drop off 8:15-9am; pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available until 5:00pm Come to the zoo for our special holiday camps while school is out! Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Fee: $50 per participant/$40 Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is November 7.

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Veteran's Day Camp
  • DATE: Friday, November 11, 2016
  • TIME: 9 a.m.

Ages 5 - 13 Morning drop off 8:15-9am; pickup 3:30-4pm, aftercare available until 5:00pm Come to the zoo for our special holiday camps while school is out! Campers must be potty trained and come dressed for the weather, as well as bring a bag lunch and water bottle. Fee: $50 per participant/$40 Delaware Zoological Society Members. Aftercare fee: $15 per person. Pre-registration required. Deadline for registration is November 10.

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CSW: Care for Your Pets like a Keeper
  • DATE: Saturday, November 19, 2016
  • TIME: 10:30 a.m.

Career & Animal Science Workshops: Care for Your Pets like a Keeper Dogs, cats, hamsters, turtles or fish... Just like exotic animals, each pet has its own specific needs and care requirements. We’ll discuss some basic considerations for your pets at home so you can be the best at-home zoo keeper for them! Fee $10/non-member; $8/DZS member. Visit our Family Programs page for more details or to register.

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