free with admission

Books and Beasts

Come join our new Books and Beasts program every second and fourth Monday of the month! Enjoy story time with our education staff, featuring stories about different animals. Guests will also get the chance to meet an education animal!

*Books and Beasts is free to all guests with zoo admission.  While walk-ins are more than welcome, we do recommend pre-registration so that we can have a headcount to help us prepare.  Books are chosen for ages 6 years and under, but all ages are certainly allowed to join!

*Please note that while guests will get to meet an animal ambassador, they will not be able to touch them during the program.*

 

 


September

Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day this month!

Monday, September 9th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

The Nutty Little Vulture by Marta Magellan


Monday, September 23rd at 10:00am in the Discovery Center

Vulture View by April Pulley Sayre


 

 

 


October

Prepare for Halloween by meeting some cool insects!

Monday, October 14th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Near One Cattail: Turtles, Logs And Leaping Frogs by Jennifer Dirubbio


Monday, October 28th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Ladybug at Orchard Avenue by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld


 

 

 


November

We may not have turkeys, but we do have chickens!

Monday, November 11th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Monday, November 25th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Books and Beasts

Come join our new Books and Beasts program every second and fourth Monday of the month! Enjoy story time with our education staff, featuring stories about different animals. Guests will also get the chance to meet an education animal!

*Books and Beasts is free to all guests with zoo admission.  While walk-ins are more than welcome, we do recommend pre-registration so that we can have a headcount to help us prepare.  Books are chosen for ages 6 years and under, but all ages are certainly allowed to join!

*Please note that while guests will get to meet an animal ambassador, they will not be able to touch them during the program.*

 

 


September

Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day this month!

Monday, September 9th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

The Nutty Little Vulture by Marta Magellan


Monday, September 23rd at 10:00am in the Discovery Center

Vulture View by April Pulley Sayre


 

 

 


October

Prepare for Halloween by meeting some cool insects!

Monday, October 14th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Near One Cattail: Turtles, Logs And Leaping Frogs by Jennifer Dirubbio


Monday, October 28th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Ladybug at Orchard Avenue by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld


 

 

 


November

We may not have turkeys, but we do have chickens!

Monday, November 11th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Monday, November 25th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Books and Beasts

Come join our new Books and Beasts program every second and fourth Monday of the month! Enjoy story time with our education staff, featuring stories about different animals. Guests will also get the chance to meet an education animal!

*Books and Beasts is free to all guests with zoo admission.  While walk-ins are more than welcome, we do recommend pre-registration so that we can have a headcount to help us prepare.  Books are chosen for ages 6 years and under, but all ages are certainly allowed to join!

*Please note that while guests will get to meet an animal ambassador, they will not be able to touch them during the program.*

 

 


September

Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day this month!

Monday, September 9th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

The Nutty Little Vulture by Marta Magellan


Monday, September 23rd at 10:00am in the Discovery Center

Vulture View by April Pulley Sayre


 

 

 


October

Prepare for Halloween by meeting some cool insects!

Monday, October 14th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Near One Cattail: Turtles, Logs And Leaping Frogs by Jennifer Dirubbio


Monday, October 28th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Ladybug at Orchard Avenue by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld


 

 

 


November

We may not have turkeys, but we do have chickens!

Monday, November 11th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Monday, November 25th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Books and Beasts

Come join our new Books and Beasts program every second and fourth Monday of the month! Enjoy story time with our education staff, featuring stories about different animals. Guests will also get the chance to meet an education animal!

*Books and Beasts is free to all guests with zoo admission.  While walk-ins are more than welcome, we do recommend pre-registration so that we can have a headcount to help us prepare.  Books are chosen for ages 6 years and under, but all ages are certainly allowed to join!

*Please note that while guests will get to meet an animal ambassador, they will not be able to touch them during the program.*

 

 


September

Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day this month!

Monday, September 9th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

The Nutty Little Vulture by Marta Magellan


Monday, September 23rd at 10:00am in the Discovery Center

Vulture View by April Pulley Sayre


 

 

 


October

Prepare for Halloween by meeting some cool insects!

Monday, October 14th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Near One Cattail: Turtles, Logs And Leaping Frogs by Jennifer Dirubbio


Monday, October 28th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Ladybug at Orchard Avenue by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld


 

 

 


November

We may not have turkeys, but we do have chickens!

Monday, November 11th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Monday, November 25th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Books and Beasts

Come join our new Books and Beasts program every second and fourth Monday of the month! Enjoy story time with our education staff, featuring stories about different animals. Guests will also get the chance to meet an education animal!

*Books and Beasts is free to all guests with zoo admission.  While walk-ins are more than welcome, we do recommend pre-registration so that we can have a headcount to help us prepare.  Books are chosen for ages 6 years and under, but all ages are certainly allowed to join!

*Please note that while guests will get to meet an animal ambassador, they will not be able to touch them during the program.*

 

 


September

Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day this month!

Monday, September 9th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

The Nutty Little Vulture by Marta Magellan


Monday, September 23rd at 10:00am in the Discovery Center

Vulture View by April Pulley Sayre


 

 

 


October

Prepare for Halloween by meeting some cool insects!

Monday, October 14th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Near One Cattail: Turtles, Logs And Leaping Frogs by Jennifer Dirubbio


Monday, October 28th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Ladybug at Orchard Avenue by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld


 

 

 


November

We may not have turkeys, but we do have chickens!

Monday, November 11th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Monday, November 25th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Books and Beasts

Come join our new Books and Beasts program every second and fourth Monday of the month! Enjoy story time with our education staff, featuring stories about different animals. Guests will also get the chance to meet an education animal!

*Books and Beasts is free to all guests with zoo admission.  While walk-ins are more than welcome, we do recommend pre-registration so that we can have a headcount to help us prepare.  Books are chosen for ages 6 years and under, but all ages are certainly allowed to join!

*Please note that while guests will get to meet an animal ambassador, they will not be able to touch them during the program.*

 

 


September

Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day this month!

Monday, September 9th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

The Nutty Little Vulture by Marta Magellan


Monday, September 23rd at 10:00am in the Discovery Center

Vulture View by April Pulley Sayre


 

 

 


October

Prepare for Halloween by meeting some cool insects!

Monday, October 14th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Near One Cattail: Turtles, Logs And Leaping Frogs by Jennifer Dirubbio


Monday, October 28th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Ladybug at Orchard Avenue by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld


 

 

 


November

We may not have turkeys, but we do have chickens!

Monday, November 11th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Monday, November 25th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Country Fest with 92.5 XTU

Yee-haw! Country Fest is BACK by popular demand! 

Grab your cowboy hats and boots and come to the zoo on August 17th for a day of country themed activities. Spend the afternoon at  Zoo Brew Beer Garden and Bar with XTU. XTU will be broadcasting live from the zoo from 12:30PM-3:30PM! Enjoy animal meet and greets and drink specials and throughout the event.

Live music from John Valerio (2:30-4:30pm).

Free to attend with zoo admission

 

Summer STEM Bash

Explore the world of Science, Engineering, Technology, and Math at Elmwood Park Zoo! Join us for a day filled with experiments, activities, presentations, animal meet and greets, and more! PA Virtual Charter School will even be hosting a “make your own” lava lamp activity!

*free to attend with zoo admission

 

Sponsored by:

Vendors:

Society of Women Environmental Professionals (S.W.E.P.)

Science Explorers

Central Montco Technical High School

PECO

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia

PA Virtual Charter School

Esteem Girls, Inc.

…more TBA!

Three Aksha Dance Performance

Join us in the ZooBowl Theater for a performance by the Three Aksha Dancers led by Viji Rao and the Three Aksha Music Ensemble led by Praveen D. Rao, with Ajay Warriar, Sahadev Balaji Ramji and Tehvarajah Mylvaganam.

*free to attend with zoo admission

World Otter Day

Join us as we celebrate World Otter Day on Monday, May 27th with Rocky and Arya!  Guests can stop by their exhibit in the Wetlands from 12:00pm-3:00pm to learn some fun otter facts and listen to a special keeper chat at 2:30pm.

Free to attend with admission

Books and Beasts

Come join our new Books and Beasts program every second and fourth Monday of the month! Enjoy story time with our education staff, featuring stories about different animals. Guests will also get the chance to meet an education animal!

*Books and Beasts is free to all guests with zoo admission.  While walk-ins are more than welcome, we do recommend pre-registration so that we can have a headcount to help us prepare.  Books are chosen for ages 6 years and under, but all ages are certainly allowed to join!

*Please note that while guests will get to meet an animal ambassador, they will not be able to touch them during the program.*

 

 


September

Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day this month!

Monday, September 9th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

The Nutty Little Vulture by Marta Magellan


Monday, September 23rd at 10:00am in the Discovery Center

Vulture View by April Pulley Sayre


 

 

 


October

Prepare for Halloween by meeting some cool insects!

Monday, October 14th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Near One Cattail: Turtles, Logs And Leaping Frogs by Jennifer Dirubbio


Monday, October 28th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Ladybug at Orchard Avenue by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld


 

 

 


November

We may not have turkeys, but we do have chickens!

Monday, November 11th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Monday, November 25th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Books and Beasts

Come join our new Books and Beasts program every second and fourth Monday of the month! Enjoy story time with our education staff, featuring stories about different animals. Guests will also get the chance to meet an education animal!

*Books and Beasts is free to all guests with zoo admission.  While walk-ins are more than welcome, we do recommend pre-registration so that we can have a headcount to help us prepare.  Books are chosen for ages 6 years and under, but all ages are certainly allowed to join!

*Please note that while guests will get to meet an animal ambassador, they will not be able to touch them during the program.*

 

 


September

Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day this month!

Monday, September 9th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

The Nutty Little Vulture by Marta Magellan


Monday, September 23rd at 10:00am in the Discovery Center

Vulture View by April Pulley Sayre


 

 

 


October

Prepare for Halloween by meeting some cool insects!

Monday, October 14th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Near One Cattail: Turtles, Logs And Leaping Frogs by Jennifer Dirubbio


Monday, October 28th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Ladybug at Orchard Avenue by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld


 

 

 


November

We may not have turkeys, but we do have chickens!

Monday, November 11th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


Monday, November 25th at 10:30am in the Discovery Center

Book TBD


National Hedgehog Day

Celebrate National Hedgehog Day at Elmwood Park Zoo! Enjoy an animal meet and greet with our little hedgehog friends. Make sure to stop by for this unique opportunity, as they are normally behind the scenes at the zoo. Our hedgehogs are animal ambassadors, which means they are usually only seen in educational programs inside or outside the zoo.

This event is free to attend with zoo admission 

 

Chinese New Year Celebration

We’re kicking off the Year of the Pig with a Chinese New Year celebration on Saturday, February 2nd from 12 to 1 PM! Enjoy an educational program, crafts, live animal greetings featuring “animals of the zodiac” and try on our dragon mask.

The event is free to attend with zoo admission! 

Hanukkah Celebration

Join us as we celebrate Hanukkah at Elmwood Park Zoo! The fun begins at 2pm at the Trail of the Jaguar exhibit where guests can make themed crafts and play games! Join us at 3pm on the Eagles Deck as we listen to the Temple Brith Achim Choir perform, followed by lighting the menorah. This event is free to attend with zoo admission.

A special thank you to Temple Brith Achim’s Choir and Rabbi Lazar! Additional support from Einstein Medical Center Montgomery and GIANT Blue Bell!