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ZOOM! - June 15 and 16, 2013 Featured
NNY's WILDEST Car and Truck Show is back!
ZOOM is Father's Day weekend, June 15th and 16th, 2013. Big trucks, fast cars, sleek limos, smoking sports cars, giant dump trucks, fire trucks; all the hottest vehicles in one place! 2013 will be bigger and faster! In addition to the chance to scope out some cool rides, ZOOM has raffles, giveaways and kids games; plenty to do and see; a great way to spend the day with Dad.
In addition to bigger, we’re making this event more exciting. On Saturday, June 15th, we’ll be hosting a Car Show with a cash prize. The winning car will take home $500 and a trophy! Cost of entry into the car show is $10. On top of that, if you are participating in the event everyone in your vehicle gets free admission to ZOOM!
Interested in participating?
As always, you can find more information on our Facebook page.
Bring your little ones to the zoo for some extra special fun! No two programs are the same. Every week we will choose a different animal to focus on.
Each program will include a live animal demonstration and stories, games, or crafts specifically designed for ages 3-5. Preschool programs last approximately one hour.
April – Creature Feature
Wednesday, April 10 10:00 am
Thursday, April 18 1:00 pm
Friday, April 26 10:00 am
Tuesday, April 30 1:00 pm
May – Animals in Motion
Wednesday, May 8 1:00 pm
Thursday, May 16 10:00 am
Friday, May 24 1:00 pm
Tuesday, May 28 10:00 am
June - Habitat Hunt
Wednesday, June 5 10:00 am
Thursday, June 13 1:00 pm
Friday, June 21 10:00 am
Tuesday, June 25 1:00 pm
Call the education department today to reserve a spot for your kids at (315)755-0895 or (315)755-0896! Cost: $6/child; members $4
The New York State Zoo presents its first annual Teddy Bear Picnic on July 10th. Grab your teddy and head to the Zoo for a full day of bear themed activities. Have your teddy bear checked out by one of our teddy bear veterinarians, take part in our best bear contest, go on a scavenger hunt with your bear, enjoy face painting, snacks, activities and stories. These are just a few of the fun activities planned for this special day!
More details available soon!
If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? You and your family to the Zoo to enjoy our first annual garden festival!
Check out the numerous small garden displays maintained by area businesses, meet Master Gardeners, learn tips and tricks to maintain a healthy ecosystem in your own backyard; our month long garden festival presents the Zoo to you like never before.
Special events each weekend in May! Call for information: 315-782-6180