Programs and Events

Date/Time Event
Jul 29 International Tiger Day

Discover how you can help these beautiful endangered cats. Activities run from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM and are free with zoo admission.

Jul 29 Teacher Appreciation Night
Join us for an evening of education, exploring, and fun at the zoo’s annual Teacher Appreciation Night.  You’ll participate in behind-the-scenes tours, mini-workshops, and special activities.  Plus, you’ll enjoy food, giveaways, and 3 PGP points, and it’s all FREE with pre-registration. Educators from grades preK-12 must register in advance to get free zoo admission for the event.  Send us an e-mail with your name, grade level, county, and school or call 260-427-6808 to get on the list.  Please include your summer e-mail so we can contact you with updates on the event.

Click here for a list of all upcoming teacher workshops.

 

Aug 1 Family Wild Nights - Sleep with the Sharks

Sleep with the Sharks Family Wild Nights

For age 5 & up with adult.  May 9 (Mother’s Day Weekend), August 1, September 11, October 2  Click here for program details.

Aug 21 Zoo Brew & Wine, Too

Enjoy food, wine, and beer tastings at this popular zoo fundraiser. Tickets go on sale in May.

Aug 22 Animal Enrichment Workshop

Adults, children, families, and groups can assist in creating objects to stimulate animals’ interest and encourage natural behaviors at an Animal Enrichment Workshop.

Individuals need not register ahead of time and no previous training is required; just arrive at 10:00 a.m. ready to work. Group leaders should call the zoo’s Volunteer Office at 260-427-6828 at least one week in advance, with the ages and number of people in the group.

Workshops meet from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon in the lower level of the Diehm Museum, across the street from the zoo.

Aug 28 Family Wild Nights - Fun with the Fishes

Fun with the Fishes Preschool Night

For ages 3-5 with adult.  June 6 and August 28  Click here for program details.

Sep 5 Family Wild Nights - Sleep Under the Stars

Sleep under the stars family night.

Age 5 & up with adult.  June 20 (Father’s Day Weekend), July 17, September 5.  Click here for program details.

Sep 11 Family Wild Nights - Sleep with the Sharks

Sleep with the Sharks Family Wild Nights

For age 5 & up with adult.  May 9 (Mother’s Day Weekend), August 1, September 11, October 2  Click here for program details.

Oct 2 Family Wild Nights - Sleep with the Sharks

Sleep with the Sharks Family Wild Nights

For age 5 & up with adult.  May 9 (Mother’s Day Weekend), August 1, September 11, October 2  Click here for program details.

Oct 11 Closing Day

The 2015 zoo season comes to an end today.

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