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Upcoming Parents Night Out sessions
A “Feast”-ive Quest – November 18, 2016
With many holidays approaching humans are not the only ones that are enjoying a feast. Some animals are preparing for winter in many ways by storing and eating as much food as they can get. Children will go on a quest to find and learn about which animals need to feast for winter.
A Blustery Quest – December 16, 2016
Winter is close and the weather is becoming blusterier. When it gets cold out, we will bundle up and spend more time inside, but what about animals at the zoo? From growing thicker fur to even changing colors our animals are also preparing for the cold weather. Come spend an evening exploring these different changes. Children will go on a quest to see which animals change the most during the blustery winter here at the zoo.
A New Year’s Barnyard Quest – January 13, 2017
Come celebrate the new year with our farm friends. Sheep with four horns, chickens with crazy feathers and cows of all sizes. It’s a celebration every day at the New Children’s Zoo Farm. Children will go on a quest to see rare barnyard animals that are getting harder to find.
A Team-Up Quest – January 27, 2017
A pack of wolves, a town of prairie dogs, a scurry of squirrels! Working together as a team makes everything easier. Come learn about ways animals work together and communicate to complete difficult tasks. Children will go on a quest to see which animals work together to hunt, make homes, and take care of their families.
A Feathery Quest – February 10, 2017
Birds are not always angry! From parrots to chickens to hawks birds are caring parents for their chicks. Just like us bird parents teach their chicks many things like flying and finding food. Children will go on a quest to see which animals will “flock together” as a family unit at the zoo.
An Amusing Quest – February 24, 2017
Everybody likes to have fun, even the animals living at the Red River Zoo. Come and explore the ways we give animals various types of enrichment including toys, smells, food and much more. Children will go on a quest to discover and create fun items that will amuse the animals for hours on end.
What’s the Buzz Quest – March 10, 2017
Spring time is right around the corner and the Red River Zoo is buzzing with excitement. Soon all of our pollinator friends will be hard at work, from bees to butterflies and even bats, pollinators help us in many different ways. Children will go on a quest to discover how these pollinators help humans and ways to attract them to our gardens and parks.
Learn about the animals from the people that know them best, the zookeepers!
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