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Programs and Events

Programs & Events

RESCHEDULED: Community Weekend

January 30-31
ZooAmerica is offering its 30th annual free weekend! Visit more than 200 animals representing more than 60 North American species. Throughout the zoo experience up-close "animal encounters' hosted by ZooAmerica naturalists.

Animal Tales

March 1, 8, 15 & 22
Join us for this fascinating program at ZooAmerica, just for preschool children ages 3 and 4 and kindergarten children age 5. Animal Tales takes place Tuesdays for 4 consecutive weeks and includes:

  • An animal-friendly story
  • Craft activity
  • Short zoo walk
  • Snack
  • Special meeting with a different animal each week

Download the registration form.

Preschool Palooza

April 13

If you are a teacher or parent looking for a unique way to spend the day with your little ones, check out Preschool Palooza. Join us at ZooAmerica for a day filled with fun and learning! Your preschoolers will:

  • Visit animal family stations set up just for them
  • Learn about mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and more!
  • Make a craft
  • Receive an activity booklet
  • See animals up close and personal
  • Visit the entire zoo

Participants must pre-register and pre-pay by April 8. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Groups welcome.


For questions, please call 717-534-3900 or email



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