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September 2021

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Day

September 4, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kentucky Hands & Voices Logo with parent and child using ASL

The Zoo is celebrating its Fourth Annual Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Day with Kentucky Hands & Voices! ASL interpreters will be stationed throughout the Zoo as well as at the Zoo’s front gate for your needs and questions. For more information, contact info@kyhandsandvoices.org *Some keeper talks and training demonstrations are currently on hold, but are scheduled to  resume by late August.

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Sippy Cup Stroll: Playful Primates

September 10, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Ages: 2 – 5 with an adult Hours: 9:30 – 11 a.m. Pricing (adult & child pair): $25 Members: / $45 Nonmembers (includes Zoo admission) Join us for this program specifically designed for young minds! Enjoy an early morning guided walk through the Zoo while looking at animals related to the week’s theme, followed by play time in the Cub House presented by PNC. This event includes a story reading, a craft, free play and age appropriate activities. Watch some…

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Cinema Safari: Bee Movie

September 10, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Enter the Zoo from 5 – 8 p.m.* | Movie at 8:30  p.m. Enjoy a movie under the stars at the wildest theater in town. Watch your favorite movies on our giant inflatable screen. Snacks and other refreshments will be available for purchase. Don’t forget to pack your blanket or lawn chairs! Enjoy the quiet sights and sounds as the animals settle in for the night, then join us in the field at 8 p.m. for this family favorite film.…

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Conservation and Conversations: The Human Animal

September 22, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sept. 22: The Human Animal Join the conversation! Connect with ecology and wildlife conservation to critically explore a variety of environmental and conservation issues. Participants will receive a discussion guide (including book, film, and podcast recommendations!) and access to a 60-minute live virtual discussion with Zoo educators. Humans are the biggest conservation threat facing the planet today. Learning about how we as Homo sapiens developed and how we as a species have affected the ecosystems around us can improve our…

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October 2021

Sippy Cup Stroll: Big Bears

October 2, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Ages: 2 – 5 with an adult Hours: 9:30 – 11 a.m. Pricing (adult & child pair): $25 Members: / $45 Nonmembers (includes Zoo admission) Join us for this program specifically designed for young minds! Enjoy an early morning guided walk through the Zoo while looking at animals related to the week’s theme, followed by play time in the Cub House presented by PNC. This event includes a story reading, a craft, free play and age appropriate activities. It’s time…

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Sippy Cup Stroll: Lively Lizards

October 8, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Ages: 2 – 5 with an adult Hours: 9:30 – 11 a.m. Pricing (adult & child pair): $25 Members: / $45 Nonmembers (includes Zoo admission) Join us for this program specifically designed for young minds! Enjoy an early morning guided walk through the Zoo while looking at animals related to the week’s theme, followed by play time in the Cub House presented by PNC. This event includes a story reading, a craft, free play and age appropriate activities. Nails, scales…

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African Penguin Awareness Day

October 9, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

We're celebrating African penguins! Waddle on over to the African Penguin exhibit inside the Islands from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Oct. 9, to help us celebrate African Penguin Awareness Day. We'll have volunteer educators available with pictures and biofacts. Learn more about how you can help these penguins in the remnant wild! The Louisville Zoo is a proud partner of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Saving Animals From Extinction (SAFE) initiative…

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Performance by River City Drum Corp

October 10, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Join us in the Oasis Field for a special performance! River City Drum Corp will be at your Zoo on Sunday, October 10, 2021 from 1 - 2 p.m. for a live performance. Enjoy all the sights and sounds of the Zoo in Autumn along with a wonderful musical experience provided by young members of the Louisville community — all included with your general admission ticket! Just head over to the Oasis Field across the bridge near the MetaZoo Discovery…

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Conservation and Conversations: Green Burial

October 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the conversation sponsored by Ford Motor Company! Connect with ecology and wildlife conservation to critically explore a variety of environmental and conservation issues. Each month, participants will receive a discussion guide (including book, film, and podcast recommendations!) and access to a 60-minute live virtual discussion with Zoo educators. We hope to include community members of all ages in our discussion of conservation topics that are affecting the way we live our lives here in Louisville and how humans live…

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Sippy Cup Stroll: Playful Primates

October 22, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:30 am

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Ages: 2 – 5 with an adult Hours: 9:30 – 11 a.m. Pricing (adult & child pair): $25 Members: / $45 Nonmembers (includes Zoo admission) Join us for this program specifically designed for young minds! Enjoy an early morning guided walk through the Zoo while looking at animals related to the week’s theme, followed by play time in the Cub House presented by PNC. This event includes a story reading, a craft, free play and age appropriate activities. Watch some…

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