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May 2019

26th Annual Throo the Zoo 5K presented by Norton Audubon Hospital

May 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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Throo the Zoo 2019

Presented by Norton Audubon Hospital. Dash on over to the Zoo to take part in Louisville’s only road race that doesn’t just go around the Zoo but actually “Throo” the Zoo.

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June 2019

Storybook Character Day

June 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Imagination comes to life as kids of all ages meet some of their favorite storybook characters including Llama Llama, Curious George, Pete the Cat, Spot, Clifford the Big Red Dog and Huckle Cat from The Busy World of Richard Scarry.

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Early close for Zoofari!

June 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Louisville Zoo, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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The Zoo will close early on Saturday, June 8 at 2  p.m. (stay until 3 p.m.) for our annual Zoofari! fundraiser.

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July 2019

Arctic Sea Ice Awareness Days

July 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Join the Louisville Zoo staff as we celebrate Arctic Sea Ice Awareness Days. This event serves to bring awareness to challenges polar bears face and the importance of protecting their sea ice habitat. Adventure down to Glacier Run to meet Qannik the rescued polar bear. Learn about polar bears and the challenges they face during our daily keeper talks.  July 12 - 14 : Education Stations 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Volunteer educators will be on grounds with coloring pages and…

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Arctic Sea Ice Awareness Days

July 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 13, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on July 14, 2019 at 11:00 am

Join the Louisville Zoo staff as we celebrate Arctic Sea Ice Awareness Days. This event serves to bring awareness to challenges polar bears face and the importance of protecting their sea ice habitat. Adventure down to Glacier Run to meet Qannik the rescued polar bear. Learn about polar bears and the challenges they face during our daily keeper talks.  July 12 - 14 : Education Stations 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Volunteer educators will be on grounds with coloring pages and…

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Arctic Sea Ice Awareness Days

July 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 13, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on July 14, 2019 at 11:00 am

Join the Louisville Zoo staff as we celebrate Arctic Sea Ice Awareness Days. This event serves to bring awareness to challenges polar bears face and the importance of protecting their sea ice habitat. Adventure down to Glacier Run to meet Qannik the rescued polar bear. Learn about polar bears and the challenges they face during our daily keeper talks.  July 12 - 14 : Education Stations 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Volunteer educators will be on grounds with coloring pages and…

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Arctic Sea Ice Awareness Days

July 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join the Louisville Zoo staff as we celebrate Arctic Sea Ice Awareness Days. This event serves to bring awareness to challenges polar bears face and the importance of protecting their sea ice habitat. Adventure down to Glacier Run to meet Qannik the rescued polar bear. Learn about polar bears and the challenges they face during our daily keeper talks.  July 12 - 15 : Education Stations 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Volunteer educators will be on grounds with coloring pages and…

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August 2019

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Day

August 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Zoo is celebrating its Third Annual Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Day! Interpreters will be stationed at keeper talks throughout the day as well as at the Zoo's front gate for your needs and questions. At 1 p.m., be sure to join us at the MetaZoo Discovery Center stage to participate in a special story time with an interpreter. More information coming soon!

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September 2019

Pop-up Chef Series

September 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In partnership with Michaelis Events Escape to Africa and enjoy dishes inspired by exotic animals in a traditional African-inspired atmosphere. Sit on the Zoo's new Outpost Deck and watch the Colobus Monkeys leap overhead. Enjoy a 6-course dinner from a top Louisville chef with premier wines, beers and spirits. Hurry! Get your tickets quick! The event is limited to 50 people. 5% of ticket sales will be donated to the Zoo. Pricing: $140 per person. Purchase your tickets here.

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Louisville Zoo Trivia Night (2019)

September 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Louisville Zoo — African Outpost, 1100 Trevilian Way
Louisville, KY 40213 United States
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Louisville Zoo Trivia Night 2019

REGISTER ONLINE! Tickets NOW on Sale! Location: The Zoo's African Outpost Put on your thinking cap and enjoy some friendly competition while testing your knowledge at the Louisville Zoo’s inaugural Trivia Night. This fun-filled evening will include music, prizes, and of course, trivia! Food and drink specials will be available beginning at 6 p.m. Trivia questions will start promptly at 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams, including a behind-the-scenes tour for our…

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