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The Gulf Stream Current comes closest to the mainland U.S. right here in Palm Beach County, resulting in a remarkably diverse assemblage of fish and invertebrate species. Join Larry Wood, Linton Creel and Laura Doran of the Palm Beach County Reef Research Team for a thorough overview of local sea turtle, fish, and invertebrate classification and identification, and help clean the reefs! Informational classroom session begins at 9:00 a.m., followed by an early afternoon two-tank dive to help clean the reefs and identify marine species. Sponsored by the National Save the Sea Turtle Foundation. Cost: $95 per diver; $45 non-diver. All proceeds benefit the Florida Hawksbill Project at the Palm Beach Zoo. Make reservations with Jim Abernethy’s Scuba Adventures: info@scuba-adventures.com or 561-842-6356. READ MORE by clicking on the event title above >>>
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Marine Conservation Lecture & Dive Series: Who's Who - The Amazing Diversity of Palm Beach County's Marine Life & 4th Annual Palm Beach County Reef Clean-Up

Safari Nights: Summer Gardens

Date: June 27, 2014 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Guests will enjoy learning about planting their very own backyard garden, decorating a bio-degradable planter in the Zoo’s Florida Pioneer House, a kid-friendly DJ and dance party in the Fountain Plaza, face painting, up-close animal encounters, and meet ‘n’ greets with some of the ZooCrew’s costume characters! Admission: Adult Non-Members (13 and older) $15.95, Child Non-Members (ages 3 through 12) $9.95, Palm Beach Zoo Members and children under 3 are free. Admission includes access to the entire Zoo. Please note, as dusk approaches some animals may not be visible and some paths may be closed. Hot Shot Slot Cars joins Safari Nights in June with your chance to race and learn how you can have a track at your own party. For more information, please click the event title above...
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We’re inviting all Parrotheads for Roar & Pour to dance the night away to Jimmy Stowe & The Stowaways, South Florida’s favorite Jimmy Buffett tribute band. Live music, food, and drink service starts at 5:30 p.m. in the Fountain Plaza, and the party goes until 9:30 p.m. Look for amazing up-close animal encounters and zookeeper talks. This week will feature Jimmy Buffett’s own Landshark beer and Margaritaville rum and tequila drinks. Admission is as follows: Adult Non-Member (13 and older) $15.95, Adult Member (13 and older) $9.00, Child Non-Member (ages 3 through 12) $9.95, Child Member (ages 3 through 12) $5.00, Children under 3 are free. Admission prices start at 4:30 p.m. Admission includes access to the entire Zoo. Please note, as dusk approaches some animals may not be visible and some paths may be closed. Please note, food and drinks are not included in the cost of admission. For more information, please click the event title above...
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Roar & Pour: Parrothead Night featuring Jimmy Stowe & The Stowaways

Safari Nights: Fairy Tale Night

Date: June 20, 2014 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Guests will enjoy meeting their favorite fairy tale princesses (5:30-8pm), a kid-friendly DJ and dance party in the Fountain Plaza, face painting, up-close animal encounters, and meet ‘n’ greets with some of the ZooCrew’s costume characters! Admission: Adult Non-Members (13 and older) $15.95, Child Non-Members (ages 3 through 12) $9.95, Palm Beach Zoo Members and children under 3 are free.Hot Shot Slot Cars joins Safari Nights in June with your chance to race and learn how you can have a track at your own party. Admission includes access to the entire Zoo. Please note, as dusk approaches some animals may not be visible and some paths may be closed. For more information, please click the event title above...
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Safari Nights: Fairy Tale Night

Father's Day Promotion & $1 Hot Dogs/Beers

Date: June 15, 2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
To celebrate all of the awesome Dads out there, the Zoo is offering $1.00 draft beers and $1.00 hot dogs for all fathers who visit the Zoo this Father’s Day. In addition, all dads will receive 50% off their regular admission with the purchase of one child ticket at regular price and a printed coupon - click on the event title above to download offer now.
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Roar & Pour featuring Calamity Jane

Date: June 14, 2014 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Guests will enjoy the classic rock sounds of Calamity Jane. Roar & Pour features live music, great food, drinks and more! Live music, food, and drink service starts at 5:30 p.m. in the Fountain Plaza, and the party goes until 9:30 p.m. Look for amazing up-close animal encounters and zookeeper talk, and we’ll mix up the music themes each week. Saltwater Brewery of Delray Beach joins Roar & Pour on Saturday, June 14th for a tap takeover. They’ll have two great fresh kegs to enjoy. Come for the live music from Calamity Jane, great food, and fantastic local beer at the Palm Beach Zoo! Click the event title above for more information and to view a list of additional entertainment...
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Roar & Pour featuring Calamity Jane

Green Market at the Palm Beach Zoo

Date: June 14, 2014 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Farm-fresh Florida produce for sale during a new Green Market Stand from 11:00 am – 5:30 pm every other Saturday starting March 8, 2014 and running through June 28, 2014. Visitors can browse a wonderful selection of fresh, locally-grown produce and other sustainably harvested items near the exit gate, and learn about how buying local produce protects wildlife. The market stand will remain open until 5:30 pm so that all zoo-goers have a chance to shop before they head home for the evening. This market will run every other Saturday from March through June.
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Green Market at the Palm Beach Zoo

Flag Day

Date: June 14, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Celebrate the American Flag with us as we hold our inaugural flag ceremony! Members of the Scout community will assist us in lowering our current flag and raising our new one at 10 a.m. The first 200 guests will receive their very own mini-American flag. All guests bringing in an unserviceable American flag to be properly disposed of or any guests wearing an American flag-themed clothing item (hat, shirt, label pin) will receive $2.00 off of their day’s admission. Discount is available from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
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June 14th: SEA TURTLES!: They're back! The summer months are the busiest of the year for sea turtles in South Florida. Loggerhead, green, and leatherback turtles are here for nesting, and the resident hawksbills are a common sight on our local reefs. In this program, Zoo Conservation Biologist Larry Wood (and guest experts) will provide an overview of the current status of sea turtle biology and conservation, and a close-up introduction to the Zoo's Florida Hawksbill Project, which is the only project of its kind in Palm Beach County waters. Host: Jim Abernethy's Scuba Adventures, Riviera Beach - READ MORE >>
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Marine Conservation Lecture & Dive Series: Sea Turtles

Safari Nights: Father's Day

Date: June 13, 2014 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Celebrate the awesome dads out there at the Zoo this Father’s Day! Guests can enjoy making a special gift for Dad in our Florida Pioneer House, a kid-friendly DJ and dance party in the Fountain Plaza, face painting, up-close animal encounters, meet ‘n’ greets with some of the ZooCrew’s costume characters, and taking part in a scavenger hunt through the Zoo to meet all of our wild dads. Admission: Adult Non-Members (13 and older) $15.95, Child Non-Members (ages 3 through 12) $9.95, Palm Beach Zoo Members and children under 3 are free. Hot Shot Slot Cars joins Safari Nights in June with your chance to race and learn how you can have a track at your own party. Click the event title above for more information...
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