Palm Beach Zoo: February 2017 Special Events


WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Beach Zoo is announcing the following special events and promotions for February 2017: 

Ladybug Release Party: Saturday, February 11, from 11a-2p – Kids will enjoy eco-friendly ladybug crafts, face painting, and of course...ladybug releases! Dress up in ladybug-themed attire for a chance to WIN a SPECIAL PRIZE PACK during our Ladybug Costume Contest!  

“Addressing Climate Change with Space Age Food Production” by Dr. Lisa Dyson: Thursday, February 9, 6:00p-8:00p – You're invited to our award-winning Conservation Leadership Lecture event sponsored by Bank of America! The evening includes a cocktail hour featuring animal experiences and passed hors d'oeuvres. We're heading for a world population of 10 billion people — but what will we all eat? Join us for "Addressing Climate Change with Space Age Food Production" - an intriguing evening hosted by Dr. Lisa Dyson. Doors open at 6 p.m. Please purchase tickets in advance.

Toddler Workshops Are Kid-Tested and Parent Approved: REGISTER NOW!

The Palm Beach Zoo Education Department offers exciting workshops designed for children ages 2 to 4 years! Age-specific crafts and activities are designed to excite and intrigue your child. Workshops include up-close animal encounters, stories, song or game, crafts, and admission to the Zoo! Workshops for 3-4 year olds also include a snack. One adult is required to attend the program with children. Register now for the popular Shake, Rattle and Roll program:

**2 year olds: 10:00 - 11:00 am Wednesday, February 8
**3 & 4 year olds: 10:00 - 11:30 am Saturday, February 11

One adult is required to attend the program with children and pre-registration is required. Click the link for pricing info and to reserve your spot today!

Girl Scout Badge Programs are Back!  

Is your Girl Scout looking to fulfill badge requirements? Then come have a wild time at the zoo, and earn a badge too! In partnership with the Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida programs are available for Daisies, Brownies, Juniors & Cadettes. Badge Workshops & Journeys may include animal encounters, behind the scenes tours, guided ground tours, crafts, themed activities, and admission to the zoo. Overnight programs include up-close animal encounters, a nocturnal tour, crafts, themed activities, pizza, and a continental breakfast. All programs meet badge requirements.  Pre-registration is required for all programs. Click the link for more info. 

Story Time at the Zoo: A Real Page TurnerSaturday’s at 10:30a 

This popular event will take place at on Saturday’s at 10:30 a.m. at the Zoo’s Conservation Station by the Safari Train and the Wildlife Carousel. Story Time at the Zoo is geared towards encouraging children to connect with wildlife through reading, and it is included in the cost of Zoo admission. For more information visit:

About the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

The Zoological Society of the Palm Beaches exists to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife and the natural world. We advance our conservation mission through endangered species propagation, education and support of conservation initiatives in the field. Our commitment to sustainable business practices elevates our capacity to inspire others. The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is located at 1301 Summit Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, except Thanksgiving and Christmas. For more information, visit



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