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Oakland Zoo in November
November 8, 2015 @ 9:30 am - November 25, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
Teddy Bear Tea with Friends
Sunday, November 8: 9:30am – 12:00pm
Parents and children, plus favorite stuffed animal, are cordially invited to join us for a morning of snacks, tea and lemonade, and to learn about one of Oakland Zoo’s special animals. We will make enrichment gifts for an animal and watch him/her enjoy the treats you prepared. Children will also receive a surprise filled gift bag and a personal thank you letter from the animals to remember this memorable event at the Zoo. Program Fee: $26.00 per child and $15.00 per adult. Parking is $9.00. Pre-registration is required. Contact Paula Booth at [email protected] or (510) 632-9525, ext 220. Oakland Zoo is located at 9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605.
Oakland Zoo’s Conservation Speaker Series: Animals Asia
Tuesday, November 10, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
This evening’s talk is sponsored by Taiwan Tourism Bureau and presented by Jill Robinson, founder and CEO of Animals Asia. Robinson is widely recognized as the world’s leading expert on the cruel bear bile industry. Animals Asia is devoted to ending the barbaric practice of bear bile farming and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam. Animals Asia promotes compassion and respect for all animals and works to bring about long-term change. Animals Asia has been rescuing moon bears since 1994 and is the only organization with a bear sanctuary in China. More than 400 bears have been rescued and cared for at its award-winning bear sanctuaries in both China and Vietnam. Cost for this talk is $12.00- $20.00 sliding scale. Event is located at the Marian Zimmer Auditorium, in Zoo’s lower parking lot. All proceeds benefit Animals Asia. No registration necessary and tickets available at the door. For more information about the event visit www.oaklandzoo.org or contact Amy Gotliffe, Conservation Director at [email protected] or (510) 632-9525 ext.122. Oakland Zoo is located at 9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605.
ZooKids: Some Like it Wet
Saturday, November 14 & 21, 9:30am – 12:00pm
What is wet, dark, and green all over? The Rainforest, that’s what! Children can come to Oakland Zoo to explore the many layers of the Rainforest. ZooKids classes are a great way for children age 4-5 to have a fun and educational adventure at the zoo. Each program includes a mini zoo tour, craft, games, animal close-up, and snack. Each ZooKids class is offered twice per month to accommodate more participants. Each month has a different theme and classes are designed so that children can come to multiple classes without repeating the same activities. Pre-registration is required. Program fee is $26.00. New package pricing: three classes for $69. Parking fee is $9.00. For more information go to www.oaklandzoo.org or call (510) 632-9525, ext 141 or email [email protected] Oakland Zoo is located at 9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605.
Volunteer Day: Arroyo Viejo Habitat Restoration Creek Crew
November 15: 9:00am – 12:00pm
The Arroyo Viejo Creek Project is looking for community groups, families and individuals to help remove invasive species as well as sponsors for trail upkeep and outdoor classroom experiences. Sponsor the creek project by sending your team of volunteers on a Creek Crew Work Day, or contribute to our fund to keep the creek free of invasive species and our outdoor classrooms full of young learners. Parking and Zoo admission is FREE after the volunteer program is completed. For volunteer sign up, contact Olivia Lott at [email protected] or call (510) 632-9525, ext 233. Oakland Zoo is located at 9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605.
Thanksgiving – Oakland Zoo is Closed
Thursday, November 26
The Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving Day so staff may spend the holiday with their families. Oakland Zoo is located at 9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605. For more information go to www.oaklandzoo.org or call (510) 632-9525.
Thanksgiving Break ZooCamp (Daytime Workshops)
November 23, 24: Zoofari
November 25: Nature Play
9:00am – 4:00pm
Unsure what to do with your children when relatives are arriving and the house is full of holiday chaos? Send them to us! Thanksgiving Break ZooCamp is for kids in grades K-5, and runs Monday-Wednesday the week of Thanksgiving. This year we are offering a two-day workshop on Monday-Tuesday and a one-day workshop on Wednesday. Curriculum is designed so that campers can register for both programs without repeating activities. ’Zoofari’ is a two-day ZooCamp program offered on Monday and Tuesday, November 23-24. ’Nature Play’ is a one-day ZooCamp program offered on Wednesday, November 25.Pre-registration required. Visit oaklandzoo.org/zoocamp for more information or contact Liz Low at [email protected] or call (510) 632-9525 ext 280. Oakland Zoo is located at 9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605.
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