June at the Bronx Zoo

With nice weather and the Children’s Zoo reopening, it’s a great time to visit the Bronx Zoo. There is lots going on in June, so be sure to plan your upcoming visit!

 

Here is just some of the fun happening this month at the zoo:

98ep6b0enn_Julie_Larsen_Maher_8774_Wildlife_Theater_BZ_05_22_14Re-Usable the Musical

In this one-of-a-kind show, a young girl named Kazumi takes a musical journey with a pelican friend named Ronnie and learns about how we can protect our animals in the wild with actions we take at home. Together, they teach us how to protect the planet using the five Rs: Refuse, Reuse, Reduce, Recycle, and a very special and important R: Remember. Asia Theater, Weekends in June.  Times: 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, & 3:30pm. 

 

 

 

 


 

Bronx Zoo Quests

This season, families can participate in a series of fun quests at the zoo, presented by Jet Blue, Canon, and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Jet Blue Quest Program

FLIGHT! May 9–November 1 At the newly renovated World of Birds exhibit, embark on an avian quest. See if you can spot the full array of colorful species.
May 9–November 1
At the newly renovated World of Birds exhibit, embark on an avian quest. See if you can spot the full array of colorful species.

Canon Quest Program

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May 30–November 1 From land to sea, animals move in all sorts of different ways. Follow the trail to learn about locomotion and mimic behaviors.

 

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Program

May 30­–November 1 At the remodeled Children’s Zoo, gather your tools to experience wildlife and the outdoors in a whole new light.
May 30­–November 1
At the remodeled Children’s Zoo, gather your tools to experience wildlife and the outdoors in a whole new light.

 


 

lzhx5973c_IMG_4570Farm-On Presents “How Does Your Garden Grow”

For the month of June, and all summer long, the Bronx Zoo will be cultivating its own garden. Each weekend has a new theme, so be sure to check it out each visit!

Weekend Themes for June:

FROM KITCHEN TO COMPOST; COMPOSTING: FOOD WASTE: Saturday, June 13–Sunday, June 14

Test soil samples and learn the basics of composting leftovers. Explore a worm composting bin, and learn how to make your own.

CELEBRATING ALL-STAR DADS: HEALTHY FOOD & RECIPES: Saturday, June 20–Sunday, June 21

Check out a fermentation workshop, learn healthy seasonal snacks from the garden, participate in interactive farm games, and more. Also take part in the Saturday Super Sprowtz meet and greet

CELEBRATING POLLINATORS: Saturday, June 27–Sunday, June 28

Learn the importance of pollination with pollination games, bee story time and more!


Be sure to head to the Bronx Zoo this month to participate in the fun. If you know you’re going to go more than once this summer, it’s a great idea to think about getting a famliy membership, which pays for itself in just a few visits. The zoo is always a great place to visit and with all of these fun activities, you will have new things to do each time you visit. For more information, visit www.bronxzoo.com

 

 

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