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Yoga at the Zoo

June 21st 2pm-3:30pm
Karma Yoga Class At the Salisbury Zoo
Sunday June 21st, 2-330pm
We welcome Raylen Williams from Soul Yoga and live original music by Mike Hall for Yoga at the Zoo!
Soul Yoga will celebrate the summer solstice by saluting the sun in an outdoor yoga practice here in town at the Salisbury Zoo, meeting at the herb garden. The class is a donation based class, which will go towards helping to fund the local Salisbury zoo. Share your practice with the Salisbury community, invite your friends. Donation Class. Please Sign up online! www.soulyogastudiosalisbury.com

Name our Baby Bear!

What is the 'bury Bear Project?

“The ‘bury Bear Project” is an initiative to create a sustainable Andean bear program for the Salisbury Zoo. This project will help to support the Zoo’s efforts to provide the community the opportunity to see and learn more about these endangered bears. ” ‘bury Bear” activities will be found throughout this webpage. The first activity is the “Just Bear It” Naming Contest, click here or scroll down to find out more about the contest. There will be more fun activities posted all year long, so visit often and be a part of the “’bury” bear project!


Salisbury Zoo 4th Fridays

June 26, 2015 4:30-7:30pm
Join the Salisbury Zoo on the 4th Friday of the month during June, July, August and
September. Here is a chance to come to the Zoo after regular visiting hours. Enjoy
music by “Audio Graffiti”, animal enrichment and education animal encounters.
Get your “Yoga” on with Carol Jenkins-Pike of Soul Yoga in Salisbury, MD. She will
be doing her “Wild Thing” (animal themed yoga) for children and adults. Bring your
matt and do yoga in the Zoo!

These fun Fridays are free of charge and open to everyone! For more information call 410-548-3188.

Home School Programs

All programs are 45 minutes long, held on the first Thursday of the month at 10 am and the third Thursday at 3 pm. Workshops are $6 a child. Call 410-546-3440 to register.


 Date:
 Time:
 Title:

June 4
10am
Backyard Habitat

June 18
3pm
Backyard Habitat

July 2
10am
Teeth & Bones

July 16
3pm
Teeth & Bones

August 6
3pm
Signs of Wildlife

August 20 
3pm 
Signs of Wildlife

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

Story Time Is Back!

March 3rd, 2015 10am-11am Every Tuesday until November
Story Time is held in the ESBA Education building and is for children 3 to 5
years old. It is a free event. Each session is an animal or nature theme. Space is limited. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Gift Shop Opens for the Season

March 28th 10:30am-4:30pm
The Ocelot Spot will open for the Holiday season. Large selection of Fair Trade items, Alpaca wool from our very own Alpacas! Hours are 10am-3:30pm.  The shop sells a wide variety of plush items, t-shirts, customized logoed souveniers, jewelry, books, toys and unique fair trade items.
 
 

The Beastro Opens

April 11, 2015 weekends 10:30am-3:30pm
The Salisbury Zoo's concession, "The Beastro" opens for the season. Weekends only until June 1st. June 1st until August 31st open everyday. September 1st thru September 27th, weekends only. 
 
"The Beastro" offers snack and lunch items: hotdogs, personal pizza, chips, soft pretzels, cookies, ice cream, soda and coffee.

Bunk with the Beasts

June 19, 2014 6pm-9am
You don't have to travel across the world to take your family on an exotic vacation. Just join the Zoo with our Bunk with Beasts Camping Adventure! This overnight adventure includes a cookout, a guided tour, fun activities, animal encounters, a night hike thru the Zoo and a continental breakfast the next morning. Campers need to bring their own tents, sleeping bags and flashlights. Some tents will be available to rent at $25 a tent, first serve.
 
The camp out is designed for families with children ages 4 and older. The cost is $20 per person. Credit Cards are accepted. Space is limited. Call 410-546-3440 for reservations and more information. Call 410-546-3440 for reservations and more information.

Don't Fry Day

June 22, 2015 10:00am-3:30pm

4th Friday at the Zoo

June 26th 4:30pm-7:30pm
Come to the Zoo after hours. On 4th Fridays the Zoo will be open late until 7:30 giving visitors a chance to visit the Zoo in the evening. Featuring "Fuel up for 60" and music by "Audio Graffiti". Each 4th Friday will be themed. To be announced.

BACIL Family Night

July 10, 2015 5:30 - 7:30 PM
This event is open to all families with special needs children.
6 PM Program Event Kick-off—$5/per family (includes, Zumba, Yoga, Geocaching)
Questions—plewis@bayareacil.org 443-260-0822, Ext. 151
To register call the zoo at 410-546-3440

Members Picnic

August 8, 2014 5pm-8pm
Members: Hold the Date! This picnic is for Zoo members, Zoo Docents and Zoo donors. Call 410-860-6880 for more information. 

4th Friday at the Zoo

August 28th, 2014 4:30pm-7:30pm
Come to the Zoo after hours. On 4th Fridays the Zoo will be open late until 7:30 giving visitors a chance to visit the Zoo in the evening. Music by "Audio Graffiti"  Each 4th Friday will be themed. To be announced.

Bunk with the Beasts

September 11, 2015 6pm-9am
You don't have to travel across the world to take your family on an exotic vacation. Just join the Zoo with our Bunk with Beasts Camping Adventure! This overnight adventure includes a cookout, a guided tour, fun activities, animal encounters, a night hike thru the Zoo and a continental breakfast the next morning. Campers need to bring their own tents, sleeping bags and flashlights. Some tents will be available to rent at $25 a tent, first serve.
 
The camp out is designed for families with children ages 4 and older. The cost is $20 per person. Credit Cards are accepted. Space is limited. Call 410-546-3440 for reservations and more information. Call 410-546-3440 for reservations and more information.

Coastal Cleanup

September 12, 2015 9am-noon
Want to make a difference? Come down to the Salisbury Zoo and help cleanup one of the Wicomico's tributaries that runs thru the City of Salisbury's Park. Meet at the Zoo's education department. Bags and plastic gloves will be provided. T-shirts will be given while supplies last. Sponsored by Delmarva Power. For more information call 410-860-6880. 

4th Friday at the Salisbury Zoo

Sept. 24, 2015 4:30-7:30pm
Come to the Zoo after hours. On 4th Fridays the Zoo will be open late until 7:30 giving visitors a chance to visit the Zoo in the evening. Music by "Audio Graffiti" 
Each 4th Friday will be themed. To be announced.

Go Wild with Art

September 26th, 2015 1pm-4pm
Do you possess a passion for art or wildlife? Come explore, discover and create at Go Wild with Art event hosted by the Salisbury Zoo and the Art Institute and Gallery. Thanks in part to Community Foundation funding, Go Wild with Art will be held at the Salisbury Zoo on Saturday, September 20th 1pm-4pm. This event is for all ages who love to create and explore. While most activities are free, some require a small fee. Classes offered will include: Animal Origami, Australian Aboriginal Art, Animal Shape Drawing, Plein Air Painting, Chalk Grid Drawing, Glue Batiks, Photo-walks, and Paint Alongs. To register, download registration form here. For more information call 410-548-3188 
 
New this year! "Painting with Leslie" 1:30pm-3pm, includes canvas, paints and instruction by Leslie Belloso a local Plein Air painter. For ages 13 and up!

Halloween Happening

October 17 and October 24, 2015 @ 1pm-4pm
This Halloween event is geared for children 10 and under who may not want the
scary parts of a Halloween event, however all ages are welcome. Children will Trick or Treat throughout the Zoo, participate in Halloween games and compete in a costume contest! NEW THIS YEAR: Hay Bale Maze
There will be additional charge for food and some games. Remember to bring your candy buckets. For more information call 410-546-3440. Tickets will go on sale September 20 in the Ocelot Spot Gift Shop between 10am and 3:30pm or can be purchased at the gate on the date of the event.
 
Tickets are $8 per child. With each paying child you receive one adult FREE.  Each additional adult $2

Schedule of Events 

1:00 Gates open for trick-or-treaters

1:00-4:00 candy trail, hay maze and games are ongoing

                2:00 Costume contest ages birth -2

                2:30 Costume contest ages 3-5

                3:00 Costume contest ages 6-10

3:30 Ticket sales end

4:00 Gates close

Event Volunteers!
Want to assist with the event?  Click HERE for options
 

The zoo will close at 11:00 AM Saturday, October 17 and October 24 for final prep on Not So Scary Halloween Happening.

Zoo Cleanup

November 21, 2015 9am-Noon
Come out November 21st between 9am and noon and help volunteers and staff with our fall cleanup. We will be raking out designated areas around the Zoo. Wear old clothes and bring gloves and a rake if you have one. Please call 410-548-3188 to register.

Zoo Closed

November 26, 2015
The Zoo will be closed for Thanksgiving Day. 

Gift Shop Open for Holiday Shopping

November 30, thru December 12, 2015 11am-3:30pm

Critter Christmas

December 5 & 12, 2015 1pm-4pm
Enjoy a day full of fun filled holiday activities; decorate your own ginger bread
cookie, visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, make presents for you backyard
friends, peruse the craft fair and make your own tree ornament. Watch
live performances on the Zoo stage and listen to Christmas carols sung by
area school children. Come and enjoy the Zoo as usual, some of the activities
will involve a small fee. Proceeds from the event benefit the Salisbury
Zoo's Education Department.
Call 410-548-3188 for more info.
 

Crafters wanted for Critter Christmas, please call 410-546-3440 for application or press here to download application.

Zoo Closed

December 25, 2015
The Zoo will be closed for Christmas Day.