Calendar

The talented staff and contributors to Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo design special events and programs throughout the year. Our beautiful grounds also provide the perfect setting for a variety of musical concerts. Visit this portion of our site often to see what’s coming up!

December 2014

  • Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:30am - 11:15am

    This monthly 45-minute program for children 22 months to four years old, who are accompanied by an adult, may include theme-related stories, activities, a simple craft, and live animals. December’s program will focus on “Winter Fun.” Pre-registration is required by calling 203-394-6563. The cost is $10 for Zoo members and one child, and $15 for non-members and one child. This program is offered on both Dec. 9 and 10.

  • Wed, 12/10/2014 - 10:30am - 11:15am

    This monthly 45-minute program for children 22 months to four years old, who are accompanied by an adult, may include theme-related stories, activities, a simple craft, and live animals. December’s program will focus on “Winter Fun.” Pre-registration is required by calling 203-394-6563. The cost is $10 for Zoo members and one child, and $15 for non-members and one child. This program is offered on both Dec. 9 and 10.

  • Sat, 12/13/2014 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    Get in the holiday spirit and join Frosty and his friends for breakfast at the Zoo. Breakfast will be available from 9-10:30 and character appearances will be at 9:30 and 10:30. Reservations are required. Call Amanda Bolanos at (203) 394-6574. $10 per person for Zoo members, $15 per person for non-members. Price includes Zoo admission and breakfast. This event will be held on Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21.

  • Sat, 12/13/2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Join us for our 4th Annual Animal Art Show & Sale! Animal-created artwork makes a unique and artistic gift for the upcoming holidays. It's a conversation starter, a reminder of the beauty of animals, and a unique addition to any collection. Your purchase will help zoo keepers at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo to fund various events and conservation projects, animal enrichment, and professional development.  We hope you can make it to one of these free events - the zoo keepers would love to meet you. Held in our Hanson Exploration Station building. Admission is free. Hors d'oeuvres and soft drinks will be served. Snow Date: December 20.

  • Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    Get in the holiday spirit and join Frosty and his friends for breakfast at the Zoo. Breakfast will be available from 9-10:30 and character appearances will be at 9:30 and 10:30. Reservations are required. Call Amanda Bolanos at (203) 394-6574. $10 per person for Zoo members, $15 per person for non-members. Price includes Zoo admission and breakfast. This event will be held on Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21.

  • Sat, 12/20/2014 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    Get in the holiday spirit and join Frosty and his friends for breakfast at the Zoo. Breakfast will be available from 9-10:30 and character appearances will be at 9:30 and 10:30. Reservations are required. Call Amanda Bolanos at (203) 394-6574. $10 per person for Zoo members, $15 per person for non-members. Price includes Zoo admission and breakfast. This event will be held on Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21.

  • Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:00am - 11:00am

    Get in the holiday spirit and join Frosty and his friends for breakfast at the Zoo. Breakfast will be available from 9-10:30 and character appearances will be at 9:30 and 10:30. Reservations are required. Call Amanda Bolanos at (203) 394-6574. $10 per person for Zoo members, $15 per person for non-members. Price includes Zoo admission and breakfast. This event will be held on Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21.