Zoo Events

Feb. 1 — Summer Internship Application Deadline
Applications are available for college level students and recent graduates in Animal Care, Education, Conservation and Horticulture. Applicants must be able to stand for extended periods of time, sit, kneel, bend, walk, twist, reach above head, stoop, crawl, pull, climb stairs/ladders, run, lift 50 pounds and work outdoors in adverse weather conditions. Call 203-330-6046 or email tbenham@beardsleyzoo.org for more information. Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 1 to be considered.

Feb. 14 (9 am to 4 pm) — Valentine’s Day
Show your honey some love! Bring that special someone to the Zoo. Anyone wearing red today gets 15% off admission. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

Feb. 17 (noon to 3 pm) — Asian New Year Celebration
Join your Zoo friends in celebrating the Year of the Dog with special stories, crafts, a children’s parade, and many more fun activities. Snow date is Feb. 24.

Feb 17 (10 am and 2 pm) — The Tortoise and the Hare
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s Brass Quintet joins forces with Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo for an afternoon of animals and music. Study how the motion of these musical selections mimics how animals move in real life!  This lively and interactive chamber concert is perfect for introducing your 3 – 9 year old to the instruments of the orchestra. Enjoy the music and join us for an instrument petting zoo after the concert.  Visit http://www.newhavensymphony.org/ for details!

Feb 18 (2 pm) — The Tortoise and the Hare
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s Brass Quintet joins forces with Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo for an afternoon of animals and music. Study how the motion of these musical selections mimics how animals move in real life!  This lively and interactive chamber concert is perfect for introducing your 3 – 9 year old to the instruments of the orchestra. Enjoy the music and join us for an instrument petting zoo after the concert.  Visit http://www.newhavensymphony.org/ for details!