November, 2014 – Events at the Palm Beach Zoo

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November 2014 Special Events and Promotions Announced for Palm Beach Zoo

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society is announcing the following special events and promotions for the month of November 2014:

Families Reading Together: Kick-Off at the Zoo: November 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on behalf of the Palm Beach County Library System — During Families Reading Together: Kick-Off at the Zoo, the Palm Beach County Library System Bookmobile will be parked outside the Zoo entrance distributing coupons for a free book plus free admission for a child and accompanying adult with the presentation of a valid Palm Beach County library card. Free books will be distributed in the Zoo’s Florida Pioneer House upon presentation of the book coupon. Children can also meet Dewey The Owl at the Zoo.

For more information about Families Reading Together: Kick-Off at the Zoo, visit http://www.pbclibrary.org/Families-Reading-Together-Kick-Off-at-the-Zoo – .VE_w-L4k_dl

Story Time at the Zoo: “Monkey: A Trickster Tale from India” by Gerald McDermott: November 1, 10:30 a.m. – The book read during Story Time at the Zoo at 10:30 a.m. on November 1, 2014, will be “Monkey: A Trickster Tale from India” by Gerald McDermott. The event will take place at the Zoo’s Conservation Station by the Safari Train and the Wildlife Carousel.

Story Time at the Zoo is an event geared towards encouraging children to connect with wildlife through reading. Story Time will be included in the cost of Zoo admission. Books are thoughtfully chosen with an emphasis on animals, as part of the Zoo’s mission of inspiring people to act on behalf of wildlife. A.J. Dasher, visitor services supervisor for the Zoo, will read to children during Story Time at the Zoo.

Green Market Stand: November 1, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Take home farm-fresh Florida produce from the Zoo’s Green Market Stand. Visitors can browse a wonderful selection of fresh, locally-grown produce and other sustainably-harvested items directly outside of the Zoo’s exit gate, and learn about how buying local produce protects wildlife. The produce stand will remain open until 5 p.m. so all Zoo-goers have a chance to shop before they head home for the evening.

Veterans Day Promotion: November 8 through November 11 – The Zoo is thanking veterans for their service, and honoring them with free admission to the Zoo. The Veteran’s Day weekend promotion is offered from Saturday, November 8, 2014 through the end of the day on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, and includes the following:

  • For all active-duty, retired or reserve military personnel with appropriate military ID, free admission for themselves and 50% off admission for up to three members of their group.
  • For all active-duty, retired or reserve military dependents without serviceperson in attendance with appropriate military dependent ID, 50% off admission for up to four people in their group.

Story Time at the Zoo: “The People of the Trees: A Story from the Congo” by Shirley Climo: November 8, 10:30 a.m. – The book read during Story Time at the Zoo at 10:30 a.m. on November 8, 2014, will be “The People of the Trees: A Story from the Congo.” The book is from a collection of stories called “Monkey Business: Stories from Around the World” by Shirley Climo. The event will take place at the Zoo’s Conservation Station by the Safari Train and the Wildlife Carousel.

Story Time at the Zoo is an event geared towards encouraging children to connect with wildlife through reading. Story Time will be included in the cost of Zoo admission. Books are thoughtfully chosen with an emphasis on animals, as part of the Zoo’s mission of inspiring people to act on behalf of wildlife. A.J. Dasher, visitor services supervisor for the Zoo, will read to children during Story Time at the Zoo.

Story Time at the Zoo: “Tasi and the Oranges: A Brazilian Indian Folktale” by Shirley Climo: November 15, 10:30 a.m. – The book read during Story Time at the Zoo at 10:30 a.m. on November 15, 2014, will be “Tasi and the Oranges: A Brazilian Indian Folktale.” The book is from a collection of stories called “Monkey Business: Stories from Around the World” by Shirley Climo. The event will take place at the Zoo’s Conservation Station by the Safari Train and the Wildlife Carousel.

Story Time at the Zoo is an event geared towards encouraging children to connect with wildlife through reading. Story Time will be included in the cost of Zoo admission. Books are thoughtfully chosen with an emphasis on animals, as part of the Zoo’s mission of inspiring people to act on behalf of wildlife. A.J. Dasher, visitor services supervisor for the Zoo, will read to children during Story Time at the Zoo.

Green Market Stand: November 15, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Take home farm-fresh Florida produce from the Zoo’s Green Market Stand. Visitors can browse a wonderful selection of fresh, locally-grown produce and other sustainably-harvested items directly outside of the Zoo’s exit gate, and learn about how buying local produce protects wildlife. The produce stand will remain open until 5 p.m. so all Zoo-goers have a chance to shop before they head home for the evening.

Story Time at the Zoo: “The Snow Monkey and the Boar: A Story of Old Japan” by Shirley Climo: November 22, 10:30 a.m. – The book read during Story Time at the Zoo at 10:30 a.m. on November 22, 2014, will be “The Snow Monkey and the Boar: A Story of Old Japan.” The book is from a collection of stories called “Monkey Business: Stories from Around the World” by Shirley Climo. The event will take place at the Zoo’s Conservation Station by the Safari Train and the Wildlife Carousel.

Story Time at the Zoo is an event geared towards encouraging children to connect with wildlife through reading. Story Time will be included in the cost of Zoo admission. Books are thoughtfully chosen with an emphasis on animals, as part of the Zoo’s mission of inspiring people to act on behalf of wildlife. A.J. Dasher, visitor services supervisor for the Zoo, will read to children during Story Time at the Zoo.

Story Time at the Zoo: “Curious George Feeds the Animals” by Margret and H.A. Rey: November 29, 10:30 a.m. – The book read during Story Time at the Zoo at 10:30 a.m. on November 29, 2014, will be “Curious George Feeds the Animals” by Margret and H.A. Rey. The event will take place at the Zoo’s Conservation Station by the Safari Train and the Wildlife Carousel.

Story Time at the Zoo is an event geared towards encouraging children to connect with wildlife through reading. Story Time will be included in the cost of Zoo admission. Books are thoughtfully chosen with an emphasis on animals, as part of the Zoo’s mission of inspiring people to act on behalf of wildlife. A.J. Dasher, visitor services supervisor for the Zoo, will read to children during Story Time at the Zoo.

About the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society

The Zoological Society of the Palm Beaches exists to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife and the natural world. We advance our conservation mission through endangered species propagation, education and support of conservation initiatives in the field. Our commitment to sustainable business practices elevates our capacity to inspire others.

The Palm Beach Zoo is located at 1301 Summit Boulevard in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, except Thanksgiving and Christmas. For more information, visit www.palmbeachzoo.org.