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Summer Zoo Camp 2017

Zoo Camp Registration Starts January 9th Summer’s coming….at least that is what we keep reminding ourselves during these winter months! So let’s think about summer with the release of our 2017 topics and schedule for the 7th annual Summer Zoo Camp Program for elementary school-aged children.  Registration opens January 9th. The 2017 Summer Zoo Camp […]

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Half-Price Admission

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park will once again be offering our special Winter Admission Rates for the entire months of January and February. These special admission prices will be: Adults (16+): $4.50 Children (3-15): $3.00 Seniors (62+): $3.00 Children (under 2): FREE Winter is an excellent time to view the animals! Watch the lions […]

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Chocolates for Conservation

Just in time for the holidays: The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is proud to partner with Seroogy’s to support the AZA’s groundbreaking conservation initiative, SAFE: Saving Animals From Extinction. The NEW Zoo is home to one of the first SAFE focus species: the African Penguin.  A portion of every sale of the SAFE chocolate […]

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Now Booking Winter Home School Workshops

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is pleased to announce our continuation of program offerings for home-schooled students.  Home School Workshops are open to all home-schooled students in grades 3rd through 8th for the 2016-2017 school year.  These drop-off programs will include live animal encounters and zoo tours, along with games and other fun activities […]

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Holiday Fest – December 10th

Santa is stopping by the NEW Zoo on Saturday, December 10 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.*, so you can let him know what is on your Christmas wish list and make sure you’re on his “nice” list!  Come early and have Breakfast with Santa from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (all-you-can-eat pancakes and porkies) […]

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Giving Zoo Day for #GivingTuesday

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park, in partnership with the N.E.W. Zoological Society, is excited to announce our participation this year in the nation-wide Giving Tuesday campaign – except, of course – we are participating with an “animal twist:” Giving Zoo Day! GIVE BACK #GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back.  It’s the […]

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Thank You Event Sponsors!

We are so grateful for the support we recently received to help us make the 2016 Zoo Boo event a smashing success! We had great weather for all six days of the event, which meant we also had a great turn-out. Thanks to everyone who came out to have a fun time! We’d like to […]

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Veterans Day November 11th

Veterans, active-duty military members, and their families receive free admission to the NEW Zoo on Friday, November 11th.  Please bring an ID to verify/prove military status. The NEW Zoo will be open for regular hours, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

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Winter Hours in Effect

Effective Tuesday, November 1st, the NEW Zoo hours of operation will change to the winter schedule. Hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. The NEW Zoo will remain open seven days a week, including holidays.  The Adventure Park will close for the season, but groups can still schedule outings, weather permitting. Contact […]

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Cellcom Grant Supports Zoo Project

The N.E.W. Zoological Society has been selected as a 2016 Cellcom Green Gift recipient. The non-profit received a $2000 Green Gift from Cellcom to support the development of an educational children’s book in partnership with the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park and Unite for Literacy. The nonfiction book educates the public about Japanese macaques, an […]

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