Calendar

August 2014 – January 2015

Aug
16
Sat
Zootini
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Celebrate the zoo in style with exciting live and silent auctions, fine dining, signature “Zootini” cocktails, live music and more. This is an evening you won’t want to miss! 21 & over only.

Ticket includes evening zoo access, souvenir martini glass and more:

  • Premiere look at the Watershed Heroes exhibit
  • Two drink tokens and a full catered dinner
  • Up-close animal encounters
  • Live and silent auctions
  • Lucky You! Wine Pull
  • One-of-a-kind Raffle Prizes
  • Live music all nights

Purchase a raffle ticket in advance at the zoo ticket booth or during Zootini for your chance to win one of three great prizes!

  • River Otter Encounter – go behind the scenes to watch a training/feeding session (4 people max, children must be 8+)
  • Feed a Red Panda – Help a zookeeper feed the adult red pandas (1 person, age 6+)
  • Hosted Zoo Birthday Birthday – Games, goody bags, chicken feeding and a red panda painting are included! (10 children max, age 3+)

Six Rivers Brewery will be hosting our Monkey Bar again this year with delicious themed cocktails, including this year’s signature drink – the Hero-tini. All proceeds benefit the Sequoia Park Zoo Foundation.

Ticket prices:

  • $75 members
  • $85 non-members
  • $100 at the door
  • $600 for table of 8

Purchase your Zootini tickets at the zoo or online now!

Sequoia Park Zoo is limited to street parking and since we are located in a residential neighborhood, we encourage all attendees to carpool with as many fellow guests as possible and to consider using alternative transportation to help us alleviate congestion and ensure community safety. See more event safety information here.

Check out photos from last year’s event.

Want to volunteer? E-mail ten.o1406762260ozkra1406762260paiou1406762260qes@r1406762260eetnu1406762260lov1406762260.

For more event information:

Contact: Hilary Lebow, Marketing & Events Coordinator
Phone: 707-442-5649
E-mail: ten.o1406762260ozkra1406762260paiou1406762260qes@y1406762260ralih1406762260

Aug
17
Sun
Grand Opening of the Watershed Heroes Exhibit
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bring the whole family to enjoy the grand opening celebration of the Watershed Heroes exhibit:

  • Experience the River Otters up close
  • Catch a glimpse inside the Salmon habitat
  • See the new Learning Lab classroom
  • Explore the Watershed Play Area, and more!

Are you a member? Join the fun for free and get an exclusive preview of the Watershed Heroes exhibit from 9 – 11 a.m.

Stay tuned for news on our Bald Eagle Aviary – scheduled to open later this fall!

NOTE: The original grand opening date in July was canceled due to unexpected delays.

 

Sep
7
Sun
Zoo Crew Orientation
Sep 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Want to work more closely with the animals? This year-round program offers individuals the opportunity to take part in some of the zoo’s day-to-day activities, like feeding, observing and handling animals and cleaning exhibits. There are also opportunities for giving demonstrations and helping out at our special events. This position is for a volunteer interested in a longer commitment and requires training.

All Zoo Crew members must:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Complete the required application, orientation and training
  • Pass a TB and background check
  • Commit to a minimum of two shifts per month for at least 6 months
  • Be able to follow directions precisely and work independently
  • Be in good physical shape—able to lift 25 pounds, walk, stoop, reach overhead and traverse uneven surfaces.

Please be aware that the Zoo Crew application process can take several weeks, and volunteer orientation only occurs every 3 months. You will be contacted about your status once your application has been processed.

Interested persons must be approved by the Volunteer Coordinator to attend any Zoo Crew orientations. Call (707) 441-4205 or e-mail ten.o1406762260ozkra1406762260paiou1406762260qes@r1406762260eetnu1406762260lov1406762260. Click here for more volunteering opportunities.

Sep
18
Thu
Eureka Chamber Mixer at the Zoo
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:45 pm

Join the Eureka Chamber Members at Sequoia Park Zoo for its monthly networking mixer. This is a great opportunity to network with fellow business owners, promote your own business, or even win a prize! Participate in the “buck-a-minute” promos, or donate a raffle item to advertise your business! Refreshments will be provided.

Oct
25
Sat
Boo at the Zoo
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Enjoy frightfully delightful family fun and discover the world of bats, spiders, snakes and more with exciting games and activities. Plus, animal encounters and costume parade.

Activities included with general zoo admission; members join the fun for free!

Nov
12
Wed
Free Conservation Lecture
Nov 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Conservation Lecture Series

Join us in the evening to learn more about species conservation efforts in the field! Free conservation talks are held at the zoo November through March, at 7 p.m.

These talks are free and open to the public. Enter through the main zoo gates.

2014-2015 Conservation Lecture Calendar

  • Wednesday, November 12:  ‘Salt Water Restoration’ by M. Doreen Hansen, Humboldt County Resource Conservation District
  • Wednesday, December 10: ‘Local Research on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)’ by Brian Tissot, HSU Marine Lab Director and Biology Professor
  • Wednesday, January 14: ‘Impacts of Rat Poisons on Humboldt County Wildlife’ by Mourad Gabriel, Integral Ecology Research Center Director and Ecologist
  • Wednesday, February 11: ‘Fishers in the Pacific Northwest’ by Sean Matthews, Wildlife Conservation Society Klamath Landscape Coordinator
  • Wednesday, March 11: ‘Chytrid Fungus in Frog Populations from Jamaican Coffee Plantations’ by Jennifer Brown, HSU Wildlife Department Graduate Student and SPZF Conservation Grant Recipient

For more on conservation events happening at Sequoia Park Zoo, visit our Conservation Events page.

Dec
7
Sun
Zoo Crew Orientation
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Want to work more closely with the animals? This year-round program offers individuals the opportunity to take part in some of the zoo’s day-to-day activities, like feeding, observing and handling animals and cleaning exhibits. There are also opportunities for giving demonstrations and helping out at our special events. This position is for a volunteer interested in a longer commitment and requires training.

All Zoo Crew members must:

  • Be at least 16 years old
  • Complete the required application, orientation and training
  • Pass a TB and background check
  • Commit to a minimum of two shifts per month for at least 6 months
  • Be able to follow directions precisely and work independently
  • Be in good physical shape—able to lift 25 pounds, walk, stoop, reach overhead and traverse uneven surfaces.

Please be aware that the Zoo Crew application process can take several weeks, and volunteer orientation only occurs every 3 months. You will be contacted about your status once your application has been processed.

Interested persons must be approved by the Volunteer Coordinator to attend any Zoo Crew orientations. Call (707) 441-4205 or e-mail ten.o1406762260ozkra1406762260paiou1406762260qes@r1406762260eetnu1406762260lov1406762260. Click here for more volunteering opportunities.

Dec
10
Wed
Free Conservation Lecture
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Conservation Lecture Series

Join us in the evening to learn more about species conservation efforts in the field! Free conservation talks are held at the zoo November through March, at 7 p.m.

These talks are free and open to the public. Enter through the main zoo gates.

2014-2015 Conservation Lecture Calendar

  • Wednesday, December 10: ‘Local Research on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)’ by Brian Tissot, HSU Marine Lab Director and Biology Professor
  • Wednesday, January 14: ‘Impacts of Rat Poisons on Humboldt County Wildlife’ by Mourad Gabriel, Integral Ecology Research Center Director and Ecologist
  • Wednesday, February 11: ‘Fishers in the Pacific Northwest’ by Sean Matthews, Wildlife Conservation Society Klamath Landscape Coordinator
  • Wednesday, March 11: ‘Chytrid Fungus in Frog Populations from Jamaican Coffee Plantations’ by Jennifer Brown, HSU Wildlife Department Graduate Student and SPZF Conservation Grant Recipient

For more on conservation events happening at Sequoia Park Zoo, visit our Conservation Events page.

Dec
13
Sat
Holiday Hoorah! Member Party
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Zoo members can kick off the holiday season at the zoo with yummy eats and holiday treats! Plus, visit with Santa and meet zoo animals in up-close encounters. Refreshments and activities free for zoo members.

Jan
14
Wed
Free Conservation Lecture
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Conservation Lecture Series

Join us in the evening to learn more about species conservation efforts in the field! Free conservation talks are held at the zoo Nov. through March, at 7 p.m. These talks are free and open to the public. Enter through the main zoo gates.

2014-2015 Conservation Lecture Calendar

  • Wednesday, January 14: ‘Impacts of Rat Poisons on Humboldt County Wildlife’ by Mourad Gabriel, Integral Ecology Research Center Director and Ecologist
  • Wednesday, February 11: ‘Fishers in the Pacific Northwest’ by Sean Matthews, Wildlife Conservation Society Klamath Landscape Coordinator
  • Wednesday, March 11: ‘Chytrid Fungus in Frog Populations from Jamaican Coffee Plantations’ by Jennifer Brown, HSU Wildlife Department Graduate Student and SPZF Conservation Grant Recipient

For more on conservation events happening at Sequoia Park Zoo, visit our Conservation Events page.

Visit

Open Today from 10am to 5pm

Adults: $6.75

Children (3-12): $4.75

Seniors (60+): $5.75

Children under 3: Free

Zoo Members: Free

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Aug
16
Sat
5:00 pm Zootini
Zootini
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrate the zoo in style with exciting live and silent auctions, fine dining, signature “Zootini” cocktails, live music and more. This is an evening you [...]
Aug
17
Sun
11:00 am Grand Opening of the Watershed Heroes Exhibit
Grand Opening of the Watershed H…
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Grand Opening of the Watershed Heroes Exhibit
Bring the whole family to enjoy the grand opening celebration of the Watershed Heroes exhibit: Experience the River Otters up close Catch a glimpse inside [...]

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