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CANCELED - Highlights Tour

Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Friday, July 19, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Friday, July 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red Panda or Giant Panda Keeper Talk

Come hear what it takes to look after the Zoo's pandas from one of our animal keepers. This demonstration may take place at the red panda OR giant panda yards. Check the board at the entrance to Asia Trail for the exact location. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Red panda or giant panda yards; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

Learn about studies being conducted with animals at the Zoo's Think Tank exhibit, including orangutans, Allen's swamp monkeys and Schmidt's red-tailed monkeys. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, July 19, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:28 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Friday, July 19, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Friday, July 19, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Sloth Bear Feeding

Hear from an animal keeper and get a view of one of our sloth bears in their yard as they enjoy a food or enrichment* item. *The Smithsonian's National Zoo's enrichment program provides physically and mentally stimulating toys, activities and environments for all the Zoo’s animals. Enrichment allows animals to demonstrate their species-typical behavior, gives them opportunity to exercise control or choice over their environment and enhances their well-being. Enrichment is just as essential to animal welfare as proper nutrition and veterinary care. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, sloth bear yards. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, July 19, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:28 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Friday, July 19, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 PM.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Friday, July 19, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Friday, July 19, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:13 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Highlights Tour

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call 202-633-3056. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red Panda or Giant Panda Keeper Talk

Come hear what it takes to look after the Zoo's pandas from one of our animal keepers. This demonstration may take place at the red panda OR giant panda yards. Check the board at the entrance to Asia Trail for the exact location. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Red panda or giant panda yards; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

Learn about studies being conducted with animals at the Zoo's Think Tank exhibit, including orangutans, Allen's swamp monkeys and Schmidt's red-tailed monkeys. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:28 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Reptile Volunteer Chat

Meet a Reptile Discovery Center volunteer to learn about one of the fascinating species within the exhibit. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:20 PM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Sloth Bear Feeding

Hear from an animal keeper and get a view of one of our sloth bears in their yard as they enjoy a food or enrichment* item. *The Smithsonian's National Zoo's enrichment program provides physically and mentally stimulating toys, activities and environments for all the Zoo’s animals. Enrichment allows animals to demonstrate their species-typical behavior, gives them opportunity to exercise control or choice over their environment and enhances their well-being. Enrichment is just as essential to animal welfare as proper nutrition and veterinary care. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, sloth bear yards. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Zebra

Meet with a keeper and learn more about what makes Grevy’s zebras so cool. Meeting location is across the walkway from the hornbill exhibit. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Zebra Exhibit. Cost: Free. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:28 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 PM.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:13 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Highlights Tour

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call 202-633-3056. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red Panda or Giant Panda Keeper Talk

Come hear what it takes to look after the Zoo's pandas from one of our animal keepers. This demonstration may take place at the red panda OR giant panda yards. Check the board at the entrance to Asia Trail for the exact location. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Red panda or giant panda yards; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

Learn about studies being conducted with animals at the Zoo's Think Tank exhibit, including orangutans, Allen's swamp monkeys and Schmidt's red-tailed monkeys. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:28 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Reptile Volunteer Chat

Meet a Reptile Discovery Center volunteer to learn about one of the fascinating species within the exhibit. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 12:00 PM – 12:20 PM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Sloth Bear Feeding

Hear from an animal keeper and get a view of one of our sloth bears in their yard as they enjoy a food or enrichment* item. *The Smithsonian's National Zoo's enrichment program provides physically and mentally stimulating toys, activities and environments for all the Zoo’s animals. Enrichment allows animals to demonstrate their species-typical behavior, gives them opportunity to exercise control or choice over their environment and enhances their well-being. Enrichment is just as essential to animal welfare as proper nutrition and veterinary care. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, sloth bear yards. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Zebra

Meet with a keeper and learn more about what makes Grevy’s zebras so cool. Meeting location is across the walkway from the hornbill exhibit. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Zebra Exhibit. Cost: Free. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:28 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 PM.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:13 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

CANCELED - Highlights Tour

Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Monday, July 22, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Monday, July 22, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Monday, July 22, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Monday, July 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red Panda or Giant Panda Keeper Talk

Come hear what it takes to look after the Zoo's pandas from one of our animal keepers. This demonstration may take place at the red panda OR giant panda yards. Check the board at the entrance to Asia Trail for the exact location. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Red panda or giant panda yards; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

Learn about studies being conducted with animals at the Zoo's Think Tank exhibit, including orangutans, Allen's swamp monkeys and Schmidt's red-tailed monkeys. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Monday, July 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Sloth Bear Feeding

Hear from an animal keeper and get a view of one of our sloth bears in their yard as they enjoy a food or enrichment* item. *The Smithsonian's National Zoo's enrichment program provides physically and mentally stimulating toys, activities and environments for all the Zoo’s animals. Enrichment allows animals to demonstrate their species-typical behavior, gives them opportunity to exercise control or choice over their environment and enhances their well-being. Enrichment is just as essential to animal welfare as proper nutrition and veterinary care. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, sloth bear yards. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Monday, July 22, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 PM.

Highlights Tour

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call 202-633-3056. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red Panda or Giant Panda Keeper Talk

Come hear what it takes to look after the Zoo's pandas from one of our animal keepers. This demonstration may take place at the red panda OR giant panda yards. Check the board at the entrance to Asia Trail for the exact location. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Red panda or giant panda yards; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

Learn about studies being conducted with animals at the Zoo's Think Tank exhibit, including orangutans, Allen's swamp monkeys and Schmidt's red-tailed monkeys. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:28 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

CANCELED - Dinosaur Volunteer Chat

Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House entrance, in front of the T-Rex. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 12:30 PM – 12:50 PM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

National Symphony Orchestra Student Concert

Head down to Lion-Tiger Hill for a free, lunchtime concert! Enjoy classic chamber music performed by the National Symphony Orchestra's Summer Music Institute, featuring some of the world's top young musicians. Bring a picnic or try out one of the local food trucks parked at the Zoo this summer. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Bandshell at Lion/Tiger Hill. Cost: Free. Related Events: Year of Music. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Great Ape Research Chat

Find out more about some of the research projects currently underway at the Great Ape House and Think Tank during this talk. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Sloth Bear Feeding

Hear from an animal keeper and get a view of one of our sloth bears in their yard as they enjoy a food or enrichment* item. *The Smithsonian's National Zoo's enrichment program provides physically and mentally stimulating toys, activities and environments for all the Zoo’s animals. Enrichment allows animals to demonstrate their species-typical behavior, gives them opportunity to exercise control or choice over their environment and enhances their well-being. Enrichment is just as essential to animal welfare as proper nutrition and veterinary care. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, sloth bear yards. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:28 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

CANCELED - Dinosaur Volunteer Chat

Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House entrance, in front of the T-Rex. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 3:30 PM – 3:50 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 PM.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:13 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Highlights Tour

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call 202-633-3056. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red Panda or Giant Panda Keeper Talk

Come hear what it takes to look after the Zoo's pandas from one of our animal keepers. This demonstration may take place at the red panda OR giant panda yards. Check the board at the entrance to Asia Trail for the exact location. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Red panda or giant panda yards; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

Learn about studies being conducted with animals at the Zoo's Think Tank exhibit, including orangutans, Allen's swamp monkeys and Schmidt's red-tailed monkeys. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:28 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Great Ape Research Chat

Find out more about some of the research projects currently underway at the Great Ape House and Think Tank during this talk. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Sloth Bear Feeding

Hear from an animal keeper and get a view of one of our sloth bears in their yard as they enjoy a food or enrichment* item. *The Smithsonian's National Zoo's enrichment program provides physically and mentally stimulating toys, activities and environments for all the Zoo’s animals. Enrichment allows animals to demonstrate their species-typical behavior, gives them opportunity to exercise control or choice over their environment and enhances their well-being. Enrichment is just as essential to animal welfare as proper nutrition and veterinary care. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, sloth bear yards. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:28 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 PM.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:13 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Highlights Tour

Overview of the Zoo. 2 hour walking tour subject to volunteer availability. Groups larger than 10 people please call 202-633-3056. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Meet at Visitor Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Farm Fish Feeding

Join a Kids' Farm keeper for the daily fish feeding and learn about the catfish and koi that call this exhibit home. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 10:30 AM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Outpost. Cost: Free. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Red Panda or Giant Panda Keeper Talk

Come hear what it takes to look after the Zoo's pandas from one of our animal keepers. This demonstration may take place at the red panda OR giant panda yards. Check the board at the entrance to Asia Trail for the exact location. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Red panda or giant panda yards; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM.

Seal or Sea Lion Demonstration

Watch as animal keepers train the Zoo's pinnipeds!  During this talk, animal keepers will work with either seals or sea lions on a number of trained behaviors, all while sharing some fascinating information on these amazing animals. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for the exact location of today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

Think Tank Keeper Chat

Learn about studies being conducted with animals at the Zoo's Think Tank exhibit, including orangutans, Allen's swamp monkeys and Schmidt's red-tailed monkeys. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Think Tank. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:28 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

CANCELED - Dinosaur Volunteer Chat

Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House entrance, in front of the T-Rex. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 12:30 PM – 12:50 PM.

Gorilla Keeper Talk

Learn about the fascinating world of apes. Look for an animal keeper outside by the gorilla yard or inside the Great Ape house to hear about our gorilla troops. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House, outdoor gorilla yard or inside the building. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 1:00 PM – 1:20 PM.

Big Cat Keeper Chat

Talk with an animal keeper who cares for the Zoo's lions and tigers twice daily between the animal yards to the right of the carousel in Great Cats Circle. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Cats Circle, between the two yards to the right of the carousel. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Giant Panda Enrichment

Watch the Zoo's giant pandas as they receive afternoon enrichment in their outdoor yards. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Keeper's Choice

Animal care staff will introduce you to one of the species on American Trail. Check the board located near the "Get your Feet Wet" tide pool exhibit on American Trail for information on today’s demo. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Kids' Farm Keeper Talk

Alpacas, donkeys, and goats-Oh My! Keepers will introduce you to one of the many furry or feathered residents of the Farm. This demonstration is weather dependent. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Kids' Farm. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Sloth Bear Feeding

Hear from an animal keeper and get a view of one of our sloth bears in their yard as they enjoy a food or enrichment* item. *The Smithsonian's National Zoo's enrichment program provides physically and mentally stimulating toys, activities and environments for all the Zoo’s animals. Enrichment allows animals to demonstrate their species-typical behavior, gives them opportunity to exercise control or choice over their environment and enhances their well-being. Enrichment is just as essential to animal welfare as proper nutrition and veterinary care. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail, sloth bear yards. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM.

Andean Bear Keeper Chat

Talk with one of the animal keepers who cares for the Zoo's Andean bears daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Andean bears are located between the Zoo's Amazonia and American Trail exhibits. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Andean bear yard, between Amazonia and American Trail. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Asia Trail Animal Feeding

Check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail to see which animal will receive a treat during today's demonstration. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Asia Trail; check the sign at the entrance to Asia Trail for today's location. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Meet-a-Lemur Keeper

Learn all about lemurs from one of the zookeepers who cares for these unique primates. Weather permitting. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Lemur Island. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

Meet-a-Small Mammal

An animal keeper will introduce you to one of the Zoo's small mammals like an armadillo or naked mole-rat. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Small Mammal House. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 2:00 PM – 2:20 PM.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 2:45 PM – 3:28 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

Meet-a-Reptile or Amphibian

Come meet a keeper at the Reptile Discovery Center and learn about one fascinating species they care for. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Reptile Discovery Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 3:00 PM – 3:20 PM.

CANCELED - Dinosaur Volunteer Chat

Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Great Ape House entrance, in front of the T-Rex. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 3:30 PM – 3:50 PM.

Elephant Keeper Talk

Learn all about Asian elephants and how animal care staff work with these four-ton animals! Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Elephant Community Center. Cost: Free and open to the public. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 4:00 PM – 4:20 PM.

Erth's Dinosaur Live Show

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live leads you on a breathtaking tour that begins in prehistoric Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of larger-than-life dinosaurs presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center Box Office and online. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $10 FONZ Member Adults (ages 13+): $8.50 Children (ages 2-12): $8 FONZ Member Children (ages 2-12): $6.80 Children under 2: Free. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_DINO&schedule=list. Related Events: Dino Summer at the National Zoo. Accessibility: Assisted listening devices. Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in the original film “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Venue: National Zoo. Event Location: Visitor Center Auditorium. Cost: Adults (ages 13+): $9 Children (ages 2-12): $7.50 Children (under 2): Free Seniors (ages 60+):  $8 Military: $8 FONZ Members: $6.50. Get Tickets: https://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=51529&event_val=19NZP_PANDAS&schedule=list. Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:13 PM. For more info visit nationalzoo.si.edu.