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  1. Annual FOSZ Meeting & Sunset Zoo Presents Lecture

    February 16, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center located at the Zoo's entryway. Zoo grounds will be closed.

    The annual meeting of Friends of Sunset Zoo members & the kick-off to the 2015 Sunset Zoo Presents Lecture Series with the Milford Nature Center!

  2. Bridal Open House

    February 22, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway.

    See what a Zoo wedding looks like! Facility tours of our indoor and outdoor event venues throughout the afternoon.

Zoo Education

  1. Prairie Dog Preschool (ages 2-3)

    February 4, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway.

    Help your child explore the natural world! Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.

  2. Adventure Camp (Grades K-6)

    February 6, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Sunset Zoo

    A partnership with the Flint Hills Discovery Center; offering full & half day Day Camps for youth grades K-6 when USD 383 is not in session.

  3. Junior ZooKeeper Orientation

    February 7, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway.

    Taking care of animals has never been so much fun! Sunset Zoo Junior ZooKeepers (JZKs) are youth, 10 through 13 years of age, who help care for the Zoo's animal collection during the summer months. Learn more about this volunteer opportunity at the orientation.

  4. Kinder Cubs Class (ages 3-5)

    February 7, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway.

    Help your cub connect with the outdoors! Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.

  5. Zoo's Nature Swap Store Open

    February 7, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Inside the Zoo near Giant Anteater/Maned Wolf exhibit.

    Sunset Zoo is the first in the region to offer a place where you can learn more about your natural treasures!

  6. FrogWatch Volunteer Training - Session 1, Part 1

    February 10, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway

    Global amphibian species are declining! You can be a part of the conservation solution; help Sunset Zoo survey the local amphibian population.

  7. Prairie Dog Preschool (ages 2-3)

    February 11, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway.

    Help your child explore the natural world! Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.

  8. Adventure Camp (Grades K-6)

    February 12, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Sunset Zoo

    A partnership with the Flint Hills Discovery Center; offering full & half day Day Camps for youth grades K-6 when USD 383 is not in session.

  9. Adventure Camp (Grades K-6)

    February 13, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Sunset Zoo

    A partnership with the Flint Hills Discovery Center; offering full & half day Day Camps for youth grades K-6 when USD 383 is not in session.

  10. Kinder Cubs Class (ages 3-5)

    February 14, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway.

    Help your cub connect with the outdoors! Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.

  11. Adventure Camp (Grades K-6)

    February 16, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM @ Sunset Zoo

    A partnership with the Flint Hills Discovery Center; offering full & half day Day Camps for youth grades K-6 when USD 383 is not in session.

  12. FrogWatch Volunteer Training - Session 1, Part 2

    February 17, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway

    Global amphibian species are declining! You can be a part of the conservation solution; help Sunset Zoo survey the local amphibian population.

  13. Prairie Dog Preschool (ages 2-3)

    February 18, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway.

    Help your child explore the natural world! Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.

  14. Kinder Cubs Class (ages 3-5)

    February 21, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway.

    Help your cub connect with the outdoors! Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.

  15. Prairie Dog Preschool (ages 2-3)

    February 25, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway.

    Help your child explore the natural world! Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.

  16. Zoofari Tails at the Manhattan Public Library

    February 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Manhattan Public Library
    629 Poyntz Avenue
    Manhattan, KS 66502

    Slither into reading with Sunset Zoo and the Manhattan Public Library!

  17. Kid's Night Out (ages 6-10)

    February 27, 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Sunset Zoo
    2333 Oak Street
    Manhattan, KS 66502

    Hey kids! Leave the parents behind and join Sunset Zoo for an evening of fun and food.

  18. Kinder Cubs Class (ages 3-5)

    February 28, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM @ Inside the Nature Exploration Center at the Zoo's entryway.

    Help your cub connect with the outdoors! Photo by Autumn Shoemaker.