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The Virginia Zoo is now offering two story times every week. Every Tuesday and Friday through the Spring, join the education department at 11 am for a storybook adventure that is designed for pre-school aged children.Zoo Tales
Held every Tuesday at 11 am in the Africa Interpretive Center. The program features two different animal stories, educational props and maybe even an animal visitor!
March 2016 Schedule:
March 1, 2016

Don’t Need Friends, Carolyn Crimi

King of the Zoo, Erica Perl

March 8, 2016

Rabbit’s Winter Walk, Lorna Hussey

Mouse Count, Ellen Stoll Walsh

March 15, 2016: 

Pip’s Magic, Ellen Stoll Walsh

Lights Out, Night’s Out, William Boniface

March 22, 2016:

Little Skink’s Tail, Janet Halfman

Animalogy Animal Analogies, Marianne Berkes

March 29, 2016:

Emma’s Turtle, Eve Bunting

The Little Red Hen, Barry Downard
ZOO TALES express
Held every Friday at 11 am at the outdoor classroom* between the Plaza and the ZooFarm. The program features an animal story, educational  props and other fun activities!

March 4, 2016:

Giraffes Can’t Dance, Giles Andrea

March 11, 2016:

The Lion and the Mouse, Jerry Pinkney

March 18, 2016:

I’m The Scariest Thing in the Jungle, David G. Derrick Jr.

March 25, 2016:

Over in Australia by Marianne Berkes


This free program is designed for pre-school age children. For more information call 757.441.2374 ext. 278

*In the event of rain, check with the ticket booth for location.

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