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February 2019

Chix Who Mix

February 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
SVRC Marketplace, 203 S Washington
Saginaw, MI 48607

Chix Who Mix is a collaborative FUNdraising event benefiting four local area arts organizations (linked below). This event hosts a collection of sponsor tables where fine feathered Chix prepare and serve their favorite beverage concoctions to thirsty guests. It's a great time for all with hors d'oeuvres, beverages, snacks, mingling and, of course, mixing. So round up your flock (gentlemen are welcome too!) and join us for a fun night out at our brand NEW venue, SVRC Marketplace on February…

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March 2019

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Frogs and Toads

March 1 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Ever wonder what makes those creaking, chirping, or whistling nighttime noises you hear in the spring? Learn call information, basic identifiers, and fun facts about our native frogs and toads, their importance to us, and ways you can help at this month’s program! Register today HERE!

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Backyard Biology

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Backyard Biology is an exciting way to get young children (and their accompanying adult) introduced to some of Michigan's native plants, animals, and the science that connects us all! During this 1-hr session explore biology concepts through games, crafts, and circle time activities tailored to young inquisitive minds. Backyard Biology is a seasonal experience that offers educational programs during the colder months when Zoo is closed for the season. Classes take place in the Zoo classroom and on the nature…

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April 2019

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Penguin Rescue

April 5 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Can’t go to South Africa to save penguins? We’ll bring South Africa to you! Hear first hand experience from penguin keeper Megan about her South African visit to save wild penguins!   Register today HERE!

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Members’ Fest

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for a member event for a first glimpse at the Zoo! Visit our baby penguin, who hatched on International Penguin Awareness Day, January 20th! Weather permitting the baby penguin will be out with the rest of the flock.

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Celebrate Earth Day!

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the earth by learning to live sustainably and by speaking with organizations that strive to do so every day. Your Zoo helps conserve wildlife and wild places. Find out how by visiting our education stations and enjoying our Animal Experiences!

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May 2019

Great Start Day

May 2 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This event is sponsored by Kiwanis International and brought to you by Great Start Collaborative Saginaw County and the Great Start Collaborative Bay-Arenac. Early childhood vendors from throughout the region will be at the event. You won't want to miss, hands-on kids’ activities and regional entertainment in the amphitheater!   The first 200 kids at the event will receive a FREE cape this year!

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Brown Bag Lunch Series: Cotton-Top Tamarins

May 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Zookeeper Mia will share fun stories and history about your favorite tiny monkeys. From their new exhibit to the ways your Zoo is protecting them in the wild, you're sure to love these mini monkeys even more! Register today HERE!

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Run Like an Animal

May 5 @ 6:30 am - 12:00 pm
Swan Valley High School, 8400 O'Hern Rd
Saginaw, MI 48609

Do you waddle like a penguin, or trot like a horse? Either way you won’t want to miss this otterly amazing race! The Saginaw Children’s Zoo is the ottermost excited for the second annual “Run Like an Animal” race. You otter run/walk your best in the 5K or Half-Marathon, or in the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. The Saginaw Children’s Zoo is grateful for community support and, we encourage all ages to get out, get active, and get connected with nature. Register…

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Mother’s Day

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Moms and grandmas get in FREE!

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