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News from the Virginia Zoo:


Endangered Species Day at the Zoo is tomorrow!
Friday, May 17, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Your actions make a difference for endangered species, and this event will highlight ways to help animals locally and around the world. You’ll also find out how the Zoo helps endangered birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals.  Activity stations will feature hands-on activities and lots of easy ideas for how you can help!

ROARchestra: The Virginia Zoo presents the Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Friday, June 7 at 7:00 p.m. (gates open at 6:00 p.m.)
The Virginia Zoo presents the Virginia Symphony Orchestra in an outdoor concert 7 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2013.
Conductor Benjamin Rous will lead the Virginia Symphony Orchestra in playing family favorites ranging from the Pink Panther to the Lion King.
“Concerts at the Zoo are a perfect evening activity for families,” said Greg Bockheim, the Virginia Zoo’s executive director. “It’s a safe environment for enjoying classical music together, while indulging in some of your favorite summer foods and beverages – and it’s a fantastic value!”
Special admission prices for the event are: General admission – $10; Zoo members and Symphony subscribers – $5; and Children 5 and under are FREE!
Visitors should pack their own blankets and lawn chairs. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the performance begins at 7 p.m.
Note that no outside food or beverages are permitted inside the Zoo. This concert will take place as scheduled, rain or shine. No coupons, discounts or passes will be accepted for this event.

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