Upcoming "not just for kids" events

Animal activities

September 2, 2016 - 10:45am to May 18, 2017 - 03:00pm
Every day, visitors can watch the zoo's most popular residents interact with the people that care for them. Daily activities 10:45 a.m. - River otter activities 11 a.m. - Swamp monkey feeding at African Rainforest 11:30 a.m. - Sea otter feeding 12:30 p.m...

Thanksgiving Walk at Oxbow

November 20, 2016 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Enjoy and celebrate the gifts of nature at Oxbow Regional Park with Metro naturalist Dan Daly, Deerdance School's Terry Kem and others. Walk along the Sandy River as you focus on opening your senses and noticing how wildlife respond to the changing season...

Turkey Trot

November 24, 2016 - 08:00am to 09:45am
Get ready for Thanksgiving dinner with a 4-mile fun run or walk through Washington Park, ending inside the zoo. The Thanksgiving Day tradition, organized by the Oregon Road Runners Club, raises around $25,000 each year to fund animal care and programs at the zoo.