Sat., May 10, 2014, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Celebrate Mother’s Day with the 24th annual Mom & Me at the Zoo. Moms and families enjoy lots of fun activities on the North Meadow.

Event Includes

Special Discount for Moms

Moms receive half-price admission to the zoo on the day of the event! Discount available for ticket purchases at zoo gates only; cannot be redeemed online.

Text Message Scavenger Hunt

While you’re celebrating at Mom & Me, take part in a text message scavenger hunt throughout the zoo! Look for signage and fliers with instructions on getting started. Everyone who completes the hunt will be automatically entered to win a Seattle Scenic Flight Tour for two from Kenmore Air!

Live Performances on the North Meadow

Join us for family-friendly music, dance and other fun live performances:

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. - STRUM - Ukulele performance
10:00 – 10:20 a.m. - Arc Youth Dance Company
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. - Alex Zerbe - Professional Zaniac
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.  - Arlington School of Dance
Noon – 12:20 p.m. - Alex Zerbe - Professional Zaniac
12:30 – 1:00 p.m. - Brian & Kieran (from Brian Vogan & his Good Buddies)
1:10 – 1:30 p.m. - ArtRise Dance
1:45 – 2:15 p.m. - Brian & Kieran (from Brian Vogan & his Good Buddies)
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. - LindiMoo

Special Zookeeper Talks

Woodland Park Zoo has lots of different kinds of mothers!  Some are furry, some are feathered, and some have four legs – but no matter the species, all these mothers work hard to protect and feed their babies.  Learn about animal parenting behaviors with special keeper talks focused on bringing up baby!

10:00 a.m. - Lions (African Savanna)
11:00 a.m. - Wallaroo/Wallaby (Australasia)
11:30 a.m. - Asian small-clawed otters (Bamboo Forest Reserve)
11:30 a.m.  - Komodo Dragon (Adaptations)
1:00 p.m. - Egyptian Tortoise/Soloman Island leaf frogs (Day Exhibit)
1:30 p.m. - Penguins (Penguin Exhibit)
1:30 p.m. - Colobus monkey (Tropical Rain Forest)
2:00 p.m. - Porcupine (Northern Trail)

Avoid lines and buy your general admission tickets in advance, or become a member for unlimited admission all year long! Please note: discounts and coupons are not applicable for online ticket purchases.

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