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You're Never too Old

... to learn more about the wonders of the world around you. Join other active seniors in Zoo learning programs that take you outside to your backyard and around the world as you learn about animals we might see everyday as well as exotic animals from faraway places. There is a whole world out there waiting to be explored.

Senior Wednesdays

These exciting adventures are held every Wednesday at different locations all over Wichita. Senior Wednesdays are held at Sedgwick County Zoo on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:15 a.m. The Zoo programs include breakfast sundries, an informational chat and a tour or special guest. Preregistration is not required. This class is for active guests over 55. Class fee is $4 per adult.

Visit Wichita Museum of Art, Ulrich Museum, Historical Museum, Wichita's Downtown Public Library, Great Plains Nature Center, Old Cowtown Museum, Exploration Place, WATER Center and The Kansas African American Museum for other class listings.            

  • Nov 9 Wed - Gentle Giants
    Join us as we discuss our gorilla troops and what makes them so special. We will also take a walk down to The Downing Gorilla Forest for a peek and learn what’s new!

    2017 Dates
  • Jan 11 Wed - Grocery Store Conservation
  • Feb 8 Wed - Frog Watch: Citizen Science
  • Mar 8 Wed - National "Everything You Think is Wrong" Day
  • Apr 12 Wed - Black-Footed Ferrets
  • May 10 Wed - Heritage Breeds
  • Jun 14 Wed - Monkey Around Day
  • Jul 12 Wed - Animal Signs and Symbols
  • Aug 9 Wed - Some Like it Hot, Others Do Not
  • Sep 13 Wed - Praise for Pollinators
  • Oct 11 Wed - Great to Go Batty
  • Nov 8 Wed - Diets and More: The Zoo Commissary
     

Senior Wednesdays are sponsored by: 

Contacts
Cargill Learning Center:   Adult Education Specialist
Sedgwick County Zoo
5555 Zoo Boulevard
Wichita, KS 76212
t: (316) 266-8213
f: (316) 712-9867
Hours of Operation
Summer Hours8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Beginning March 1)
Winter Hours10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Beginning November 1)
Open 364 Days a Year!*
*The Zoo will be closed one day only, September 9, 2017 to facilitate the preparation of the annual Zoo fundraiser, Zoobilee. For Zoobilee ticket information please call 266-8APE (8273).
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