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Harbor Seal Feedings
May 27, 2017 - 2:00pm to September 30, 2017 - 3:00pm
Event Information

Enjoy a special behind-the-scenes tour of the harbor seal exhibit, and feed the stars of the show, seals Action and Bubba!

Dates: April 1 - May 27 (Saturdays & Sundays)  |  May 28 - September 4 (Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays)  |  September 5 - September 30 (Saturdays & Sundays)
Time: 2:00 pm
Price: $25 per participant. Pre-registration required.

Please note: There are no feedings on June 24 or August 26. Guests must be age 5 or older to participate, and children ages 5-11 must be accompanied by a paying adult. The seal feeding area is not wheelchair accessible.

Food Truck Fridays
May 12, 2017 - 5:00pm to September 22, 2017 - 8:00pm
Event Information

One of the best things about the warmer weather is Food Truck Friday at the Carousel.  If you have never experienced the array of foods and delicious sweets from the vendors at this magnificent event - put it on your calendar today.  Food Truck Friday will (weather permitting) host a special opening event on Friday, May 5 then continue every Friday until September.

Rock & Roar! Rock-a-Baby Concerts
April 29, 2017 - 10:30am to May 13, 2017 - 11:15am
Event Information

The very popular Rock-a-Baby band is coming to the Zoo! Jam with them in the Meller-Danforth Education Center during these exciting 45- minute concerts specifically geared towards our youngest Zoo guests. Each month's concert will have a different animal or nature theme, so no two shows will be alike! Pre-registration is required.

Dates & Themes:

  • April 29            Dino Stomp
  • May 13             Butterfly and Bug Boogie 
Animal Keeper Talks
April 1, 2017 - 11:30am to December 31, 2017 - 11:30am
Event Information

Find out more about all the animals at Roger Williams Park Zoo.  We offer daily animal keeper talks at 11:30 am.  Each day focuses on a different animal in a different habitat.  These talks provide all guests with the opportunity to truly understand our animals and their environment.  The daily talk is listed on a board as guests walk through admissions. 

Preschool Adventures
April 1, 2017 - 9:30am to May 27, 2017 - 9:00am
Event Information

These 90-minute programs focus on a special animal or area of the Zoo and present opportunities for adult/child pairs to make discoveries together. Programs include a lesson, activity, a craft, an up-close encounter with one of our education animals, and a walk to an exhibit. Please note this program does not include direct interaction with exhibit animals. Pre-registration is required.