Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Zoo Teen Naturalists

Are you interested in animals and the environment, and are between the ages of 13 and 17?  Are you looking for something wild to do this summer? Then become a Zoo Teen Naturalist!  Applications are now available at http://www.buffalozoo.org/summer_teen_program.html
Junior Zoo Teen Naturalist
For teens 13-14 years old
Program Fee:  $275 members/ $305 non-members
Session 1:  July 8-26, 2013
Session 2: July 29- August 16, 2013
Days/Times:  Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 10:00-3:00
Program is limited to 15 participants per session.

Zoo Teen Naturalist
For teens 15-17 years old
Program Fee:  $300 members/ $330 non-members
Session 1:  July 9-26, 2013
Session 2: July 30- August 16, 2013
Days/Times:  Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays from 10:00-3:00
Program is limited to 6 participants per session.  The Buffalo Zoo must receive your completed application by Friday, May 17th, 2013 to be considered for the older teen program.

HOW TO APPLY:  You can find more program information and download an application form from our website, buffalozoo.orgMail your completed application to the Buffalo Zoo’s Education Department.  If you have any questions or would like an application mailed to you, please call (716) 995-6128.

Monday, April 8, 2013

BuffaLoveFest at the Buffalo Zoo

Celebrate everything Buffalo at the inaugural BuffaLoveFest at the Buffalo Zoo! Sample the goods from local food trucks and breweries, and check out some local artisans and bands! BuffaLoveFest will introduce the BuffaLoveBirds, a band featuring some of Buffalo’s all-star musicians, coming together for one exclusive performance. The event will showcase all that Buffalo and Buffalonians have to offer! Tickets are $20 pre-sale and $30 at the door. Admission to the event includes 2 drinks. The first 500 people to purchase tickets will receive a commemorative poster. BuffaLoveFest is a 21+ event. 

Introducing for the first time, The BuffaLoveBirds All Star Band (featuring Lance Diamond, Caitlin Koch, Eric Crittenden, Vinnie DeRosa, Mike Wagner, & Rob Lynch) 
Andrew J. Reimers 
Jony James Band The Albrights 
The Steam Donkeys 

Buffalo Trivia
Craft Brew Tastings Zoo
Animal Ambassadors
More to Come! 

Black Market Food Truck 
Let’s Be Frank Gourmet Hot Dogs 
Lloyd Taco Truck 
Roaming Buffalo 
Rolling Joe’s CafĂ© 
R&R Barbeque 
The Sweet Hearth 

Buffalo Bills Brewery – Dundee – Labatt Blue – Labatt Blue Light – Labatt Blue Light Lime – Labatt 52 – Magic Hat – Pyramid – Shandy 

ARTISAN VENDORS Albright Knox Art Gallery – Born in Buffalo – Buffalo Art – Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra – Buffalo Games – Buffalo History Buff – Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village – Burchfield Penny Art Center – C Designs & Illustrations – CC Designs – City Dining Cards – Community Beer Works – Curiouser Teacups – EmbroidMe – Erin’s Apples – FC Buffalo – Flying Bison Brewing Co. – Gizmo’s Creations – Hotroxs Buffalo Bistro – My Buffalo Shirt – Ooo la la Fashion Truck – Oh Pour L-Amour du Chocolat – Park Edge Sweet Shoppe – Pasteurized Tees – Retro Buffalo – Sweet Jenny’s – The Buffalo History Museum – The Buffalo Zoo’s Animal Department – Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site – WNY Book Arts Center More to come! 

SPONSORED BY Mutual of Omaha, Western New York Division
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