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March 2022

Potter Park Zoo Job Fair – 3/24

March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Are you looking for your first job, a post-retirement pastime, or just want a fun place to work? We want you on the Potter Park Zoo team! Join us Thursday, March 24 and Sunday, March 27 at Potter Park Zoo for an onsite interview with hiring managers for a variety of seasonal positions in customer service, zoo maintenance, and more. No application is required to attend!  If you are unable to attend in person please email zoocontact@ingham.org to request an online interview.  Visit www.potterparkzoo.org for more…

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Potter Park Zoo Job Fair – 3/27

March 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Are you looking for your first job, a post-retirement pastime, or just want a fun place to work? We want you on the Potter Park Zoo team! Join us Thursday, March 24 and Sunday, March 27 at Potter Park Zoo for an onsite interview with hiring managers for a variety of seasonal positions in customer service, zoo maintenance, and more. No application is required to attend!  If you are unable to attend in person please email zoocontact@ingham.org to request an online interview.  Visit www.potterparkzoo.org for more…

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April 2022

Saving Species with Potter Park Zoo

April 15 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

What: Saving Species with Potter Park Zoo - An MSU Science Festival featured event When: Friday, April 15, 5:00 - 8:00 PM Where: Potter Park Zoo 1301 S. Pennsylvania Avenue Lansing, MI 48912 Come out to the zoo Friday, April 15 from 5 - 8 p.m. and participate in our event, "Saving Species" as part of the annual MSU Science Festival! Visit your favorite animals and learn about the important work zoos do to save endangered species around the world,…

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Party for the Planet 2022

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

What: Party for the Planet When: April 23, 2022, 12 - 4 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo Celebrate Earth Day at the zoo! Party for the Planet is North America’s largest Earth Day celebration, with more than 120 zoos and aquariums across the country participating. Explore conservation issues with hands-on activities, information and demonstrations around the zoo. What can you do to help the planet? Party for the Planet is included in regular admission price on Saturday, April 23, 2022.…

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Potter Park Zoo Job Fair – 4/24

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Are you looking for your first job, a post-retirement pastime, or just want a fun place to work? We want you on the Potter Park Zoo team! Join us Sunday, April 24 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Potter Park Zoo for an onsite interview with hiring managers for a variety of seasonal positions in customer service, zoo maintenance, and more. No application is required to attend!  If you are unable to attend in person please email zoocontact@ingham.org to request an…

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Arbor Day Celebration

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

National Arbor Day is April 29, marking the 150th anniversary of this tree-tastic holiday! Potter Park Zoo will be celebrating from 9:30 a.m to 2 p.m. with activity and information tables presented by community partners and our fabulous PPZ volunteers. (activities included with admission). Learn about animals that live in the trees, how to identify different kinds of trees here in Michigan, make a pledge to protect trees, and more! All are welcome and teachers are encouraged to bring their…

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FrogWatch – 4/30

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Potter Park Zoo is inviting Michigan residents to join FrogWatch and become volunteer citizen scientists! Amphibians are some of the most threatened animals on the planet and the anurans (frogs and toads) represent roughly 90 percent of all amphibian species. Their sensitivity to environmental change also makes them important indicators of environmental health, sparking numerous efforts to understand the causes and geographic distribution of their decline. During our two sessions, volunteers will learn about basic amphibian biology, wetland habitats, and…

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May 2022

FrogWatch – 5/7

May 7 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Potter Park Zoo is inviting Michigan residents to join FrogWatch and become volunteer citizen scientists! Amphibians are some of the most threatened animals on the planet and the anurans (frogs and toads) represent roughly 90 percent of all amphibian species. Their sensitivity to environmental change also makes them important indicators of environmental health, sparking numerous efforts to understand the causes and geographic distribution of their decline. During our two sessions, volunteers will learn about basic amphibian biology, wetland habitats, and…

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Mother’s Day – All Moms Enter Free!

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

What: Mother's Day Celebration When: May 8, 2022, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Potter Park Zoo. All moms will receive FREE admission Sunday, May 8. We can’t wait to see you here at the zoo!

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Zoo Nights #1 (21+)

May 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

What: Zoo Nights #1 When: May 12, 2022, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Where: Potter Park Zoo For our 21+ guests: Zoo Nights is a casual, happy hour style event that will feature tastes from local restaurants and beverage companies. Take the opportunity to see the zoo after-hours, visit with the animals, and enjoy yard games with friends all while savoring tasty treats! Vendors for this event will include: Michigan Made Treats Texas Roadhouse Burgdorf Winery Sierra Rose Hard Cider…

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