The Friends regularly hosts events for visitors to the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo. See below for upcoming events!

Community events are free with admission. Advanced ticket purchase to the JMZ is required. To purchase tickets for the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo, please go to Enjoy! Online and book your visit for one or all of these dates. We hope to see you there!

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Join us for conservation activities and meet animal ambassadors at the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo in Classroom 2.

World Wildlife Day
Tuesday, March 5
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Celebrate National Zoo Lovers Day.

National Zoo Lovers Day
Friday, April 12
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.