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Monday, January 1
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Living Desert
First Day Hike
Celebrate the New Year by walking through our beautiful Zoo and botanical gardens!
Fees: Park Fees Waived for Event
Contact: Kathryn Law (575) 887-5516



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Saturday, January 20
01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Living Desert
Maggie the Bear's birthday Party
Maggie is our black bear and is a local celebrity because she paints with her feet and we sell her paintings in the Visitor Center. Her birthday is celebrated on the third Saturday of each January. This year it will be on Saturday, Jan. 21 from 1 - 3:30 p.m. Events in the visitor center include face-painting, story telling, crafts, and a piece of birthday cake. Watch Maggie open her edible birthday gift at 3:30 pm. Events in the Visitor Center are free, but regular entrance fees apply to enter the zoo to see Maggie - 6 and under free, 7- 12 years $3, 13 years and up $5. For more information, call (575) 887-5516.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Kathryn Law (575) 887-5516



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Saturday, February 3
02:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Living Desert
Sweetheart Serenade
As a special treat before Valentine's Day, bring your mother, wife, or sweetheart to this performance of sentimental favorites sung by the Cavernaires Barbershop Chorus.
Fees: No Fee
Contact: Kathryn Law 9575) 887-5516



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Wednesday, February 7
09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Living Desert
Docent Training
Learn about the Chihuahuan Desert and become a volunteer teacher and tour guide. This class begins on Wednesday, February 7, and continues for eight consecutive Wednesdays, through March 28. A variety of topics are covered, including geology, plants, reptiles and amphibians, birds, mammals, invertebrates, and interpretation. Bring a sack lunch along. The fee of $35.00 includes a polo shirt and a Docent Manual.
Fees: $35.00
Contact: Kathryn Law (575) 887-5516



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