Star Wars Day at the Zoo
Saturday, March 7 - 12:00 - 3:00 PM

Bring your camera to capture the moment The Empire invades the Brandywine Zoo! Guest will have the opportunity to meet and interact with some of your favorite Star Wars characters. It's free to take photos with the characters, but donations are encouraged. All donations will benefit the Delaware Zoological Society.

Volunteer Open House
Saturday, March 28 - 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Want to learn how to become a volunteer with the Brandywine Zoo? Join us at an upcoming open house or complete an online Volunteer Interest Form - Click here. Must be at least 16 years of age. Also taking place on Saturday, April 18 12:30 - 1:30 PM.

Cherry Blossom 5K at the Zoo
Saturday, April 19 - 8:00 AM

Run or walk in the 4th annual Cherry Blossom 5k to benefit the Brandywine Zoo & Friends of Wilmington Parks.

8:00 AM Registration (just inside Zoo entrance)
9:15 AM Start of Kids "Fox Run" Race
9:30 AM Start of 5K Run/Walk

See for details. This is a USATF-certified fast and flat course around Brandywine Park.

Guest Bartender Night at the BBC Tavern & Grill
Thursday, May 7 - 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Support the zoo at the BBC Tavern & Grill! All tips (100%) to our volunteer bartenders go to the Delaware Zoological Society. During the event, BBC will donate 10% of your dinner bill when you eat in one of the dining rooms and write "Brandywine Zoo" on your check. Additionally, there will be raffles to win baskets of cheer and other fun prizes. So bring some friends, enjoy some great food and drinks, and share your love of the zoo!

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