Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Oxford Public Library's February 2016 Newsletter

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April 23, 2016 - CHEAHA Prom at Classic on Noble!


Thursday, February 4 - McWane Science Center's Lecture Series "Know Your Heart"


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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH
5:00 PM — 8:00 PM
— LECTURE @ 6 PM —
MCWANE SCIENCE CENTER
— ADMISSION: $12 —


Includes admission to Body Worlds Rx, light hors d'oeuvres and cash bar
Join us for a unique lecture series to extend your
Body Worlds Rx experience and get up to date on the

latest discoveries in medicine.
LECTURE TOPIC:
Know Your Heart
Jody Gilchrist, Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner, will discuss the latest advances in
preventing and treating heart and vascular disease.


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Linn Henley Charitable Trust, Medical Properties Trust, and Southern Research
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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Birmingham Zoo News for February 2016

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Groundhog Day
February 2, 9-11am


All Alabamians want to know: will Birmingham Bill see his shadow or not? Join the Zoo for the annual Groundhog Day prediction in the Birmingham Zoo Auditorium and find out if we’ll have six more weeks of winter. Don’t miss a chance to play kid-friendly games, watch a special Wildlife Show and more.
 
Audubon Tom Imhof Zoo Bird Walk
February 13, 8-10am


Join the Birmingham Audubon Society and Birmingham Zoo for a two-hour guided birding trip through the Zoo. The walk begins at the Junior League of Birmingham – Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo gate and continues into the natural areas of Alabama Wilds. Bird lovers of all ages are invited to bring their binoculars, bird field guides and cameras for an experience like no other!
 
Great Backyard Bird Count
February 13, 10am-2pm


This annual event unites birdwatchers from across the globe as they track bird species found in their own backyards, parks and local spaces. Hear bird watching tips from Birmingham Audubon Society experts and take part in bird conservation activities in the Junior League of Birmingham –  Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo and Alabama Wilds.

Purchase Tickets for Woo at the Zoo
February 13, 5:30-8pm


 
Join the Birmingham Zoo this Valentine’s weekend as we discuss “love” in the animal kingdom. The Zoo invites you to enjoy wine and desserts while the Zoo’s staff present engaging expositions on animal courtships and other interesting factoids. New this year, the event will feature Chris DeLorey with a special presentation on Rex Sex…When the Earth Really Moved. This fun event for guests 21 and up is one you won’t want to miss!

Pricing:
Member individuals – $50
Member couples – $75
Non-member individuals – $65
Non-member couples – $90

Click here for tickets!

 
Summer ZooFari Camp Information is Available Now
Register for Camp Today!


 
Summer ZooFari Camp is available for 4K through 8th grade students. Space is limited, and camps fill up quickly. Please register in advance to guarantee your child a spot.
While attending Summer ZooFari Camp, campers will experience:
  • Live animal demonstrations
  • Train and/or carousel ride
  • Crafts and activities
  • Guided tours
  • Snacks
  • Animal Biofacts

For more information and to register today, please click here.



Saving Animals from Extinction at the Birmingham Zoo 


 
On the 10th Anniversary of Endangered Species Day, the Birmingham Zoo highlighted the growing national importance of working on saving endangered species from extinction. Visitors experienced special keeper chats relating to how they can help with saving animals from extinction (SAFE). The spotlighted animals at the Birmingham Zoo range from vulnerable to critically endangered and are part of a larger, national effort organized by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA), of which the Birmingham Zoo is a member. Guests were able to learn about the threats that the Southern white rhino, Sumatran orangutans, Malayan tiger, Egyptian tortoise, gopher tortoise and cassowary are facing in the wild. These animals are in danger of going extinct and never being seen again. Guests also had the opportunity to speak with educators at several different animal exhibits.

As part of AZA SAFE, we encourage you to find out what YOU can do to help prevent these, and many other animals from the threat of extinction. For more information on SAFE, please visit www.aza.org.





Help the Birmingham Zoo by Using Amazon Smile


 
If you are an Amazon shopper please consider registering with “amazonsmile.”  By choosing the Birmingham Zoo as your charity of choice, the Birmingham Zoo will receive 0.5% of your eligible purchases at no additional cost to you. The key is to start on smile.amazon.com!  Pass this on to your friends and fellow shoppers and thank you for supporting the Birmingham Zoo! Click here to start your shopping!



 



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