Elmwood Park Zoo

The Memorial Arch at Valley Forge National Park
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Mark Abrams
June 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
With recent surveys showing people want to stay closer to home for summer vacations, a Montgomery County tourism group is rolling out the welcome mat. Read more here.
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Beau, a five-month-old giraffe at the Philadelphia Zoo Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pa.
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Holli Stephens
June 26, 2020 - 5:00 am
Reopenings, art shows, Fourth of July pre-celebrations, and more — all on The KYW To-Do List.
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A giraffe at Elmwood Park Zoo
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John McDevitt
June 23, 2020 - 1:51 pm
Two Philadelphia-area zoos are getting ready to welcome back visitors after being closed since mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic, and there are some changes to the old routine. Read more here.
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Elmwood Park Zoo
John McDevitt
June 05, 2020 - 3:30 pm
Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown is still cleaning up from Wednesday’s severe storms, which ripped through the greater Philadelphia region at a rapid pace. Read more here.
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Philadelphia skyline along the Schuylkill River, known as the Schuylkill Banks.
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Holli Stephens
May 29, 2020 - 5:00 am
Believe it or not, this weekend is jam-packed with happenings in Philadelphia. From creative bike paths to virtual zoo animal visits, we’ve got you covered. Check out The KYW To-Do List for more things to do in Philadelphia or around your home this weekend.
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Center City District 2018 Ice Rink Opening
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Holli Stephens
November 08, 2019 - 4:45 am
You have about three weeks left until Thanksgiving — aka, Black Friday, which ends the season of laid-back excursions and marks the beginning of tedious holiday shopping. Get a jumpstart with The KYW To-Do List, your weekend guide for things to do in Philly and the suburbs.
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Students participate in the Elementary Education Takeover.
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John McDevitt
May 07, 2019 - 3:57 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A new grant-funded program called the Elementary Education Takeover allowed hundreds of Norristown Area School District first-grade students to enjoy the day at Elmwood Park Zoo. Stella the Owl, Temple University's live mascot, lives at the Elmwood Park Zoo and...
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Students from the Glen Mills Schools learn how to zip line during a trip to the Elmwood Park Zoo.
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John McDevitt
August 15, 2018 - 8:13 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It was a day of fun, education and inspiration for a group of court-adjudicated teenagers who spent the day at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown. A group of about 20 students from Glen Mills Schools — a residential facility for court-adjudicated youth between 12...
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Elmwood Park Zoo
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Jim Melwert
May 13, 2018 - 5:00 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown, Montgomery County has been named a “Certified Autism Center,” the first zoo in the country to get such designation. The Certified Autism Center designation means Elmwood Park Zoo staff has completed training and the zoo has taken...
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