Road to Zoo Closed Starting the 4th

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Due to roadwork the Spur road will be closed, and the Zoo and Star will not be accessible starting tomorrow through Friday. Paving will be occurring on the 9th and 10th, so it will be closed at that time as well. https://www.roanokeva.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1075

Searching for New Art to Rescue the River Artists

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We are looking for ADULT AND STUDENT artists to submit conceptual sketches of large-scale sculptures to be considered for the next Art to Rescue the River installations.  The project is based on Washed Ashore and is meant to bring awareness of the problem of plastic pollution in the Roanoke River and other local waterways to the public.  Sculptures must be …

Mill Mountain Zoo Gains ZAA ACCREDITATION

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Mill Mountain Zoo is pleased to announce that it has earned its accreditation from the Zoological Association of America (ZAA)on March 6th 2019. ZAA accreditation is a multi-phase process and establishes an extremely high bar with respect to professional standards and best management practices.  The accreditation process may take up to one year to complete with re accreditation required every five …

Roanoke Valley Gives is Today!!!

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Today until 11:59pm over 160 nonprofits from across the Roanoke Valley will come together for the fourth annual valley wide day of giving – Roanoke Valley Gives!  Roanoke Valley Gives is a fantastic opportunity to support your favorite causes and charities by helping to raise significant funds for participating organizations. It’s easy to participate!  Just visit rvgives.givebig.org, search for your …

Fierce Films Deadline Extended

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You now have until March 1st to submit your short films for consideration in our 2nd Annual Fierce Films Fest on March 14. Visit our events page for more details. http://www.mmzoo.org/experiences/events/