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Upcoming Events

11 February

Wonders of the Wild – 2023

February 11, 2023 Berson Education Center, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ, USA $30.00 Available General, Animal Presentation, Conservation Program, Education Event
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18 February

Wonders of the Wild – 2023

February 18, 2023 Berson Education Center, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ, USA $30.00 Available General, Animal Presentation, Conservation Program, Education Event
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19 February

Family Nature Club

February 19, 2023 Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052 $15.00 Available Conservation Program, Education Event, Family Fun
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Zoo Open Daily 10am to 3pm