Oct 5

Bay Area Carleton at the Oakland Zoo

Carleton at the Oakland Zoo

Saturday, October 5th, 2013
8:45 am / Oakland Zoo
map of Bay Area Carleton at the Oakland Zoo

9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA

The Bay Area Carleton Club

invites you to

Carleton at the Oakland Zoo
9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland

on Saturday, October 5, 2013

Carleton alumna and Zoological Education Specialist Sarah Cramer '00 has arranged a day of fun and service for Carleton alumni, parents and families at the Oakland Zoo.

8:45 a.m.— Volunteers Gather

9 a.m.— Volunteer Projects Begin.  Projects are likely to involve landscaping or habitat maintainence.  Volunteers must be 12 years of age or older and must be registered in advance.  Volunteer space is limited but the usual $7 parking fee is waived!

10 a.m.— Zoo Opens.
12 noon — Volunteer Projects End
12:15 — Live Animal Presentation
1 p.m.+ — Explore the Oakland Zoo!  As a volunteer, you will be entitled to one free ride on the Skyride and the Train (if both are operational on that day)

4 p.m.— Zoo Closes

Questions or to RSVP (no later than Wednesday, September 25), contact Rob Spence '88.

Directions:  The Oakland Zoo is located at 9777 Golf Links Rd., Oakland off Highway 580.  Use Google Maps to get directions.  Public buses do not go directly to the Oakland Zoo on weekends.  The intersection of Macarthur Blvd and 98th Avenue is a 15 minute (.63 mile) walk from the zoo's entrance and is served by AC Transit lines 40, 57 and 98.  To plan your route, go to or

The Oakland Zoo is home to more than 660 native and exotic animals.  General information number: 510-632-9525.  More information available at

Sponsored by Bay Area Carleton Club. Contact: Emily Muirhead McAdam, Alumni Relations Office