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City Parks news

Watch the Musical Fountains dancing in a spectacular light and sound show at Wemmer Pan in Pioneer Park this festive season.

Join the festive fun at the Zoo this December as we spoil our animals with love and toys as part of our behaviour enrichment programme.

Joburg City Parks and Zoo joins with all residents in commemorating a year since the passing of our beloved Tata Madiba.

The City's public parks will serve as sites of activism during the 16 Days for No Violence against Women and Children campaign.

WildLights, animal feeding sessions, kids' holiday programmes and more - don't miss out on the festive action at the Zoo.

More than R16-million has been set aside for several infrastructure and services projects under the Jozi@Work programme in 2015.

To promote respectful conduct on shared-use trails in our open spaces, cyclists are urged to observe proper cycling etiquette.

Region F is next in line as Joburg City Parks and Zoo joins with community members in "Mega Blitzing" Joburg's worst affected public spaces.

Join a fun-filled Sunset Tour and Quiz Night at the Zoo and help ensure the survival of South Africa's Cape Vultures.

A SOUTH African delegation led by Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa is attending the 6th World Parks Congress in Australia.

CITY Parks MD Bulumko Nelana was among those who donned overalls and gloves and joined in a Mega Blitz clean-up in Region C on Monday, 10 November.

JOBURG Zoo has been voted No. 1 in the Best Family Outing category in The Star's annual Your Choice competition.

A new book traces the 1.4million-year history of the city through its parks, cemeteries and zoo; from hominid finds at Melville Koppies to the graves of the apartheid struggle heroes.

CROCODILE feeding sessions, Know Your Reptiles Tours, Python Show & Tells and more - don't miss out on Reptile Month at the Zoo.

Ever heard the lions roar at night - in Joburg? The Zoo Snooze offers groups an outing with a difference in the city.

Hundreds of people from Joburg's gay, lesbian and transgender community gathered in Sandton for the 25th Joburg Pride Parade and Festival.

Planning to prune your trees? Turn your garden chore into an act of kindness by donating the off-cuts to Joburg Zoo's herbivores.

For the first time, the annual Joburg Pride Parade and Festival will be based at the Mushroom Farm Park in Sandton.

Site_Specific's second Jozi Land Art Spring Event is a must for lovers of art and nature.

THE CITY'S green revolution sweeps through Pennyville outside Soweto as Joburg City Parks and Zoo donates more than 300 trees.

THE CITY'S green revolution sweeps through Pennyville outside Soweto as Joburg City Parks and Zoo donates more than 300 trees.

CELEBRATE the annual arrival of Joburg's most colourful migrants - and help raise funds for the Northcliff Ridge Ecopark.

THURSDAY, 16 October marks annual World Food Day, a UN-sponsored event aimed at highlighting the issues of food security and global hunger.

CHECK out our snapshots as some of Joburg Zoo's inhabitants gear up for How'loween!

US FOLK-rock outfit The Lumineers will perform at the Joburg Botanical Gardens on 6 December as part of their first South African tour.

FAMILY fun with a Jurassic twist comes to Joburg with interactive exhibition-cum-theatrical reconstruction The Dino Expo.

BRANDY, the pregnant leopard that was snared in the Magaliesberg, has been released back into the wild.

JOBURG Zoo's adorable lion cubs - Letaba and Siba - are almost six months old and are now up for "adoption" by the public.

SOWETO residents are getting up earlier to get fit at the free outdoor gym at Petrus Molefe Eco Park.

THE Hollard Jozi Urban Mountain Bike Adventure, taking place on 12 October, will turn the world's biggest urban forest into the ultimate mountain biker's playground.