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Kaya FM’s Family Days have become one of the most anticipated events on the station’s calendar. It’s a chance for listeners to enjoy great music, meet Kaya FM presenters and spend quality time with their families.

If you are planning a photographic shoot or film shoot – such as wedding pictures – at the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens, you must book in advance. Security will turn you away if you have not.

Celebrate the season of love. Join us at an all-white picnic at the spectacular Pioneer Park Musical Fountains for Valentine's Day.

A number of Joburg City Parks and Zoo projects helped Johannesburg to win South Africa's Greenest Metro Municipality Award.

Joburg City Parks and Zoo invites you to join us at a special event to celebrate World Wetlands Day.

Join us for one of our guided Sunset, Moonlight or Night Tours and discover the Zoo's active nightlife.

JCPZ made special awards to five outstanding learners at a recent ceremony at Daliwonga Secondary School in Dube, Soweto.

In grades 8 to 12? Join the BE MAD Club and get a new take on the Zoo - and a taste of what a career in zoology or conservation could involve.

If you're in grades 1 to 7, you can join the Honey Badger Club and get to be a zoo-keeper one Saturday every month from 9am to 2pm.

What's that plant in your garden? You can find all plant and garden related information at the Johannesburg Botanical Garden's library and herbarium.

The Johannesburg Zoo’s servals, medium-sized African wild cats, are set to have their enclosure improved from the proceeds of a raffle.

The Soweto Festival of Light once more offers Joburg families and residents the best way to kick-start their holiday period.

Joburg Zoo won first prize in the "best place to take the family for an outing" category at the 2014 Awards.

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.