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August 2017

Zoo Closed Today

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, 3411 Sherman Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808 United States
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Zoo is closed today for a Zoo event.

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Sea Lion Chat

August 18 @ 11:30 am - 11:40 am
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An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until October 8, 2017

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, 3411 Sherman Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808 United States
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Aarf, aarf, come see these amazing Sea Lions eat, swim, and ask questions that you have about them. You can see this interactive chat in the Central Zoo.

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Sea Lion Chat

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 3:10 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00pm, repeating until October 8, 2017

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, 3411 Sherman Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808 United States
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Aarf, aarf, come see these amazing Sea Lions eat, swim, and ask questions that you have about them. You can see this interactive chat in the Central Zoo.

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Zoo Brew & Wine Too- SOLD OUT

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, 3411 Sherman Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808 United States
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Tickets go on sale July 10 at noon! Note to all zoo guests: The zoo will be closed on Friday, August 18 so we can prepare for the Zoo Brew & Wine Too fundraiser. The zoo will re-open at 9 AM on Saturday, August 19. Zoo Brew & Wine Too offers guests 21 and older the chance to sample delicious food, beer, and wine from over 40 local and regional establishments as they stroll through the zoo listening to music…

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Animal Enrichment Workshop

August 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoo Education Center, 600 Franke Park Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46808 United States
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animal enrichment pig pumpkin

Adults, children, families, and groups can assist in creating objects to stimulate animals’ interest and encourage natural behaviors at an Animal Enrichment Workshop. Individuals need not register ahead of time and no previous training is required; just arrive at 9:00 a.m. ready to work. Group leaders should call the zoo’s Volunteer Office at 260-427-6828 at least one week in advance, with the ages and number of people in the group. Workshops meet from in the lower level of the Zoo Education…

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Animal Enrichment Workshop

August 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoo Education Center, 600 Franke Park Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46808 United States
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animal enrichment pig pumpkin

Adults, children, families, and groups can assist in creating objects to stimulate animals’ interest and encourage natural behaviors at an Animal Enrichment Workshop. Individuals need not register ahead of time and no previous training is required; just arrive at 9:00 a.m. ready to work. Group leaders should call the zoo’s Volunteer Office at 260-427-6828 at least one week in advance, with the ages and number of people in the group. Workshops meet in the lower level of the Zoo Education Center,…

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September 2017

End of Late Hours

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, 3411 Sherman Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808 United States
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Today is the final day for late hours. Closing hours will return to normal time for the rest of the season (last admission will be at 5 p.m.; grounds will close at 6 p.m.). The zoo opens at 9 AM every day from April 22 – October 8 for family fun! Plan your visit today!

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Story Time

September 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until September 27, 2017

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, 3411 Sherman Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808 United States
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Enjoy an animal-themed story paired with a silly song, and a demonstration with one of our ambassador animals. Meet on the Australian Adventure Plaza at 10:30 AM for this free program, designed for children ages 5 and under with adult. Every Tuesday and Wednesday in September.

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Free Teacher’s Workshop

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, 3411 Sherman Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808 United States
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Preschool and elementary teachers join us Saturday, September 9, from 9:00-11:30 a.m.  We will explore the Zoo and learn how easy it is to integrate our new programs into your curriculum.  Door prizes, breakfast, and snacks are included.  There is no cost to you, but space is limited.  Pre-registration is required, call (260) 427-6808 to reserve your spot! Registration deadline is September 6.

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October 2017

Closing Day

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, 3411 Sherman Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808 United States
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The 2017 zoo season comes to an end today.

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