Programs and Events

Date/Time Event
Apr 26 Opening Day

The Zoo opens today for the 2014 season!  We’re open every day from 9:00 AM  – 5:00 PM.

Apr 27 Party for the Planet

Celebrate Earth Day with a zoo twist as you discover how you can help our planet.  Activities run from Noon – 3 PM and are free with zoo admission. Click here to learn how you can help with conservation year-round.

Party for the Planet is sponsored by   

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May 3 Parkview's Adventures at the Zoo!

Let’s play!  Parkview is partnering with the zoo to take you and your family on an adventure.  Come out to the zoo on May 3 and June 27 for special activities sponsored by

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May 7 Wild Wednesday

Wild WednesdaysMembers Only!  The zoo is open late and will offer chef-prepared dinner features - Last admission 7 PM; animal exhibits and rides close at 7:30 PM.

Grounds close at 8 PM.

Become a member today!

May 14 Zoo Day at Kroger

Shop at your local Kroger and Scott’s stores today and a percentage of sales will benefit the zoo!  Save your receipt and get one free child admission with a paying adult on Saturday, May 17, 2014. 

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May 14 Wild Wednesday

Wild WednesdaysMembers Only!  The zoo is open late and will offer chef-prepared dinner features - Last admission 7 PM; animal exhibits and rides close at 7:30 PM.

Grounds close at 8 PM.

Become a member today!

May 17 Kroger Zoo Day

When accompanied by a paying adult, kids get FREE admission with a receipt from participating Kroger and Scott’s stores dated May 14, 2014.  

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May 21 Wild Wednesday

Wild WednesdaysMembers Only!  The zoo is open late and will offer chef-prepared dinner features - Last admission 7 PM; animal exhibits and rides close at 7:30 PM.

Grounds close at 8 PM.

Become a member today!

May 24 Animal Enrichment Workshop

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 10:00 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 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon in the Diehm Museum, across the street from the zoo.

May 28 Wild Wednesday

Wild WednesdaysMembers Only!  The zoo is open late and will offer chef-prepared dinner features - Last admission 7 PM; animal exhibits and rides close at 7:30 PM.

Grounds close at 8 PM.

Become a member today!

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