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Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Accepting Applications for Lawrence A. Ackerman Scholarship

The Fort Wayne Zoological Society is accepting applications for the Lawrence A. Ackerman Scholarship, which bestows a one-time, $2,000 award to a college-bound high school senior pursuing an animal-related career. The scholarship award is based on an applicant’s character, commitment to the stewardship of animals, financial need, and scholastic achievement. Graduating high school seniors in … Continued

Holiday Market at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Santa is coming to the Zoo! Join us for the Holiday Market at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo from 10 am to 4 p on December 4-5, 11-12, and 16-23 for this family friendly new event. Families can come say hello to animals on the Indiana Family Farm, hear a Christmas Zoo tale during Story … Continued

Wild Zoo Halloween Opens Saturday

Popular event offers 8 days of Merry Not Scary Kid Friendly Halloween Activities The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’s 42nd annual Wild Zoo Halloween opens Saturday, October 9. This popular event is hosted each weekend in October. Wild Zoo Halloween dates are October 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 30-31 from 11 am to 3 pm and is free … Continued

Celebrate Clouded Leopard Day, Wednesday, August 4

Fort Wayne IN – The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo invites guests to help us celebrate Clouded Leopard Day on Wednesday, August 4 from 10 am to 3 pm. Clouded Leopard Day allows guests of all ages to learn more about these incredible animals through hands-on activities in a fun and educational way. “Clouded Leopard Day … Continued

Celebrate Backyard Habitats at the Zoo

Fort Wayne IN – The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo invites guests to celebrate Backyard Habitat Day on Friday, July 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Teens for Nature teen volunteers will share various educational stations around the Zoo. These stations will include exciting learning opportunities and interactive experiences for guests. Nature is not … Continued

Who Wants to Be a Zoo Keeper Day

Fort Wayne IN – The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo invites guests to help us celebrate National Zoo Keeper Week on Wednesday, July 21 from 10 am to 3 pm. Guests of all ages can learn more about the incredible work the Zoo Keepers perform daily through hands-on activities and can help us say thank you … Continued

Celebrate Creepy Crawly Critters

Fort Wayne IN – The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo invites guests to celebrate Creepy Crawly Day on Friday, July 16 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. The Teens for Nature will share various interactive and educational stations with guests around the Zoo. These stations will put focus on the importance of the creepy crawly creatures … Continued

Celebrate Vets at the Zoo and All That They Do!

Fort Wayne IN – The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo invites guests to celebrate Zoo Vet Care Day on Wednesday, July 14 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The Zoo will highlight various educational stations that will include learning opportunities and interactive experiences. These stations put focus on the importance of the Zoo veterinary staff, describe … Continued

Learn from the Best on Animal Enrichment and Training Day

Fort Wayne IN – The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo invites guests to learn about the behaviors and training of animals through fun activities during Animal Enrichment and Training Day on Thursday, July 8th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Animal Enrichment and Training Day allows guests to see firsthand some of the behaviors and training … Continued

It’s Pollinator Day at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo!

Fort Wayne IN – The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo invites guests to celebrate Pollinator Day on Friday, July 2 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Various stations, including educational opportunities and interactive experiences, will be featured around the Zoo. This celebration is a great opportunity to learn more about the big impacts of small pollen … Continued

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