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B-Earthday Party for the Animals

Stop out on Saturday, April 23rd for our B-Earthday Party for the Animals event: the day we celebrate Earth Day – along with our animals’ birthdays. Throughout the day, animals will have a chance to open “special birthday treats” made just for them! Be present at noon as we sing “Happy Birthday” to all of the Zoo animals and serve cake for 1,000 party guests (while supplies last)!  It’s not just the animals who’ll be having “extra” fun – kids can join in, too!  Game stations and educational Earth Day activity stations will be available until 2:00 p.m. – so be sure to stop by.

Our animals would love to receive birthday gifts!  You can drop donated items off at the Visitor’s Center main entrance anytime during, before or after the event.  Please consider the following needed items:

  • Gift cards (from Fleet Farm, Petco/Petsmart, Home Depot, or animal supply stores
  • New rakes, shovels, brooms
  • Pet kennels/carriers, new pet/horse toys
  • Paper towels
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North Shore Bank Zoo Boo 2015

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is pleased to once again announce North Shore Bank as the title sponsor for our annual Halloween event: North Shore Bank Zoo Boo 2015.

Tickets for North Shore Bank Zoo Boo will be available for purchase at several locations around Northeastern Wisconsin starting Saturday, September 26th. Save money by purchasing tickets advance tickets for the special price of $8.00 per person. Tickets at the gate will be $10.00 per person. (Children 1 and under are free). Everyone is encouraged to come in costume and kids 12 and under can trick-or-treat throughout the NEW Zoo.  Don’t forget your treat bags! The Zoo will be filled with festive Halloween decorations, two giant inflatables, a Children’s Maze, live Swamp Monsters, and for the brave: a horse-drawn, haunted wagon ride through our ‘Freaky Forest’ during the first two weekends of the event. Special Moments DJ will also be on hand to rock the night away.

North Shore Bank Zoo Boo will be held from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. on the following Friday and Saturday dates:

Oct 9th & 10th (haunted hayride & giant inflatables)

Oct 16th & 17th (haunted hayride & giant inflatables)

Oct 23rd & 24th (giant inflatables & children’s games)

Please Note: The NEW Zoo will be close at 2:00 p.m. on these dates so we can prepare for the fun!  Entry gates will close at 7:30 on all dates.

Advance tickets are available for purchase at: North Shore Bank, Festival Foods, Olsen’s Piggly Wiggly, Suamico Citgo, Suamico Village Hall, Charlie’s County Market -Shawano, Brown County Clerks and Parks Office, Witt’s Piggly Wiggly in Crivitz  (starting Friday, Oct 2nd), and the NEW Zoo Visitor Center

The Adventure Park is also getting into the Halloween Spirit with special GLOW ZIPS during the Zoo Boo event!                       

From 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on all Zoo Boo dates, the Adventure Park will host “Glow-Zipping,” along with the chance to experience the Climbing Wall, for a flat fee of just $12 per person. A special glow stick is included with the Zip. The Adventure Park will be open for regular hours (with all three features – the Zip Line, Climbing Tower, and Ropes Challenge Course – available to guests) from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Zoo Boo Friday nights (Oct 9th, 16th, & 23rd) and from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Zoo Boo Saturdays (Oct 10th, 17th, and 24th). The Adventure Park will be open for regular hours on all other October weekend dates.

Tickets for the Adventure Park features can be purchased at the Adventure Park Base Camp Building – located near the Ski Lodge building by the zoo’s Upper Parking Lot.

 

Thanks to our event sponsors!

NORTH SHORE BANK

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Zookeeper Appreciation Weekend

Celebrate National Zoo Keeper Week at the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park

Join us at the NEW Zoo Saturday July 25 & Sunday July 26 between 11am-2pm to meet a Zookeeper and to learn what Zookeepers do! Kids 10 & under can experience a hands-on workshop, where they will perform all the tasks that a Zookeeper does on a regular basis. This event is free with paid admission and each child will receive a junior Zookeeper certificate.   Donations are welcomed and will go towards the animals’ enrichment (toys) fund. Come out and have a WILD time!

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Zookeeper Appreciation Weekend

Celebrate National Zoo Keeper Week at the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park

Join us at the NEW Zoo Saturday July 25 & Sunday July 26 between 11am-2pm to meet a Zookeeper and to learn what Zookeepers do! Kids 10 & under can experience a hands-on workshop, where they will perform all the tasks that a Zookeeper does on a regular basis. This event is free with paid admission and each child will receive a junior Zookeeper certificate.   Donations are welcomed and will go towards the animals’ enrichment (toys) fund. Come out and have a WILD time!

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New Baby Lynx on Display

Edmond, the Canada lynx kitten, is ready to greet his fans!! Visitors can see the adorable kitten on exhibit for one hour daily from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. during the month of July. The kitten is approaching his 2nd month of life and is just beginning to explore his surroundings. Mother lynx, Lucy, is […]

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Give Thanks for Species Rescued From the Brink of Extinction

Accredited zoos and aquariums are saving more than 30 endangered species and the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park plays a role in the effort. Silver Spring, Maryland (November 6, 2014) – As American families prepare for the annual ritual of giving thanks this November, they can add to their list of things to be thankful […]

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Red Wolf pups born at the NEW Zoo!

The red wolf pups are ready to greet their fans!! The six pups, who were born on 5/22/14, spent their first month sleeping, eating and growing and rarely left the nest box. Now that they are almost two months old, the youngsters have become much more active and are happily exploring their surroundings. The four […]

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Summer Hours & Wild Wednesdays Return

Summer Hours for the NEW Zoo Beginning June 1st, the NEW Zoo will be open 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. seven days a week!  Summer is here and that means our hours are extended until 8 p.m. each night. Stop by and see some old friends and make new ones! Enjoy a walk through the […]

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