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#NotaRule Tour here July 1st

We’re pleased to announce that the #NotARule Tour is coming to the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park on July 1st, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  The event will take place during our Wild Wednesday half-price admission time frame, so anyone who visits during the event can enjoy half-priced admission into the zoo.  Author of the new book, Penguins Can’t Fly +39 Other Rules That Don’t Exist, Jason Kotecki, will be on-site for book signings, complete with fun activities for families to enjoy.  There will be books available in the Paws & Claws Gift Shop for visitors to purchase, and all proceeds from the book sales will support the zoo’s conservation efforts. 

The 2015 #Notarule Tour is a curious cavalcade of unusual events united in the purpose of helping people break rules that don’t exist. Fueled by the message of Jason Kotecki’s new book from St. Martin’s Press, Penguins Cant Fly +39 Other Rules That Dont Exist, this is one unconventional book tour.

“This is not a traditional lame and boring book signing,” says Kotecki, who is also an artist and professional speaker. “Our goal is to take the focus off the author and tell a better story by creating a fun and memorable experience that gives guests opportunities to break a bunch of rules with their friends and family.”

Some of the rule-breaking activity stations that will be featured include:

“Thou Shalt Act Thine Age:” A photo booth where attendees are encouraged to take pictures after dressing up using silly hats and props.

“Thy Cookies Shalt Be Beautiful:” Featuring bakery-made penguin-shaped sugar cookies, where attendees will be invited to decorate a cookie (ugly) with nasty colored frostings and sprinkles.

“Thou Shalt Not Draw on Thy Children:” Attendees will be invited to use washable markers to draw mustaches on their children or each other!

The event is free with zoo admission.

For more information, visit www.RulesThatDontExist.com.

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Family Night at the Adventure Park

Join us this Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for the first Family Night At The Adventure Park! Purchase your Adventure Park wristbands at the NEW Zoo Visitors Center before making your way to the Adventure Park. The Full Package (includes Zip Line, Ropes Course, Climbing Wall and Quick Jump) is approximately 2 hours of fun and adventure. Full Package wristbands will be sold at a special rate of $22/person (Full Package wristbands will not be sold after 6pm).

Reminder: All participants must meet the participant requirements listed on here the website

Take part in the Discover Brown County Passport Program! Discover Brown County Passport and stamps will be available inside the NEW Zoo Visitors Center.

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Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, do something special with Mom. Head out to the NEW Zoo as we honor all moms on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10th. Each Mom will receive FREE ADMISSION on her special day! In addition, moms will receive special gifts, courtesy of Beerntsen’s Candies and Charles Wery’s Farm, LLC, while supplies last!

While you’re here, don’t forget to feed the giraffes or ride the carousel!. The Giraffe Feeding Experience is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The NEW Zoo’s daily hours during May are 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Mother’s Day at the NEW Zoo is generously sponsored by Beerntsen’s Candies and Charles Wery’s Farms, LLC.

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Tickets Now On Sale!

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is pleased to announce North Shore Bank as the title sponsor for our annual Halloween event. Plans are well underway to ensure this year’s North Shore Bank Zoo Boo is more “spook”tacular than ever! Tickets for North Shore Bank Zoo Boo will be available for purchase at several locations […]

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Event Volunteers Needed

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park is currently seeking volunteers to assist with the North Shore Bank Zoo Boo special event!  The event takes place over six nights in October.  Volunteer positions are varied and several different time shifts are offered.  Children ages 8 to 13 can volunteer with adult supervision.  A limited number of […]

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Senior Citizen Day

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park will be celebrating seniors on Thursday, September 4th. On this day, adults aged 62 years young and above will receive free admission to the Zoo. Free coffee, cookies, and lemonade will also be served to seniors in the Mayan Taste of the Tropics Restaurant while supplies last. Regular admission rates for the Adventure Park features (Ropes Challenge Course, Zip Lines, and Climbing Wall) will apply.

 

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Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

This Mother’s Day, do something special with Mom. Head out to the NEW Zoo as we honor ALL moms on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11th. Each mom will receive FREE ADMISSION to the NEW Zoo on her special day! In addition, moms will receive a special gift courtesy of Seroogy’s Chocolates and Charles Wery’s Farm, Greenhouses and Gardens, while supplies last!

Mother’s Day at the NEW Zoo is generously sponsored by Seroogy’s Chocolates and Charles Wery’s Farms, Greenhouses, and Gardens.

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Mother’s Day at the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park

Sunday, May 11th, 2014 This Mother’s Day, do something special with Mom. Head out to the NEW Zoo as we honor ALL moms on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11th. Each mom will receive FREE ADMISSION to the NEW Zoo on her special day! In addition, moms will receive a special gift courtesy of Seroogy’s Chocolates […]

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