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SPECIAL NOTE: Bluemound Road is now open eastbound and westbound from 95th to 97th Street. Wisconsin Avenue is now closed long term in both directions from 95th to 97th Street.

Kohl's Wild Theater 2016-17 Outreach Season

Now is the time to book fall performances of Kohl's Wild Theater for your school assembly, library program, festival or community event. Meet new characters and enjoy new plays in these conservation-themed theater performances using drama, songs and puppetry. Performances are free of charge within a one-hour radius of the Zoo. Register soon because dates fill quickly.

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Nights in June

Enjoy the start of summer at the Zoo during the Zoological Society’s members-only Nights in June, June 7, 8 & 9, 2016, 5-8:45 p.m. During this event only, Zoo Pass members receive free admission to the bug exhibit (Zoo Pass and photo ID needed for admission) from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Feed your “roaring” appetite by purchasing delicious food from local food trucks and sweet tents located throughout the Zoo.

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Give a gift as big as all outdoors.

The Zoological Society's goal this year is to give the Colobus monkeys a gift as big as all outdoors! The plan is to create an access corridor to an outdoor yard so that the Colobus monkeys will experience fresh air, sunshine and trees for the very first time – EVER! We need your help.

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