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January 2020

Brookfield Zoo Free Admission Day

January 21
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

Brookfield Zoo, 8400 West 31st Street
Brookfield, IL 60513 United States
Free

On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, from January 1 - February 29, 2020, all guests will receive FREE ADMISSION to Brookfield Zoo. You do not need to buy admission tickets if you plan on attending those days. This does not include zoo attractions.

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Brookfield Zoo Free Admission Day

January 23
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

Brookfield Zoo, 8400 West 31st Street
Brookfield, IL 60513 United States
Free

On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, from January 1 - February 29, 2020, all guests will receive FREE ADMISSION to Brookfield Zoo. You do not need to buy admission tickets if you plan on attending those days. This does not include zoo attractions.

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Brookfield Zoo Free Admission Day

January 25
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

Brookfield Zoo, 8400 West 31st Street
Brookfield, IL 60513 United States
Free

On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, from January 1 - February 29, 2020, all guests will receive FREE ADMISSION to Brookfield Zoo. You do not need to buy admission tickets if you plan on attending those days. This does not include zoo attractions.

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Husky Heroes

January 25, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until January 26, 2020

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
included

Visitors of all ages will enjoy interacting with Siberian sled dogs when Husky Heroes returns to The Morton Arboretum, January 25 and 26, 2020. Guests can watch demonstrations of husky sled-pulling and skijoring, a winter sport where the dogs pull a person on skis. Children and adults can visit the dogs and sled teams, inspect equipment, and have their pictures taken with the rigs. In addition, information will be available about husky adoption for those who fall in love with…

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Brookfield Zoo Free Admission Day

January 26
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

Brookfield Zoo, 8400 West 31st Street
Brookfield, IL 60513 United States
Free

On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, from January 1 - February 29, 2020, all guests will receive FREE ADMISSION to Brookfield Zoo. You do not need to buy admission tickets if you plan on attending those days. This does not include zoo attractions.

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Husky Heroes

January 26, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until January 26, 2020

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
included

Visitors of all ages will enjoy interacting with Siberian sled dogs when Husky Heroes returns to The Morton Arboretum, January 25 and 26, 2020. Guests can watch demonstrations of husky sled-pulling and skijoring, a winter sport where the dogs pull a person on skis. Children and adults can visit the dogs and sled teams, inspect equipment, and have their pictures taken with the rigs. In addition, information will be available about husky adoption for those who fall in love with…

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Wild Fest

January 26, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bolingbrook High School, 365 Raider Way
Bolingbrook, IL 60440 United States
$5

Experience Wildlife Like Never Before! Featuring Wolf, Alligator, Python, Lizard, Bats, Lynx, Opossum, Skunks, Sloth, Armadillo, Owls, Hawk, Falcon, Cavy, and More! (10:30, 1:30 Shows) Big Run Wolf Ranch (11:30, 2:30 Shows) Jim Nesci’s Cold-Blooded Creatures (12:30 Show) Northern IL Raptor Rehab & Educ. (1:00 Show) K-9 Guardian Dog Demonstration Exhibitors: Incredible Bats; Crosstown Exotics; The Natural Naturalist; Wildlife Discovery Center; Chgo Herpetological Society; Friends of Scales; Hidden Oaks Nature Center; Pilcher Park Nature Center; Fox Valley Wildlife Center; and…

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Brookfield Zoo Free Admission Day

January 28
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

Brookfield Zoo, 8400 West 31st Street
Brookfield, IL 60513 United States
Free

On Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, from January 1 - February 29, 2020, all guests will receive FREE ADMISSION to Brookfield Zoo. You do not need to buy admission tickets if you plan on attending those days. This does not include zoo attractions.

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