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Teacher Appreciation Day 

May 6, 2017
Thursday, January 5, 2017 9:28:00 AM

All teachers get 50% off admission with valid school I.D.to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week.  

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Hope for the Wild 

May 11, 2017
Thursday, January 5, 2017 9:25:00 AM

Join us for a unique opportunity to hear from Conservationist Guy Western from Rebuilding the Pride, and learn about the zoo’s role in global conservation efforts. Akron Zoo President & CEO Doug Piekarz will  also give a brief overview of the importance of species conservation. Visit the zoo’s exhibits and enjoy good food and entertainment. 

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Mother's Day 

May 14, 2017
Thursday, January 5, 2017 9:24:00 AM

Treat mom and grandma to a special day at the zoo. All mothers and grandmothers receive free admission.

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Bike to the Zoo 

May 15 - 31, 2017
Thursday, January 5, 2017 9:21:00 AM

In honor of National Bike Month anyone who rides their bike to the zoo will receive 50% off admission. 

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Curious Creatures Member Opening 

June 2, 2017
Thursday, January 5, 2017 9:19:00 AM

Akron Zoo members will be among the first to preview our new exhibit, Curious Creatures. Purchase a membership on or before June 2 to enjoy the exclusive preview. 

Plus, the entire zoo will be open for members from 5 – 9 p.m. 

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Curious Creatures Grand Opening  

June 3, 2017
Thursday, January 5, 2017 9:18:00 AM

Meet some of the world’s strangest animals when Curious Creatures opens, s such as naked mole-rats, leaf-cutter ants, electric eel, red-eyed tree frogs, walking batfish, chain dogfish, flashlight fish, mata mata turtles and more! 

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Brew at the Zoo: 80s Night 

June 17, 2017
Thursday, January 5, 2017 9:15:00 AM

Tickets on sale May 17

Enjoy a casual beer & wine tasting from local breweries as you stroll through the zoo after hours. Tastings are included and full-size beers will be available for purchase at $4 each. Additional tasting cards are $10.

Adults 21 & older only (including DD tickets)

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Father's Day 

June 18, 2017
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 5:07:00 PM

Celebrate the special guy in your life with a day at the zoo. Dads and grandpas get free admission!

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PJ Party 

July 8, 2017
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 4:58:00 PM

Come dressed in your favorite family friendly PJ’s and enjoy extended evening hours.

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Members' Night 

July 14, 2017
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 4:41:00 PM

Akron Zoo members can enjoy the zoo after-hours exclusively! 

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