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Shake off those winter blahs at the Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

For family fun, the Toledo Zoo offers hot deals all winter long. Visit the zoo's website for more information about these and other upcoming events.

Jan. 1: Zoo Closed For New Year's Day

All Month Long, Starting The Week Of Jan. 6: Hibernation Celebration

In this three-part class, children ages 3-4 learn how animals survive chilly weather. Flexible days and times. Separate fee, but zoo member discount applies.

All Month Long, Starting The Week Of Jan. 13: Winter Story Safari

In this six-part class, children from 6 months to 3 years old explore indoor zoo exhibits with an educator, including animal stories, crafts or zoo animal encounter. Separate fee, but zoo member discount applies.

Jan. 17: Free-Flight Butterfly Exhibit Opens

Butterflies flutter by as you walk through this free-flight exhibit in the Museum of Science, open only through March 2. Free with regular zoo admission.

Jan. 18: Wine Tastings - Grin And Bear It

Ages 21 & up can enjoy a delectable mix of wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres, live music and socializing in the cozy Arctic Encounter from 7-9 p.m. Advance tickets required. Separate fee, but zoo member discount applies.

Jan. 18: Winter Science Day

Nature's Neighborhood, the zoo's award-winning children's zoo, is open year-round and brimming with creative learning from snow to heat from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Jan. 18–Jan. 20: Free Zoo Admission For Lucas County Residents

In appreciation of Lucas County voters' levy support, Lucas County residents are admitted free to the zoo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday through Monday. Valid proof of residency required.

Feb. 8: Junie B. Jones

Everyone's favorite first-grader comes to the zoo's Indoor Theatre for this live one-hour musical from New York. Separate fee, but zoo members save on ticket processing fees. Event runs from 2-4 p.m.

Feb. 14: Valentine's Day Wine And Dine

Ages 21 & up can enjoy a romantic full-service dinner paired with selected wines in the Arctic Encounter from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Advance tickets required. Separate fee, but zoo member discount applies.

Feb. 15: Vanimal-tine's Day

We love animals and animals love treats! Come see your favorite zoo animals enjoy species-appropriate goodies. Free with regular zoo admission.

Feb. 15-17: Free Zoo Admission For Lucas County Residents

In appreciation of Lucas County voters' levy support, Lucas County residents are admitted free to the zoo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday through Monday. Valid proof of residency required.

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