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Washington Park Zoo, Zoofari July 27

9 Jul

Washington Park Zoo Zoofari

Washington Park Zoo Zoofari

Washington Park Zoo to hold Zoofari family fun night. ZOOFARI is a “must not miss” event of the summer season!
July 27th 4:30 until 9:00

Your night of wild family fun begins with lively up close animal encounters and the chance to explore the zoo after normal hours. Meet a macaw, baby goat, baby alligator, snakes, kinkajou and more. Great photo opportunity!

As the expedition continues, at 5:00 you’ll tame your hunger with a scrumptious buffet including fried chicken, sloppy joe’s, hotdogs and more.

Stop and shop the extraordinary silent auction which starts at 4:30 and continues until 8:00. Enjoy live entertainment with the great D.J music from Mike Dempsey and at 6:30 p.m. be amazed by a special performance from the Magician Matt Kalita.

More Good Reasons to Attend…..free door prizes drawing for the kids and train rides. Dinner and entertainment all included with the ticket price of $ 20 for an adult, $10 for kids 12 -3 years and under 2 is free. Tickets are on sale now and must be purchased in advance before July 22nd. Swing by the zoo or call today and pick up yours. #washingtonparkzoo

Lake County Fair Aug 2-11, 2013

8 Jul

It will be here before we know it. August that is. With the 4th of July a fading memory, it is time to think about the Lake County Fair. This year’s event promises to provide great fun for the whole family. Our local dinosaurs will each get a day there . . . Saturday Aug. 3 is The Times day and Saturday August 10 is Post Tribune day. Stop by and tell them you get your news from The NWI Gazette . . . online!!!

For more information on the fair go to The Lake County, Indiana Fair Website.

Porter County Fair Features Hunter Hayes

8 Jul

The Porter County Fair begins from July 18 and provides non-stop family fun until July 27, 2013.  He apparently is Wanted because tickets for Hunter Hayes at the Porter County Fair are sold out. (Sources tell me they may be available online at a premium.) Hunter Hayes is the headliner to to this family fun fest but additional features include rides, 4-H exhibits and awards, family fun and music.  .  For more information you can go to The Porter County Fair website.