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The Best Of: Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo has won many accolades over the years, and locals can tell you why. It's hard to think of a better place to spend a day, whether you have a bunch of kids with you, or if you're on own, or visiting with a friend…

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What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2019?

It's that time of year again: the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens for the season on Saturday, April 27. If you're a native, or if you've visited often, you know how fabulous our Zoo is. You can visit the Central Zoo, or venture off into the African Journey, the Australian Adventure, or the Indonesian Rain Forest. What is new for 2019? Let's explore…

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The Best Exhibits and Art Events this Spring/Summer

If you’re an art-lover, you will definitely want to head to Fort Wayne, Indiana this spring and summer. There will be numerous exhibitions and events you can attend. Read on for your detailed guide on upcoming exhibitions and other must-see art attractions…

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What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2018?

Although it may be hard to believe, given this year's extended winter weather, the renowned Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens on Saturday, April 21. This is one of the most-anticipated spring events in the Fort, so let's take a look at what's new at the zoo for 2018…

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What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2017?

When my girls were little, there were few more anticipated days than the opening of the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo each year. Actually though, even now with teenagers, the zoo's opening day still sparks excitement. It's springtime: a beautiful season in Fort Wayne. Trees, flowers, and bulbs are blooming. There's a fresh smell in the air, and you can finally leave your winter coat at home. Whether you have toddlers, teens, or are enjoying your golden years -- or none of the above --  there's no better place to spend a spring day than at our zoo. …

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Rainy Day Checklist

The weather in Fort Wayne is one thing that you, unfortunately, can't count on. We all hope for those perfect spring days, but we do need those gloomy rainy days to bring in the beauty of our area (isn't there a saying about that?)…

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What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2016?

April 23 will be here soon -- and in Fort Wayne, that's the day the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens. I remember fondly the days when my three daughters were little. We had a zoo pass every year and enjoyed spending full days or even just an hour or two at the zoo. New at the Zoo for 2016 Visitors are always excited to learn what is new at the zoo each season. Here are some new things to expect this year, in addition to all your old favorites…

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Art Galleries in Fort Wayne

If you were to describe Fort Wayne to an outsider, the description ‘artist's town' wouldn't immediately come to mind. We've been called the city of churches and the city of trees, but the city of art galleries? That hasn't happened - not yet anyway. But when you start counting them up, theFort Wayne Museum of Art, Artlink, Orchard Gallery, the galleries at The University of St. Francis, Jennifer Ford Art, and scores more, you start to wonder if we should frame ourselves with the moniker ‘The City of Galleries'. An entire book could be devoted to all the choices offered around town, but I had to draw the line somewhere, so here are a few of my favorites…

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