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Evansville Streets Alive!
Evansville Streets Alive!
With springtime comes the annual Evansville Streets Alive!  It's Evansville's open street event, part of a nationwide movement to get people moving.  It's not just a street fair, though, it's much more; however, no vehicles are allowed, but if you want to bring your bicycle, skateboard or walk or dance, you're invited to do so!  This year, Evansville Streets Alive will have an additional new locat
Mesker Park Zoo Brew Is Set For June 7th
Mesker Park Zoo Brew Is Set For June 7th
The Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden is one of the most family-friendly destinations in the Evansville area and a great bargain too especially if you are a Zoo member which we are. My kids love strolling around the Zoo and they especially enjoy 'Boo At the Zoo' which is the perfect Halloween warm-up. Another great event that is just for the grown-ups is the Zoo Brew which is set for June 7th fro
Leslie's Show and Tell
Leslie's Show and Tell
I was asked a couple of years ago to visit the Mesker Park Zoo to video tape a few segments for our website. Going to the zoo is one of my favorite things! When they asked me to monkey around with the monkeys and play around with the goats, I was THRILLED! But when they told me I would be feeding and painting with a Rhino, I about fainted.
Mesker’s Donna the Hippo Will Be Euthanized Today
Mesker’s Donna the Hippo Will Be Euthanized Today
Donna the Hippo has been a fixture at Mesker Park Zoo since 1956 and has brought so many smiles to so many faces over the years. Many regular visitors to the zoo have literally grown up with Donna and she with them. Officials at Mesker Park Zoo have announced that because of Donna's failing health, including severe arthritis and kidney failure, she will be euthanized later today...

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