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Evansville Streets Alive! Gets Us Moving With Family Fun

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's event, coming up this Sunday, will have an additional new location.

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Mesker Park Zoo Rhinocerus, Mechi
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Watch Ryan O. Feed a Rhino at Mesker Park Zoo [VIDEO]

Not many people can say they know what the inside of a rhinoceros' mouth feels like, but I can.

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Get an Inside Peek at the New History Exhibit at Mesker Zoo and Botanical Garden

Mesker Park Zoo and Botanical Garden has been a staple in the Evansville community for decades. Many of us have grown up with a variety of exotic animals in our "backyard" and the memories surrounding the zoo are abundant.

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Celebrate Earth Day at Mesker Park Zoo’s ‘Party for the Planet’

Gather up the family and enjoy a beautiful Saturday while celebrating Earth Day.

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Mesker Park Zoo Extend Hours During “Twilight Tuesdays” All Month Long

Let's be clear, this has nothing to do with sparkling vampires or being hairy, strikingly handsome werewolves. So, sorry if I got your hopes up.

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Mesker Park Zoo ‘Dash for Donna’ 5K Scheduled for August 31st

Take run and help Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic raise money for a new children's play area and memorial to Donna the Hippo.

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Boo at the Zoo Coming October 19-21st and 26-28th

Goblins, ghouls, and ghosts — oh my!

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Evansville Family Friendly Halloween Events

Even the littlest ghosts and goblins want to be a part of the action this Halloween - so we put together a list of fun, family, activities that everyone can enjoy!

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Mesker Park Zoo Throwing a ‘Party for the Planet’ on April 22nd

 

Mesker Park Zoo and Alcoa will be raising awareness on the importance of conservation all while having a great time during the "Party for the Planet" on Sunday, April 22nd (Earth Day!) from 11am-4pm.

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Final Weekend for Boo at the Zoo

Dress up the kids in their best Halloween costume and get out to the annual Boo at the Zoo with Old National Bank, Mesker Park Zoo, and 106-1 KISS-FM taking place this weekend.

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5 Places In Evansville To Go On A First Date

Evansville, Indiana...we know it all to well. It's where we live, where we work, where we shop, where we eat and where we play. With all that in mind, we all have our opinions of the top places here in the 'ville. Everyone has a favorite restaurant, bar, pizza joint or activity we all love to do. When it comes to activities, sometimes we all need a little help in choosing the right things to do, especially on going on dates. Choosing the right places to go on dates can sometimes set a precedent with how things will be for a relationship. Well, I've compiled a list of the top 5 things to do, see or go eat at on a first date here in Evansville.

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