News Release

January 27, 2015
For Immediate Release

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Brookfield Zoo’s FREEze Day Offers Free Admission and Dog-Sledding Fun

Guests will Enjoy Cool Winter-Themed Fun on February 8

Brookfield, Ill. — Guests can enjoy free admission and winter-themed activities at Brookfield Zoo’s FREEze Day on Sunday, February 8. The day’s events feature cool fun for the whole family, including a dog-sledding demonstration by the Green Valley Dog Drivers between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on the zoo’s West Mall. Members of the Lemont-based dog-sledding organization will engage guests in games and musher talks with their canine teams.

Other activities include a winter weaving craft at Hamill Family Play Zoo where kids can use fabric and natural materials to create a take-home weaving board. Guests can learn about birds of prey during Zoo Chats on the West Mall at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. The Forest Preserves of Cook County will also be on hand to share all their fun winter activities and events.

The Chicago Zoological Society, which manages Brookfield Zoo, inspires conservation leadership by connecting people with wildlife and nature. The Chicago Zoological Society is a private nonprofit organization that operates Brookfield Zoo on land owned by the Forest Preserves of Cook County. The Society is known throughout the world for Brookfield Zoo's innovative, naturalistic, multispecies exhibits and for its international role in animal population management and wildlife conservation. For further information, visit

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