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Oregon ZooLights 2015

Oregon ZooLights 2015

Now that you’ve done your Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping, it’s time to check out the ZooLights at the Oregon Zoo. There are over a million lights (I counted them all) and you’ll see the zoo in a light. We went earlier in the week. It was very cold, but it was dry and we had a fun time. It’s become an annual tradition for us. ZooLights runs through January 3, 2016. ZooLights hours are 5 pm to 9 pm.

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Sunset at the Zoo – lions, tigers, and bears

Sunset at the Zoo - owl and zoo keeper

The family and I went to the Sunset at the Zoo event last week. For those of you who don’t know, Sunset at the Zoo is a series of events that feature musicians and extra activities. On those days, the Oregon Zoo also stays open an extra couple of hours. The kids and I had a fun time. There was music by the Pete Krebs Trio, Copper and Coal, and Trashcan Joe. And my kids enjoyed the children activities. My kids were also well-behaved for a change. They didn’t even complained when we made them eat cotton candy and ice cream. Anyways, Sunset at the Zoo is a fun event for both kids and parents. Unfornuately, Sunset at the Zoo is over and you’ll have to wait until next summer to attend one.

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Zoo After 2 – free admission for a guest

lion cubs at the Oregon Zoo

I have good news for those of you who have been thinking about going to the Oregon Zoo. From now until the end of September, the Oregon Zoo is running a buy-one-get-one ticket free promotion. The BOGO admission is only valid on weekdays after 2 pm when zoo visitors ask for the “Zoo After 2” summer discount at the gate. This promotion is in addition to their monthly $4 second Tuesday promotion.

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Madagascar Giveaway – enter to win Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted Blu-ray/DVD Wig Combo Pack

Madagascar 3 Blu-ray/DVD Wig Combo Pack

Hello Portlanders! I have an awesome giveaway for dads and moms of young children. I’m giving away Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted Blu-ray/DVD Wig Combo Pack on my Portland blog. The two-disc set includes Blu-ray, DVD, digital copy, UltraViolet and a rainbow wig. That’s right — it includes Marty’s rainbow wig. Isn’t that cool? My children and I saw Madagascar 3 (review) at the theater last summer. The kids loved it! Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted debuts on Blu-ray and DVD next Tuesday, October 16th.

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