Bear Awareness Weekend
8400 31st St.
Brookfield, IL 60513
Attend Zoo Chats about the zoo's three species of bears—grizzly, polar, and sloth—and find out what challenges they face in the wild, as well as what conservation efforts are being done to help wild bear populations. The zoo's volunteers will have exploration carts featuring a variety of bear artifacts for guests to touch. At Hamill Family Play Zoo, kids can partake in bear-themed crafts.
Event Cost: Free with admission.
Event times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.