Date: Monday, March 5, 2012 to Sunday, October 28, 2012
Niabi Zoo, 13010 Niabi Zoo Road, Coal Valley, is home to more than 900 animals representing more than 140 species. The zoo also offers a playground, train and carousel rides, classes, gift shop, picnic areas, and concessions. Hours are 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (last admission at 4:30 p.m.). On Thursdays in July and August, the zoo will stay open until 8 p.m. (last admission at 7:30 p.m.). Admission is $6; $5.50 for ages 62 and up, $5 for ages 3-17; free for members and ages 2 and under; half-price Tuesdays. Call (309) 799-5107 or email for details.