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Ice Carvings at LightsThursdays, December 7, 14, 21 and 28. Watch ice masterpieces take shape right before your eyes in the zoo’s main plaza beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Winter CampsWednesday through Friday, December 27, 28 and 29. Need some kid-free time to make returns or just cure that cabin fever? Drop off your child ages 5-10 at the zoo from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for a winter adventure that promises exciting exhibit tours, amazing animal visitors, cool crafts and goofy games. Separate fee; member discount applies. For full details and online registration, please visit toledozoo.org/camps.

Junior Zookeeper CampWednesday through Friday, December 27, 28, 29. Kids ages 11-12 get the chance to find out what it takes to be a zookeeper by working alongside the zoo’s own animal care staff. For full details and online registration, please visit toledozoo.org/camps.

Zoo SnoozeSaturday, December 30. Spending the night at the zoo is a wildly good time. During the overnight adventure, guests make enrichment for the animals, tour the zoo, meet animals up close and enjoy delicious meals. Each Snooze lasts from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 a.m. the next day. Separate fee. Preregistration required. For more information, visit toledozoo.org/zoo-snooze.

Noon Year’s Eve, sponsored by MeijerSunday, December 31 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Ring in the New Year at the stroke of noon. Kids and families start the New Year a little early by committing to a reZOOlution and gathering for the ball rising at noon, complete with an apple juice toast and singing “Auld Lang Syne.”

Visit the Toledo Zoo’s website, www.toledozoo.org, or call (419) 385-4040 for more information about these and other upcoming events.