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Friday, May 10, 2013 04:03 pm
The animals might not be talking but the poets will.Tomorrow!!! The newest attraction at the Henson Robinson Zoo’s Dr. Dolittle Day this Saturday is Springfield Poets and Writers. During the last month, poets visited the zoo and selected one animal as inspiration to craft a poem about. They will read those poems beginning at 1 p.m. in the outdoor amphitheatre (along with artists talking ab...
Sunday, May 12, 2013 07:36 pm
May 11-12, 2013 turned out to be a gorgeous weekend! It did not rain the Saturday before Mother's Day as weather forecasters had predicted. Dr. Dolittle Day at Henson Robinson Zoo was sunny and warm (with just the right touch of wind, notice the flag above) -- a perfect day for folks in central Illinois to be treated to a free day of wildlife at the zoo. Thanks, zoo! This little guy (...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 01:32 am
Looking for that last-minute holiday activity to share with the family? The Springfield Park District’s Henson Robinson Zoo has been featuring its 17th annual Holiday Lights at the Zoo in Decemb...
Thursday, April 12, 2012 07:33 pm
University of Illinois Springfield - Sangamon Auditorium presents Listen to the River, Saturday, April 14, at 8 p.m., as part of the UIS Kitchen Sink Series in the UIS Studio Theatre. The performance ...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 05:13 pm
A safe place to trick-or-treat with the little ones this Halloween season is at Henson Robinson Zoo for the Springfield Park District’s Zoolie Ghoulie. The zoo opens at 2 p.m. on four Saturdays ...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 10:03 am
What a warm fuzzy good, fall-time activity to take the family to. The Henson Robinson Zoo offers free admission during its popular autumn event, Fur, Feather, Fin Fall Fling. The day is filled with an...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 01:29 pm

Committee aims for October release

Results are in, and the survey says Henson Robinson Zoo is both a gem and a challenge yet to be met.As part of an effort to revitalize Springfield’s 41-year-old zoo, volunteers representing the ...
Thursday, June 9, 2011 03:20 pm
Join the Henson Robinson Zoo as they unite with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums across the country in a global celebration of the world’s oceans. Unofficially celebrated every June 9, Worl...
Thursday, May 5, 2011 03:56 pm
Looking for somewhere to take the kids? When was the last time you visited Springfield’s zoo? May 7 is a great time to amble the paths and see the animals. The zoo welcomes everyone in for free ...
Thursday, March 17, 2011 05:50 am
The Springfield Park Board will have a new set of players after the election on April 5, when four candidates, plus a write-in, will run for three seats on the park board. Candidates...

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