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Spend a spooky October in Marshall

The small town of Marshall leans into spooky fun this October. Here are some suggestions for a Halloween adventure:

American Museum of Magic

The museum has a number of events this month, but the spookiest tickets will be for the …

When dinosaurs ruled the zoo


The dinosaurs have arrived at Binder Park Zoo. You have a chance to see them until Oct. 24 – the zoo is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day.

Follow the trails to discover a T-rex or a …

“Zoorassic Park” Opens September 23 at Binder Park Zoo!

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Binder Park Zoo

Contact: Leslie Walsh

Manager of Marketing & Development

Email: lwalsh@binderparkzoo.org

269-441-9012

www.binderparkzoo.org

September 20, 2021, Battle Creek, MI:  The much-anticipated Zoorassic Park will open to the public this Thursday, September 23. After many …

Air boss plans spectacle for Field of Flight air show

Ryan Seiler’s feet are on the ground, but his head is in the clouds — he has to be, as the air boss of the Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival.

He’s the eyes and ears for around …

5 things to know about giraffes


Meeting giraffes is one of the best parts of a trip to Binder Park Zoo. These gentle giants live on the savanna in Wild Africa with zebra, addax, bontebok, ostriches and other grassland animals. 

Stand on Twiga outlook with a …

Dear Battle Creek: Zoo Day Edition

Dear Battle Creek,

Standing on Twiga outlook, zookeepers rustled branches of leaves. They called out to the giraffes, who were grazing nearby. For Binder Park Zoo’s biggest attractions (at least the tallest), it was opening day and their time to …

Happy Plan for Vacation Day!

After 2020, it can be hard to even remember what month it is.

Still, time is a precious resource. On average, American workers don’t use 33% of their paid time off.

That’s why there is a National Plan for Vacation …

Walk under the winter stars

As the sun sets earlier and nights become darker, there’s more opportunity to see the stars at night.

Dress up in layers, throw some foot warmers in your boots and enjoy the stars at one of these parks:

Whitehouse Nature

Don’t let winter stop you from fishing

Freezing days are ahead, and that’s good news for anglers. You have a lot of lakes to choose in Calhoun County.

While no good angler is going to give up locations for secret spots, we do have a tip from …

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