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  1. $1 Off Admission With Donation to Flint Hills Breadbasket

    November 1, 2019, 12:00 PM - December 31, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo

    On your next visit to the Zoo, bring a non-perishable food donation to the Flint Hills Breadbasket and Mayor's Holiday Food & Fund Drive, and receive $1 off Zoo Admission. $1 off discount must be taken at time of donation. Good through December 31, 2019

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  2. Zoo Closed in Observance of Christmas

    December 24, 2019 - December 25, 2019 @ Sunset Zoo

    Sunset Zoo is closed Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

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Science - Behind the Science

  1. Science on Tap

    December 11, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tallgrass Tap House

    A monthly gathering at Manhattan's Tallgrass Tap House, featuring local and regional scientists and public discussion around their research. Each event is structured slightly different, but all include a short introduction, some type of activity, and conversations with the featured scientist. Organized by Sunset Zoo and hosted at Tallgrass Tap House. Additional partners K-State Graduate School, K-State Center for Engagement and Community Development, and the Tobler Lab. December Feature While individual choices may seem small and inconsequential, research shows that poor decision-making can accumulate to produce big problems like substance abuse, gambling, and obesity. Kelsey Panfil is a graduate student in the Psychological Sciences Department at KSU. Working with rats, Kelsey's research focuses on every-day choices. More specifically, she is especially interested in studying impulsivity concerning ADHD and ADHD medication, as well as how hormones can affect our choices.

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Zoo Education

  1. Zoofari Tails at the Library!

    December 13, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Slither into reading with Sunset Zoo and the Manhattan Public Library!

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