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Published: 1/11/2006

TOLEDO: PLENTY OF FROZEN ACTIVITY AT THE ZOO

Slug: ROV zoo07p                     Date:   1/7/2006 The Blade/Amy E. Voigt       Location: Toledo Zoo, Toledo, OH   Caption: A group of people swarm into the Arctic Encounter area of teh Toledo Zoo to watch "Marty" the polar bear at feeding time as a part of Frozentoesen at the Toledo Zoo on its opening day.    Summary: Czechoslovakian Black Light Theatre combines elements of puppetry, pantomime, dance, special lighting effects, and music. These whimsical performances are suitable for the whole family. Black Light Theatre will be featured every Saturday and Sunday during Frozentoesen (and even through the month of March!) in the Indoor Theatre.  Times: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.    2) Ice-carving Demonstrations (FREE with ½-price admission)  Every Saturday during Frozentoesen, Chad Hartson of Ice Creations will transform eight 300-pound blocks of ice into one shimmering, sensational sculpture!   Times: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Main Plaza   3) Cabin Fever Feeds (FREE with ½-price admission)  Experience animal-feeding demonstrations at various exhibits throughout the Zoo. If you enjoyed the Big Feed in September, you won’t want to miss this exciting opportunity! Slug: ROV zoo07p Date: 1/7/2006 The Blade/Amy E. Voigt Location: Toledo Zoo, Toledo, OH Caption: A group of people swarm into the Arctic Encounter area of teh Toledo Zoo to watch "Marty" the polar bear at feeding time as a part of Frozentoesen at the Toledo Zoo on its opening day. Summary: Czechoslovakian Black Light Theatre combines elements of puppetry, pantomime, dance, special lighting effects, and music. These whimsical performances are suitable for the whole family. Black Light Theatre will be featured every Saturday and Sunday during Frozentoesen (and even through the month of March!) in the Indoor Theatre. Times: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. 2) Ice-carving Demonstrations (FREE with ½-price admission) Every Saturday during Frozentoesen, Chad Hartson of Ice Creations will transform eight 300-pound blocks of ice into one shimmering, sensational sculpture! Times: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Main Plaza 3) Cabin Fever Feeds (FREE with ½-price admission) Experience animal-feeding demonstrations at various exhibits throughout the Zoo. If you enjoyed the Big Feed in September, you won’t want to miss this exciting opportunity!
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Slug: ROV zoo07p                     Date:   1/7/2006 The Blade/Amy E. Voigt       Location: Toledo Zoo, Toledo, OH   Caption:  On the first day of Frozentoesen XXXXX watches "Marty", the polar bear, search for one of four trout let loose in the water for  him to hunt and eat. This style of feeding is part of the Natural Feed Program at the zoo where animals use their natural behavior even though not in the wild.    Summary: Czechoslovakian Black Light Theatre combines elements of puppetry, pantomime, dance, special lighting effects, and music. These whimsical performances are suitable for the whole family. Black Light Theatre will be featured every Saturday and Sunday during Frozentoesen (and even through the month of March!) in the Indoor Theatre.  Times: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.    2) Ice-carving Demonstrations (FREE with ½-price admission)  Every Saturday during Frozentoesen, Chad Hartson of Ice Creations will transform eight 300-pound blocks of ice into one shimmering, sensational sculpture!   Times: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Main Plaza   3) Cabin Fever Feeds (FREE with ½-price admission)  Experience animal-feeding demonstrations at various exhibits throughout the Zoo. If you enjoyed the Big Feed in September, you won’t want to miss this exciting opportunity! Slug: ROV zoo07p Date: 1/7/2006 The Blade/Amy E. Voigt Location: Toledo Zoo, Toledo, OH Caption: On the first day of Frozentoesen XXXXX watches "Marty", the polar bear, search for one of four trout let loose in the water for him to hunt and eat. This style of feeding is part of the Natural Feed Program at the zoo where animals use their natural behavior even though not in the wild. Summary: Czechoslovakian Black Light Theatre combines elements of puppetry, pantomime, dance, special lighting effects, and music. These whimsical performances are suitable for the whole family. Black Light Theatre will be featured every Saturday and Sunday during Frozentoesen (and even through the month of March!) in the Indoor Theatre. Times: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. 2) Ice-carving Demonstrations (FREE with ½-price admission) Every Saturday during Frozentoesen, Chad Hartson of Ice Creations will transform eight 300-pound blocks of ice into one shimmering, sensational sculpture! Times: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Main Plaza 3) Cabin Fever Feeds (FREE with ½-price admission) Experience animal-feeding demonstrations at various exhibits throughout the Zoo. If you enjoyed the Big Feed in September, you won’t want to miss this exciting opportunity!
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A group of students swarm into the Arctic Encounter area of the Toledo Zoo to watch Marty the polar bear at feeding time as parts of Frozentoesen's opening day Saturday.





Children get a closeup of Marty's profile as he searches for four trout let loose in the water for him to hunt and eat. The day's activities included Czechoslovakian Black Light Theatre, including elements of puppetry, pantomime, dance, and special light effects; ice-carving demonstrations with Chad Hartson of Ice Creations making a sculpture out of a 300-pound block of ice; Cabin Fever Feeds, including animal-feeding demonstrations. Frozentoesen runs through February; the puppetry through March.



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