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The Great Sleepy Bear Swap at Zoo Miami

The Great Sleepy Bear Swap at Zoo MiamiSaturday, October 6, 9:30am-5pm – Zoo Miami, 12400 S.W. 152nd Street, Miami

Bring a gently used plush animal to Zoo Miami for this special one-day event sponsored by Travelodge Hotels. In return for the stuffed toy, which will be donated to charity, you will receive one free kid’s admission and a brand new Sleepy Bear teddy bear. While free admission is limited to the first 100 children who bring a donation, everyone can participate in fun-filled activities, including face painting and drawing contests along with giveaways such as bear tattoos, National Geographic activity books and Sleepy Bear masks. A zookeeper will also be on hand to educate kids about bears and the role they play in the wild. Zoo Miami is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Regular admission fee is $15.95 plus tax for adults and $11.95 plus tax for children.